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WINDHOEK - African Stars veteran defender Pat-Nevin Uanivi has been included in the final 20-man Brave Warriors squad that left for Madagascar yesterday, as Namibia enters the final hurdle in the 2020 Caf African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers.
WINDHOEK- Namibia’s leading diamond marketing and sales company Namibia Desert Diamonds (Namdia) yesterday sponsored a whopping N$ 50 000 towards the MTC Knockout Project, which is set to take place next month in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK – The Road Fund Administration (RFA) through the Road User Charges (RUCs) has invested a total of N$17.27 billion in the preservation of national roads network, which has grown from 42 100
WINDHOEK - It doesn’t matter which walk of life you are from, be it tenderpreneur, chief executive officer or domestic worker, Namibians are drowning in debts, with 238, 640 borrowers owing an astonishing
OTJIWARONGO - The Otjozondjupa Region hit a milestone in the fight against hunger yesterday at the official launch of its food bank.
OMARURU – The Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) will soon appoint the first ever public relations officers (PROs) for its facilities throughout the country as it seeks to be more transparent and accountable.
WINDHOEK - Namibian Women Lawyers Association chairperson Ruth Herunga called on the police to allocate cases of sexual violence to trained policer officers who can treat victim cases with the sensitivity
WINDHOEK – Still fresh from their recent two-legged victories over African football minnows Eritrea in the ongoing 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Brave Warriors of Namibia will this weekend turn their attention to the
WINDHOEK - Despite being pooled with reigning world champions New Zealand and two-time World Cup winners South Africa in Group B of the 2019 World Cup, one of Namibia’s rugby greats Walter Don strongly
WINDHOEK - The Bank Windhoek National Outdoor Hockey League’s second round of fixtures in both the men and women divisions took place last week and over the weekend at the Windhoek High School
WINDHOEK -A non-profit organisation that helps vulnerable and struggling learners with motivational talks and educational tools hosted an examination preparation motivation talk.
WINDHOEK - Namibia needs to make tough decisions or remain stuck in the current economic storm, High Level Panel on the Economy chairperson Johannes !Gawaxab said.
WINDHOEK - The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) has called on lawmakers to come up with a legislation establishing the National Construction Council.
ǀAEǁGAMS – !Û-aib ra khao-oas ǀguisa dī tsîb ǀkhuruba ra ai!gû, ǁaeb ain 30 000 xa a !nāsa gomana ǀkhurub mâsigu xa !aromahe hâse ra ǁōse Namibiab !nâ, ǂNūǁnâiseb 2018ǁî kurib diba xu !Hoaǂkhaib 2019 dib kōse
WINDHOEK - The Meat Board is active on several levels to support the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) in a bid to maintain the country’s animal health status.
WINDHOEK - The Agri Outlook Conference will be held this year on October 8 with the theme “Recover after the drought”.
WINDHOEK - In line with their developmental mandates and cognisant of the contribution that the broader Agri-food sector makes in improving nutrition and food security, creating jobs and reducing poverty, the
WINDHOEK- Minister of Labour Relations and Employment Creation Erkki Nghimtina yesterday opened a two-day workshop on employment creation that will dialogue on possible interventions for creating employment in different sectors of the economy.
WINDHOEK – The Windhoek High Court is set to try a former Namibian Defence Force (NDF) paramedic who is accused of gunning down his ex-girlfriend and mother of his three-year-old daughter last year.
WINDHOEK- The !Aman Traditional Authority’s nomination committee will soon decide who will replace Chief David Frederick, who died aged 85 in January last year at Keetmanshoop.
WINDHOEK – Government says it has no intention to regulate social media. This contradicts calls by some Swapo members of parliament who in June wanted the National Assembly to adopt a motion which
WINDHOEK - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni has explained why the just-ended maiden edition of the first ever Namibia Annual Sports Expo (Nase) - held last weekend in
WINDHOEK - The 20th Bank of Namibia (BoN) Annual Symposium to be officiated by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Thursday this week will discuss the question whether Namibia is really a middle
WINDHOEK - The first-ever Namibian Students Cultural Exchange Expo was held at Sam Nujoma stadium over the weekend.
WINDHOEK – Local award winning Dj Uakengeza Ngoinue popularly known as DJ Castro recently launched his first debut album titled Evolution which is likely to be a game-changer proven by its rich sound.
WINDHOEK – The City of Windhoek has received a whopping N$1.2 million from its sponsors to host the 8th edition of the Windhoek Jazz Festival. The largest amount of N$600 000 was contributed by Windhoek Lager.
WINDHOEK – The Windhoek Regional Court last week provisionally withdrew a case of a man accused of raping, genitally defiling and mutilating a 10-year-old girl last year.
WINDHOEK – Family, friends and sympathisers of the late Ndihole-Omwene Joleinge showed up in numbers last week at the Katutura Magistrate’s Court to march against the release of the man accused of killing her last year.
WINDHOEK - A 26-year-old Namibian woman was arrested in Brazil last month after being allegedly found in possession of cocaine worth N$2 million.
WINDHOEK - Inspector General of the Namibian police Sebastian Ndeitunga has revealed that the force is deploying 280 of its members, selected from across the country on a three-month rotation basis, into national parks to assist with anti-poaching operations.
WINDHOEK – Proceedings were not all smooth and rosy during Wednesday’s Namibia Premier League (NPL) Board of Governors (BoG) meeting in Windhoek and members of the Namibia Police Force (NamPol) had to be roped in to cool down the heated gathering.
