Video: Standard Bank sponsors N$360 000 for Hockey Mini World Cup
Video: Standard Bank sponsors N$360 000 for Hockey Mini World Cup
WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee Hilda Basson-Namundjebo,
WINDHOEK – Namibian international striker Benson Shilongo has secured a permanent deal with Egyptian Premier League giants Ismaily SC, after the club bought out his contract from league rivals Smouha.
WINDHOEK – One of Namibia’s greatest southpaw boxers, Sacky ‘Izinyoka’ Shikukutu, says his decision to retire from boxing earlier this year was not influenced by external factors but was a decision he solely took in
School Corner’s Aletta Shikololo this week visited the Martti Ahtisaari primary school in Wanaheda and spent time with the Grade 1 E class who are currently exploring the Letterland curriculum.
WINDHOEK – With the aim of spreading and teaching on the importance of music education in Namibia, the Youth Orchestras of Namibia (Yona) collaborated with learners from the EichendorffSchule, a music school in Frankfurt, Germany.
WINDHOEK – According to Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua, any business that understands the importance of bringing services to where people reside is a good business.
WINDHOEK – A labour dispute is brewing between Standard Bank Namibia and the Bank Workers Union of Namibia (Bawon) regarding salary negotiations for 2019. The dispute emanates from salary negotiations
WINDHOEK - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has expressed dismay over fellow parliamentarians’ failure to discuss and conclude favourably the consideration of three non-banking financial sector bills.
WINDHOEK – Visiting President of the German Bundesrat Daniel Günther says his country is still haunted by the terror that Germans brought to the people of Namibia at the beginning of the 20th century, especially the
Video: Van der Westhuizen appointed as O&L CEO ahead of centenary celebrations
Revered local coach Bobby Samaria was yesterday hastily roped in to take charge of the Brave Warriors and oversee their upcoming 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying campaign, which starts with a
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Skorpion Zinc Women Super League is a well thought-out and strategic stringboard that enables the Namibian girl child to realise her a dreams and gain
ǀAeǁGAMS – Air Namibias ge ǁnāti ī ǀhaeǂhôana ge !haraxū mî rana ǁîs !aruǀî hoarahus ra !oaba !auga!hūsi ǁkhanadi Franfurts ǁga hâde nî ǀûsa, nausan ǁnāti ī ǂhôana ǂhôamāǂuidi !nâ ge hâ i xawes ge noxopa
ǀAEǁGAMS – Sîsenǂui ra direkteri ǂGuro Ministers Beros !nâb I-Ben Natangwe Nashandib ge ra mî, ǂhanub ǀkhamasa tsî ǁawosa sîsenǀgauga ǂgaekhâi hâsa, îb ǁawoǁawo nē proxrammi hîa ǀkhurub huib !aroma hâb
WINDHOEK - In support of the Namibian government’s state of emergency declaration on the current drought crisis, farmers in the northern parts of the country were shown how to diversify their income and
OTJINENE - Stalwart Southern rancher Henriette le Grange’s Namibia Farmers Drought Aid Programme reached a milestone last week Friday when the 530th farmer in the south received his free lucerne and the
WINDHOEK – Last week, Deputy Minister of Works and Transport Sankwasa James Sankwasa, commissioned a new Tamping machine for TransNamib. The machine, which is a 08-16 Split Head Mod
WINDHOEK - The City of Windhoek has for the first time approved an Affordable Housing Concept where it intends to build houses, most of which will be below N$1 million. This was confirmed at a media briefing last
WINDHOEK – While applauding those public entities that have implemented internal procurement committees, as required by the Procurement Act, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday
WINDHOEK - One of the persons in the trial of five people in a murder-for-hire trial has abandoned his plans to hire an advocate to defend him for lack of funds.
WINDHOEK – Khomas regional police chief, Commissioner Joseph Shikongo, has called on civil society organisations – and particularly the People’s Litigation Centre (PLC) – to be objective in their demands and reporting.
WINDHOEK - Police have commissioned a helicopter to fly over Windhoek as part of their crime prevention efforts.
WINDHOEK – The Presidential Commission into Claims on Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution yesterday told President Hage Geingob that there is strong opposition to the proposed sale of Namibia’s
WINDHOEK - Namibian Defence Force (NDF) acting-chief, Air-Vice Marshal Martin Pinehas has accused the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)’s Omurari radio station of fabricating news surrounding the
OTJIWARONGO – Governor of Otjozondjupa Region Otto Ipinge has described President Geingob’s town hall meetings as a platform that will develop effective partnerships between the President and citizens.
