“Standing in” is a standard practice in the world of radio. Your favourite radio presenter will never be on air every single day of the year.
For Adriano Visagie, a lead actor in the critically acclaimed movie ‘Salute’, his discovery of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF)’s Portal led to a multitude of projects for him within Namibia’s creative industry.
A trailblazer is defined as a go-getter, creator, and trendsetter. If this notion holds, then the woman dubbed “media guru” definitely fits the bill.
Newly established music label Remember The Eagle (RTE) Records today released an eight-track EP titled Daar Draai Die Dinge with an array of artists including production from DJ Spuzza, Chester Houseprince, Mega, Txngos and vocal lending from Shana Zandile and Florito.
Reacting to the extreme levels of femicide and domestic violence that has plagued the country, local musicians also joined forces to fight the scourge by composing songs condemning the act.
Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has played host to what is to be an annual festival ‘SPYL Pop-Up’ with over a hundred of the party’s young members in attendance and a variety of shows, exhibitions and stalls showcasing various products.
There will be no room for schoolboy errors for Namibia’s former triple world champion Julius “Blue Machine” Indongo when he squares against Kazakh opponent Daniyar Yeleussinov for the vacant IBF inter-continental welterweight title at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Hollywood, Florida.
The much-anticipated MTC Horse Racing Derby will take centre stage at the garden town of Okahandja, where the crème de la crème of Namibian racehorses will take to the tracks to compete for top honours and bragging rights in the various divisions.
Coastal giants Blue Waters Football Club will go down in history as one of the most exciting football playing to have ever played the beautiful game of football in our midst.
The sad passing of Argentine football great Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday at the age of 60 following a heart attack, has prompted me to reiterate what I and many other fellow pen-pushers have been saying: let’s honour our legends while they are still alive!!
Secretary general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC), Michael Hamukwaya, has underscored that the upcoming MTC Namibia Youth Games will have multiple positive effects on the local sports sector, especially for the country’s para-athletes.
Otjomuise- Kwazire embo okuza ko mu kesare Augustinus kutja ouye auhe nga u keritjangise kona ku wa ziriire.
Otjomuise- Orutu Rwehi Rotjizeero ma rut ja omunane wo tjira ihi Independent Patriots for Change, ousupi o IPC, notjira ihi va ruruma omikoka mo ku humba, oku hemba no ku nyekerera mo tji porotika epu rEhi Rotjizeero no ngamburiro no mbazu yo vati no vakuru.
Otjomuise- Ndinondi Omberoo yo Ngooneya ya Tjozondjupa no Mberoo yo Tjiuru Tjehi otji ma zetoora otukosi morukondwa oku katara otuveze two vi rumatwa vyo tjiwana peke peke morukondwa indwi.
Otjomuise- Ovivavero ngunda mbi hari avihiya zeuparisiwa kotjiveta erero oma hatenya tjandje mbi ma vi tjiukwa mavitja Israel Hukura, ngu kara orata yOkarukondua ko Matoororero ka Matako mOrukondua Romatoororero rwa Tjozondjupa, songu ma honaparero po no ma raka o 909.
The American-Canadian linguist, K. David Harrison, writes that the “mind has no end”, while the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein opined that, “the limits of my language mean the limits of my world.”
On the 13 December 2019, the New Era newspaper reported that the Namibian government turned away 42 desperate immigrants with refugees status issued by the South African government, this refugees fled South Africa as a result of a wave of xenophobic attacks.
“One of the most common and violent enemies of humankind today is HIV/Aids.
My experience in teaching literature in English over the years has revealed that most of our children in Africa do not have a reading culture.
Before getting to the heart of the matter, I want to make one thing clear.
The contents of this brief article reflect my heartfelt feelings and may be a belated reaction to the racism and tribalism in our free and independent country.
The outcome of the regional council and local authority elections has been quite interesting judging by results announced yesterday.
Presidential press secretary Alfredo Hengari on Tuesday hailed the Ombudsman report which states that President Hage Geingob’s remarks that white Namibians had declared a ‘war’ on Swapo by registering in huge numbers did not violate white people’s constitutional rights.
The country’s senior rugby team, especially its youngsters, are set to miss out on some much-needed game time and exposure from crucial competitions such as South Africa’s Supersport Rugby Challenge and the Currie Cup First Division and others.
When Namibia’s rugby legend Renaldo Bothma arrived on English shores in 2017, many could remember the loose forward as a hard runner in attack and a monstrous tackler from the Rugby World Cup two years prior.
After taking over the helm of Namibia’s women’s cricket team about three months ago, head gaffer Francois van der Merwe has activated a formidable development structure for the country’s female cricketers.
The most awaited annual sales day, Black Friday, is expected to be subdued this year due to so much uncertainty about job security and steady incomes that usually include bonusses.
Although the voting process went relatively smooth yesterday, Electoral Commission of Namibia officials had to battle with verification devices, which were failing to detect voters’ cards, leading to delays and inconveniences to both voters and polling officers.
WATCH: More scenes as Namibians vote in the regional council and local authority elections.
WATCH: Namibians vote in the regional council and local authority elections.#NamibiaVotes2020
Talismanic striker Peter Shalulile’s rich vein of goal scoring form was again on display on Sunday when he played a blinder to inspire new club Mamelodi Sundowns to a 4-3 win over AmaZulu in a gripping DStv Premiership clash at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium.
Chief administrator of the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC), Freddy Mwiya, says not only do the MTC Namibia Youth Games provide an opportunity to the country’s youth to showcase their talents, but the games also play an important role of bridging the gap between schools sport and mainstream competition.
Agriculture is concerned with rearing animals and the cultivation of crops whilst an ecosystem simply refers to a community of living organisms such as plants and animals together with the non-living components such as the air and soils, interacting with each other in their environment.
