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Namibia confirms participation in Cosafa U/20 Cup

Namibia confirms participation in Cosafa U/20 Cup

2021-12-02Otniel Hembapu
The Namibia Football Association (NFA) yesterday officially confirmed Namibia’s...
Japan’s generosity pours in for marginalised children

Japan’s generosity pours in for marginalised children

2021-12-02Staff Reporter
The education ministry recently received food supplements for marginalised child...
Fighting a double battle

Fighting a double battle

2021-12-02Paheja Siririka
Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula says the past two years have presented unpre...
Malaka Draai’s finest

Malaka Draai’s finest

2021-12-02Loide Jason
In 2019, Sade Gawanas took a huge gamble by resigning from her full-time airline...
N$25bn Ongos project targets civil servants

N$25bn Ongos project targets civil servants

2021-12-02Maihapa Ndjavera
The much-hyped Ongos Valley housing project on the outskirts of Windhoek is targ...

Sports
Namibia confirms participation in Cosafa U/20 Cup

Namibia confirms participation in Cosafa U/20 Cup

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) yesterday officially confirmed Namibia’s participation in the Cosafa U/20 Championships set for Eswatini from 10 to 18 December.
The Beast ready to breathe fire on Mwadziwana… as boxing bonanza draws closer

The Beast ready to breathe fire on Mwadziwana… as boxing bonanza draws closer

Namibia’s super bantamweight champion Matheus ‘The Beast’ Heita says he is still riding the crest of the wave following his last knockout win over compatriot Julius Sheetheni – and come Saturday, he again plans to reign supreme. 
Pan-African Super League a superb idea - Haikali…but says insufficient facilities a hindrance

Pan-African Super League a superb idea - Haikali…but says insufficient facilities a hindrance

President of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Ranga Haikali strongly believes that if the issue of inadequate football facilities in Africa is fully addressed, the planned Pan-African Super League will be a fantastic project and will fast-track the development of the game.

Team Namibia to adhere to Covid-19 measures

Nedbank golf series raises over N$200 000 for autism

Sports commission welcomes Namibia Handball Federation

Business
Katima strategic to distribute gas to region

Katima strategic to distribute gas to region

Due to its strategic location, the capital of the Zambezi region, Katima Mulilo, is emerging as a catalyst for reducing greenhouse emissions and contributing to targets of the recently ended United Nations climate conference, COP26.
Iipumbu: Revisit priority economic areas

Iipumbu: Revisit priority economic areas

Industrialisation minister Lucia Iipumbu has urged Namibia to consider revisiting priority economic areas, considering hard lessons learned from the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
Rental index growth flatlined

Rental index growth flatlined

Although rental markets across most advanced economies are on a path of recovery due to the resumption of normal life, improved pace of Covid-19 vaccination and job growth, these dynamics remain farfetched in the Namibian market.

Lüderitz waterfront needs N$121m more

A shot in the arm for //Kharas schools … as NFCPT gala raises over N$600 000

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

Courts & Crime
Attempted murder accused denied bail

Attempted murder accused denied bail

Immanuel Jeremiah, spouse to former Mr. Gay Namibia Wendelinus Hamutenya, was denied bail yesterday by the Katutura Magistrate’s Court. Jeremiah (31) made his first court appearance before magistrate Dennis Shivangulula on a charge of attempted murder. 
Rape convict fails in appeal bid 

Rape convict fails in appeal bid 

The Windhoek High Court has dismissed an application in which a gang-rape convict sought leave to appeal his conviction in the Supreme Court. 
Fishrot accused claims unlawful detention

Fishrot accused claims unlawful detention

Nigel van Wyk, the former employee of Fishrot accused Sacky Shanghala, has approached the ombudsman to help him in his quest to regain his freedom. 

Tax fraud convicts not taking liability – State

Minors struck by unlicensed ‘drunk’ driver 

Social worker testifies against convicted paedophile

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
Understanding Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)

Understanding Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)

Defence strategies are natural elements of any living organism for survival and include pathogens (disease-causing microbial organisms). The microbial organisms not only fight back when targeted, but also find new ways to survive. Their defence strategies are called resistance mechanisms.
Living a purposeful life with HIV

Living a purposeful life with HIV

Being diagnosed HIV-positive does not mean the end of life; it merely requires one to make adjustments to one’s lifestyle and to start living positively with purpose, determination, rigour and perseverance.
Japan’s generosity pours in for marginalised children

Japan’s generosity pours in for marginalised children

The education ministry recently received food supplements for marginalised children at Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDCs), as well as educational supplies for children with disabilities and special needs from the Japanese government and Unicef.

Ioma school gets learning material 

Namibians should embrace culture 

Teacher sues to get job back

Youth
Science Week moves to the coast

Science Week moves to the coast

After successfully hosting Science Week in Windhoek last week, activities now move to the Swakopmund Museum from 6 to 11 December 2021. 
Pasch schools recognise talented young fashion designers

Pasch schools recognise talented young fashion designers

On top of learning the German language, about 52 learners from different schools across the country also got to learn fashion design and sewing skills in an initiative by the Goethe-Institut Namibia.
Stereotypes hinder girl-child from completing school

Stereotypes hinder girl-child from completing school

Many girls on the African continent usually reach the ninth grade, but only one out of five complete the full spectrum of secondary education.

Dispatched thoughts - We will never  forget this year

From office administrator to pharmacist

Paving the way for future leaders

 

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