How Does Namibian Army Spend So Big, Yet So Broke?

Defence Minister Penda ya Ndakolo has reportedly admitted that he did not inform President Hage Geingob about the military's decision to purchase a U.S.$3,8 million farm. The purchase was made three weeks after the ministry announced that thousands of troops will be sent on leave because there was no money to feed them.

  • Namibia:   Ya Ndakolo Downplays Farm Criticism

    Namibian, 22 February 2018

    Defence minister Penda ya Ndakolo downplayed concerns that the decision to buy a N$45 million farm for the military was unprocedural, claiming that it was a cheaper offer. Read more »

Namibian army (file photo).


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