• April 24th, 2019
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Swapo defends Nujoma housing benefit

WINDHOEK – Swapo secretary for information Hilma Nicanor says there is no way the millions spent on renovating the house of the Founding Father Sam Nujoma would have addressed poverty, adding that the government already has programmes in place to address such challenges.

Köes residents bay for CEO’s head

KES - Concerned over what they claim is rampant embezzlement of the coffers of their village on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, residents of Köes early this week staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the immediate suspension of their CEO, Willy Humphries, for alleged complicity in fraud.


WAD capacitates 131 youth in Aminuis

AMINUIS - The Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Lucia Witbooi has urged the youth to safeguard the skills acquired during the courses conducted by Women’s Action for Development (WAD) and make sure such skills are put to good use.

WAD calls for zero VAT on sanitary pads

WINDHOEK - Women’s Action for Development (WAD) executive director Salatiel Shinedima feels that Treasury must seriously consider the exemption of sanitary products from value added tax (VAT).


Medley of muso live at jam session

Whilst week-end revellers in the capital were celebrating St Patrick’s Day, all dressed up in green and singing “when Irish eyes are smiling”, there was a jam session of a different kind going on across town, in celebration of music.

Vanona womomambo goruhepo kwatunda unene mosure momukunda gwaOmusati

Windhoek- Movanona wokusika ko ntantatu valitjangesa vakare mevango lyosure momukunda gwaOtamanzi momukunda horowero gwaOmusati vatano nare vana dukamo mosure ngesi kuna karamu tupu vatatu mosure. Murugani gomomberewa zaPresidente gona goruha romakuliko unene efiro sinka vanona wokutunda momambo goruhepo Senia Endjala kayitente eyi nkera. 


Records tumble at Long Course Championships

WINDHOEK - A spectacular Bank Windhoek Long Course National Championships concludes The Bank Windhoek Long Course National Championships, saw 177 swimmers race for top honours in 98 events. 


Ex-convict accused of killing two minors

WINDHOEK – A 27-year-old Angolan national, who was convicted to eight years’ imprisonment for murdering his girlfriend, is now accused of killing two of his cousins, and injuring and raping his grandmother early Friday morning. 


Swapo has no agenda for change - Venaani

WINDHOEK - The leader of the official opposition PDM, McHenry Venaani, on Wednesday said the ruling party Swapo does not have an agenda to change the country because there is just a continuation of bills from the previous year that are being brought to the house.


NBL opens N$27 million beer depot

WALVIS BAY - Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) celebrated yet another milestone when it officially  inaugurated its N$27 million new NBL depot at Walvis Bay on Wednesday evening.

Angolan national nabbed for murder and arson

WINDHOEK - An Angolan man is expected to appear in the Okahao Magistrate’s Court today after he allegedly killed the mother of his two children by beating her with a super brick on the head multiple times yesterday before setting two huts on fire.

More sleeping on empty stomachs in Ruacana

WINDHOEK - The councillor of Ruacana Constituency in the Omusati Region, Andreas Shintama says although the initiative of collecting mahangu from community members to help the constituency’s most hungry residents has helped, the reserves have already dried up.

Food bank goods not imported by choice

WINDHOEK  - The Executive Director at the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Esther Lusepani said the importation of food by the ministry to be distributed by government to needy households is not by choice but by design.