Video:25 complete basic coaching course at Okahandja ...with more women representation
WINDHOEK – Namibian veteran boxer Willbeforce ‘Black Mamba’ Shihepo yesterday missed out on an opportunity to capture the World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan-African Cruiserweight title when he was
WINDHOEK – Standard Bank Namibia has been recognised in a series of award wins at the Euromoney Awards 2019 for Excellence and took top spot as Namibia’s Best Bank.
WINDHOEK – The United States of America has unveiled an initiative called ‘Prosper Africa’ through which it aims to substantially increase two-way trade and investment with Africa. This ambitious initiative,
WINDHOEK – With greater contraceptive options, more than 200 million women and girls worldwide could
WINDHOEK – Scores of people, who included former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba, converged in prayer and thanksgiving at St George’s Diocesan School in Windhoek recently as the school
WINDHOEK - City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise has accused officials at the country’s biggest municipality of having benefited from underhand land deals and bribery for similar allocations.
WINDHOEK - A former Windhoek magistrate who is accused of raping two women between Windhoek Central and Katutura state hospitals suffered another legal blow when his appeal failed in the Windhoek High
WINDHOEK – Justice minister Sakeus Shanghala said that Namibia is not ready to legalise marijuana as the country is not ready to deal with societal psychotic-prone symptoms associated with the drug.
WINDHOEK – Despite multiple reports by various credible Ghanaian media outlets that Namibian football club African Stars is in advanced talks with former Asante Kotoko FC head coach, Charles Kwablan “CK” Akonnor, Stars yesterday denied any links with the Ghanaian native.
The word “phenomenal’ will be consumed as an understatement if one has to describe or rather present the honest and painful insight about the near faultless life journey of former Dobra, Orlando Pirates and South West Africa (SWA) Invitational Blacks Eleven’s inspirational skipper, one Steve Stephanus.
Let me let the cat out of the bag, there are two local football teams that are very close to my heart since I was a young boy, hardly out of my pair of shorts, they are; Blue Waters and Orlando Pirates. Please don’t ask me how come and why? Firstly, I grew up within a multicultural society in my village //Xaire (Okatupapa) where tribe was immaterial.
OMUTHIYA - The Arts Performance Centres in Tsumeb and Oshikuku are struggling to keep their doors open amid lack of funds to run the day-to-day operations, leaving the musical and arts career of over 500 students on the line.
WINDHOEK - Nesindano Namises has delved into her artistry by developing a show called theKhoest. Khoes, as she is known, tells the story of transformation and visibility, which is expressed through poetry with experimental sounds and chants, in Khoekhoegowb.
WINDHOEK- “We need to go through a lot of mental, emotional and physical preparation to be able to shine on television. I personally would not be able to cope throughout my journey without the support of my mentor and those close to me. Therefore, I urge the Namibian nation to be more supportive and empathetic and not be too quick to break young women down”.
WINDHOEK - ‘Yellow Submarine’ will be televised on One Africa TV. The show will feature compelling interviews with Namibia’s most prominent entertainment personalities. The show, which premieres on Sunday, is centred on arts but branches out into other areas of life such as medicine and issues affecting artists.
WINDHOEK – Matongo Family, comprising Strauss Lunyangwe (Stravo aka Mr Makoya), Arthur Nanub (Damara Dik Ding) and Themba Matongo, has been in the music industry for more than two decades. “With the ups and downs, the group has been together for 21 years,” said Mr Makoya.
WINDHOEK - With the roll out of 5G networks and other new technologies, global companies such as Huawei would continue playing a key role in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services, said African ICT experts.
WINDHOEK - Namibia’s three-year old cutting-edge diamond marketing and sales company, Namib Desert Diamonds (PTY) Ltd (Namdia) and the country’s member-based mobilising force, Team Namibia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to commence with Namdia’s membership of Team Namibia and strategic partnership on 1 July 2019.
The core activities of higher education institutions are teaching, research and community service or community engagement. While the three activities can be investigated separately, there are scholars who view them as inseparable in the higher learning and teaching process.
Bruce Kasanoff is one of my admired writers. He has a lively column entitled “How to Get Anyone to Do (Almost) Anything You Want.”
