Video: Women vendors feel victimised by City Police
Video: Women vendors feel victimised by City Police
Slightly over a fortnight, New Era Sports paid tribute to one of many unheralded football heroes in history, former African Stars Football Club bustling forward, Rhoo Mabeva-Kaumbangere, but little did we know this was in fact the last time we would see him alive again.
WINDHOEK - Dance Sport Namibia (DSN) has selected a strong 14-member team to represent Namibia at the three-day Ballroom and Latin American Dance Styles, representing the country at the Rumba in the Jungle competition, which gets underway in Johannesburg today at Sun City, South Africa.
Super producer, Kallo on the Beat recently said and I quote: “Some artists have 1000s of songs and no exposure and some artists have few songs and are famous. Marketing is key”. I agree with Kallo. I’ve echoed this on this platform so many times that I’ve lost count.
OTJOMUISE-Ombongarero yOtjiwa¿a Oitjavari yEhi otjatjiyakapita nambano oruveze rwahoro o Namibia okusekerisa Ombongarero Onene yOtjiÞiro Otjindjandja.
It takes a lot of dedication to keep the inspiration juices flowing over a span of nearly a decade, which for a small group of part time Swakopmund artists has worked perfectly well since they opened their well supported Meerkat Art Gallery in town.
Namibian thespian veteran David Ndjavera, is the mastermind director behind the production, Three Women and You, tackling the transgressions perpetrated against women from inception and continues to haunt them on a daily bases.
WINDHOEK - The ongoing plans by the Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) expand network services in both rural areas and urban peripheries have seen the Namibia Wildlife Resort (NWR) – Gross Barmen Resort site being the latest beneficiary of a long overdue upgrade from 2G to a commissioned 3G enabled infrastructures.
WINDHOEK - The FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust handed over an amount of N$606 000 towards SME’s Compete for mentorship, business growth support and business skills training.
WINDHOEK - The N$190 million Peugeot assembly plant being constructed in Walvis Bay, which is expected to be ready by the end of this year, is thus far slated to only produce fossil fuel vehicles (petrol and diesel) even as the French car maker plans on moving to fully electric vehicles from 2019 in the rest of the world.
Roelof ‘Pik’ Botha, South Africa’s foreign minister under apartheid, who has died at the age of 86, was a man of contradictions.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi has concurred with sentiments lamenting the fact illicit financial flows including tax evasion continue to deprive Africa of tax revenue needed to fund poverty reducing activities.
GENEVA - Margaret Mensah-Williams, the Chairperson of the National Council was elected Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organization (PCWTO).
RUNDU - The acting CEO of Rundu Town Council, Sikongo Haihambo says Rundu cannot adequately remedy a raft of challenges such as its poor road network, overwhelmed waste management and is unable to buy bulk water as its coffers are dry and the town is struggling to diversify its revenue stream.
WINDHOEK - Two unemployed graduates Linda Ndakolo and John Laudika from Onamafipa-Oikokola village in Omusati Region whose job hunts could not yield the desired results last week visited the Office of the Founding Father Sam Nujoma to showcase a locally produced dishwashing liquid that they have produced.
KEETMANSHOOP - The Keetmanshoop municipality has rejected claims in a recent news article that accused its officials of having tampered with the mass housing beneficiary list in which some residents were apparently accidentally declared as ‘dead’ while they are still alive.
WINDHOEK - The prosecutor general has sent the docket back to the investigating officer in the case of six foreign nationals accused of a gangster-style armed robbery at West Lane shopping complex in Pionierspark Extension 1, Windhoek.
WINDHOEK - There is need to intensify the provision of essential municipal services such as water and sanitation in order to contain the hepatitis E outbreak as more people are being infected by the disease.
Lüderitz – TransNamib this week conducted a test on the rehabilitated railway line from Aus by commissioning a train carrying heavy objects to ascertain the durability of the railway line up to the harbour.
