SWAKOPMUND - Some fishing rights applicants and industry players are concerned the process of evaluating over 5 000 applications may be compromised by the FishRot scandal, which has implicated two former cabinet ministers and their close associates.
SWAKOPMUND - Some fishing rights applicants and industry players are concerned the process of evaluating over 5 000 applications may be compromised by the FishRot scandal, which has implicated two former cabinet ministers and their close associates.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), in partnership with the US Embassy in Namibia, conducted a Civil Society Support Program (CSSP) for local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the end of September to the start of November at the House of Democracy.
WINDHOEK – A 50-year-old man previously convicted of murder and rape and who confessed to abducting, kidnapping and raping a five-year-old girl in his latest case will make his second appearance in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
WINDHOEK - The final instalment of the Bank Windhoek Long Course Gala for the year will take place this coming weekend at the Western Suburbs Municipal Pool in Windhoek. The event will see contestants from Aqua Swimming Club, Dolphins Swimming Club, Marlins and Phoenix, compete in 850 events.
WINDHOEK - State Advocate Solomon Kanyemba yesterday asked Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute to sentence Wilhelm (Wimpie) Derick Februarie, 40, the man convicted of the murder of a 56-year-old woman in Windhoek West, to life imprisonment.
OMUNTELE - The resumption of the Omuntele water project, which was stalled for years, has brought relief to hundreds of farmers and households. The community has been battling severe shortage of water due to the prevailing drought.
WINDHOEK - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani yesterday said he was still waiting to hear from Sadc chairperson and Tanzanian President John Magufuli over an urgent meeting he had requested to discuss concerns on the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Namibia’s general elections.
WINDHOEK - Local socialite and businesswoman Dillish Mathews this week had her turn in the trial of two Namibians and 12 Angolans accused of defrauding government to the tune of over N$210 million through false tax refunds on purchases exported from the country.
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday conveyed a message of congratulations to the people of Angola and President João Lourenço on the country’s 44th independence anniversary.
WINDHOEK – Namibia Farm Workers Union (Nafwu) general secretary Rocco Nguvauva yesterday reiterated his call for the agricultural sector to ensure farm workers are accorded their democratic right to freely participate in this month’s elections.
OSHAKATI - President Hage Geingob who is also Swapo’s candidate in this month’s presidential vote said he cannot solely be blamed for the current status of the country, adding that he does not lead in isolation.
WINDHOEK - Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) has recorded success in the battle against cases and deaths related to malaria, thanks to interventions by member states. This has resulted in a substantial reduction of mortality attributed to the infectious disease.
WINDHOEK - Press secretary in the Presidency Alfredo Hengari has angrily hit back at those criticising President Hage Geingob’s appointment of former Keetmanshoop Urban councillor Hilma Nicanor as special advisor on veterans’ affairs in the Office of the Vice-President.
WINDHOEK - A scheduled meeting, which never materialised yesterday between President Hage Geingob, Founding President Sam Nujoma and Damara leader Gaob Justus //Garoëb, may have fuelled speculations that the latter was defecting to the ruling party. //Garoëb, in an interview with New Era, dismissed reports linking him to Swapo, saying he was a committed United Democratic Front of Namibia (UDF) member even though he quit active politics in 2013.
KATIMA MULILO – The Katima Mulilo state mortuary has not been functioning well over the past several months. As a result, those who lose their beloved ones are at times compelled to send the bodies of their relatives to private mortuaries at a great cost.
WINDHOEK – The Namibian Police Canine Unit – in short K9 Unit – that is tasked with detecting crimes, explosives, drugs and criminals amongst others, has its existence founded on the Namibian Police Act, 19 of 1990 Section 13, which spells out its mandate.
WINDHOEK – The ministry of labour and employment creation has been struggling to find job placements for thousands of Namibians currently unemployed.
EPATULULO - The mass killing of three family members in Ohangwena region yesterday has sparked anger and frustration on social media as Namibians highlighted the severity of crime in the country.
WINDHOEK - The man who stabbed his girlfriend and mother of his now eight-year-old daughter a shocking 27 times with several knives in front of her four-year-old son in what he described as a moment of weakness was yesterday sentenced to 30 years imprisonment.
