Jooste

Jooste’s TransNamib headache

by editor1 / Mar 09, 2021 / 0 comments
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-When Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste took over as founding minister in that portfolio, a daunting task lay ahead of him in reforming Namibia’s tax dollar-sucking parastatals where bailouts are the norm, with little to no accountability.

Jooste denies Challenge Air agreement is excuse to liquidate Air Namibia

by editor1 / Feb 11, 2021 / 0 comments

Public Enterprises Minister, Leon Jooste has denied that the settlement between Belgian company, Challenge Air and Air Namibia is being used as an excuse to liquidate the national airline.

NUNW calls on President Geingob to fire Minister Jooste

by editor1 / Feb 11, 2021 / 0 comments
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-The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) secretary-general, Job Muniaro has called on President Hage Geingob to immediately fire Public Enterprises Minister, Leon Jooste for allegedly being untrustworthy and misdirecting Cabinet on why Air Namibia must be liquidated.

Minister Jooste says bailouts for non-performing SOEs will no longer be allowed

by editor1 / Jan 11, 2021 / 0 comments
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-The Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, Leon Jooste says non-performing parastatals expecting Government bailouts will no longer be allowed.

SOE Minister Jooste says 2020's challenges should not devour development goals

by editor1 / Jan 08, 2021 / 0 comments

-The Minister of State-Owned Enterprises Leon Jooste says although 2020 presented economic challenges attributed to policy issues and the impact of COVID-19, such challenges he says should not be allowed to devour the country's development goals.

Jooste asks for removal of Hatuikulipi, Nghipunya from Fishcor

by editor1 / Nov 15, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste has asked acting Fisheries Minister Albert Kawana to remove James Hatuikulipi as member and chairperson of the Fishcor board, and any subsidiary of the company, as well as suspend or dismiss chief executive officer (CEO) Mike Nghipunya with immediate effect.

Minister Jooste raises concern over N$8,5 billion SOE wage bill

by editor1 / Sep 13, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Public Enterprise Minister Leon Jooste said profitable entities improved their revenue from N$840 000 million to N$1,1 billion for the 2016-17 through 2018-19 financial years.
He said these SOEs jointly employ 17 000 Namibians but he raised concern at the wage bill of these institutions, which he said amounts to N$8,5 billion.

Minister Jooste tables bill to monitor the performance and restructure public enterprises

by editor1 / Oct 10, 2018 / 0 comments
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-A bill to monitor the performance and restructure public enterprises has been tabled in the National Assembly.

Jooste urges corporate leaders to work towards a common vision

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2017 / 0 comments
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-Political, civil society, corporate and other leaders are urged to work towards a common vision if they have to respond to the fourth industrial revolution.