WINDHOEK - There is a large unmet need for contraceptives among Namibian women, with only 50 percent of women having access to contraceptives, says the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
BUKALO – Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga has called on the management of Bukalo Village Council (BVC) to avoid infighting and concentrate on bringing development at Bukalo where the minister says councillors are to blame for not developing Bukalo.
WINDHOEK – Establishing a framework for cooperative institutional relations to promote cooperation in the area of mutual interest is the focus of the first ever memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM) and the Public Enterprises CEO’s Forum.
WINDHOEK – While Namibians in all corners of the country are still jovially basking in the glory of Brave Warriors’ 1-0 win over the resilient Mozambican Black Mambas on Tuesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, it has also since emerged that a certain portion of fans in attendance breached FIFA rules and regulations when they hoisted political flags during the match.
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors 1-0 win over Mozambique on Tuesday night gives Namibians much-needed hope of making it to next year’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, despite being faced with a daunting task next month when Namibia takes on Guinea Bissau at home in a potential decider.
WINDHOEK - The final round of the seven- legged Namibian Enduro Series promises fireworks when action resumes at the Kupferberg racetrack on Saturday.
The all-new Jeep Wrangler, described as the most capable Wrangler ever and which is expected to be available as of January next year, has been put to the test in a way that truly commemorates its legendary status in off-road circles.
WINDHOEK - Cyber-attacks that steal personal information, and even financial information, have become more sophisticated and can happen in seconds. For this reason, it is paramount to know how to prepare for, as well as how to identify and prevent these attacks in our interconnected world.
WINDHOEK - Nearly several months in police custody, Paulina Dreyers a woman accused of fatally stabbing her relative to death over maize meal in February was on Tuesday released on bail of N$1,000 in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday rejected an application by former CEO of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC), Kelly Nghixulifa to quash counts 1, 5, 6, 9 and 10 in the indictment he faces in relation to charges of fraud and contravening the ACC Act and the amendment of counts 2, 7 and 11 by deleting a section of the Criminal Procedure Act.
WALVIS BAY - Walvis Bay’s Swapo municipal councillor Simson Nghilumbwa, who is also chairperson of council’s management committee, has been placed on a 30-day suspension to pave way for an investigation into his alleged abuse of his official municipal credit card to the tune of N$83 000 in five months.
WINDHOEK - The head of the local Interpol Bureau, Deputy Commissioner Immanuel Sam, said they could not confirm whether the five men arrested in Vaal, a substantial urban area near Johannesburg, South Africa, accused of kidnapping, extortion, armed robbery, assault to cause GBH and masquerading as police officers targeting people selling their goods online, are indeed Namibians.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka yesterday morning sentenced convicted killer Elwen Gawaxab to 37 and a half years imprisonment for murder plus a further five years for assault with grievous bodily harm without making any order as to whether the sentences are to run concurrently or consecutively. This means that Gawaxab after serving two thirds of the 37 and a half years will in all likelihood still have to serve two thirds of the five-year sentence.
WINDHOEK – Peter Shalulile’s lone strike was enough to separate the two teams when hosts Namibia defeated Mozambique by a solitary goal in their back-to-back do-or-die 2019 AFCON Qualifier under floodlights at the Sam Nujoma stadium in Windhoek, last night.
WINDHOEK – Samuel Markus (10) from Havana is thankful to the Patty’s Heart Foundation (PHF) for always taking care of them, encouraging children to pay attention to their school work and to study hard to provide for themselves in the future, while Annastasia Shihepo (7) from Okahandja Park says the gestures will encourage them to do the same and feed vulnerable people when they grow up.
As I’ve grown older over the years, one striking thing that I’ve noticed in people is that they ask the question “why” less as they get older. On the other hand, whenever I talk to children they are always full of curiosity and ask the question “why” to everything that is happening around them and is being said.
WINDHOEK- “During my time in the village, I was exposed to few things that later resulted in me desiring things, I had no business desiring as a child, and this later affected my choices as a young adult.
WINDHOEK – The National Youth Council and the Hanns-Seidel Foundation, European Union, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Progress Namibia, AIESEC Namibia and Internet Society Namibia Chapter are hosting a two-day conference in Ongwediva today and tomorrow.