During the period preceding the 2nd national land conference held in Windhoek last year, several articles were written in defence of the existence of ancestral land in various parts of Namibia, which was dispossessed from the indigenous people, especially during the German (1884-1915) and South African (1915-1990) colonial periods.
Life is our common denominator but water is our reason for existence. It is self-evident that Namibia is one the most driest countries in the world. There is no life without water and there is no development without water.
I visited Namibia last weekend to see my ailing grandmother, and happened to stumble upon the Miss Namibia beauty pageant while flipping through the television channels on Saturday evening.
The two main reasons why African nationalism gained strength after World War II were the involvement of African soldiers in World War II and the formation of the United Nations.
WINDHOEK - The Namibia National Student’s Organisation (Nanso) has been approved as an official member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY).
WINDHOEK - A 46-year-old woman died yesterday morning after her vehicle – allegedly with a faulty handbrake – rolled backwards and trapped her underneath it before coming to a standstill some metres into her neighbour’s yard. It is alleged that the woman tried to stop the vehicle which was rolling on a slight slope.
WINDHOEK – Swapo regional coordinator for Oshikoto Armas Amukwiyu said the leadership in the region is working towards ensuring that President Hage Geingob and the ruling party secure record victories in the national elections slated for November.
WINDHOEK – Local football enthusiasts should brace themselves for weeks and probably months of nothing but boardroom circus at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Football House in Katutura, this after the
WINDHOEK - Since taking over as General Manager of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Women’s Desk, Jacqui Shipanga has redoubled her efforts in advocating for the inclusion and participation of more
WINDHOEK- Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate Namibia recently hosted their annual National Karate
Ford has made its sophisticated Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) more appealing and upmarket than ever with a range of styling, suspension and feature upgrades, complemented by the
WINDHOEK – At the conclusion of the sixth ordinary meeting of the African Diamond Producers Association (ADPA) Council of Ministers that was held in Windhoek this week, Minister of Mines and Energy Tom
WINDHOEK – The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has announced that it will conduct visits to Kavango East, Kavango West and Zambezi, from 15 to 18 July 2019. The Bank recently opened an office in Rundu in
WINDHOEK - FlyWestair, Westair Aviation’s new scheduled passenger airline, has confirmed a new route between Windhoek’s Eros Airport and Ondangwa four times per week. The flights, which are scheduled for
WINDHOEK – With 54 out of 55 African Union member states having signed the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the continent is on the verge of becoming the world’s largest free trade area
WINDHOEK – Draft regulations to the Access to Biological and Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge Act of 2017 have been referred to the legal drafters for final input.
WINDHOEK – The trial of a former hostel superintendent accused of raping 10 boys at Karundu Primary School in Otjiwarongo has come to a standstill in order for the accused to get a new legal counsel.
WINDHOEK - Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro has described the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Ancestral Land Claims as an election gimmick.
RUNDU – Ndonga Linena Constituency Councillor Petrus Kavhura, who is also a member of parliament in the National Council, says the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) did not consult the Kavango East
WINDHOEK - MTC Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer Tim Ekandjo - who is the chief
WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors first choice goalkeeper Loydt Kazapua yesterday officially sealed a deal with South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) club Baroka FC, which will see the 30-year old Namibian goal-
WINDHOEK – Nedbank’s Personal Loans Team is conducting a nationwide Financial Education Roadshow, targeted at Namibians working in both the private and public sectors. The financial education programme,
WINDHOEK – Africa has the opportunity and potential to capitalise on its diamond resources if exploited in a responsible and sustainable manner. This message was delivered yesterday in Windhoek by Minister of
The late founding president of democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela, once famously said: “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it
The story of Naboth’s vineyard (1 Kings 21: 1-21a) is, among other things, a classic case of injustice.
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob was on course to remove Katrina Hanse-Himarwa as minister of education even if she had not tendered her resignation, State House said yesterday.