WINDHOEK - A young man from Leonardville who was merely 17-years- old when he slit the throat of his two- month pregnant girlfriend on Monday admitted during cross-examination in the High Court in his mitigation and aggravation of sentence hearing that he indeed killed the deceased.
WINDHOEK – The United Democratic Front of Namibia (UDF) is “stronger than ever” and ready to contest the Presidential and National Assembly elections later this month, party president, Apius !Auchab, said yesterday.
WINDHOEK - Police Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga said weapons, including firearms, have been seized at political rallies across the country as campaigning for the general election heats up.
RUNDU - President Geingob says already cut raw timber must be exported, this is despite the government ban of raw timber involving mainly farmers from the two Kavango regions not to sell harvested logs for export but only to local factories leaving many farmers with rotting logs of timber.
WINDHOEK – Swapo secretary general Sophia Shaningwa says the party accepts that independent presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula, with effect from the date of his registration with the Electoral Commission of Namibia, has irreversibly ex-communicated himself as a Swapo member.
KEETMANSHOOP – With the trend of political parties opting to launch their campaigns more on social media, New Era gauged the views of some //Kharas residents on this new political phenomenon.
NKURENKURU - The Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Tjekero Tweya, said the time has come for Namibia to embrace and welcome investors with open arms and create the necessary conducive environment that will inspire investors to settle in the country.
As national elections loom - slightly over a month before the nation goes to the polls to decide who is going to lead the country into the next five years - we should, as a nation, ask ourselves a fundamental question: Are we voters or fans of political contestants in the elections?
WINDHOEK – For over ten years a resident of Havana informal settlement has been going from home to sit around some traffic lights in a leafy area of Windhoek hoping to be picked up for a job, but in vain.
WINDHOEK – Nampol Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga has clarified that there was no criminal case opened at any station regarding the missing electronic voting machines (EVMs), which at the time were loaned to the Swapo Party Elders Council in 2017.
WINDHOEK - Although a National Professional Standards for Teachers in Namibia was developed in 2006 to provide a framework and guide educators, the implementation of this policy has not been effectively monitored.
OTJIWARONGO - Government officials and stakeholders from across the Otjozondjupa region gathered on Tuesday to discuss road accident reduction measures in the region in light of the festive season when road accidents and deaths are most likely to increase over the holiday season
WINDHOEK - Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) said yesterday that it will forge ahead with the Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for 27 November despite the refusal of opposition parties to sign the code of conduct yesterday.
KEETMANSHOOP - With the Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for later next month, New Era engaged some //Kharas residents on what issues will motivate them to renew their democratic mandate as well as their expectations from the party that they intend casting their vote.
KATIMA MULILO – Former Dukwe refugees, who recently participated in a tripartite voluntary repatriation exercise from Botswana to Namibia, clashed with the Namibian Police in Katima Mulilo on Monday after they attempted to hold a ‘peaceful demonstration.’
WINDHOEK – A member of the Botswana opposition coalition the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Cater Hikuama, on Friday became the second ‘Baherero’ (Herero) – as they known in that country – to be elected to the Botswana legislature since independence in 1963.
WINDHOEK - The man accused of the brutal rape and murder of a 13-year-old Rachel Vanessa Boois in the Omdel location of Henties Bay during the period 3 to 4 May 2014 refused to testify in his own defence after Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Alfred Siboleka dismissed his application for discharge.
KEETMANSHOOP – President Hage Geingob has appealed to Swapo supporters and symphathisers to remain united as the ruling party seeks to continue advancing the interests of all Namibians.
WINDHOEK - Debate over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and the issue of their reliability in the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections remains a hot topic.
OMUTHIYA - Grade 12 learners at Omuthiyagwiipundi Secondary School in Oshikoto region, who are currently sitting for the year-end national examinations, have opted to squat in tents on school ground as temporary means to bridge the distance they travel from their homes.
ONDANGWA - Safety and security minister Charles Namoloh has advised more than 700 cadet constables currently undergoing a 12-month training at the Ruben Danger Ashipala Training Centre against joining the force for money.