WINDHOEK - Following the just ended five-day national land conference, a group of architectural students from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) held a week-long public projection on the land question and related matters in front of the Ministry of Justice.
WINDHOEK – An eye-opener, is how one of the students, Upi Tjaveondja, also a member and speaker of the Student Parliament at the University of Namibia, describes a seminar hosted by the Otjiwana Cultural Society and Otja Kapuuo Peer Group to guide and prepare students for the job market.
WINDHOEK - The FNB’s Rewards programme, which was launched in November last year, has thus far paid out over a whopping N$11 million to a total of 87 707 customers.
WINDHOEK - The Buy-A-Brick Initiative spearheaded by Standard Bank Namibia and the Shack Dwellers Federation has set a target of delivering 1000 houses every year to Namibians in the low-to-no income groups after co-partners in the private sector expressed interest in funding the programme.
WINDHOEK – These days Sussy Tjahuha Kanguatjivi peacefully goes to sleep. Not that he is without any money worries.
KHORIXAS - Shocking revelations were made on Monday by a community member Rosa !Ganes who said some children at the north-western town of Khorixas spike their unsuspecting parents’ drinks to make them sleepy and go to bed early to enable these children to sneak out of their parents’ houses at night unnoticed.
WINDHOEK - Namib Mills has announced significant increases of between 12 percent to 20 percent on all its wheat flour, complete mix, rice, pasta, yeast and millet products.
WINDHOEK – The use of Digital Sequence Information (DSI) on genetic resources will be one of the thorny issues to be debated at the14th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt next month.
WINDHOEK – “As you are aware, education is the key to knowledge and a productive life. The majority of the children of farm labourers do not attend school and are thus unable to realise their full potential.
WINDHOEK- Swa n u parliamentarian says time is now for Namibia to start planning for a genocide conference to iron out existing issues on reparations. Tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people were killed by the so-called “protective troops” or died in concentration camps in the years a$er the 1904 battle.
KEETMANSHOOP - Keetmanshoop Municipality spokesperson Dawn Kruger says the town is working hard to ensure its roads are well maintained and in good condition as this is crucial for tourism and investors.
WINDHOEK - Many houses constructed under the government’s mass housing development programme have serious defects and, as a result, remain unoccupied to date.
WI N D H O E K – Namibian Higher Commissioner to Malaysia Anne Mutelo has revealed that the Asian nation wants to set up a university of technology in Namibia to foster the existing bilateral relations in the area of education.
WINDHOEK - The man accused of the brutal rape and murder of 13-year-old Rachel Vanessa Boois in the Omdel location of Henties Bay during the period May 3 to 4, 2014 will have to wait another year to hear whether his application to be discharged for a lack of evidence is successful or not.
Video: Namibia defeat Mozambique 1-0 in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s undefeated WBO Africa middleweight king Walter “The Executioner” Kautondokwa is faced with a mammoth task brushing aside unbeaten American opponent Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade in their WBO world middleweight title fight this weekend at the TD Garden in Boston, USA.
WINDHOEK - If the venomous fangs of the Mozambican Black Mambas are to be successfully razed and disbudded, then the Brave Warriors will have to display unsurmountable character and superior intensity, coach Ricardo Mannetti believes.
KEETMANSHOOP – Newly promoted Namibia Premier League (NPL) campaigners Young Brazilians Football Club still have a few rough edges to polish before the country’s flagship football league gets underway, says the team’s head coach Tolla Julius.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Kai!ādi !nâ hâ !hū!âdi hîa ai!gû ra ǂâiǂhansens ase ǂhanuba ības soab aib ge !Hūb di ǁÛba ge mî, mâsib mā-ams ose hâ ǂnaumâiǁanǁguigu dib nēsi ǀgaisase khoesiba ra tsâǀkhā ǁkhōǁkhōsasib ase īsa tsîb nē mâsiba ǂōǂōsib ase nî !gawaǀîhesa.
