Ministeris ǂNamipeb tsî !narisarimas dis ge ǁawosasiba ge mā, ai!â ge ǂoa wekheb ai ge hâ i ǀaeǂhuwib, Etosha !Hū!nāsi ǀGuru!hanab !khawagas ǀkhāb aib, mûsen-i gere khami îbe ǀgaisa ǂkhôaba ūhâ tama ge hâ isa.
Agriculture remains an important source of livelihood for the majority of Africans, but the sector is still very unproductive.
Information and communication technology (ICT) around the world are continuing to evolve at a speed that seems to be increasing exponentially and this evolution is more evident now that many companies have realised, after the Covid-19 lockdowns, that more and more employees can efficiently work from home.
The Namibian private sector, specifically small medium enterprises (SME), is eligible to receive targeted support to cushion the economic impact on business losses by pitching for recovery grant scheme through the German development agency, GIZ.
It is imperative for Namibia to ratify the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Mozambique and United Kingdom (UK) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) as soon as possible to ensure the country continues to benefit from duty free and quota free trade with the UK after December 2020.
The last quarter of the year 2020 promises to be exciting for D-Naff Entertainment enthusiasts as the label announces projects to be released.
The MTC Windhoek Fashion Week (MTCWFW) has retained its ability to attract a bigger and diverse pool of models and designers from the recent model casting.
OMUTHIYA – Community members of Oshigambo in the Oshikoto region have reiterated calls to have a permanent police station within the surrounding to curb crime.
A woman was allegedly assaulted and raped by her colleague while at work in Otjomuise on Friday.
Local economists expect finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi to focus on the mitigation of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated social protections when he tables the 2020 mid-term budget in parliament today.
Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has cautioned political parties to avoid political violence ahead of what is considered tense regional council and local authority elections.
The restrictions around the sale of alcohol, which were imposed during the Covid-19 state of emergency, should be adopted in order to fight sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the country, the Coalition of Churches and Organisations on Ethical Social Justice said yesterday.
WALVIS BAY – The Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi says the disparities between the rich and poor, especially when it comes to housing at Walvis Bay, was a shame.
It was a weekend of high returns for Namibian footballers plying their trade beyond the country’s borders, with striker Benson Shilongo helping Egyptian Premiership club Ismaily to an emphatic victory, while winger-cum-midfielder Deon Hotto got his first competitive run for South African giants Orlando Pirates.
WINDOKO – Fulai ya Sisole sanaha (NDF) yene isizwe kwasikiliti sa Zambezi, ikalile kufaela kokuna ni linziye viki yefelile.
WINDOKO – Likwambuyu wa njimo Calle Schlettwein, viki yefelile naize uka amuhela kamazoho amabeli, maikuto amuuso wanaha Zambia, kutusa naha Namibia mwakulwanisa linziye mwasikiliti sa Zambezi.
Many locals have come out guns blazing, refusing to accept that South African songsters Lerato Molapo, known as Lira, has been identified as the first Namibian Tourism Ambassador, part of Federation of Namibian Tourism Associations (FENATA)’s Travel Ambassador initiative.
Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals for global passengers.
Minister of Finance, Iipumbu Shiimi last week urged the Agricultural Bank of Namibia at its annual general meeting to offer supportive interest rates to its clients but added that this should be in line with market practices.
Government should not pin all hopes of an economic reform and recovery on the agriculture as this sector is more exposed to numerous challenges.
Namibian societies, like other races in other parts of the world, were complex in constructing their exact historic times.
WALVIS BAY – Founding President Sam Nujoma says the Atlantic Ocean is Namibia’s gateway to accelerate food security and become a major player in green technological advancement, simultaneously addressing the country’s water shortages.
The Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has implored SADC members of parliament to unite and build resilient health systems, saying they are “the best defence against any health emergency”.
President Hage Geingob has implored Swapo members to leave no stone unturned and fire on all cylinders in campaigning for victory for the ruling party ahead of next month’s much-anticipated regional council and local authority elections.
