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OTJIHASE – A large field of 59 riders flew out of the blocks during the 5th leg of the Namibian Enduro series at the challenging Otjihase racetrack east of Windhoek recently WINDHOEK - In the wake of the recent visit to South Africa by British Prime Minister Theresa May, the UK international trade minister complimented Namibia’s tasty beef, which she says she likes. WINDHOEK – “Never feel burdened by what is given you with trust or entrusted you,” said the International University of Management (IUM)’s new chancellor Dr Vaino Nambala. WINDHOEK - Dr Kleopas Dumeni whose reign as chancellor at International University of Management (IUM) was marked by lecture hall scarcity and limited courses last week bowed out in dignity having overcome numerous challenges. WINDHOEK - Windhoek City Police services staff visited the bereaved family of late Cheryl Avihe Ujaha, 9, at their family home on Friday morning and extended their sympathy to the family. WINDHOEK - The Bank of Namibia (BoN) recently released selected statistical data for July 2018 that indicates that accumulated private sector credit extension (PSCE) to businesses and individuals now amounts to over N$93 billion. WINDHOEK – A Walvis Bay native spent two years in the United Kingdom on a working holiday, John Weber started out cleaning construction sites in the UK but always knew he would come back home. On his return, he held several jobs and eventually walked away from his last position to start his own business. WINDHOEK - FNB Namibia held a breakfast celebration at the end August and Women’s Month under the theme ‘Grit and Perseverance.’ Elzita Beukes, Communications Manager at FNB Namibia said the purpose of the event was to celebrate female employees at FNB and to inspire them to be resilient even when times get tough. Speaking at the event, Nangula Kauluma, FNB Executive Officer: Premium Banking highl WINDHOEK - After world renowned designer from Paris Jørgen Simonsen last year made headlines with his Swakara’s 110-year anniversary opera coatdress, shot on location at sunset in the Deadvlei in the Namibian Desert by photographer Perer Christian Christensen and worn beautifully by Carmen Kass, the Swakara Industry Forum is set for another golden year. WINDHOEK - Bar-hoppers in the United Kingdom will soon be able to snack on succulent Namibian meat in some of Greene King’s 3 300 hotels, pubs and restaurants across the United Kingdom. WINDHOEK – A total of 62 Veldmaster sheep will participate at this year’s Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show at the end of this month. WINDHOEK - Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi, accompanied by his wife Jane Katjavivi and the Chairperson of the National Council, Margret Mensah-Williams, on Monday joined several other politicians who have consoled the family of Cheryl Avihe Ujaha. WINDHOEK – A man who was apparently inebriated after an all-day drinking session was seriously injured after he was allegedly stabbed by his own brother whom he provoked in Khomasdal. WINDHOEK - The Old Mutual annual Two Oceans Marathon (TOM) NPC is preparing for one of their biggest milestones as the world’s most beautiful marathon approaches its 50th anniversary in 2019. WINDHOEK - The 2018 Bank Windhoek and Marathon Sugar training clinics for athletes and coaches will be held in Windhoek this weekend, before action moves to the coastal town of Swakopmund from September 10-11. WINDHOEK – Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi has been handed a new five-year contract, with the board saying he was rewarded for his hardwork, which includes exceeding organisational targets set for him. WINDHOEK- PowerCom Pty Ltd welcomed stakeholders onto site on Wednesday to enable them to witness first-hand how Namibia’s connectivity operates and how the company’s infrastructure powers the ICT industry in Namibia. OKAKARARA –Namibia’s premier mobile telecommunications services provider, MTC, through the Okakarara Town Council donated 100 brand new phones (with simcards) to the elders of the Okakarara community, during a belated World Elders Abuse Awareness Day, held at the mid central town on Tuesday. KHORIXAS – Khorixas Town Council will hold a Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME)’s workshop later this month to equip local business owners from both the informal and formal sector on the Procurement Act 15 of 2015. The SMME workshop is free of charge. WINDHOEK - Businessman Vaino Nghipondoka is unimpressed by being linked to a viral video showing a man throwing banknotes seemingly in a nightclub.