African Stars and Black Beauty Chiefs (BBC) football clubs’ attacking midfielder-cum-business-mogul, the late Alexander Vekarapi, better known as “Kai-Kai” amongst his circle of friends was a highly gifted ball carrier during his younger days at the Augustineum High School.
Otjomuise-Omberoo yo mu Kuramenepo wOmahi Omakutasane wa America mo Namibia, ya yandja Ozondola za Namibia azehe kumwe omanegete esere no mu rongo, N$110,000 000 kourumbu.
WINDHOEK – Maerua Mall will be in partnership with Windhoek Fashion Show (WFW) to host a series of pop up shops for all designers that would like to market or sell their products from the 16-21 September 2019.
WINDHOEK – Namibian artist, poet, actor, model and a man of many talents, Peter L Peter takes us through his journey to The Face of Arts Africa Ambassador which he described as informative and educative.
WINDHOEK- With some Namibian cultures, including the Oshiwambo culture, slowly losing their values, Oxungi which means night discussions in Oshiwambo language attracted hundreds of event-goers to promote cultural diversity and language in the country on Saturday.
WINDHOEK- Upcoming afro-pop artist Ajax the Mess wore his eye-catching outfit at the Namibian Annual Music Awards (Namas) 2019 to capture audience attention before venturing into music next year.
WINDHOEK- Namibian International model Meriam Kaxuxwena ranted on social media recently for not being appreciated in Namibia for the work she has been doing by representing the country internationally while on
WINDHOEK – In anticipation of the United Kingdom (UK) leaving the European Union (EU) at the end of October, the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), along with Mozambique, has agreed to roll over the
WINDHOEK - Altron Rest of Africa (Altron ROA), a division of JSE-listed technology company Altron, has confirmed the sale of a minority stake in its subsidiary, Bytes Technology Group Namibia (BTG Namibia), to
In a hut-like structure come out incessant cries of a new baby! A bundle of life - a baby girl - brings joy to mother, Veronica, and father, Simon - but the future seems uncertain. This is in Lubango, Angola. At
Allow me to share the significance of school libraries that many are not acquainted with. The importance of school libraries in a Namibian child’s education cannot be over emphasised. School libraries are more
First of all, I want to make it categorically clear that the views in this article are not meant to offend anyone but are expressed purely to contribute to the academic and legal debate on the subject of same-sex marriage in Namibia.
WINDHOEK - The bringing of review applications at the point where it is not final in nature is not in the interest of justice nor is it cost effective, a Windhoek High Court Judge said when he dismissed a review
WINDHOEK - Upper middle-income countries in Southern Africa, including Namibia, are among the most unequal societies in the world.
WINDHOEK- The youth league of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) has repudiated allegations the party has entered into a political coalition with Christian Democratic Voice (CDV).
WINDHOEK - The government of Botswana yesterday confirmed it will deport 852 remaining Namibian ‘refugees’ who it said have failed to take advantage of the dispensation extended to them to register for repatriation under an existing tripartite agreement.
WINDHOEK – Windhoek City Councillor Fransina Kahungu, who is among those who made it onto the Swapo Party list of 96 members vying for a seat in the National Assembly, has applauded the ruling party for pushing young women into parliament.
WINDHOEK – Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Stanley Simataa yesterday said he is deeply confounded by the continued theft and vandalism of information communication technology-
WINDHOEK- Brave Warriors captain Peter Shalulile and ingenious midfielder Absalom Iimbodi scored in each half to propel Namibia to a well-deserved 2-0 victory over continental football minnows Eritrea during
Windhoek – Mbunga zovadinkantu vaSWAPO kuna kuhundira asi vatulisepo etarururo lyonomvhura edi nakara muhahendentoni momberewa. Yipo asi ogu ana karamo ngesi nage yimugume asikisemo siruwo
DURBAN – Africa and the developing world in general is seized with finding sustainable solutions to the current challenges facing young people and the labour market of the future. The possibility of a digital
WINDHOEK – In response to various employers’ payroll software systems still not being ready to submit Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns electronically through the Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS), the
WINDHOEK – The woman who was arrested nearly three months ago for allegedly butchering her live-in boyfriend to death is still without a lawyer.
WINDHOEK - The defence counsel of an NDF soldier who is accused of murdering his biological daughter by drowning her in the Goreangab Dam in February 2017 asked Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Orben
WINDHOEK - State Advocate Dominic Lisulo yesterday conceded that the prosecution did not prove 14 of the 18 charges that Teckla Lameck and her co-accused Jerobeam Kongo Mokaxwa and Chinese national
WINDHOEK - Despite the increasing outbreaks of cholera in the Southern African region which is killing hundreds of people, Namibia did not record a single case of the disease since 2018.
WINDHOEK - Leader of the Mashi Traditional Authority, Chief Joseph Tembwe Mayuni, has sung praises for the government, but just coming short of telling his subjects to vote for President Geingob this November.
SHADIKONGORO - The Ministry of Health and Social Services will not tolerate delays in the provision of critical health services to people, says the minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula.
WINDHOEK – In his send-off message, President Hage Geingob yesterday brushed off insinuations that Namibia’s senior rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, stand no chance at the 2019 Rugby World Cup as they were thrown into a lion’s den in Pool B of the global showpiece in Japan.