SWAKOPMUND - Government is hoping 1 100 fishermen who lost their jobs during the 2015 illegal strike as well as casual employees who have been retrenched over the years, will be absorbed by the fishing industry before 1 November.
WALVIS BAY – The Affirmative Repositioning movement yesterday unveiled its candidates for the Walvis Bay local authority ahead of next month’s vote. AR, which has registered as an association with the Electoral Commission of Namibia, has fielded five female and male candidates for the ten-member municipal council.
Namibian passengers travelling to Germany will no longer require to be quarantined as well as present a negative coronavirus test result.
In recent years, sustainable clothing has become a catchphrase and it turned a few heads.
The top trending clip this week is of local musician and businessman, Martin Morocky, famously known as King Tee Dee, formerly The Dogg, who was told to return to his house at a sexual gender-based violence protest held at the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court this week.
Who would have thought that Namibia’s most celebrated ophthalmologist once had a dream of becoming a fashion designer?
At times, one wonders what Namibian football would have been had Danzyl Bruwer not been born.
Hi everyone, welcome back to my weekly column Ryan’s Corner.
Last Friday, on this very column, I emphasised and over-amplified the importance of resolving the protracted standoff between the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and the Namibia Premier League (NPL) through dialogue and mutual understanding.
Otumborombonga- Mena ro ku hina oku rirongera no ku ritjiukisa nawa mena ro ma patero wo ma nyinganyinga nyingiro kehi yo Covid-19, o Swanu ya Namibia yatie okuhina okurarara omatoororero woutukondwa, otjiuru tjorupa romatoororero, Emmy Kazapua matja.
Otumborombonga- Omuyaruke Joseph Seadog Kaseehunde Kuhanga wari epanga na kangamwa.
Ozoumbouvapa- Ovatuta mbenwisa mondama mave ningirirwa oku kengeze nambano nai ondama tji ya pwirire.
Education for all was coined at the 1990 World Bank Conference in Jomtien, Thailand, which calls for the promotion of Western-style primary education in Africa, in the process robbing the African child of his or her indigenous knowledge and language, promoting what Brock-Utne calls ‘the recolonization of the African mind (Brock-Utne, 2000).
One positive take away from Covid-19 is that it has “forced” us to stand together as Namibians.
The sounds of the siren indicating different times and periods at a boarding school near where I stay has become part and parcel of our daily lives.
I have been reading the Namibian opinions through text and I have found that most writers don’t write from their hearts.
Youth leader Bertha Tobias (BT) is one of the many young women who took part in the #ShutItAllDown protest to rally against sexual and gender-based violence in society.
The Roads Authority yesterday claimed representatives of a local and Chinese contractor had mutually entered into an agreement with it to allow the authorities to make payments directly into an account nominated by the two parties for a road construction contract.
The Windhoek High Court will deliver on 28 October its ruling on the appeal lodged by suspended Fishcor CEO Mike Nghipunya after deputy chief magistrate Ingrid Unengu refused him bail in the ongoing Fishrot matter.
The civil matter in which forex trader Michael Amushelelo, who was last year arrested on charges that he contravened the Banking Act, is seeking to have two search and seizure warrants authorised by a Windhoek magistrate reviewed and set aside, started yesterday in the High Court.
Among the stars of athletics, he is considered to be a gentleman. A great champion in his own right, both on and off the track, where his kind features, evident class and elegant manner of managing situations (including defeat) make him unique and inimitable – almost a monument.
We are informed that the well documented standoff between the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and the Namibia Premier League (NPL) has its origin in the latter’s disregard of the Fifa Normalisation Committee’s directive not to relegate the three teams that ended at the foot of the country’s topflight football league for the 2018/19 season.
WALVISBAY- Mukurona govaporosi momukunda gwaErongo Andreas Nelumbu nkera katente asi awo kuna kuza komeho nomu vana kuyimona asi ekonakono eli lyomudipagi Shannon Wasserfall mbunga zpomakona kono mokugwana mbatero mepiyagano momugazarerwa gonomvhura 22 ogu kagendere nanakufa.