ǀAEǁGAMS - Ai!gû ra ǀkhurub mâsib Aminuis ǁHûi!nâǂharis hîa Omaheke ǀKharib !nâ ra ǁnās dib !aromas ge Kabinetsa ǁnāti ī aoǁguigu hîa ge Beros ǂGuro Ministers disa xu a ǂoaxa nē tsâǀkhāsa hûhâsiga huis !aromaga ge !khō!gâ. ǀKhurub nēb ge
ǀAEǁGAMS – President Hage Geingob ge ǂoago wekheb Wunstaxtsēs ai mîǁguibab ū!nâ hâ daoǁgauba Kabinets ǁanina ge mā, !norasasib !khamao tsî United Nations ǁga !hoaǁaredi !nâ !hūb!noras !aroma gere ǁhaob di ǁguiǂuisa !khaiba ǂhâbasa
WINDHOEK- Farmers in the substantive livestock producing areas of the country are reminded of the importance of proper feeding although rain predictions go for October and November are positive albeit relatively low and highly variable.
WINDHOEK - Even though the Namibian Agricultural Union (NAU) does not agree with all decisions taken at the recent
WINDHOEK - The chairperson of the board of directors of Rössing Uranium Limited, Foibe Namene, has confirmed the appointment of Richard Storrie as the new managing director of Rössing Uranium Limited as from October 29, 2018.
WINDHOEK - Bank Windhoek opened a visiting on-site clinic last week at its Human Capital Department in Windhoek. The clinic is a first of its kind and offers employees, including those of its mother company, Capricorn Group, primary healthcare and wellness support services, delivered by licensed service providers.
WINDHOEK – At the opening of yesterday’s fifth annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Summit, the minister responsible for the sector proposed the establishment of policies and financial support for young people involved in ICT to showcase their innovative and business abilities. The three-day summit takes place under the theme; “Digital transformation for an ICT smart Namibia”.
WINDHOEK - A Gobabis man who admitted to stabbing the mother of his five children, at least 16 times with a knife because he suspected her of having an affair with a taxi driver, was convicted of murder with direct intent yesterday morning by Windhoek High Court Judge Dinnah Usiku on his own admission.
WINDHOEK - An elderly man who admitted in Windhoek Magistrate’s Court to being in possession of a rhino horn, ivory and other wildlife products will stand trial in the Windhoek Regional Court.
WINDHOEK - Swanu of Namibia has vowed to table a motion in the National Assembly that a relevant parliamentary standing committee investigate and provide a full list of the beneficiaries of the resettlement programme since its inception to date.
WINDHOEK - The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force, Sebastian Ndeitunga, says although there is a crack detective unit investigating serious crimes, there are many challenges facing the force, such as proper capacity building of detectives and the lack of proper equipment.
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) will soon set in motion the process of developing a National Digital Strategy (NDS), which is to be pursued in partnership with various industry stakeholders.
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Economic Planning and the Director General of the National Planning Commission, Obeth Kandjoze says labour force participation needs to be increased in order to address the high youth unemployment rates and the mismatch in the labour force.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi has lauded information and communication technology (ICT) noting that it was essential in supporting and promoting the work of the legislature.
Video: ICT minister Stanley Simataa opened the 5th National ICT Summit
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors under fire mentor Ricardo Mannetti, made his critiques sit and eat humble when his tactical acumen propelled the Namibian senior football team, the Brave Warriors to a hard fought come from behind 2-1 win against hosts Mozambique, on Saturday.
WINDHOEK – The much-anticipated annual football spectacle, the Dr Hage Geingob Cup, a precursor to the country’s elite football kick off has been thrown in turmoil.
WINDHOEK - Ethiopian Maintenance and Engineering Services, the largest and oldest aircraft maintenance centre in Africa, has become the first in Africa with capability to repair the GEnx engine, which powers the Boeing 787 aircraft.
WINDHOEK - Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) hosted the fourth National Cyber Security Competition with Green Enterprise Solutions as an industry and knowledge partner. The competition aims at creating awareness for cyber security and at the same time teach and learn from each other.