Straight out of an afternoon nap, the words hit me. You deserve better, but you do not act like it. I was almost about to start getting defensive, you know those moments. The moments when it feels like you
WINDHOEK - The biggest lesson he has learnt in life is to be mindful of what he is doing. Mufaro Njabulo Nesongano says so often, people get caught up in the past or the future and forget to appreciate the current moment that life is presenting them. Therefore, he has learnt to live in the moment as much as possible.
With the vision of developing critical thinking, analysis and evaluation among children, Tal’s Weekend Chess Academy (TWCA) teaches children from all regions of the country how to play chess and help them enhance their thinking capabilities.
WINDHOEK – As part of the bank’s public education programme, Duinesig High School from Walvis Bay, Erongo Region won N$50 000 in the Bank of Namibia (BoN) Biennial High School Quiz Competition on Friday.
WINDHOEK - Team Namibia held a retail networking event to support manufacturers of cosmetic and beauty products to secure shelf space in Windhoek pharmacies as well as duty free outlets on September 3.
WINDHOEK - O’Nature Cosmetics, in conjunction with Versatile Media Agency, reached another milestone when they recently launched their new brand ambassador’s cohort at the Garden Inn. With the market for
WINDHOEK - Economic loss due to cybercrime is predicted to reach US$3 trillion (about N$45 trillion) by 2020, and 74 percent of the world’s businesses can expect to be hacked in the coming year. Current efforts to
WINDHOEK - As a responsible corporate citizen dedicated to fighting e-crime and financial fraud, Bank Windhoek has launched a vishing awareness campaign, which highlights how vishing telephone fraud works.
WINDHOEK – In an extremely challenging operating environment, that includes a significantly subdued economy, prevailing drought and increased competition, MultiChoice Namibia (MCN) continues to impress by consistently growing its business.
WINDHOEK - One of the Special Reserve Force police officers sent to the former Caprivi Region, now called Zambezi, on Monday testified how they laid ambushes for suspected rebels still roaming the area after the attacks on August 2, 1999 in Katima Mulilo.
WINDHOEK - Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta says the commercialisation of wild and produced food could lead to diversification of income generating opportunities for rural Namibians.
WINDHOEK – Opposition Nudo party yesterday said retrenchments mooted at national broadcaster NBC should not target low-paid employees unless top management salaries are revealed.
WINDHOEK – The prosecutor general is set to decide the fate of a woman who is in police custody for allegedly killing her pensioner lover when she stabbed him multiple times to death last year.
WINDHOEK – The first phase of the N$790 million Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport road is progressing well and is expected to be completed by November.
WINDHOEK - As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 – the normal rainfall season.
WINDHOEK – The Katima Mulilo quarantine station, situated some 10km west of Katima Mulilo along the C49 road, is being vandalised by farmers since the beginning of the year.
OTJOMURU - Deputy Minister of Marginalised People Royal J. K. /Ui/o/ oo has urged the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to incorporate San languages into government’s education curriculum, as it faces a threat of extinction.
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WINDHOEK - Veya Information Communication Technology (Veya ICT) has partnered with 13-year old junior swimming athlete, Jose Canjulo, to help him realize his goal of reaching the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar and beyond.
EENHANA- Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni has called on all regional councils to fully support the development of sport and the upgrading of facilities in their respective regions.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Ministeris ǂUrusib tsî ǀHûhâsi !Oabadi dis (MoHSS) ge ǂoago Donertaxtsēs ai ǀgamǁî !nās ase nî ǂoaxase ǁgâisa ǂkhanis !Hū!nāsi Daoǁgaugu ǂKhamkhoen hîa HIVsa ūhân (ALHIV) !aromasa go mâi-ai!â. ǁGūbas ge ǂâuǀoa tsî ǀgapi !harib ai hâ ǂurusib kō!gâsa hoa ALHIVn Namibiab !nâ hâna māsa.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Ministeris ǂUrusib tsî ǀHûhâsi !Oabadi dis (MoHSS) ge Katuturas ǂUrusib Senters sîsenǁaeba 24 irga tsēs !nâ nî ǁkhowa-amsa !oabade mās !aromase nî khoraǂui. Nē kliniks ge !Norasasib !Ganni tsî
WINDHOEK - True to the saying “saving the best for last”, and despite terrible drought conditions, the organisers of the annual Katutura Expo have promised that the ninth edition of this hugely popular event at
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s debilitating drought and escalating food insecurity will not go unnoticed when high-level talks between world leaders in agriculture take place from November 10 to November 16 at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany.
WINDHOEK - The Dare to Care Fund to subsidise emergency fodder to get livestock market-ready during Namibia’s crippling drought received another boost – this time from money collected at the country’s recently
WINDHOEK - Deputy Minister of Finance Natangwe Ithete has applauded Agribank for introducing no collateral loan products for both communal and commercial farmers. Ithete was speaking at the local
KATIMA MULILO - Delving deep into Namibian traditions and traditional farming, Zambezi Green Commercial Farm, one of the Agribank clients, is reviving centuries’ old farming practices and ancestral
WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila was impressed after taking a familiarisation tour of the hydroponic fodder technology at the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU) head office in Windhoek on Friday last week.
DURBAN - Regional Director for Africa at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Jillian Blackbeard has praised Namibia for being one of the best self-drive destinations in Africa. In tourism terms, self-drive
WALVIS BAY - German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller says he is keen to explore development in importing and exporting as well as vocational training with Namport.
WINDHOEK - With the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Zambian Minister of Tourism and Arts, Ronald Kaoma Chitotela, says the time has come for African
WINDHOEK – The People’s Litigation Center (PLC) has laid a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the alleged crimes committed against Namibian civilians by the Namibian police (Nampol) and defence force (NDF).