Nkurenkuru-vatungimo momukunda gwaTondoro gwakara moKavango zoutokero sivike kasipwire kavagwene uhwi nomulihu dokusika ko 40 kaditundire ko Tulikwateseni community Trust, edi vana kukatura nye digave mema gomawa kovatungimo.
Agriculture is one of Namibia’s most important sectors and is a significant source of economic growth and industrial transformation.
This open letter is addressed to H.E. Dr Hage Geingob the President of the Republic of Namibia.
As part of the effort to expand HIV services in Namibia, the United States embassy has donated two Toyota Hilux and two Toyota Land Cruisers to non-governmental organisation (NGO) partner Development Aid from People to People (DAPP Namibia).
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) protesters have welcomed government’s response to their petition in which they pressured the authorities to take adequate action to tackle increasing violence, especially against women and children.
Swanu parliamentarian Tangeni Iijambo was yesterday slammed in the National Assembly over his comments about women being too dependent on men.
Agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein yesterday said he will welcome with open arms a suggestion by the Zambian government to assist Namibia in containing the locust swarm in the Zambezi region.
Just in a space of a few hours after 10 clubs announced they had resigned as members of the expelled Namibia Premier League (NPL) and that they have been provisionally accepted to form part of the envisaged Namibia Football Association (NFA) top tier league, events took another nasty twist yesterday morning.
Good day, good people! Welcome again to another deposit of the weekly takeaway.
Johannes Pendapala Uusiku (27), a lawyer by profession and currently a full-time lecturer at the University of Namibia, has encouraged institutions of higher education to use local books or study materials, as they currently largely rely on foreign literature in research and teachings.
Civil engineer and director of Mondjila Project Advisory and Management Panashe Daringo (32) said some potential pitfalls that hinder the progress of infrastructural development in Namibia is the exclusion of young people from the mainstream pillar or activities of the infrastructural nature.
The timely reporting of crimes is essential to the administration of justice and for the law to take its course.
Windhoek High Court acting Judge Kobus Miller on Monday warned lawyer Hipura Ujaha that he must be ready to commence with the trial of 43-year-old estate administrator Mervin Kozonguizi if he is declared fit to stand trial on 16 November this year.
MARIENTAL – The cascading effect of the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tourism market in the Hardap region in a big way, with many facilities located in close proximity to the Namib Desert finding it hard to open for business as most of them rely mainly on international tourists to make ends meet.
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Nico Smit has blamed the authorities, including police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga and gender minister Doreen Sioka, for the spike in violent crimes, saying they are the main culprits “in this unacceptable situation, where women and girls are afraid of entering a taxi or walking on our streets”.
The protest of young people under the banner #ShutItAllDown against sexual and gender-based violence has yielded some results as government looks into filling nearly 160 vacancies within the police’s gender-based violence protection unit as a matter of urgency.
A local construction company has threatened to sue the Roads Authority (RA) if it does not immediately address issues it has with the manner in which the entity is making payments directly into the account of its Chinese joint venture partner for a road construction contract.
WALVIS BAY – The Walvis Bay municipality has ditched its plan to construct houses with alternative building material for the July fire victims now housed at Otweya.
Over the years, Namibia continues to receive less rainfall, forcing farmers to go down to the wire in a bid to save their ailing livestock and brittle crops.
With the current political euphoria and jubilee caused by the political campaigns ahead of the November local authority elections, I couldn’t help it but comment a word or two on how I view the current status quo.
Let me express my views from my wretched soul about the escalation of gender-based violence (GBV) pandemic, which is the current topic of today.
Namibia’s response to the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has drawn praise and admiration, with a top delegate during the 47th Plenary Assembly Session of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), saying it “offers priceless lessons to be shared”
ONGWEDIVA – Swapo’s Omusati candidates for the upcoming regional council and local authority elections say they will prioritise water provision, rural electrification and eradicating unemployment amongst the youth and women in their respective constituencies.