WINDHOEK – Good news for African airlines is that air travel on the continent is expected to continue to grow at about 4.9 percent per year over the next two decades. This increase will, according to Paul Steele, Senior Vice President,
WINDHOEK - Airline industry leaders and government officials met in Zambia last week to discuss responses to an array of pressures threatening the competitiveness and sustainability of carriers in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.
WINDHOEK – It was on a sunny Monday afternoon at around 14h00 when this reporter walked into the waiting area of the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) clinic at the Katutura Health Centre.
RUNDU - About 75 learners at Mbambangandu Junior Primary School, 30km east of Rundu in Mashare Constituency, last week got a donation of school uniforms from fishing company Nautilus Fishing Industry.
SHIPEPE - Driven by the passion to fight poverty and create an income for himself, 27-year-old Angolan-born Sergio Manuela da Silva has breached the stereotypical view that the nail-do is a women’s job and now successfully runs a door-to-door beauty parlour in the northern towns.
WINDHOEK – Namibia needs approximately N$105 million monthly to fully protect her population of more than 3 500 rhinos, including those in private ownership.
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Mines and Energy is planning to install an additional 220MW of electricity within the next three years to ensure national development targets and other national goals can be met.
WINDHOEK - Cabinet approved that the Citizen Satisfaction Survey be carried out every second year, rather than annually to allow proper planning and execution of the survey, as well as sufficient time for implementation of remedial action steps before another survey is carried out.
WINDHOEK- Demand for environmental clearance certificates continued to increase during the 2017/18 financial year, with a total of 655 applications for clearance received, compared to 578 applications in 2016/17.
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Environment and Nuvella Development Marketing Management have signed a 25-year lease contract with the Iipumbu ya Tshilongo Conservancy for construction of a N$40 million lodge in the conservancy.
AMINUIS - While many people spend their big days celebrating and throwing big parties to mark an additional year to their lives, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, who turned 51 on Friday, spent hers with a great degree of humility.
Reporter Onesmus Embula seeks clarity on a scheme, christened Project1000, that activist and academic Job Amupanda is spearheading. It seeks to have 1000 pairs of shoes bought from Shilongo Leather, a Namibian manufacturing company specialising in leather products.
Isn’t it amazing how the wheels have turned on the old guard in the entertainment industry? Take nothing away from the OGs; they have our childhood memories embedded. We will forever be grateful for the beautiful times where we use to beg them for autographs and hang onto their every word.
Hip-Hop song writer and singer, DeeJay, is ready to release his much awaited Champion album end of next month. DeeJay, who has been in the music business for over a decay, couldn’t hide his excitement revealing the news saying the 13 Track album is already complete and ready for music outlets’ shelves by November 30th. Champion album will be his first music project under his new label, Deal Done Records (DDR), owned by Djokic Dragan, popularly known as Antonio, of Antonio’s Art who is also responsible for his management and sponsorship agreements.
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti will tomorrow have to face the unpredictable Mambas of Mozambique without the venomous striking force of strikers Hendrick Somaeb and Itamunua Keimuine.
OTJOMUISE- Katjisupi operesidenda maitjivisa otjirata tjimatjitara mEhi rOtjizeero, otjo tjatjivisa nao Oritjatatu pombongarero yo Kambineta ndjatarere mozongutiro zOmbongarero yOtjiwana Oitjavari yEhi.
WINDHOEK – In anticipation of the Mid-Term Budget Review in about two weeks’ time, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein and a high-level delegation, including Bank of Namibia Governor, Iipumbu Shiimi, met with captains of private sector industries yesterday. At the well-attended meeting in the Ministry of Finance boardroom, Schlettwein expressed concern about declining private sector investment levels and increasing outflow of local capital.
The Second National Land Conference has come and gone. The foremost question among many is what it has attained. Put bluntly, was it a success or not? Yes and no, depending on which side of the land continuum you are.