WINDHOEK – Residents of Kilimanjaro and Babylon informal settlements in the Tobias Hainyeko constituency have expressed unhappiness over the lack of basic municipal services such as water, electricity and poor sanitation facilities.
WINDHOEK – A 23-year-old man, who admitted that he killed his girlfriend and mother of his minor child by hitting her with an axe on her head, was sentenced to an effective 25 years in prison yesterday by Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Kaijata Kangueehi.
WARMBAD - Not only can the Bondelswarts community benefit from a revamped Warmbad Hot Springs facility, but also their future generations can equally reap the fruits from such initiative.
WINDHOEK - Finance minister Calle Schlettwein, yesterday told the nation that a total of N$1.18 billion has been freed up through expenditure cuts during the mid-year budget review process.
WINDHOEK – Local forex trader Michael Amushelelo has filed an urgent application in the High Court for the search and seizure warrants authorised by a Windhoek magistrate to be reviewed and set aside.
WINDHOEK - At least five by-elections will be held within 90 days following the resignations of Swapo-affiliated regional councillors who opted to contest parliamentary seats on the party ticket in the upcoming National Assembly election.
WINDHOEK - The government has allocated an amount of N$19.2 million to connect water pipes in the Zambezi Region.
WINDHOEK – A committee set up to evaluate over 5 000 fishing rights applications has completed 80 percent of the work, fisheries minister Bernhard Esau told New Era this week.
WINDHOEK - Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has assured members of parliament that the government has put in place various measures to ensure that government institutions do not suffer the same fate as
NKURENKURU - The Namibian Police Force will launch its ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign at Kapako village of Kavango West region on Tuesday next week.
WINDHOEK – Businessman and forex trader Michael Ndali Sadman Amushelelo was released on bail in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court yesterday following his arrest for his alleged involvement in money laundering to the tune of N$17 million.
WINDHOEK – Despite the fact that President Hage Geingob says the joint police and defence force crime prevention operation will not be stopped anytime soon, Swanu of Namibia has called on the president to
WALVIS BAY - Swapo presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential election President Hage Geingob on Saturday asked for a fixed term of five more years.
WINDHOEK – National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) president Utjiua Muinjangue has launched the party’s manifesto for the country’s November elections. The manifesto focuses on genocide,
WINDHOEK - Young voters feel local political parties are not doing enough to lure young people to vote in the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for November.
RUNDU - The Minister of State for Provincial Affairs (governor) of Mashonaland West province in Zimbabwe, Mary Mliswa-Chikoka, says there is a need to bridge the wealth gap between the farmer and the distributor.
SWAKOPMUND - Walvis Bay and Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo are keen on exploring business and economic opportunities between the two cities.
WINDHOEK - The mother of Tiffany Tanita Levin, who was stabbed 27 times with several knives in front of her four-year old-son, told High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo yesterday about the impact her death has
WINDHOEK – The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, has assured the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Geofrey Onyeama, that Namibia
WINDHOEK - Three Namibian police constable were denied bail at the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court for extorting money from a motorist after manning a fake roadblock around Windhoek over the weekend. The
WINDHOEK – Information minister Stanley Simataa has implored Namibian journalists to resolutely resist the temptation to be caught up in the web of “fake news”.
OSHAKATI - A 69-year-old man, charged under the Insolvency Act and also with fraud into the missing
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s well maintained biodiversity brings in a whopping N$13 billion annually,
WINDHOEK – TransNamib is moving about 1 000 tons of drought relief cargo from the port of Walvis Bay to inland destinations within the country.
OKAEPE - The management of Okaepe Project School in Okakarara Constituency was hailed for its
WINDHOEK – Member of Parliament (MP) Royal /UI/o/oo has called for the compensation of not less than
WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob on Wednesday re-affirmed socio-economic gains made in Namibia.