WINDHOEK - One of the accused in the trial of five people, including the wife of the deceased in a murder-for-hire case, is asking High Court Judge Johanna Salionga to postpone the trial for a year in order for him
WINDHOEK – Former African Stars Football Club (FC) coach Robert Nauseb is still entangled in a protracted and nasty labour dispute with his former club, with Nauseb accusing the club playing deliberate
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s female boxing promoter Anita Tjombe, who owns the Iron Lady Promotions, says her protracted indolence on the local boxing scene should not be mistaken for dimness, as her promotion is still
ǀAEǁGAMS – ǁNāpa ge !oega hâ i gǂans in tā ǂhanuba ra sîsenba khoena 2019ǁî kurib di hāǀaro ra xoamâisendi garu a ǁaeb !nâ nî dīhe ǁhûidi !aroma xoamâisens !aroma ǁaerob ǀguib di sîsen!harodi !nâ
ǀAEǁGAMS – Namibiab Pos tsî !Gaeǁaredi ǂNûiǂgās (NPTH) ge ǂoago wekheb Donertaxtsēs ai N$60 miljunsa ǂhanuba ge ǀkhae ǁîb di ǀKhurub huib Proxrammi !nâ nî sîsenūhese. Nē marisa marisihuib dimāǁnâs
ǂNŪǂGOAES – Ministeris ǂUrusib tsî ǀHûhâsib !Oabadi dis !naka ra ǁnā !âb hîa ǀHubuǀhubusenxūn Hîǀhurus, ǁKhaubas, ǀHubuǀhubusenxūna ǁKhaes !nâ ūhâs tsî Khoen nē mâsib !nâ hâna ǁKhawa ǂŪruǂūrus dib ge ai!â
WINDHOEK - Feeding is the biggest expense for poultry producers. The feed represents around 60 to 70 percent of the production cost. Thus, it is important to make sure that the right feeds are supplied to the right animals at the right time.
WINDHOEK - Anybody for ‘nude’ fruit and vegetables at your local Pick n Pay?
In January 2018, the AU Assembly established the African Continental Free-Trade Area. This was a historic and defining moment in our continent’s agenda towards economic transformation. On 30 May
WINDHOEK – The Oshikoto Region has been allocated N$224.1 million for its development budget for the 2019/2020 financial year. For the remainder of the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) this
WINDHOEK – Air Namibia has rubbished allegations that it will no longer service its only intercontinental route, saying that, despite some media reports, that there has been no decision to suspend or terminate its
GIBEON - “As a Chief, recognised under the Traditional Authorities Act, 25 of 2000, you will be required to be the custodian of the Customary Law of the Witbooi traditional community,” said Peya Mushelenga, the
WINDHOEK – Tourists from Indonesian were robbed of their goods while asleep at a lodge in Khorixas on Thursday last week, police say.
WINDHOEK – Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa yesterday conceded that her conviction for corruption by the Windhoek High Court could have implications for her political career.
WINDHOEK – The executive director in the Office of the Prime Minister I-Ben Natangwe Nashandi says the government has tight mechanisms in place to ensure the drought relief programme is not open to
WINDHOEK – The policy on the placement of various categories of interns, which include professional interns in the public service, was recently reviewed and approved and 131 interns were admitted in public
WINDHOEK – The Groot Aub constituency office is in the process of registering residents for electricity connection.
JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa backed Chinese technology giant Huawei on Friday at the 4IRSA digital economy summit in Johannesburg, where he outlined his government’s strategy to
WINDHOEK – Having worked in entertainment for more than 10 years, Kanyi Mbua says colour plays a big role in the South African industry and people are typecast. “When directors look at you, they look and decide
WINDHOEK – The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says that since the N$220 million allocated to it for the 2019/20 financial year is not sufficient to successfully cover its programmes and activities, it will be
WINDHOEK – Secretary to Cabinet George Simataa on Thursday said government’s priority is to reduce youth unemployment with over 6 000 unemployed graduates, attend to the plight of 12 000 tertiary students
WINDHOEK - One of Namibia’s richest men, Quinton van Rooyen has said Mexican billionaire investor Alberto Baillères interest in acquiring Erindi, Namibia’s biggest privately-owned game reserve, should bring a smile to every Namibian face.
WINDHOEK - The National Director of the Miss Namibia pageant, Conny Maritz, has stated that the beauty parade will again be without the swimwear category this year. Speaking to Entertainment Now!, Maritz said
WINDHOEK - Outspoken human rights lawyer, Norman Tjombe, has advised future Miss Namibia beauty queens to read their contracts properly.
WINDHOEK - Miss Namibia 2018, Selma Kamanya, is on the verge of handing the crown over as her year of reign ends. Kamanya recently recapped on her year of reign, which she described as a not-so-easy one but despite it all, there were some positive highlights.