In African cultures, the spirit of giving back to the community form the humanistic foundation of ethics and it is central in contemplating African morality. Ethics are intended to guide the conduct of people in society and therefore shape us to do what is right for the society not only by virtue of being good but also by being productive, which includes ploughing back into the societies we live in.
A week ago, we have carried a heavy burden of grief on our hearts. Our souls have refused to be stilled. Our spirits have sunk under the unbearable weight of an unexpected shock. The silent tears of despair have watered our cheeks. Crying has not been enough to contain the pain we feel.
As we recently concluded the second national land conference, I thought I should correct some wrong perceptions held by those championing the ancestral land debate. I believe that wrong perceptions are a result of miseducation of those making these wild ancestral land claims.
Namibia held its historic 2nd national land conference from the 1st to the 5th of October 2018 at a local hotel in Windhoek. This national land conference was initially supposed to be held in 2017 but due to certain reasons was eventually postponed to 2018 and as they say, the rest is history.
It is with great sadness that we at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology have learnt of the passing away of one of the few amongst us, a professional, committed, a highly objective media practitioner, who was our media colleague of many, moons.
It is not that emotions have no place in the workplace, or maybe not at all? Maybe when we weight them but emotions are emotions, or are they different? I look at two: Constructive emotions can be motivating and can enhance understanding. But excessively intense emotions block effective communication and hinder problem solving.
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has distanced itself from allegations being circulated through social media platforms that it is offering a study opportunity at the School of Military Science within the University of Namibia (UNAM)’s main campus to young Namibians and that it is on a recruitment drive.
WINDHOEK - High Court Judge President Petrus Damaseb yesterday sentenced convicted child trafficker, Bertus Koch, the DRC settlement of Swakopmund resident to an effective eight years imprisonment on convictions of child trafficking and committing an immoral act with a child under the age of 16. The sentence was meted out in the morning.
RUNDU - The former mayor of Rundu, Hilka Leevi who died on 28 September will be accorded a ‘war veterans funeral’ through the department of veterans’ affairs under the Office of the Vice President which means Veterans Affairs will assist the family with a coffin and a tombstone for the late.
KEETMANSHOOP - A Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) student is recovering in the Katutura State Hospital after he was savagely attacked by dogs at the institute’s Keetmanshoop campus late one recent Saturday night.
WINDHOEK – Pertaining to urban land, which continues to be a serious concern for the government, President Hage Geingob said the situation in informal settlements constitutes a humanitarian crisis, which should be declared an emergency.
Video: Brave Warriors to face Black Stars of Ghana
WINDHOEK – The fifth edition of the annual Dr Hage Geingob Cup, which was officially launched in Windhoek yesterday, will this year see the Brave Warriors taking on the Black Stars of Ghana for the 2018 instalment of the prestigious event.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s undefeated WBO Africa middleweight king Walter “The Executioner” Kautondokwa has been thrown a lifetime opportunity to realise his dream of conquering the international boxing arena when he squares off with US boxer Demetrius Andrade for a mega world title showdown.
Rundu – Sipangero sosinene saRundu ngesi kuna kunana noudigu mokutulisapo ukanguki morwa udigu ou wokuninka asi tanko mema vana gapata morwa ndango zodoropa kapi zina kuyivhura asi mema gakare taga piti nkenye ezuva.
WINDHOEK – With the support of leading local retail chain Pick n Pay Namibia, entrants for the cycling races and runs of Cycle Classic as well as Kiddies Classic are to receive a reusable goody bag, as opposed to the past where participants only received plastic-type goody bags.
Rundu – Sipangero sosinene moRundu sepangero koruha rwava vana kara nomarutu gavali kavakere vantu nye vana kugwana nohanduke dokusika ko 227 kovarongwa vana kara ngesi asi siruwo sokuhulilira kumana malirongo gawo.
Windhoek–Munonagona gomugara kuna kugwana uhaku mosipangero sepangero saKatutura poopo ozina wokumureta kavamutjisilire mema gomapyu gana kuvira morwa kanyokere kukara novamumbya vendi.
