• March 25th, 2019
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Brave Warriors in tug-of-war with NFA over money 

WINDHOEK - The Brave Warriors’ embarrassing lukewarm performance in their decisive final 2019 Afcon qualifier against Zambia was overshadowed by demands and threats as disgruntled squad members tried to force the country’s football authorities to hand over win bonuses.

Police looking for election fraud accused

WINDHOEK - Three persons accused of fraud in the Omuthiya local election of 2008, are being sought by the Namibian Police in connection with their case in which they are expected to appear today.

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Not yet Uhuru, Venaani

WINDHOEK – Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) president McHenry Venaani says Namibians can’t say they are independent when the majority of people live in poverty. 

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Fodder scandal rocks drought aid project

WINDHOEK – The private emergency drought aid programme of stalwart Summerdown/Steinhausen rancher Henriëtte le Grange was rocked to its foundation when it was discovered that some of the recipients from the Maltahὅhe area had sold their bales of free lucerne they received for as little as N$20 per bale while their animals are starving to death in one of the worst droughts in history in the South. Lucerne now sells for close to N$120 per bale on average.

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Bowls team selected for SA youth tourney

WINDHOEK _ Four young and very promising lawn bowls players have been selected to compete in an Under 20s tourney, to be hosted by Bowls South Africa in Bloemfontein, from 25 to 29 of this month.  

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Industry Loop: We got that Southern African buzz!

There is this new buzz around Namibian entertainment in Southern Africa. There will always be long debates as to what caused this buzz. As a credible commentator on entertainment in the country, take it from me, Namibian artists need to take credit for this one. 

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OYO premieres Well Wish Ya

WINDHOEK- The 10-member dance troupe of the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) will premiere on March 27 Well Wish Ya at the National Theatre of Namibia (NTN). 

No white farmer in Namibia ever stole land 

LETTERS - I am writing this because I cannot believe in the scenario as being described in the New Era editorial of [last week].  I, being a German-speaking born Namibian, and also being a farmer who has bought all his farms well after independence, have not witnessed or spoken to anybody in the recent days, joyously celebrating the dismissal of the [Ovaherero/Nama] court case in New York. 

Ethiopian tragedy must unite the world

LETTERS - We join the international community in mourning the 157 passengers and crew who perished when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed on Sunday morning en route to Nairobi from Addis Ababa , six minutes after take-off.

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Decolonisation of tertiary education a must

Scholars in decoloniality are spreading the good gospel according to the total decolonisation of tertiary education and advocating for an era in which African universities will use curricula that are free from the vices or evils of colonialism, apartheid and imperialism. 

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Nujoma, Kozonguizi dichotomy: A critical review

Jariretundu Kozonguivi, an intellectual militant internationalist was a brainchild of the African National Congress in Eastern Cape while at Fort Hare University, while Sam Nujoma is a crude breed of the railway contract labour system that forced him to adopt African nationalism to fight for their rights.