A teacher in the Ohangwena region claimed she was “disgracefully and inhumanely” treated by armed police officers, who came to evict her “unprocedurally” from her duty station at Omundudu Combined School.
The scooping of Oc Bulan’s Best Oviritje award for her song /Gai goro !nans di a featuring producer P-Flat at the NAMAs 2020 sent shockwaves as many couldn’t believe a Damara Punch musician would scoop such an award and are still questioning whether it is an Oviritje song.
SuperSport has unveiled an all-new app for sport fans, supplementing the network’s broadcast offering.
More than 183 000 senior citizens receive a monthly social grant, which costs the State some N$3.9 billion annually and constitutes coverage of 96% of those qualified to benefit.
The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) has warned that if the latest leisure travel restrictions are maintained, southern Africa’s aviation industry and the region’s entire economy will face a much slower and arduous recovery.
NKURENKURU – Villages in the Kavango West’s Tondoro constituency last week received a donation of 40 bundles of water pipes from the Tulikwateseni Community Trust, which will be installed to supply them with potable water.
Seething anger over a rise in sexual gender-based violence in the country spilled into the streets of Windhoek, while scores staged protest marches countrywide, demanding justice and asking government to do more to protect them.
WALVIS BAY – Erongo police chief Andreas Nelumbu yesterday said they are making some headway in the investigation of the murder of Shannon Wasserfall as a team of top investigators help piece the puzzle of the 22-year-old’s final days together.
RUNDU – Industrialisation minister Lucia Iipumbu on Saturday donated 4 000 face masks and 400 face shields to be shared amongst informal traders of the Rundu open market and Tandaveka open market to protect themselves and their customers from Covid-19.
The Executive Director in the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Ester Lusepani, clarified at the weekend that government has no intention to continue building homes for the less fortunate using corrugated iron material.
Let’s recap my predictions for weekend 5 of the Namibian Annual Music Awards.
The top trending clip on our radar is from the Windhoek City Police services requesting members of the public to help with information that will assist in tracing the drivers of the vehicles which can be seen racing each other at Richardine Kloppers and Chrysler streets in Khomasdal.
Mistreatments from the stepmother, child abuse, child labour and missing out on school are some hardships Sebastian ‘Haitota’ Ndeitunga had to undergo, little did he think he would grow up to be one of the prominent people in the country.
Within the peripheries of mental health, 10th October is an annual World Mental Health Day which focuses on raising awareness on mental health problems around the globe. In addition, to rallying efforts in support of mental health.
Asked what she wished she knew before she entered the music fraternity, the local rapper who has been on a music hiatus for almost a decade pointed out that male producer’s prey on female artists, one of many dirty games played in the industry that she wished she knew.
The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) in partnership with the Business Intellectual Property Authority (Bipa) launched the Intellectual Property and Local Content (IPLC) project.
James Moss, in one of his hit songs, sings that he keeps thinking about what went wrong and it keeps him up at night all alone but he realizes that underneath all of us we are just the same.
Namibian musicians are constant topics of discussions, sometimes bullying from the public and media scrutiny ranging from song composition and its relevance, stage performance and lack of dancing abilities to the mere judgment surrounding vocal ability and allegations of auto-tuning or lack of creativity in general.
Since its establishment one of the fast-growing fashion weeks in the country, Katutura Fashion Week, has always aimed to unite the diverse cultures, ethnicities and traditions of Namibia through the art of fashion, and this year’s event is no exception.
The expelled Namibia Premier League (NPL) continues to fire missiles from both ends of the battlefield, as the league at one end is engaged in protracted talks with the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) over a licence to go fully professional and at the other end, it is busy bolstering its case filed with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) against the Namibia Football Association (NFA).
The entire Otjiwarongo community and the nation at large are battling in utter shock, devastation and disbelief digesting the sad news about the untimely death of one of the most recognizable figures from that neck of the woods, Joseph Kuhanga, also going by his clan name Kaseehunde “Seadog”.
