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Local tourism seeing red…Omicron hysteria, which led to travel ban, slammed

Local tourism seeing red…Omicron hysteria, which led to travel ban, slammed

2021-11-29Paheja Siririka
Namibian travel industry players have reacted with fury over a decision by a num...
Courageous, principled Shixwameni  laid to rest

Courageous, principled Shixwameni  laid to rest

2021-11-29Staff Reporter
From an early age, the late Ignatius Shixwamweni distinguished himself as a depe...
Fuel hike puts more pressure on consumers

Fuel hike puts more pressure on consumers

2021-11-29Staff Reporter
The reluctance by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to in...
Namport hit hard by blank sailings

Namport hit hard by blank sailings

2021-11-29Eveline de Klerk
The American government’s attractive Covid-19 stimulus packages have increased d...
Shixwameni’s widow reaches out to parly

Shixwameni’s widow reaches out to parly

2021-11-29Staff Reporter
Louise Shixwameni, the widow of late parliamentarian Ignatius Shixwameni, has vo...

Sports
Team Namibia leaves for Region 5 Games today

Team Namibia leaves for Region 5 Games today

Team Namibia will later today leave for Maseru, Lesotho, where the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Games are scheduled for 3 to 12 December.
Karate team departs for Cairo

Karate team departs for Cairo

A team of six karatekas and two delegates left Namibia yesterday to compete at the upcoming African Karate Championships set for 2 to 5 December in Cairo, Egypt. 
Tri-nations series called off due to new variant

Tri-nations series called off due to new variant

The Cricket World Cup League 2 series that was being played at Windhoek’s Wanderers Cricket Ground was abruptly called off on Friday after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) decided to close its borders to travellers from southern Africa.

Eagles have claws out for Oman and UAE

Furious Coleman spits venom at NFA bosses…Gladiators still unpaid

RIP Carlos de Gouveia 1953-2021

Business
Opinion - MIT’s Sustainable Special Economic Zones (SEZ) policy

Opinion - MIT’s Sustainable Special Economic Zones (SEZ) policy

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a key policy instrument that is deployed to ensure the attainment of economic goals as set out through the industrialisation path. 
Opinion - MIT’s Sustainable Special Economic Zones (SEZ) policy

Opinion - MIT’s Sustainable Special Economic Zones (SEZ) policy

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a key policy instrument that is deployed to ensure the attainment of economic goals as set out through the industrialisation path. 
Rössing Uranium and MUN agree to two-year salary increase

Rössing Uranium and MUN agree to two-year salary increase

Rössing Uranium and the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) Rössing Branch Executive Committee (BEC) recently concluded negotiations for salary increments for 2022 and 2023 within a month of negotiating. 

Current investment legislation amplified investor uncertainty

Airlines Association to reconsider ‘red list’

Renewables the fuel for the future…70% of Namibia’s energy to come from solar by 2030

Courts & Crime
Shanghala’s lackey’s bail hearing postponed

Shanghala’s lackey’s bail hearing postponed

The bail hearing of a former employee of corruption accused Sackey Shanghala and his business partner James Hatuikulipi has been bogged down by incessant delays. 
Man commits suicide after failed rape attempt

Man commits suicide after failed rape attempt

A man from the Oshikoto region committed suicide last week, a day after he attempted to rape a 19-year-old girl. 
Former paramedic guilty of ex-girlfriend’s murder

Former paramedic guilty of ex-girlfriend’s murder

The Windhoek High Court found that a former military paramedic, who was on trial for gunning down his ex-girlfriend and mother of his child, was guilty of murder with direct intent to kill. 

B1 City trial to resume next year

Rape convict fights for his docket

Treason accused says he was harassed

Entertainment
Industry Loop - YouTube Radio Stations

Industry Loop - YouTube Radio Stations

For some time now, some radio stations have been guilty of playing music directly from YouTube. I know, I know, the ordinary listener honestly couldn’t give a rat’s a** about where the music is coming from as long as they hear their favourites. I know, but as a responsible broadcasting entity, one would think ethical output is top of the agenda.
VM6 presents Christmas concert in Walvis Bay

VM6 presents Christmas concert in Walvis Bay

Renowned Namibian acapella group VM6 will be serenading the Walvis Bay community in a Christmas-themed concert on 11 December.
My makeup business is my mom and dad

My makeup business is my mom and dad

Ndapewa Laina Lukas started her makeup business with difficulty, buying one product at a time until she had all she needed to open Beauty by Laina.

My makeup business is my mom and dad

Mental health conversations - ADHD and Conduct Disorder: commonly diagnosed disorders among children

Namibia Pride Week starts Saturday

National
Limkokwing to embark on outreach programmes 

Limkokwing to embark on outreach programmes 

Limkokwing University, which opened its doors in August this year with 70 students enrolled in three diploma programmes, has now embarked on an outreach programme across the country aimed at making education accessible to every Namibian.
Welwitchia provides more health workers to fight pandemic

Welwitchia provides more health workers to fight pandemic

A group of 577 students  received qualifications at the fourth annual Welwitchia  Health Training Centre  (WHTC) graduation in Windhoek on Friday.
Sunshine Private College hosts inaugural graduation

Sunshine Private College hosts inaugural graduation

The Sunshine Private College in Windhoek hosted its first-ever graduation ceremony on Friday.

Opinion - Good political leadership is the way to go by now and beyond

Opinion - Is NUST Xenophobic?

Katjavivi decries Covid vaccine inequality 

Youth
Stop hiding children with disabilities

Stop hiding children with disabilities

Namibia is addressing the needs of vulnerable communities and persons with disabilities, but something is missing, says member of the Children’s Parliament Rivaldo Kavanga.
Dispatched thoughts - Recognising our heroes and heroines

Dispatched thoughts - Recognising our heroes and heroines

I personally believe everyone who does great and impactful work should get credit for it, because they truly deserve it. It takes a lot to do something that will have an impact on others’ lives or thinking. To me, that’s the noblest work there is.
IUM students take on depression fight

IUM students take on depression fight

Due to an increase in suicides among the youth, two International University of Management (IUM) students have started assisting fellow youth who are struggling with academic and social issues.

#Bring-a-buddy-to-parly a success

NBS ends third  in NSX challenge

Amplifying voices of African youth

 

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