WINDHOEK – National broadcaster NBC yesterday announced a slew of austerity measures – including switching off live cameras from parliament and abolishing four of its four TV channels from today – due to the dire financial situation the company finds itself in.
WINDHOEK – It was not business as usual at Katutura Magistrate’s Court where a heavily guarded and shielded member of Namibia Defence Force (NDF) accused of shooting and killing a man last week made his appearance yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s Founding President Sam Nujoma has described the late Zimbabwean former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe as one of the continent’s most iconic leaders who fought for the liberation of his country and that of Africa at large.
WINDHOEK – The fortunes of beleaguered national airline, Air Namibia, seem to be worsening as on Thursday last week it lost both its board chairperson and vice-chairperson who resigned suddenly before the
WINDHOEK - FirstRand Namibia presented its 2019 end-year results on Friday morning showing an increase in profit before tax by 2.2 percent to N$1.58 billion (2018: N$1.55 billion). The group’s revenue
WINDHOEK - Hopes for Africa’s economy have been raised before, particularly when the continent enjoyed boom times prior to the financial crash of 2008, much in part to a commodities “super cycle” that
SWAKOPMUND- Outapi’s finest David Shikalepo otherwise known as Exit from Rockaz Entertainment proved people in the industry wrong by winning the Best Kwaito and Male Artist of the year categories at the Namibian Annual Music Awards held at the Dope in Swakopmund.
WINDHOEK – Visiting Vice-President of the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament Zhou Li says there is room for improvement in trade between the two countries.
WINDHOEK – A charge under an ordinance that was repealed 20 years ago came as an early Christmas gift for a man convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and sentenced to a fine of N$4 500 or 12 months in prison.
WINDHOEK – The state has strongly objected to granting of bail for the 36-year old-man accused of repeatedly raping his stepdaughter for nearly four years.
WINDHOEK - The defence counsel of 21-year-old David Elrico Kasupi last week grilled the investigating officer in the murder of his two-month pregnant girlfriend during cross-examination before Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Kobus Miller.
WINDHOEK – Swapo youth were once again outwitted at the party’s electoral college over the weekend, but President Hage Geingob’s grip on the party tightened further as those perceived to be his staunch
WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has proposed a N$380 basic income grant for unemployed people between the ages of 30 to 59.
WINDHOEK- The Top Trending clip on Entertainment Now’s radar is of The Godfather of Namibian Comedy, Neville Basson reciting different tribal groups when being stopped by traffic officers while intoxicated/under
WINDHOEK – Recognition is likely to be one of the best dreams of every woman and for Namibia’s favourite blogger, businesswoman, founder of the EM Love Foundation and Director of One Economy Foundation.
WINDHOEK – Namibia is once again taking part in Miss University Africa and 22-year-old runway model, paralegal graduate, law student, makeup artist, hairdresser, Youtuber and an accessories designer Kamary
WINDHOEK- Jane Swan once asked how is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, and our highest aspirations. That’s the beauty of music, that is the reason why people listen to music and that is why musicians make music, to communicate with their fans, to send messages of hope, laughter and many more.
WINDHEOK – The Namibia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) is an organisation in serious disarray – boasting an empty bank account, salary of employee not paid, office
Namibian football is a great deal indebted to the now defunct Windhoek City Football Club, the only semi-professional football team during the turbulent times of racial segregation in Apartheid South West Africa (SWA).
WINDHOEK – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba believes the sports expo has the required positive manifold effects to not only benefit the country’s sport fraternity but to also act as a unifier and enhancer of economic opportunities for the youth.
WINDHOEK - The 31-man squad to represent Namibia at this month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan will this weekend wrap up preparations for the global rugby showpiece when they face South African Pro14 league
Substantial progress in any field of endeavour is highly impossible and unattainable in the absence of a working basis, which should be universal in its application.
Otjomuise- Ombara yOuhonapare wOmbazu wa Hoveka, Turimuro Hoveka, wa ko ngorere oruyano rwe kutja eye nambano ma u ungura otja tja zemburukirwe ko tjiveta nai iyo horomende.
Ez o r o n g o n d o – Ovahungirerpo vo tupa peke peke two horomende otjiveke atjihe ihi va wo ronganene muno o ku tara ko vyungura vya otjo tjinjo, omeho no ma twi wotupa itwi. Mo na po
WINDHOEK - The I n t e r n a t i o n a l Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), estimates that at the end
It is common practice that when universities are faced with the problem of budget cuts, degree programmes that usually get negatively affected most are in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Norwegian historian Christian Lous Lange viewed technology as a useful servant. However, he was concerned that it simultaneously possessed a worrying and powerful capacity to easily turn into a
In early 1990, I was a seven-year-old child and starting what was then the newly introduced Grade 3 in an independent Namibia.
Agriculture is one of the most important sectors in the Namibian economy. Despite the continued effects of climate change, Namibia has been blessed with rich fertile land in various parts of the country, in
The idea that a political system should aim to select and promote leaders with superior ability and virtue is being tested at this weekend’s Swapo electoral college.
