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Online learning ‘not viable option’… Steenkamp insists on school reopening

Online learning ‘not viable option’… Steenkamp insists on school reopening

2021-07-30Albertina Nakale
Despite fears that coronavirus infections have not dropped sufficiently and many...
‘Coalitions stand and fall on results’

‘Coalitions stand and fall on results’

2021-07-30Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Amid a flurry of revelations that all is not well in the City of Windhoek’s ruli...
It never rains but pours for suspended acting CEO 

It never rains but pours for suspended acting CEO 

2021-07-30Obrien Simasiku
Junior employees are said to have spilled the beans on irregular dealings at Tsu...
San family languishes in abject poverty

San family languishes in abject poverty

2021-07-30Staff Reporter
Situated in the eastern part of Oshikoto is Nehale Lya Mpingana, one of 11 const...
Ex-MP sues over Facebook ‘slander’

Ex-MP sues over Facebook ‘slander’

2021-07-29Roland Routh
Former member of parliament Alois Gende has dragged a Facebook user to court, wh...

Sports
Superb Diekmann powers into final…Jonas in action tomorrow

Superb Diekmann powers into final…Jonas in action tomorrow

Namibian rower Maike Diekmann yesterday again delivered another outstanding performance in the women’s single sculls C/D semifinals at the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, finishing third to secure her place in the C final set for today. 
TALES OF THE LEGENDS

TALES OF THE LEGENDS

The ‘Kunene Beast’ has gone to rest. Often going by the nickname of ‘Giddies’, former Hungry Lions and Robber Chanties FC bursting forward Gideon Gurirab is the latest victim of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.
Big match-up for Magic Ladies 

Big match-up for Magic Ladies 

Tura Magic Ladies Football Club (FC) has welcomed its draw against Zambian giants Green Buffaloes and Zimbabwean outfit Black Rhinos Queen in the inaugural edition of the Cosafa Women’s Champions League, which starts next month.

Natanael, Laryea mega fight tomorrow

Maova joins TS Sporting

Vorster says she has no regrets

Business
Global airline passenger demand remains depressed

Global airline passenger demand remains depressed

Global airline passenger demand performance for June 2021 showed a slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. However, overall demand remains significantly below pre-Covid-19 levels owing to untiring international travel restrictions. 
Defective cans sees huge KOO recall

Defective cans sees huge KOO recall

South African company Tiger Brands is recalling some 20 million KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products produced between 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021. 
Opinion: How well do you know Excel?

Opinion: How well do you know Excel?

On several occasions, I have sat on interview panels, where a fellow interviewer asks the question: “Where do you rate yourself in Excel, on a scale of one to five?” I roll my eyes. “I rate myself a … four.” I shake my head. In order to squeeze Excel into a frame of one to five, you would need to understand just how extensive its scope is. 

Covid needs to be tackled vigorously - Thieme

GIPF now accepts electronic funeral claim submissions

High costs reduce local wheat production

Courts & Crime
Ex-magistrate to be tried in regional court

Ex-magistrate to be tried in regional court

The case of former magistrate Walter Mostert and his co-accused will be transferred to the regional court, where they will face trial in August.
State concedes on murder-for-hire accused

State concedes on murder-for-hire accused

Prosecutor Marthino Olivier basically conceded that the State failed to prove its case against one of the accused in a murder-for-hire trial. 
Kavara’s trial to resume in November

Kavara’s trial to resume in November

The trial of former Windhoek based magistrate Hileni Kavara, who is accused of intervening in her boyfriend’s case in 2015 while she was employed as a magistrate, is set to resume in November.

Police probe sibling sexual abuse

Fishrot lawyer extradition drags on

NIMT murder trial to resume in September

Entertainment
At home with Pastor Michael Curtis Amey - Shy and artsy Pastor Mike

At home with Pastor Michael Curtis Amey - Shy and artsy Pastor Mike

Apart from being an open book and playing the trombone, Pastor Michael Curtis Amey is a pretty good cook and a shy pastor.
Mental Health Conversations - Self-forgiveness is paramount to our mental health

Mental Health Conversations - Self-forgiveness is paramount to our mental health

The self-forgiveness concept is perhaps something many of us aren’t accustomed to because our socialisation and relationships are more focused on others than the self.
Goethe Stage beneficiaries announced

Goethe Stage beneficiaries announced

Namibian creatives Denzel Eiseb, Othillia Mungoba and Mark Mushiva were officially announced as beneficiaries of the Goethe Stage 2021 short films project last week.

Rudi Louw Bootcamp - Beginners Workout

A Day in the life of Paula - The The Teacher

Inevitable passion for writing and educating

National
Opinion: Towards sustainable agriculture, food safety

Opinion: Towards sustainable agriculture, food safety

Significant increases in food production over the 20th century have contributed to the improvement of many farmers’ livelihoods and to economic growth. However, the distribution of benefits from increased agricultural output has been inequitable.
Opinion: Is Namibia a socialist state?

Opinion: Is Namibia a socialist state?

One late evening, I was half asleep – but suddenly, I could hear someone whispering at my window, saying: ‘We regret that we have implemented socialism’.
Opinion: A joinder to Prof. Andre du Pisani’s ‘Liberation and the Crisis of Ideas’

Opinion: A joinder to Prof. Andre du Pisani’s ‘Liberation and the Crisis of Ideas’

I fully concur with the sentiments expressed in the opinion piece of 22 July 2021 in The Namibian by Prof. Andre du Pisani, a renowned intellectual giant of our time, not a fake or non-intellectual pseudo political analyst – a person whose name I first heard at a very tender age when he was at the South Africa Institute of Race Relations in the 1970s and then met him personally at our University o

Opinion: Youth empowerment in Namibia

Setting record straight on Oshindonga as MoI

Opinion: In, with and through Covid-19… a business management practice perspective

Youth
Let your CV speak for you

Let your CV speak for you

Whether one is applying for a job or intends on furthering studies, their Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume needs to be able to communicate the type of person the applicant is, include achievements and background, and therefore needs to be impeccable.
Dispatched thoughts - If you don’t want to protect yourself, protect others

Dispatched thoughts - If you don’t want to protect yourself, protect others

I am sure at this point in time we are or have all been affected by Covid-19 in some way. As for me, Covid has gotten closer to my family and I have seen first-hand the discomfort and consequences it brings with it.
POPYA with Abner K. Mbango - Safeguarding the community of Havana

POPYA with Abner K. Mbango - Safeguarding the community of Havana

Community leader, Abner Kotokeni Mbango (32) and other dedicated community members in the Havana informal settlement earlier this year established a neighbourhood watch to protect members from crimes persisting in the area.

Nust to host a virtual run against Covid-19

Never be ashamed of your hustle

Creating awareness on renewable energy

 

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