WINDHOEK – Twenty-seven years ago, a Namibian beauty queen was crowned Miss Universe and today
WINDHOEK – Despite failing to progress past the group stage at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, Brave Warriors players and technical staff are guaranteed to walk away with hefty sums of money in
Much-travelled Brave Warriors retired free-scoring midfielder Quinton Jacobs, aka “Magic” or “Querra” in football circles, is arguably the finest footballer of his generation. He easily ranks amongst the most talented athletes to ever have walked on Namibian soil in recent years.
So, our national senior football team, the ‘Brave Warriors’ was for the umpteenth time eliminated in the group stages of the Afcon, underway in the Land of the Pharaohs, as boys are being separated from the
Otjomuise- O ku risa o vi namwinyo oo tji¿a otji zeu nu tji tji nana otji mariva mo ndjaÞu yo mu Þuta mo vi¿a vyarwe ovingi vyo ku tumba o vi na mwinyo.
Otjomuise-Ma pe munika ayo na ngwari ongendo mo kati ko vakwatera va Namibia kahi ro tjizeero porwe nu ngwari mo kati kaimba mba pandjara ehi rao ro tji zeero mu na va rwe mba pa ndjara ehi mo ru veze ro
WINDHOEK – Last year’s Economist Businesswoman of the Year award winner Hilja Amvula, who is the co-founder of a pig and poultry business, says the award was the fuel needed to boost the agricultural
WINDHOEK – Chief Economist at Capricorn Asset Management Floris Bergh said the South African
As a little boy, I listened how my late grandfather, Kuku Tjihinga Lupale, narrated what it required for his generation to wage an anti-colonial struggle. He said liberation movements were their political umbrella of
The Presidency emphasises competency of institutions of the state regarding the sale of Erindi and the availability of President Hage G. Geingob to dialogue with stakeholders to clarify Government policy, past
I was very much disappointed to read information contained in the New Era editorial of Friday 21 June 2019.
Statistics released this week by Urban and Rural Development Minister Peya Mushelenga - that 70 percent of informal settlement and rural area dwellers defecate in the open due to lack of toilet facilities in their areas – unsettled us.
WALVIS BAY – “People know me only as the woman that killed her own child but I am so much more than that and am rising above all that,” narrated South African anti-drug activist, Ellen Pakkies.
WINDHOEK - Ndapewa is a middle-aged woman who was born in Windhoek 32 years ago. Since her
WINDHOEK – The bail appeal of a former paramedic in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), accused of
LILONGWE, MALAWI - The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (Unodc) has held a series of training
WINDHOEK- At this stage, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has been able to secure 712
WINDHOEK- Namibia Post and Telecommunication Holdings (NPTH) have donated N$60 million towards the government Drought Relief Programme yesterday morning.
WINDHOEK – Following calls to bar civil servants from taking up temporary jobs during the 2019 supplementary registration of voters, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says no single
WINDHOEK – Okakarara Constituency Councillor Vetaruhe Kandorozu yesterday expressed serious
Mukwe - Presidentegona Nangolo Mbumba katente asi eyi kuna kuretesapo matjiliso omu tuna kukulika
The mounting debt relating to South Africa’s state-owned entities is reflective of a wider problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Government borrowing in the region is spiralling out of control – and the public is being
Video: Kandorozu calls for better remuneration of jockeys
JOHANNESBURG - Africa’s rising debt levels pose a significant threat to development. Statistics show
WINDHOEK – The Deputy Minister of Disability Affairs Alexia Manombe-Ncube has said if Namibia is serious about addressing issues of equality, the country should drastically boost the number of women with
WINDHOEK – With the provision of menstrual hygiene being an issue in the country, Kapana in Town (local kapana business) decided to help less privileged girls by offering kapana to people in exchange for sanitary
WALVIS BAY - At least 70 percent of people living in rural areas and informal settlements in Namibia defecate in the open.
WINDHOEK – As Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) President Hage Geingob is expected to present the report on the Status of Integration in the regional bloc, at an AfCTA
WINDHOEK – Presidential press secretary Alfredo Hengari says that President Hage Geingob’s upcoming regional assessment missions and town hall meetings are not political campaign ploys as suggested by
Video: Nauseb to assist Kasaona at Cosafa Women's Cup
WINDHOEK – Newly-appointed head coach of the national women’s football team the Brave Gladiators,
When I was in university, I used to be consistent. Consistent in giving up. Now, stay with me. Every
Ewan Orlam is a first-year law student at the University of Namibia. Coming from a needy home, he never allowed his situation to determine his future. “This young man comes from an underprivileged household, not
WINDHOEK – Last week Youth Corner’s Aletta Shikololo joined the learners of Windhoek Central Private School as they celebrated their annual Winter Fun Day.