OMUTHIYA – Oshikoto Deputy Director of Education Vilho Shipuata has described one of the directorate’s
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi says the difficult economic climate has affected the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF), whose
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob, speaking in New York yesterday, said government is working
WINDHOEK – Two sisters died in a horrifying manner on Friday after a boyfriend of one of them
OSHAKATI - The Oshakati Intermediate Hospital continues to experience a shortage of critical medical staff as well as equipment needed to provide sound health care.
WINDHOEK - The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) has called on lawmakers to come up with a legislation establishing the National Construction Council.
WINDHOEK – Government says it has no intention to regulate social media. This contradicts calls by some Swapo members of parliament who in June wanted the National Assembly to adopt a motion which
LAKE LYAMBEZI – Over 100 hippos stranded at Lake Lyambezi in Zilitene area in the Katima Mulilo Rural Constituency are dying.
OMBOTO - Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga is irked by increasing incidents of elders being robbed of their pension grant by unscrupulous people around them.
WINDHOEK - The government of Botswana yesterday confirmed it will deport 852 remaining Namibian ‘refugees’ who it said have failed to take advantage of the dispensation extended to them to register for repatriation under an existing tripartite agreement.
WINDHOEK – Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Stanley Simataa yesterday said he is deeply confounded by the continued theft and vandalism of information communication technology-
WINDHOEK - State Advocate Dominic Lisulo yesterday conceded that the prosecution did not prove 14 of the 18 charges that Teckla Lameck and her co-accused Jerobeam Kongo Mokaxwa and Chinese national
WINDHOEK - Despite the increasing outbreaks of cholera in the Southern African region which is killing hundreds of people, Namibia did not record a single case of the disease since 2018.
SHADIKONGORO - The Ministry of Health and Social Services will not tolerate delays in the provision of critical health services to people, says the minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula.
WINDHOEK – The first phase of the N$790 million Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport road is progressing well and is expected to be completed by November.
WINDHOEK - As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 – the normal rainfall season.
OTJOMURU - Deputy Minister of Marginalised People Royal J. K. /Ui/o/ oo has urged the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to incorporate San languages into government’s education curriculum, as it faces a threat of extinction.
WINDHOEK – National broadcaster NBC yesterday announced a slew of austerity measures – including switching off live cameras from parliament and abolishing four of its four TV channels from today – due to the dire financial situation the company finds itself in.
WINDHOEK – It was not business as usual at Katutura Magistrate’s Court where a heavily guarded and shielded member of Namibia Defence Force (NDF) accused of shooting and killing a man last week made his appearance yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s Founding President Sam Nujoma has described the late Zimbabwean former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe as one of the continent’s most iconic leaders who fought for the liberation of his country and that of Africa at large.
WINDHOEK – Swapo youth were once again outwitted at the party’s electoral college over the weekend, but President Hage Geingob’s grip on the party tightened further as those perceived to be his staunch
WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has proposed a N$380 basic income grant for unemployed people between the ages of 30 to 59.
WINDHOEK - Relatives of the 32-year-old man allegedly shot by a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) yesterday in Katutura want the government to take over the cost of burying the victim.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo yesterday again postponed the case of Johannes Lukuwa Hausiku who is charged with multiple counts of rape and one count of murder for the
WINDHOEK – The most representative body of local businesses, the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), has called on local manufacturers and suppliers to increase their capacity and output in order to decrease a historic dependence on South Africa.
WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Regional Court gave a final remand for the trial of a group of foreign nationals accused of carrying out an armed robbery at a shopping centre in Pioneerspark Extension 1, in 2017 and walking away with over N$400 000.
WINDHOEK – Newly elected Namibian National Teachers Union (Nantu) secretary general Loide Shaanika said the union will commit its energies to address love affairs between learners and their teachers that have resulted in some of the learners being impregnated.
WINDHOEK - LEFA, the on-demand ride-hailing mobile application and the mobile payment solutions provider, PayToday, have joined forces. Clients using LEFA can now use PayToday mobile app to pay for their safe and secure ride.
WINDHOEK - A Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) investigation has confirmed preliminary findings that Computicket Namibia (Pty) Ltd, a ticketing services provider, abused its dominant position in
LÜDERITZ - The Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development has, through facilitating high-level meetings, been instrumental in fulfilling the government’s ambition and vision to make Namibian ports the main getaway to regional and international markets.