Our Star of the Week is the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) for having gone beyond achieving the HIV fast-track targets of UNAIDS by ensuring more than 90 of people living with HIV know their
WINDHOEK - Relatives of the 32-year-old man allegedly shot by a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) yesterday in Katutura want the government to take over the cost of burying the victim.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo yesterday again postponed the case of Johannes Lukuwa Hausiku who is charged with multiple counts of rape and one count of murder for the
WINDHOEK – A 50th minute effort by industrious striker Peter Shalulile and an own goal by Eritrea’s Essey Tesfai yesterday proved enough for the Brave Warriors of Namibia to overpower a stubborn Eritrean side 2-1 in the 1st leg of their 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers away in Asmara.
WINDHOEK - The much-anticipated maiden edition of the first ever Namibia Annual Sports Expo (Nase) will officially kick off today in the capital, with vice-president Nangolo Mbumba expected to inaugurate the historic three-day event.
Turning contacts into quality relationships takes effort. It is not enough to send a sporadic email or call or connect on social media. You need to invest in relationships to strengthen and grow them over time.
WINDHOEK - The DTS Stadium in Olympia was crowded with over 300 fitness and health enthusiasts over the weekend who thronged the first ever health and wellness support event.
WINDHOEK – The most representative body of local businesses, the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), has called on local manufacturers and suppliers to increase their capacity and output in order to decrease a historic dependence on South Africa.
WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Regional Court gave a final remand for the trial of a group of foreign nationals accused of carrying out an armed robbery at a shopping centre in Pioneerspark Extension 1, in 2017 and walking away with over N$400 000.
WINDHOEK- Enterprising goal-poacher Peter Shalulile will today be the alpha male of the Brave Warriors wolf pack when they face continental football minnows Eritrea in the 1st leg of their two-legged 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers in Asmara, Eritrea.
WINDHOEK- Fifteen highly talented players were scouted and subsequently selected to be part of the national team setup during the just-concluded Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championships held in Windhoek last weekend.
WINDHOEK – Behind the brand Doctatainment is John Cloete, who is striving to empower Namibian youth. His brand is made up of three members, namely, Ernest van Zyl, Marshall Mouton and him.
Children who are passionate about dancing attended a hip-hop dance workshop over the weekend in Windhoek, hosted by Dance Mouse.
WINDHOEK – Unemployment has become one of the biggest concerns among Namibian youth, despite the government’s efforts to tackle it. It’s because of the issue that the Mariental-born Romanus Kanyanga decided to do his part to tackle youth unemployment.
WINDHOEK – Young Achievers Empowerment Project held its 8th annual conference in Ongwediva last week under the theme: Reviving Economic Growth amongst the Youth.
Participants from various Local Authorities gathered at NIPAM last week to attend the first cohort training on Project Finance. The training is designed for Local Authorities with an objective of addressing the
WINDHOEK – Newly elected Namibian National Teachers Union (Nantu) secretary general Loide Shaanika said the union will commit its energies to address love affairs between learners and their teachers that have resulted in some of the learners being impregnated.
WINDHOEK - LEFA, the on-demand ride-hailing mobile application and the mobile payment solutions provider, PayToday, have joined forces. Clients using LEFA can now use PayToday mobile app to pay for their safe and secure ride.
WINDHOEK - A Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) investigation has confirmed preliminary findings that Computicket Namibia (Pty) Ltd, a ticketing services provider, abused its dominant position in
WINDHOEK- Kasipecho Investment Fishing Company donated food, utensils and bedding to about 100 leaners residing at a community hostel initiated by teachers at Sato Twa Junior Primary School. The school
WINDHOEK - The scene of crime officer tasked with the investigation into the murder of 71-year-old Karl-Heinz Kossmann on farm Aasvöelkrans in the Outjo District on September 25, 2017 yesterday testified about the observations he made when he arrived at the farm.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Ministeris ǂUrusib tsî ǀHûhâsi !Oabadi dis (MoHSS) ge hoan xa ǀgaisa sîsenǂuiba ūhâ soǀôa-i, dolutegravir, ti a ǂansa-e !goaxa ǁkhâb ǂNūǁnâiseb !nâ nî mâi-ai!â. Nē soǀôa-i hîa Dolutegravir-i ge DTG tis tsîna ǂansa.
WINDHOEK – Bush feed has become the most popular word in the vocabulary of drought-stricken Namibian farmers and communal, emerging and commercial producers are actively busy producing forage for suffering animals now that the drought has reached devastating proportions.
WINDHOEK - Bank Windhoek’s Annual Northern Estate Agents Awards ceremony capped Eveline Paulus, Roswitha Haingura and Helena Amunyela, as the top three northern estate agents at a glittering event hosted in Oshakati on Thursday, August 29, 2019.
WINDHOEK – The final 31-man squad to represent Namibia at this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan will be announced today, Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) president Corrie Mensah told New Era Sport on Saturday.
WINDHOEK- Intensive talent scouting within the region, great preparations and the eagerness to go one step better than last year were some of the push-factors that propelled Omaheke region to a 31-16 win over
WINDHOEK- A last minute try by fullback Chad Plato in the brim of time was enough to give the Namibia’s World Cup-bound senior rugby fifteen, the Welwitschias, a comfortable 28-22 win over visiting South African outfit Southern Kings at Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday.
WINDHOEK – South African Transport and Logistics industries have distanced themselves from an anticipated truck driver’s strike in that country today, saying they do not support calls for national
WINDHOEK - The legislation governing the Meat Board of Namibia and Meatco should be reviewed to do away with overlaps and clarify roles in relation to industry regulatory, promotion and trading functions.
WINDHOEK - The Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming has described the diplomatic relations between his country and Namibia as one the best on the African continent. “China-Namibia relationship is the among the best in China-Africa relationships,” said Zhang.