WINDHOEK- The African Pathfinder Leaders Initiative (APLI) held their second leadership training last week at the Keetmanshoop Multipurpose Youth Center. Sem Mandela Uutoni, the Founder and Executive Director
WINDHOEK - Stereotypes, bias, stigma and misunderstanding continue to isolate career options in the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) domain.
WINDHOEK – The Brave Warriors of Namibia last night ended their grueling 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a dispiriting 1-4 defeat against The Elephants of Ivory Coast, which saw budding
RUNDUS – !Nakaǂnôa Presidenti Nangolo Mbumbab, ge ra ǂhâba ǂurusib ministeris, Rundus ǂhanusi ǀaeǁgâub ǂgaeǂguis tsî omaob tsîn nî sîsenǁaresa in ǀasase ge omhetsoatsoa ǁora!khaiba omtoa. Nē ommi
ǀAEǁGAMS – Hoa !Hūbaisise ūsa !gôakhâigu ge ra ǁgau, khoen hîa !âtsūǀkhāb !nâ hân di !gôab ob ra ǂharo o ra ǂharosa tsî nēsi 821 miljun khoena !khōǂgā hâsa. 113 Miljun khoen ge ǁkhōǁkhōsa !âs mâsib !nâ ûihâ tsî
Artificially grown beef could generate longer-lasting and more damaging greenhouse gases than rearing cattle normally, according to a new scientific study.
WINDHOEK – Shorter winter days depress egg production. Day length or lighting periods are therefore very crucial to laying birds as lighting affects the anterior pituitary gland, which stimulates or depresses egg production.
WINDHOEK - Two of the most sought-after small stock events of the year are approaching fast and stock-breeders are licking their lips for these major occasions: The Production Auction of Xico Coetzee on July 4
WINDHOEK – Competent and seasoned Namibian farmers do not foresee increased participation by Namibian youth in agricultural activities. On the contrary, they live in fear of the future of agriculture in the
WINDHOEK - The Roads Authority (RA) last week inaugurated its head office in Windhoek, which cost the Road Fund Administration (RFA) N$286 million.
Windhoek – The Bank of Namibia, Payment Association of Namibia and Namclear last week announced the discontinuation of cheques as a payment instrument within the national payment system.
WINDHOEK – The High Level Panel on the Economy that is tasked to attract investments worth N$15 billion over the next two years will this week submit its first recommendations to President Hage Geingob ahead of this month’s Economic Growth Summit.
WINDHOEK - The Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Errki Nghimtina, has expressed concern that employers and employees are not in full compliance with labour legislation, although
WINDHOEK - A 30-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by his friend over a cellular phone on Saturday in Usakos.
OKALONGO – King Mário Shatipamba of Onaluheke Palace in Angola’s Cunene Province said the movement of people between his country and Namibia is too cumbersome and is gradually eroding kinship
WINDHOEK - The recent 2019 Migration Dialogue for Southern African (Midsa) ministerial conference has endorsed recommendations on migration governance for the Southern African Development Community
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration Frans Kapofi said the ministry is currently in consultations with Southern African Development Community (Sadc) member states to go an extra mile in
WINDHOEK – Standard Bank is offering motorists who shop at Maerua Mall in Windhoek a quicker and more convenient way to pay for parking using Standard Bank’s PayPulse application, effective from Friday 28 June 2019.
WINDHOEK – FirstRand Namibia Chief Executive Officer Sarel van Zyl has assumed the chairmanship of the Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN), taking over from Standard Bank’s Vetumbuavi Mungunda. Van Zyl
WINDHOEK – The 20th Northern Economist Businesswomen Conference was launched last week Thursday in Windhoek by Sara Elago, Patron and Namibian Businesswoman of the Year 1999. The
WINDHOEK – The Bank of Namibia’s (BoN) latest Quarterly Bulletin has confirmed that activity in the domestic economy slowed during the first quarter of 2019, compared to the corresponding quarter in the previous year.