OMUTHIYA -The low-learner intake to secondary level education as opposed to higher enrolment of Grade 1, has become a cause of concern for the directorate of education in Oshikoto thus prompting a probe to determine the basis of variance.
WINDHOEK – Of the 57 rape cases recorded during July and August this year, 26 cases involved minors, police said.
BWABWATA NATIONAL PARK – German Minister for Economic Cooperation Development Gert Müller on Saturday announced a donation of 10 million euros (N$167 million) to fightng the drought in Kavango East Region.
ONGWEDIVA - The Ministry of Health and Social Services has proposed the creation of 4 612 positions in order to improve the number of health professionals at health facilities, which are known to have serious staff shortages.
WINDHOEK – Rachel Rittmann, the woman dubbed the ‘Gobabis Delilah’ and her former lover Rhyno du Preez were both convicted of murder read with the provisions of the Combating of Domestic Violence Act yesterday for killing her husband, 35-year-old Rudolph Henry Rittmann.
WINDHOEK - Two suspected poachers believed to be Namibians were shot and killed by Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Sunday while tracking a rhino they had shot in Moremi Game Reserve in northern Botswana, the media reported.
WINDHOEK – The City of Windhoek has confirmed asking some residents in the Goreangab area to shift their structures out of the way for a planned multi-million dual carriageway planned in the area.
LÜDERITZ - The management of NovaNam/Lalandii fishing company and the Namibia Seamen and Allied Workers Union (Nasawu) representing its employees recently reached consensus over conditions of services for the next three years.
ONGWEDIVA - Desperate farmers, particularly those who live on the outskirts of towns in the northern parts of the country, have resorted to collecting cardboard boxes and papers from dumpsites as fodder for their drought-hit animals.
WINDHOEK - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has cautioned travellers that export permits for Ekipa also known, as ivory jewellery is still required. He said in response particularly for Namibians travelling to Kenya.
OMUTHIYA -An investment conference is mooted for Thursday in Tsumeb where the local authorities and business intellectuals from the three maize triangle towns will convene to discuss ways on how they can boost their development and economies.
WINDHOEK - Experts agree that revenue to be sacrificed in the reduction of trade tariffs by 90 percent, as prescribed by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), is negligible due to the current low level of trade between Namibia and the rest of the continent.
WINDHOEK - The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has vowed to intervene in the imminent eviction of more than 200 residents of Goreangab in Katutura, mainly shack dwellers, by the Windhoek
RUNDU - The executive director in the health ministry Ben Nangombe says the Rundu maternity ward that has been under construction since 2014 will soon be completed as the Central Procurement Board recently resolved issues that delayed its completion.
WINDHOEK – Prosecutor General (PG) Martha Imalwa yesterday confirmed that one person – whose identity she withheld – has been charged under the Insolvency Act and also with fraud into the missing millions of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).
ENGELA – Renowned ophthalmologist Dr Helena Ndume, with the assistance of five other doctors from Namibia and the United States of America (USA), has been restoring sight at the Engela District Hospital since Saturday.
WINDHOEK – Swapo functionaries in the Otjiwarongo district are threatening to haul the party’s senior leadership to court for alleged irregularities during the renewal of the mandate in May.
WALVIS BAY – Financial Director of Seawork Fish Processors Jurgen Sander, whose vessel caught fire and ultimately caused the death of one of their employees, said in a short statement on Monday that they are still not able to provide further information with regards to the incident.
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob said the government will not tolerate a situation where people suddenly establish distinct traditional communities and chieftainships, premised on personal motives, preference and ambitions.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday sentenced Lukas Nepela Nikodemus, 49, whom he convicted on two murder counts and one count of defeating or obstructing the course of justice, to two life imprisonment sentences and eight years.
WINDHOEK – The New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) board should speedily start with the process of identifying and recruiting a substantive CEO, chairperson for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts Mike Kavekotora said yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Over 208 residents of Goreangab in Katutura, mainly shack dwellers, face eviction by the Windhoek Municipality to pave way for a multi-million dual carriageway planned in the area.