With very keen interest, I have been following the dialogue between sports minister Agnes Tjongarero and Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura and what has particularly grabbed my attention is Fifa’s unfathomable old-fashioned and equally worrisome one-way style of dialogue.
Otjomuise-Abdal Ramana Mutjavikua nambano koruseinina onguri omuvarekwa vos ko tjiveta wo National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) kOmatoororero wo Karukondua ka Kakarara.
Otjomuise- Hapo imba mbekara movihavero vyo virata kutja ovyou tukondwa two ma toororero po ovyo zo ngomainde nu nai mbaisamewa poo mbu ma veisamewa omena rokutja kanaa vaungura otja kondero no ru tjato ro vira vya poo omena ro kutja kave ya urisa otuyano twao kovature voutukondwa itwi no zo ngomainde?
Ongos Valley developers, who aim to eliminate Windhoek’s housing crisis by constructing 4500 housing units during the first phase of the project, which runs util 2023, and up to 28 000 over a 15 to 20-year period, have admitted that the much-awaited development has been delayed by four months due to the Covid-19 outbreak and its associated lockdowns.
In more ways than one, the world still longs for answers to its biggest challenge of the year; the pandemic which people have accurately compared to flying an aeroplane while building it.
In his classic book entitled Servant Leadership: Journey into the nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness, Robert K. Greenleaf suggests the concept of the servant as leader became out of reading Hermann Hesse’s ‘Journey to the East’.
Robert Greenleaf (1977) coined the term servant leadership, which emphasises that leaders be attentive to the concerns of their followers and nurture them.
Globally, 11 October is earmarked, observed and celebrated as the International Day of the Girl.
Thank you very much to the people of Okakarara constituency that supported my candidacy.
For far too long many have argued that the country has been faced with a deficit of leadership and that new blood was needed, among others, to address the huge generational gap in our society.
Meatco CEO Mwilima Mushokabanji (MM) has hit the ground running since his appointment in February this year. New Era engaged him on some of the challenges, opportunities and immediate plans at the corporation.
KEETMANSHOOP – Life is really tough for 32-year-old Elvis Plaatjie who is one of many less fortunate Keetmanshoop residents who live or survive in a rubbish dump.
Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura on Tuesday wrote back to the country’s sport minister Agnes Tjongarero, again reiterating the world football governing body’s strong stance that it will not accept a breakaway league in Namibia and nor shall it entertain any undue influence or decisions taken by third parties not elected or appointed by the NFA.
GOBABIS - Silyo sombunga zovakurupe wombunga zaSWAPO ogu gakara asi mugavi nombudi mombunga ozo momukunda gwaOmaheke Elvis Kauesa kuna kara asi takarumbasana momahoroworo gokukwateramo gana kuwiza kwedi oko moGobabis asi mukandindate gopaumwene.
Internet scam is a general term used to describe the use of internet services or software to defraud an unsuspecting victim for financial gain.
The Namibia Desert Diamonds (Namdia) General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Lelly Usiku, said the threat of synthetic diamonds has brought about an opportunity in the diamond industry to focus on the traceability of the precious stones to verify diamond origins from the mines to jewellery.
GENEVA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the airline industry will burn through US$77 billion (N$1.2 trillion) in cash during the second half of 2020.
A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the cash-in-transit robbery at Black Chain Mall in Katutura last month involving more than N$900 000.
Education minister Anna Nghipondoka has expressed her disappointment over the amounts of money charged by privately owned companies on government projects.
WALVIS BAY – The family of Shannon Wasserfall has made an emotional call for justice and better protection of women and children as news about the discovery of her suspected remains produced an instant outpouring of grief.
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Winnie Moongo has moved a motion in the National Assembly in which she has called on lawmakers to support the establishment of a sex offenders’ registry as part of a solution to curb sexual violence in society.
The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement was dealt a hard blow by the Electoral Tribunal in Windhoek yesterday when their application in which they sued the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) for failing to implement continuous voter registration, as required by law, was dismissed with costs.