ONGWEDIVA – The Constituency Councillor of Omulonga Erickson Ndawanifwa has appealed to the residents of Ohangwena to report any foreign objects they may find in their areas.
WINDHOEK – Of the 57 rape cases recorded during July and August this year, 26 cases involved minors, police said.
BWABWATA NATIONAL PARK – German Minister for Economic Cooperation Development Gert Müller on Saturday announced a donation of 10 million euros (N$167 million) to fightng the drought in Kavango East Region.
ONGWEDIVA - The Ministry of Health and Social Services has proposed the creation of 4 612 positions in order to improve the number of health professionals at health facilities, which are known to have serious staff shortages.
WINDHOEK – Namibia-born musician, singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, philanthropist and now actress, Taylor Jaye, who is currently living in South Africa has ventured into acting and she will be acting in a Nigerian series, ‘Un-locked’ alongside Nigerian actor Mike Ezuruonye.
WINDHOEK – The much-anticipated Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championships will officially kick off today, with host region and reigning champions Khomas commencing their title defence with a vital clash against Erongo at the Khomasdal Stadium netball courts.
WINDHOEK – The Namibia Premier League (NPL) yesterday communicated to all member clubs that it has indefinitely postponed its Board of Governors (BoG) meeting and the Annual Ordinary Congress (AOC), which were both scheduled for this weekend.
As a football-crazy youngster, the author had the privilege of watching exciting Swakopmund outfit Atlanta Chiefs Football Club in action during dozens of matches in the popular knockout cup tournaments at the old Katutura stadium in the late sixties. What struck me most was a light-skinned bow-legged midfielder who was all over the field, dishing out telling passes, marking and shooting from range with both feet. The Chiefs all-rounder was none other than Ruben Kamulu, aka “Ruby”.
OTJIWARONGO-Ovanamibia no zondekurona zo ruya veze ma zeso o ku katyenda ko mu rungu o ku yandera ovarumendu no va kazendu mba yata ozo ndambo o zo ngoto nu mba puguha o minyo vya vyo ko ngutukiro yo porotika yehi mo tjirwa tjo ngutukiro.
OTJOMUISE- Ondjjira ndjatanda otjiwana tjOvaherero nOvambanderu maitwa kondorera nu munao omihko imbi otji vyasere o ku zako kuyo.
WINDHOEK – While the Zambian government has already issued a travel advisory in anticipation of a national truck drivers’ strike in South Africa on Monday, September 2, the Namibian government, through
The two concepts – ‘collegiality’ and ‘academic freedom’ - as they are applied in higher education, often confuse academics as they appear to have opposite connotations. Yet, on further consideration, there
I suggested last week that optimal land use requires a singleness of purpose, the proverbial “pulling in the same direction.” When stakeholders do not sing from the same hymnbook, they place the land under unremitting hardship.
We wish to inform the reader that where Prof. Makala Lilemba mentioned that Caprivi was known as German Barotseland, Zambezi Region, German Bechuanaland or just Caprivi Zipfel and citing Kruger 1984 is information misleading the reader.
The 2nd August 2019 edition of the New Era newspaper carried two very interesting opinion pieces. One piece was written by Lawrence Kamwi and the other was written by Professor Jairos Kangira. Kamwi’s
Recent years have seen an increasing acquisition and usage of various Information and Communication Technologies being utilized to achieve different objectives in different sectors of the economy. Most of
Namibia is among Sadc countries reviewing their position as members to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites), after they were denied permission this week for a once-off sale of their ivory stockpiles.
Namdeb CEO Riaan Burger walks New Era Managing Editor Toivo Ndjebela through the company’s journey, its importance to the country and how, sadly, it may close down in three years time if no new
WINDHOEK - Dr Mohammed Shehu, an academic and expert on social media addressed communication professionals and students on “Agile Social” at a networking event organised by the Namibian chapter of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) on August 21 in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK - The Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE) and the Botanical Society of Namibia (BotSoc) in collaboration with the Centre for Biological Control from Rhodes University, South Africa, have teamed up in a project to control and combat some species of the invasive cactus plant.
WINDHOEK – Rachel Rittmann, the woman dubbed the ‘Gobabis Delilah’ and her former lover Rhyno du Preez were both convicted of murder read with the provisions of the Combating of Domestic Violence Act yesterday for killing her husband, 35-year-old Rudolph Henry Rittmann.
WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the Fifa-appointed Normalisation Committee for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Hilda Basson-Namundjebo yesterday said the leadership of the Namibia Premier League
WINDHOEK – The expected contraction in economic growth of 1.7 percent in 2019 will be the worst recession the country has experienced since independence. Driven primarily by a dismal performance of
OKASHANINGWA – “Stay away from people who think agriculture is for uneducated people,” screams a meme that recently went viral on Instagram.
WINDHOEK - Two suspected poachers believed to be Namibians were shot and killed by Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Sunday while tracking a rhino they had shot in Moremi Game Reserve in northern Botswana, the media reported.
WINDHOEK – The City of Windhoek has confirmed asking some residents in the Goreangab area to shift their structures out of the way for a planned multi-million dual carriageway planned in the area.
WINDHOEK - A 36-year-old truck driver appeared in Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for allegedly trafficking two teenagers from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into the country on Saturday. The children are a 13-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy. The suspect is identified as Chris Mujani.
WINDHOEK – This year’s edition of the much-anticipated Debmarine Namibia Senior Regional Netball Championship will officially kick off this weekend at the Khomasdal Stadium netball courts in Windhoek, with proceedings starting Friday until Saturday.