ONGWEDIVA - The holding of the Oshakati East by-election this coming Saturday hangs in the balance as it awaits the court ruling on Friday on whether to proceed or not.
WINDHOEK – New Southern African Development Community (Sadc) chairperson, President John Magufuli of Tanzania, has assured the regional bloc that issues pertaining to industrialisation will be top priority during his tenure.
ONGWEDIVA - More than 900 000 Namibians live in informal settlements in urban areas, the Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen revealed.
WALVIS BAY - Acting regional commander of the Namibian police in Erongo, Deputy Commissioner Tobie Gerber says the incident in which one person was shot after robbing a man in Kuisebmond during Operation Kalahari Desert was a regrettable incident.
DAR ES SALAAM – Namibia was roundly applauded for carrying the Sadc chairpersonship baton with resounding success during the past 12 months – during which the regional body circumvented its way past a myriad of challenges.
WINDHOEK - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, has confirmed that the mass housing project is still in full swing, as only one component of the project involving government providing finance and employing a contractor is on hold.
WINDHOEK - The City of Windhoek strategic executive head of finance Jerome Davis has warned that the city is facing cash flow problems that requires creativity, cooperation and political will from the executive and senior management teams to resolve.
WINDHOEK – The outgoing chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says the regional bloc has made some progress in
WINDHOEK - As a mitigation measure, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has drilled a borehole to pump water into drying up ponds to save about 68 stranded hippos that are fighting not only for territorial space but also survival in the Chobe River.
WINDHOEK – Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo last week admitted into record the disputed admissions of one of the accused in the murder of 71-year-old Gerhardus Petrus Koekemoer at his house in Outjo on October 25, 2014.
WALVIS BAY - The servicing of residential land has become one of the biggest obstacles for shack dwellers at Naraville at the coastal town of Walvis Bay. Although the reality of finally becoming homeowners
OUTAPI – Omusati governor Erginus Endjala yesterday revealed startling statistics that show that out of 33 930 households identified as needing drought relief assistance in the region, only 2 898 have benefited from the scheme during the months of June and July.
WINDHOEK – Deputy chairperson of the University of Namibia (Unam) council Rosalia Martins-Hausiku has denied involvement in the suspension of the university’s senior internal investigator
WINDHOEK - The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, has rejected an application by Queen Aletha Nguvauva, who this time around wanted to be recognised as the Chief of the Ovambanderu Traditional Council in the Otjombinde Constituency of the Omaheke Region.
WINDHOEK - The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force Sebastian Ndeitunga says officers who are part of the second phase of Kalahari Desert Crime Prevention Operation have undergone a three-day
KATIMA MULILO – After three years’ absence, the rebranded Katima Mulilo Trade Fair and Zambezi Bream Festival (KMTF & ZBF) officially opened for exhibitions on Sunday.
WINDHOEK – /Khomanin Traditional Authority Chief Juliane Gawa!Nas has demanded that the government avail Daan Viljoen Game Park, Namib Naukluft Park and farm Bona as communal land for her community.
WINDHOEK – Leaders of the country’s largest trade union federation National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) and its two public service affiliates Nantu and Napwu have been operating without membership
EENHANA - Residents of Ohangwena Region, from different spheres of sectors, were yesterday united in their conviction that the region is in dire need of roads for ease of movement.
WINDHOEK - Outgoing Sadc chairperson, President Hage Geingob of Namibia, on Tuesday hailed the new peace agreement signed by the Mozambique government and opposition Renamo party, which puts
SWAKOPMUND - The Swakopmund municipality, in an effort to remedy the housing shortage at the coastal resort town, has unveiled a housing initiative that will see the construction of 1590 low-cost as well as debt-financed houses at the town.
SWAKOPMUND - The Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) last week on Friday donated N$1 million each towards the Namibian government’s massive drought relief assistance initiative for the drought affected.
ONGWEDIVA - Livestock farmers in Oshana Region want the Namibian government to engage Angola authorities on a possibility of allowing them to graze their cattle in, and export meat products into, Angola. The farmers argue that the available grazing areas in the north are densely populated with livestock – and