WINDHOEK - Strengthen our sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially for young people in rural areas and those with disabilities. Give us access to sexual reproductive health (SRH)
WINDHOEK – People from different cultural groups across the country and overseas attended the Windhoek Annual Cultural Festival (WACF) in large numbers to celebrate and promote the rich Namibian cultural
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob has implored Africans to promote the readmission and reintegration of the diaspora back to Africa, saying that such efforts will ensure that people can return to their countries of
WINDHOEK- Stand-up comedian Derrick Lloyd Jefferson Sakarias, otherwise known as Lloyd the comedian, the g
OMARURU - Health fads come and go, but one thing is for sure you cannot beat the benefits of the homemade cottage industry with its wholesome foods, especially pure farm produce with all the tasty
WINDHOEK – Even though nudity is probably one of the most sensitive topics in the country, Namibian freelance model and nudist, Ndamononghenda Loth is a nudist who is not ashamed of expressing art through nudes.
WINDHOEK - Aladdin is a 1992 cartoon feature with Robin Williams as a talkative blue genie. Though it may not be the best movie from Disney’s second golden age of animation, its durable charm and
WINDHOEK - Namibian kwaito singer Eric Sell (better known as EES) has tapped into the tourism industry by teaming up with Wilddog Safaris.
WINDHOEK- Former Brave Warriors midfield maestro Congo Hindjou is without doubt that Namibia will overcome regional rivals South Africa when the two countries meet tonight for their Group D Africa Cup of
The entire football fraternity in particular Nomtsoub residents, awoke to the sad news about the sudden passing of one of the most likable athletes of all time. The untimely death of retired Chief Santos Football Club’s flying winger-cum-school principal, Jan Xamiseb came as a massive shock to many including the
Our national senior football team, the Brave Warriors, face their sternest test of character when the Desert Boys lock horns with big brother South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in a do-or-die clash group match of Afcon,
Ombwenge na Tjomuise- Orutu rwehi rOvandoitji ro ma ungurure kumwe, o u supi ndu tjiukwa otjo GIZ, ma rut ja otutu tu tuzikamena ko u tuta matuso oku pewa omasa. O mu yandja ndunge ko GIZ, Oliver Manungo,
OTJOMUISE- O mu kuramenepo wehi rOvandoitji mo Namibia, Christian Mathias Schlaga, nai ngwamana o u yenda we mo Namibia, ma rakiza kutja ozo horomende azeembari inda, ya Namibia no yehi re, aze
WINDHOEK – Non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) continue to grow their asset base, despite domestic recessionary economic conditions. This was revealed in the annual report of the Namibia Financial
WINDHOEK – The road has been cleared for China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rio Tinto Overseas Holding Limited (RTNH), after which CNUC will gain
A delegation of African scholars in humanities and social sciences who are on a two- week familiarization tour of China, attended a seminar on China-Africa relations and the ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative, Monday, in
Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) are key instruments to governing international trade, and reflect a balance between political and economic objectives within the country. The level of liberalization in the
Descendants of rightful bonafide indigenous owners of Erindi 'Every place has its village story'
Our Star of the Week is Miss Namibia 2018, Selma Kamanya who broke the shell this week by standing out strong and issuing a statement against the pageant’s organisers in which she has revealed all the negative
WINDHOEK – In response to Miss Namibia 2018 Selma Kamanya’s public statement on the woes of the Miss Namibia pageant, the venture running Miss Namibia has indicated it will seek legal action against the
KEETMANSHOOP – Swapo Party national secretary of information and mobilisation Hilma Nicanor said the path trotted to independence by party cadres was not an easy one and did not come on a silver platter,
WINDHOEK – Descendants of the Ovaherero and Ovambanderu claiming Erindi Private Game Reserve to
Rundu– Elikwamo eli vaturapo lyokutara asi ngano ngapi vanandima navalituramo mokuzangura nombuto
WINDHOEK - The Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) has fined PG Glass Namibia just over N$1.4
WINDHOEK - Keeping up with the latest global cybersecurity developments is vital not only for corporations
WINDHOEK – The Abidjan Convention to which Namibia is a party will hold its second conference of its
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday emphasised the rule of law following a courtesy call by
WINDHOEK – Former Miss Namibia 2016 Lizelle Esterhuisen recalls the discouraging ordeal she endured including spending more than N$300 000 out of her own pocket while bearing the title of Miss Namibia.