9 October 2018: The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced another increase of 50 cents per liter petrol and diesel as of from Wednesday last week. Although the National Energy Fund continues to pay a fair share of the full costs incurred, it nevertheless means that prices in Namibia have almost reached the N$14 mark for unleaded petrol as well as the two types of Diesel.
The Haval H9, available locally from Pupkewitz GWM, is China’s response to a diverse and established sports utility vehicle (SUV) market that includes the like of Toyota’s Prado and Mitsubishi’s Pajero. Already a more frequent sight on Namibia’s roads, the Haval SUV’s are a luxury brand under the Great Wall Motors (GWM) stable, very much in the same fashion as Lexus is the luxury brand of Toyota.
WINDHOEK - The #letsgotoNWR challenge with the Matongo Family received an overwhelming response from the public with a combined 14 782 views by close of competition last week Friday. Since the initiative was launched at the beginning of September, the innovative challenge encouraged the public to create a new dance to the Matongo Family’s new single titled ‘Let’s Go’ featuring Maszanga.
WINDHOEK - A total of 86 inmates from Walvis Bay Correctional Facility took part in a two-week Money Map training session hosted by Bank Windhoek and Adonai Trust in September.
WINDHOEK – Capricorn Group launched its 2018 Integrated Annual Report yesterday, which is the third group integrated report that adheres to the International Integrated Reporting Council’s IR Framework. It is also the second consecutive report that includes the group’s subsidiaries in Botswana and Zambia.
WINDHOEK - Normally when one visits a farm, they expect a welcoming farming environment that consists of the bleating of goats, the mooing of cattle, bawling, not to mention the cackle of chickens. Alas, that is not the greeting one got at Ongombo West. Especially on the section of the farm allocated to the former farm employees, who did so well as farmworkers but apparently have failed to prosper as farm owners.
WINDHOEK - The trial of eight men still facing charges of high treason, murder, attempted murder, sedition, public violence and illegal importation of weapons and ammunition resumed in the Windhoek High Court this week after the Chief Justice, Peter Shivute, denied a petition directed at him.
WINDHOEK – Namibia Airports Company (NAC) through its new Board of Directors is asking the Windhoek High Court to review and set aside a decision and resolution taken by the previous board of the embattled public company to award a tender to China State Construction Engineering Company (CSCES) to be appointed as the contractor for the Ondangwa Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project.
WINDHOEK- Alcohol and drug abuse is the main cause of 60 to 80 percent of mental health illnesses in Namibia, according to psychiatrist, Dr Lahja Hamunjela of the Ministry of Health and Social Services.
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday directed the ministries of land and agriculture to ensure all government resettlement farms have become productive in order to help, amongst others, boost food production in the country.
AUSSENKEHR – Swapo Party coordinator in the //Kharas Region, Matheus Mumbala has reminded the grape companies that they will be judged not on the number of jobs they provide but on the overall well-being of their workers, the majority of whom live in reed houses without toilets.
WINDHOEK – An independent committee that was tasked by the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) to thoroughly investigate allegations of racism levelled against national hockey coach Maryke Short, yesterday announced that Short has been cleared of any wrongdoing as there is not sufficient evidence (oral or written) to prove that she racially abused player Liya Herunga.
WALVIS BAY – The pairing of Cabous Olivier and Diana Viljoen will jet off to Adelaide, South Australia towards the end of 2019 to represent Namibia at the World Singles Champion of Champions Bowls gathering.
Windhoek – Reigning Namibian Indoor Hockey Champions, Saints, continued their stretched unbeaten streak – cementing their dominance in the Bank Windhoek National Field Hockey Premier League, in matches played in Windhoek, last weekend.
WINDHOEK-A proud patriotic Namibian young woman Frieda Lukas (25) says she is persistent an achieving her dreams. A bachelor degree graduate in Journalism and Communication Technology at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Lukas is now doing an honours degree in Communications at the same university.
The term “fourth industrial revolution” is understood in various ways. Some people are excited about it. Others are cautious. Some assume it means that technology and robots will take over every human activity. And still others imagine that this “revolution” will lead only to joblessness and automation.