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Minister of Urban and Rural Development orders Outjo municipality to re-advertise CEO position

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The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Erastus Uutoni, has ordered the Outjo Municipality to re-advertise for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

This follows allegations of irregularities and an alleged flawed interview process last year.

The municipality has been without a CEO since April last year after Josel |Urib retired. 

|Urib's contract was extended but abruptly cancelled in August last year.

Okakarara Municipality pays tribute to late President Hage Geingob

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The Okakarara Municipality Chief Executive Officer, Ehrnst Katjiku, says Namibians should take pride in their beautifully crafted Constitution by the late President Hage Geingob and his fellow Constituent Assembly members. 

Katjiku made these remarks at the Okakarara town's candlelight vigil in honour of Geingob, where residents gathered to remember his goodwill and leadership.

According to Katjiku, the country's constitution is the envy of other African countries, and as such, Namibians must take pride in the document.

Collaboration needed in mining industry -  Viljoen

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The Chief Executive Officer of Andrada Mining says collaboration is needed between the government and the private sector in the mining industry.

Anthony Viljoen made the remarks in an interview with nbc News at the Mining Expo and Conference in Windhoek.

"I think a lot of collaboration between the government and the private sector needs to take place; there has always been some level of distrust."

According to Viljoen, Namibia continues to be the best place for investment, especially in the Erongo Region.

Fessor Mbango new CENORED CEO

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Former Chief Executive Officer of Erongo Red, Fessor Mbango is the new head of CENORED in the Otjozondjupa Region.

Mbango replaces Robert Kahimise, who was appointed CEO of the Electricity Control Board.

Mbango was introduced as the new CEO for a five-year tenure by the company's Chairperson, Moses Matjayi.

"We definitely have confidence that we have made the right appointment, and we are happy to present to you Mr. Fessor Mbango as the Chief Executive Officer of CENORED, effective today, for the next five years".

De Beers Group CEO at State House

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The De Beers Group says its current deals with countries, including Namibia, are fair and appropriate.
The Group's outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Cleaver, paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State House.

Cleaver also introduced the incoming Chief Executive, Al Cook, to Dr. Geingob and Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo.

Cook will also be representing De Beers Group on the board of Namdeb Holdings, which is a 50/50 venture with the government.

Windhoek municipality awaits approval from MURD to appoint next CEO

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The Windhoek Municipality is still waiting for the approval of the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development on its recommendation to appoint Conrad Lutombi as Chief Executive Officer of the City of Windhoek.

The CEO's position became vacant following the resignation of Robert Kahimise in October 2020.

The City of Windhoek received 60 applications when the position was advertised in April.

Only 16 met the requirements.