WINDHOEK – One of Miss Teen Namibia finalists 2019, Eleanor Steenkamp is not just your regular teenager, at the age of 18, she is already passionate about changing lives and making a difference in her community.
WINDHOEK – A group of foreign nationals accused of carrying out an armed robbery at a shopping centre in Pioneerspark Extension 1, in 2017 and walking away with more than N$400 000 will be tried in Windhoek Regional Court tomorrow.
ONGWEDIVA – Namibia’s WBO Africa welterweight champion Mikka Shonena successfully defended his crown for the fifth consecutive time after he outpointed Chinese opponent Youli Dong for a unanimous decision victory at the northern town of Ongwediva over the weekend.
WINDHOEK- After four days of gruelling action, Khomas Region yesterday saved the best for last when they defeated Omaheke Region 3-0 to be crowned champions of the popular NFA/Skorpion Zinc U/17 Cup in a thrilling final at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital.
ǂKHOANDAWES – !Hūb di ǁÛb, Hage Geingob ge !hao!nāsi ǂgaeǂgui-aona gere ǀkhoma in tā ǂkhâ!nâ, khoesiba khôaǁnâs ai hâ !hao!nāsi ǂūsina ǁaedi ai ǁgariǁnâhesa, aiǁgause ǂkhamǀgôade !game kais tsî
ǀAEǁGAMS – Mâ khoe-i hoa-i ge īsesa ūhâ ǁgams !aroma - !nakaba xu ge tsoatsoase da ge īsesa ūhâ tsî ǁnās ge Desre Esme Christiaansa ǁaraǂui tama hâ. Kaisames di danas, ǁîs di sîsenǂgaroba 2006ǁî kurib ai
ONGWEDIVAS – 900 000 Xa a !nāsa Namibiaǁîn ge ǂnaumâisa ǁanǁguigu !nâ Namibiab a ǂhabase ǁan hâ,
WINDHOEK – On Thursday, August 15 farmers who participated in the biannual Namibia Genetics Auction Group event hosted at Agra Bank Windhoek Ring in Windhoek achieved an average price of N$25 000 for bulls sold at the auction.
WINDHOEK- Sakeus Kafula is a young Namibian who after graduating decided to find a niche in the agricultural sector and came up with a product that might come in handy toward farmers.
WINDHOEK -Recovery after the current disastrous drought is the biggest challenge which the agricultural sector is facing for the next three to five years.
WINDHOEK – Namibian farmers are reporting vitamin B1 deficiency in livestock at an alarming rate now that the drought has reached its most critical stage with animals showing signs that could be mistaken for a variety of illnesses, including rabies.
WINDHOEK – The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) issued a statement late last week saying it has taken note of the pronouncement made on August 21 by the Prosecutor General on the investigation into
WINDHOEK - In light of recent industry developments, which include road, rail and sea upgrades, Namibia’s logistics and economic aspirations are well on track to being realised. Several industry projects
WINDHOEK – The Capricorn Investment Group Limited (Capricorn Group) released its consolidated group financial results for the year ended June 30, 2019 on Friday, showing excellent results, with group profit
WINDHOEK - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has cautioned travellers that export permits for Ekipa also known, as ivory jewellery is still required. He said in response particularly for Namibians travelling to Kenya.
Did you know that we have Namibian authored books in the market? It’s a rhetorical question. Sorry, if I bruised your ego by pointing out the obvious. I just can’t help but wonder why you haven’t tweeted about a Namibian authored book? What’s stopping you from posting about Namibian authors?
WINDHOEK - Lee-andro Likius Keshe Neshila is a force to reckon with when it comes to gym activities. He was recently awarded for his work at the Simply You Magazine, Lifestyle and Fashion Awards for Favourite Fitness Personality for 2019.
WINDHOEK - The Namibian Trust and Dance Troupe that uses the arts to create social awareness, Ombetja Yehinga Organisation, premiered ‘Ilithyia gone mad’ yesterday at the Warehouse Theatre, in collaboration with an international guest, from the Netherlands, Eveline Castelein.
WINDHOEK – Getting connected to people or building relationships might be a challenge to many, however, Speed Dating is back with another coffee circle, which took place this week at The Kitchen Restaurant in Windhoek.
WINDHOEK - The recently ended third edition of the Simply You Magazine Lifestyle and Fashion Awards hosted style experts from around the country.
WINDHOEK – Boxing fans in the northern part of the country are in for a treat this weekend when the much-anticipated “The Battle: Namibia vs China” Boxing Bonanza takes centre stage at Ongwediva tomorrow.
History reveals that the seemingly eternal close knit affection between coastal giants Blue Waters Football Club and Katutura glamour football club African Stars, is the culmination of a mere romantic hostel love affair “Kalwer Liefde” between a pair of students. There is an old saying that after every successful man, there must be a woman behind the scenes.
Yours truly has been following with disgust comments aired on social media that has led to a chorus of discontent amongst football followers, mostly self-confessed football pundits.
Dambudzo Marechera was a difficult but gifted writer. Literature reviews have cited a precocious talent and a sleuthing hound. Others elevated him to “a seer and prophet.” The poem “Pledging My Soul” was one of my early introductions to his work.
Two male drummers take their positions at the centre of the stage, pounding their drums in traditional style. This is only a harbinger of what is to follow – a forerunner of the great cultural performance to come. As the drumbeat reaches a crescendo, all hell breaks loose.
