As the cricketing world eagerly awaits, the spotlight turns to the vibrant landscapes of Uganda, set to host the final leg of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier. Rössing Uranium officially announced a sponsorship to four of its employees participating in the Nedbank Desert Dash competition. Young Brazilians bounced back from their humiliating 10-0 defeat to African Stars at Independence Stadium to beat the out-of-sorts Orlando Pirates at the same venue in the Namibia Premier Football League matches played on Saturday and Sunday.
KFA wins U/19 HopSol Cup via penalties
Gladiators ready for war
Rundu Tennis Club sets sights on glory...as national tournament draws closer Gold hit a fresh record Monday on growing optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in the new year, with traders shrugging off boss Jerome Powell’s attempts to temper expectations. Money is a subject that often stirs unease, even within family circles. However, open and honest discussions about finances are indispensable for fostering trust and ensuring financial stability. Can I borrow from my pension?
PwC to prevent exam cheating after US$7m fine
Repo rate expected to hold steady at 7.75%
Pledges made so far at COP28 climate talks The much-anticipated fish corruption trial of key figures in the Namibian society is set to start this morning if everything runs smoothly. Prominent defence attorney Boris Isaacks has been summoned to court by irate Windhoek High Court Judge Dinnah Usiku. Two farmworkers accused of murdering their employers and setting the farmhouse on fire in January 2018, pleaded not guilty to all charges yesterday before Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute.
Supreme Court declines to adjudicate Witbooi chieftaincy dispute
Trial of fraud accused magistrate on hold
School secretary leaks exam papers to girlfriend An exhibition of artworks from the 2023 Baker’s Bay Artists’ Retreat is now open to the public. The 2023 Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards judges recently announced the winners of the second edition of the community-building awards ceremony, hosted in Windhoek. Multigenerational local family drama, ‘Summertide’, is set to air on 28 January 2024 – and the whole family is invited.
Artists celebrate Mwafangeyo’s 80th birthday
Meat and Beer Festival was another one for the books
Industry Loop - Ignorance + Stupidity = Namibia To some, food self-sufficiency and food security may seem to be the same. However, these are two different phrases, with food self-sufficiency being an enabler of food security. Getting personal transactions entangled with that of the business transaction is something most farmers and agripreneurs do, and it may come easy. However, this poses a risk to the business, and more importantly leads to lost opportunities in business growth. Former Kavango East Farmers Union chairperson Adolf Muremi has been elected as the next Namibia National Farmers’ Union (NNFU) president at their just-elective congress, replacing Jason Emvula, who occupied the position for the last seven years.
Unemployed graduate ventures into agriculture …urges youth to pursue farming
Local farmers account for 13% of country’s wheat…more capacity needed
Opinion - Gold jumps to record on rate cut bets but equities struggle A groundbreaking initiative, aimed at nurturing the future innovators of Namibia, concluded recently. The Grandview Klein Diamond Group has bestowed academic dreams upon two deserving students at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust). The information technology ministry recently hosted its seventh National ICT Summit Hackathon handover ceremony at the University of Science and Technology (Nust).
Namibians immersed in astronomy
Adding colour and life to shacks
Using art to change society