WINDHOEK – Swanu president Tangeni Iijambo has called for the reversal of the constitution to allow
WINDHOEK – Many Namibians, especially young people are slowly losing interest in their vernacular languages because of the dominance of the English language.
WINDHOEK – As the country struggles with a relatively high unemployment rate and especially among the youth, unemployed graduates have turned to doing online business as a means of survival.
WINDHOEK – Two young health professionals have opened a training institution which trains young people on how to provide mobile hospice care to individuals. Otilie Hatuikulipi who is a nurse by
WINDHOEK – Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources last week held a consultative workshop on Namibia’s Sustainable Blue Economy Policy development that took place in Windhoek. The same exercise
WINDHOEK – Namibia and Germany on Monday signed an Inter-Governmental Bi-lateral Agreement. The agreement, signed by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein, and outgoing German ambassador to Namibia
WINDHOEK – Burundian national who was arrested on Friday in Kleine Kuppe for drug dealing in cocaine worth over N$300 000 allegedly offered a N$13 000 bribe to a police officer investigating his case so that the charges could be dropped.
RUNDU - The Minister of Works and Transport John Mutorwa recently approved five new local authorities as motor vehicle registering authorities and he has thus directed Roads Authority (RA) to act swiftly on his ministerial directive.
WINDHOEK - The U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs,
WINDHOEK- Namibian veteran striker Lazarus Kaimbi has finally hit the ground running again following a year and a half on the sidelines due to a ruptured achilles injury.
Livestock feeding is believed to be the most complex and costly practice on a farm amongst others. In
WINDHOEK - With Namibia ravaged by a six-year drought, the Dare to Care fund is moving and shaking to bring relief to the country’s farmers amidst a national crisis.
WINDHOEK - Desperate livestock farmers are expected to flock to the Agra Hyper today and tomorrow to learn all about fodder flow planning for the dry season in a time of a terrible drought and deteriorating
WINDHOEK - Meatco last week issued a special notice to inform producers that it will with immediate effect regard all deliveries that belong to third parties as a no show and will thus penalise the responsible producers
WINDHOEK – Namibian Ambassador to China Elia Kaiyamo yesterday welcomed the first batch of Namibian beef to China, which is the largest consumer market in the world. Kaiyamo welcomed the consignment of
WINDHOEK - The Office of the Prosecutor General got their date yesterday to apply for leave to appeal the acquittal of 41 men accused of high treason, murder, attempted murder, sedition, public violence and
IMPALILA – The Minister of Defence Penda Ya Ndakolo last Friday officially opened the Impalila Naval Base which he believes will play a pivotal role in providing security and to bolster the fight against crime in the far-eastern island bordering Zambia and Botswana.
WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongwelwa-Amadhila said the transport benefits of public office-bearers do not fall away when they attend political events such as party rallies, as long as their activities
RUNDU - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s veterinary services vaccinated 17,751 cattle against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), while 25 207 cattle were covered against contagious bovine
WINDHOEK- Despite government’s effort to ensure refugees at Osire Refugee Camp have access to
RUNDU - The Kavango East Region’s farming initiative ‘Operation Werengendje’, aimed at assisting and inspiring Kavango East residents to produce more food, recorded a poor harvest.
WINDHOEK – Had it not been for an unfortunate 89th minute own goal by substitute Itamunua Keimuine, the
WINDHOEK - Dr Licky Richard Erastus has been appointed MTC’s new Acting CEO. Dr Erastus takes over from Thinus Smit who served in the acting role for the past two and a half years. Dr Erastus currently holds the position of Chief Technical Officer at MTC.
WINDHOEK – The 37MW Hardap Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Plant, which was commissioned outside
Video: Swapo threats come from economic realities -Geingob
I recently read this quote: “A real woman can raise a child by herself, but a real man would never let her!” My immediate reaction was: ‘Wow, what a weighty statement!’ The more I ponder that quote, the more I
WINDHOEK – A report to the Health Professions Council of Namibia (HPCNA) says that the November 2018 board examination where only two out of 240 foreign-trained medical doctors passed the exams was found to
WINDHOEK – The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) 2019 has called for dancers to audition to
OKALONGO – Well-known resident of Okalongo and Oshakati Natanael Ndikwetepo will be coronated this Saturday – June 29 – as traditional head of Ondudu district in Okalongo.
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob said former liberation movements are faced with numerous
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