The intention of the scholar in response to the scholars who wrote regarding the article published on 19 July 2019 was not to demean the research findings of the said two scholars, but was for him to bring out the other historical and academic perspectives.
Namibia celebrated 29 years of independence, which has brought human development, infrastructural
WINDHOEK - A week ago, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted a five-day workshop that helped improve the financial management skills of CDC partners in Namibia and five other countries in the region.
WINDHOEK - The 5TH Session of Children’s Parliament, a platform facilitating the participation of young people in the democratic process, was officially opened early this week by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi.
WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Justice Legal Aid Directorate has instructed former magistrate, turned defence lawyer, Jermaine Muchali to defend murder accused Panduleni Gotlieb in his murder trial in the Windhoek High Court at the Windhoek Correctional Facility before Judge Dinnah Usiku.
WINDHOEK – The former girlfriend of a man accused of the murder of his employer in Swakopmund in August 2017 yesterday effectively put him on the murder scene when she identified a cap the accused was wearing on the day of the murder.
WINDHOEK - Experts agree that revenue to be sacrificed in the reduction of trade tariffs by 90 percent, as prescribed by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), is negligible due to the current low level of trade between Namibia and the rest of the continent.
WINDHOEK - The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has vowed to intervene in the imminent eviction of more than 200 residents of Goreangab in Katutura, mainly shack dwellers, by the Windhoek
WINDHOEK – The F i f a - a p p o i n t e d No r ma l i s a t i o n Committee for the Namibia Football Association (NFA) this week Monday wrote to the leadership of the Namibia Premier League (NPL),
WINDHOEK - Ministera gonodoropa ekuliko nomukunda doponze Peya Mushelenga, kayinkondopekere asi elikwamo lyokukadika mambo gomanzi ngesi kuna kuza likatameke hena, omu yina kara asi epangero kuna kugava tupu yimaliva ano omu mokutura asi kampanike nazikarugana yirugana yangoso oyo simpe
Bank and corporate managers are demanding a new generation of risk modelling that goes beyond transparency and enhances their ability to see competitive opportunities as well as to recognise the
WINDHOEK - In Namibia, approximately 44 percent of young people are unemployed and there is mounting pressure on government institutions and departments to provide employment opportunities for them. Over the past few years, Namibia has produced record numbers of skilled graduates from local
WINDHOEK - Team Namibia, a member-based non-profit movement aimed at the promotion of quality local manufactured products and services, held a donor event financed by the Embassy of Finland, called
OSHONGWE - In an effort to mitigate the harm of poverty in the region, the Oshikoto Regional Council, through its “Support Resources to Underprivileged Farmers” program, will assist struggling subsistence farmers in all its 11 constituencies.
WINDHOEK – Prosecutor General (PG) Martha Imalwa yesterday confirmed that one person – whose identity she withheld – has been charged under the Insolvency Act and also with fraud into the missing millions of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).
WINDHOEK- Chinese young boxing sensation and World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Pacific Youth welterweight champion, Youli Dong, yesterday cautioned his Namibian opponent Mikka
WINDHOEK – Everyone has a tale to tell – the started from the bottom now we are here type of tale and Desre Esme Christiaan is no exception.
WINDHOEK – Serving in a body that is dominated by the older generation can be intimidating. But this is not the case for Shiwana Ndeunyema who was selected to serve in the Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) Council. Ndeunyema said the appointment was awe-inspiring.
WINDHOEK – The Maltas Rainbow Makers Project recently conducted coaching classes for pupils at Tsumkwe Secondary School.
GIPF continues to be a proud participant at the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair. At this year’s Trade Fair, GIPF will focus on running a massive data clean-up campaign.
WINDHOEK - Earlier this month, Nedbank Namibia launched Namibia’s first-ever zero-maintenance fees bank account. Referred to as the Pay-As-You-Use account, it allows clients of any age or income group to pay bank charges only when they make a transaction.
WINDHOEK – The Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia (RFIN) hosted its 13th Annual Conference teaser event which allowed stakeholders, sponsors, speakers and members of the public to get an idea of what to
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob said the government will not tolerate a situation where people suddenly establish distinct traditional communities and chieftainships, premised on personal motives, preference and ambitions.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday sentenced Lukas Nepela Nikodemus, 49, whom he convicted on two murder counts and one count of defeating or obstructing the course of justice, to two life imprisonment sentences and eight years.
WINDHOEK – The New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) board should speedily start with the process of identifying and recruiting a substantive CEO, chairperson for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts Mike Kavekotora said yesterday.
WINDHOEK - Namibian veteran striker Lazarus Kaimbi was again on target for his Malaysian Super League club Pahang FA, scoring the second goal in their 2-1 win over Sabah as they
WINDHOEK - Ghanaian-born Brave Warriors assistant team manager Jakes Amaning, who also doubles as development officer at the Namibia Football Association (NFA), has resigned from both his positions and
WINDHOEK– After recently hosting a successful wheelchair basketball training camp in the capital the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) has now established what will be known as the Namibia Wheelchair Basketball Federation – a first ever for the country.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Sanlam Namibias ge ǁkhāǁkhāsens !nâ mâse sîsens !ēde ǁkhaisa ǂkham Namibiaǁîn hîa !kharaga ǀgapi ǁkhāǁkhāsen!khaigu air a ǁkhāǁkhāsena ge mā, nē ǂnûiǂgās di ǀaweǁguisa sîsenmās