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Analysts fear gridlock at city council 

Analysts fear gridlock at city council 

2021-12-03Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Political analysts yesterday reacted to this week’s City of Windhoek council ele...
Judge: Jail unavoidable for Valombola

Judge: Jail unavoidable for Valombola

2021-12-03Roland Routh
Windhoek High Court Judge Claudia Claasen yesterday reasoned custodial sentence...
Govt poised to conclude genocide issue - Kapofi

Govt poised to conclude genocide issue - Kapofi

2021-12-03Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Defence minister Frans Kapofi has assured the genocide-affected communities of t...
Prioritise research investment - experts

Prioritise research investment - experts

2021-12-03Aletta Shikololo
The Covid-19 pandemic presents Namibia with a massive hurdle to overcome due to...
Murder accused American gets new lawyer

Murder accused American gets new lawyer

2021-12-03Maria Amakali
The Directorate of Legal Aid has appointed a new lawyer for an American national...

Sports
Heita, Mwadziwana promise fireworks

Heita, Mwadziwana promise fireworks

At their last face-off press conference held in the capital ahead of tomorrow’s mega showdown, Namibia’s super bantamweight champion Matheus ‘The Beast’ Heita and Zimbabwe’s veteran pugilist Tinashe Mwadziwana both promised to leave no stone unturned in their quest for glory.
Team Namibia gunning for glory at regional games…athletes raring to go

Team Namibia gunning for glory at regional games…athletes raring to go

Maseru, Lesotho – Despite spending almost three days on the road because one of the two buses carrying Team Namibia to the Region 5 Games had a tyre problem, athletes are all brimming with confidence and relishing the opportunity of leaving a lasting mark at the regional youth games.
Pound for pound with Kelly Nghixulifwa

Pound for pound with Kelly Nghixulifwa

Former Namibian boxing head honcho Kelly Nghixulifwa was strangely not exactly known for his exploits in the boxing ring as a budding young middleweight champion, but rather made headlines as the most successful Commander-in-Chief of both the National Amateur Boxing Federation and Namibian Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board, portfolios he held simultaneously and occupied with distinct

Namibia confirms participation in Cosafa U/20 Cup

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

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

Business
Property Practitioners Bill at advanced stage

Property Practitioners Bill at advanced stage

The Namibia Estate Agents Board (NEAB) has been working on the Namibia Property Practitioners Bill, which is close to finalisation.
Opinion - Bank Windhoek named best local performing bank

Opinion - Bank Windhoek named best local performing bank

The Banker Magazine, a prestigious and well sought-after London-based leading Financial Times publication, announced Bank Windhoek as the winner of its annual Bank of the Year award.
Opinion - Decoding the draft Namibia Investment Promotion and Facilitation Bill

Opinion - Decoding the draft Namibia Investment Promotion and Facilitation Bill

This week, we witness the temporary withdrawal of the draft Namibia Investment Promotion and Facilitation Bill (NIPA) by the minister of Industrialisation and Trade (MIT) in the National Assembly.

City debt burden swelling …N$712m owed to govt from 1990s

Namibia-Africa trade deficit widens …needs to take advantage of AfCFTA

Katima strategic to distribute gas to region

Courts & Crime
Legal representation delays witness fees scam case

Legal representation delays witness fees scam case

A lack of legal representation for some of the accused charged alongside former prosecutor Ivan Tjizu for allegedly fraudulently scamming the Office of the Judiciary in witness fees, has caused a delay in the trial.
Warning statement admitted as evidence in gang-rape trial

Warning statement admitted as evidence in gang-rape trial

A warning statement made by one of three men accused of gang-raping a young woman at Otjurukune Reserve in the Gobabis area on 17 June 2014 was admitted into evidence on Tuesday by Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute.
Warning statement admitted as evidence in gang-rape trial

Warning statement admitted as evidence in gang-rape trial

A warning statement made by one of three men accused of gang-raping a young woman at Otjurukune Reserve in the Gobabis area on 17 June 2014 was admitted into evidence on Tuesday by Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute.

Judge: Jail unavoidable for Valombola

Murder accused American gets new lawyer

Attempted murder accused denied bail

Entertainment
Industry Loop - This festive...   

Industry Loop - This festive...   

One thing that I’ve always been critical of is the wholesome customer service experience one gets at a nightclub or lounge.
Minimum wage for models suggested

Minimum wage for models suggested

A group of models have been deliberating on their position in the local fashion industry and have decided to petition for a minimum wage for modelling services rendered.
Why travel content creation is worth exploring

Why travel content creation is worth exploring

Not too long ago, the NBC’s Whata-Lifestyle team was in my living room asking how exactly I got into content creation and honestly, the answer was, and remains, “I’m not quite sure”.

Wrongful incarceration destroyed my life – Dollam…kept writing rhymes in custody

Engaging audiences with music

From class rap to French hip-hop

National
Opinion - Special focus: Church and state in Namibia

Opinion - Special focus: Church and state in Namibia

With the demise of apartheid, the Namibian churches are realising that there are other issues confronting society. These other issues have been neglected.
Opinion - Rural policing in Namibia: The next chapter

Opinion - Rural policing in Namibia: The next chapter

Notwithstanding the overwhelming ‘man-created policing challenges and excruciating rural livelihoods’, the opportunity exists for rural policing in Namibia to rise to the occasion and deliver much-needed and inclusive policing services to rural communities, thus assuming the next chapter in the country’s policing journey. 
Opinion - Economy is crippled by fiscal structures

Opinion - Economy is crippled by fiscal structures

The Namibian economy is being crippled from multiple facets, which include the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the presence of fiscal structures and rating agency economic downgrades. 

Opinion - PPPs can support economic development

Opinion - The plight of maize farmers in Zambezi

Opinion - Forebears of pan-Africanism turning in their graves

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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