Brave Warriors old-time campaigners such as veteran goalkeeper Virgil Vries, Chris Katjiukua, Peter Shalulile, Ananias Gebhardt, Denzil Haoseb, Larry Horaeb and Wesley Katjiteo are some of the experienced players that made the final 30-man squad that will face South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in tomorrow international friendly at Rustenburg’s Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
Sports minister Agnes Tjongarero recently wrote to Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura, informing the world’s football governing body that the Namibian government will push ahead with its efforts to resolve the ongoing standoff between the Namibia Football Association (NFA) and the Namibia Premier League (NPL), despite Fifa’s recent threats to suspend Namibia.
Despite the importance of sports, it remains an area which is underdeveloped and underfunded, especially in Namibia.
The Namibia Schools Sports Union (NSSU) in collaboration with NamScore Sports Consultancy have embarked on a mission of equipping school teachers from all over the country with basic and advanced sports training.
25-year-old Victoria Joseph is keen to empower women through her business Victoria Nanny Agency.
The University of Namibia under its Namibia Business School (NBS) introduced a Gigonomics Course in response to the effects of COVID-19 and the recent, devasting rise of
While the increasing pace of digitisation has been coming for decades, the Covid-19 pandemic unleashed changes that seemed unthinkable just a few months ago and compelled us to make rapid change – faster any organisation could imagine.
The Deputy Director of Policy and Regulations at the Bank of Namibia, Elifas Kamati, cautioned the public that they may lose their assets from financial institutions if they borrow money to partake in the now common illegal financial schemes.
It often happens that crimes are committed with very few witnesses present or direct evidence linking the perpetrators are left at the crime scene to enable the police to trace and apprehend suspects.
Like many stories that go unwritten, Veronika Frela’s life story may not be a thick profile that fits ‘from humble beginnings’ ticket, but it has all marks of a fairy tale, as she tasked herself with the sole purpose of carving her life to an inspirational piece.
The State has gathered enough evidence against a motorist who was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Windhoek cyclist Ingrid van Wyk Scholtz late last year.
Acting secretary general of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Franco Cosmos has confirmed that the local football association is excited and looking forward to participate in the upcoming Fifa virtual compliance summit, which will be held from the 12-16 of this month.
Overgrazing represents an environmental hazard whereby wildlife or livestock excessively feed on pasture.
The global economy is expected to suffer a deeper contraction this year than previously thought, as the pandemic and lockdowns devastated markets before it recovers in 2021.
Namibian guitarist, singer and songwriter Jackson Wahengo will be the facilitator of the guitar technique workshop for Shambo music taking place from 6 to 9 October 2020.
Food and music are known as two elements that connect people, no matter where you are in the world.
Following a six-month-long state of emergency, Namibia lifted the ban on international travel from 18 September 2020.
New media are credited by citizens as their liberating and expansive tools in a highly politicised sphere.
The United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of N$40 million from the European Union (EU), which will help WFP deliver critical food assistance to 30 000 vulnerable people in Namibia affected by Covid-19 and drought.
Residents of Kangweru in Ndonga-Linena constituency of Kavango East were relieved following an intervention by the region’s social mobilisation committee, who recently held an information-sharing meeting at the village to provide clarity regarding a particular guest house in that village that is currently being used as a quarantine facility.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Namibia recently funded a three-day leadership training to the members of the //Hudup cooperative, a recently formed poultry project based in Uibes in the Daweb constituency as well as the Maltahöhe Action for Youth Development in the Hardap region.
If the outcome of the various Swapo primaries is anything to go by, many veteran politicians and serving councillors are not assured of a smooth ride into the intra-party electoral competition ahead of the regional council and local authority elections next month.
The defence team of a young man who stands accused of the death of two civilians and Windhoek City Police officer in a horrific car accident in 2015 wants him acquitted, claiming that there was fraud committed to secure a conviction.
KEETMANSHOOP - Various key role players from the education fraternity in the //Kharas region convened yesterday to be part of the launching of the Regional Governor’s Educational Roadshow aimed at assisting grade 11 and 12 learners in their preparedness for upcoming examinations.
Higher education minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi says it is a serious disservice for any Namibian child to be at university level without a laptop or even connectivity gadgets.
Namibian football poster-girl Annouscka Kordom has signed a professional contract with Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Be’er Sheva Women’s Football Club (WFC).
WINDOKO – Likwambuyu yabona za kuyaha mandu, Erastus UUtoni, ulatuzi mihupulo yakuli muuso usebelisa mulelo wakuyaha mandu acipile mwalibaka zanaikahela, kuba mulelo wakubotelwa sina liketisa za milonganyana ni likiliti hali atumezi mwakweli ya Njimwana.
Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa, has confirmed that it will cover the medical insurance, including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs, related to Covid-19 as of 01 October 2020 until 31 March 2021.
Bank Windhoek, in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF), and Namibian Organic Association (NOA), will host a two-day online agricultural event, on Wednesday and Thursday, 7 and 8 October 2020.
Namibia registered a surplus on the current account during the second quarter of 2020, mainly due to a merchandise trade surplus and an increase in secondary income inflows.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the Covid-19 pandemic has deepened.
Justice and equity fell into sharp focus on 1 October when the AIDS & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) launched a campaign to call for the realisation of the rights to bodily autonomy and integrity in Southern and East Africa.
Research in political science is mostly problem-driven (George and Bennett, 2005).
NKURENKURU - As part of its corporate responsibility, Caltop Investment, a Namibian owned fishing company has donated ICT and administrative equipment to the Sinzogoro Combined School in the Kapako constituency in Kavango West region.
WALVIS BAY - Fisheries minister Albert Kawana has lashed out at some fishing industry players, saying they were raking in millions and leading luxury lifestyles at the expense of employees who are still languishing in abject poverty.
Mayor of Gobabis Liberius Kalili has refuted explosive claims made by the town’s CEO Ignatius Thudinyane, who last week detailed a number of governance issues in a letter addressed to, among others, the urban and rural development minister Erastus Uutoni.
ONGWEDIVA – Retired Bishop Kleopas Dumeni celebrated nine decades of his life when he turned 90 on Saturday.
Hilda Basson-Namundjebo is a jack of many trades: sports, media, and communication. She has tapped into them because of the will and determination and desires to succeed in life through impact making, provoking thoughts and changing lives.
Local fashion stylist Reinhard Mahalie has pleaded to corporate Namibia to invest more in local fashion, as lack of funds hampers productivity and ideas are not executed
Laurentius 'Vossie' van Wyk 1953 - 1992
The enterprising Brave Warriors international is a product of Otavi based outfit Touch & Go and was on loan at Pirates before he was snapped up by Cosmos.
he mines and energy ministry has decided to provide some relief to motorists during October by decreasing diesel pump prices countrywide
This drastic and unexpected economic slump on Namibian households is undeniable as many businesses closed, leaving many people unemployed and even more with significantly reduced salaries.
Crime has surged in recent weeks across the country, with cases such as rape, murder and housebreaking hogging the headlines.
They say the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) failed to consult them on measures put in place for them to go vote, despite the knowledge that they usually rely on helpers to ease their challenges during polling.
Julia Muetudhana, who resides in Eros, has offered shelter to the minor girl who was allegedly raped in the presence of her mother and younger sibling in Havana recently.
“Our brands introduce us before we walk into rooms and, whether we like it or not, they lead us
Nghipondoka pointed out a need for indigenous languages reading materials to help curb the rate of school dropouts and make education more engaging,
The OmniCare Trust Mobile Clinic last week the received over N$1.2 million from FirstRand Namibia’s Health Optimisation Pandemic
…wants to up annual maintenance funding to N$3.2 billion
President Hage Geingob yesterday once again lamented Namibia’s classification as an upper-middle-income country,