It’s important to have a plan in place ahead of severe weather to protect your animals and livestock.
It is often said dynamite comes in small packages, or that the ant has been known for killing an elephant.
Ondangwa resident, Brumilda Hikumwa, this weekend became the sixth winner of the Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off competition.
The sixth and final cycle of the National Arts Council of Namibia (NACN) relief fund, which amounted to N$974,999.80 came with some artists not receiving any grants.
A sitting president is judged against his predecessor.
After decades of fighting for the liberation of the oppressed and humiliated black majority of our country, 19 June 1989 marked the return of the senior leadership of the liberation movement, Swapo.
RUNDU – Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula says voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is an integral part of Namibia’s HIV prevention strategy and has thus called upon men to get a “smart cut” in order to reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
A panel beater based in Oshakati yesterday testified in the trial of Ondangwa-based magistrate Liwena Walter Mikiti in the Windhoek High Court before Acting Judge Eileen Rakow.
Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula has expressed concern about the growing disregard for the Covid-19 regulations and protocols.
Local boxing sensation Michael Benhard on Saturday delivered a courageous performance to brush aside an energetic Dominikus Weyulu during the main bout of the “Shakers and Movers” Boxing Bonanza held over the weekend by the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club.
WINDOKO – Kasamulaho alikakalezo kuzwelela kwasisole sa naha Botswana, kuli mandui babane bane ba bulailwe kwamukulela wanuka ya Chobe nebana ni litobolo, mapokola banaha Namibia viki yefelile nebalumezi batuleli ba mwamezi, kuyotusa mwakubata litobolo zebulelwa.
WINDOKO – Muopeli wa mwasikiliti Zee (Zuluboy) utisize hamoho baopeli sina yena, Guru, J Thugg, Mello, Prince T ni Kid M mwasikiliti sa Zambezi, kuhatisa pina ya kupuzo ya kezahalo ya cwale ya kukunupiwa ni kubulaiwa kwabayahi babalalu banaha Namibia, ni muhabo ili muyahi wanaha Zambia, ki masole banaha Botswana (BDF).
Former Miss Teen Continental, Chanique Rabe, was crowned Miss Supranational Namibia recently at Droombos after excelling through all rounds and questions on social issues.
The president of the Namibian Women in Mining Association, Zenzi Natasha Awases, has been recognised among 100 Inspirational Women in Mining globally.
Government, in partnership with the participating commercial banking institutions and with financial support of the Bank of Namibia, on Friday announced the commencement of the Covid-19 SME loan scheme to the tune of N$500 million.
An eminent judge has enjoined SADC members of parliament to help create an environment for the appointment of judicial officers including judges on merit rather than political expedience if the fight against corruption is to be won.
In the last push for votes yesterday, Swapo president Hage Geingob promised improved service delivery to turn the dreams of Namibian citizens into reality.
OTJIWARONGO - Despite promises by politicians during election campaigns to improve service delivery, residents of the New Ombili informal settlement on the outskirts of Otjiwarongo said they are tired of empty promises.
The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has given the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) until 27 November to respond to their demands following a night vigil by its members at the Windhoek residence of Chief Justice and chairman of the JSC, Peter Shivute.
OTJIWARONGO – The Swapo party leadership in the Otjiwarongo municipality and regional council have bluntly admitted that they have realised that the frustrations and issues affecting the people are mostly based on inadequate service delivery.
Namibian actress, film producer and screenwriter Charlene Girley Jazama says for any person to be an actor, they ought to be acting and taking any role they get seriously because that allows them to build a résumé as well as helps hone their skills.
Fair enough, a hastily assembled Brave Warriors managed against all odds to manufacture a hard fought 1-all draw against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in an International friendly away from home last month.
Having thoroughly read through the recommendations made by the Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) to both the
OMUTHIYA – A new shopping mall under construction and near completion will soon change the face of Omuthiya, bringing something new to the town and incorporating small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in an effort to boost grassroots businesses.
As the Association of African Universities (AAU) celebrated its 53rd anniversary, and African-universities’ Week last week with webinars on various higher education topics,
To start, the number of Namibians killed by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers in what seems to be a ‘shoot-to-kill’ approach is
One of Africa’s most charismatic and colourful leaders, Jerry John Rawlings died on 12 November 2020. He was born on 22 June 1947 in Accra,
Namibia’s sprint legend Frank Fredericks was a world class sprinter and then made a rapid career as a sports official and businessman.
Cohen Fistball Club (CFC 1) won its third consecutive Bank Windhoek Fistball National Cup over the weekend in Swakopmund, with the team successfully defending the Category A Cup while Swakopmund Fistball Club (SFC) 2 secured the Category B title.
Starting your own business, or taking an idea from concept to reality into an actual product or service is a daunting task.
In his second year while studying digital communication and technology at the International University of Management (IUM) Werner Alweendo quit school, not because he gave up on studying but because he wanted to follow his numerous and diverse other abilities and interests.
Namibia’s premier digital enabler, MTC has given support to the University of Namibia (Unam) with a total of N$864 000 towards Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme.
Medscheme, a health risk management services provider and medical aid administrator has injected over N$200 000 into the One Economy Foundation (OEF) under the office of the First Lady geared towards combating SGBV while sharing the perspectives of both survivors and perpetrators of gender-based violence.
All businesses globally have been severely impacted by the Covid-19 environment which somehow brought about new abnormalities that we must all strive to adapt to if we are to successfully navigate this pandemic and avoid any severe impact to businesses.
The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade has confirmed that Namibia ratified the SACU-Mozambique and United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement (SACUM - UK EPA) in the National Assembly on 20 October 2020.
From the onset, it is imperative to mention that peace is essential for our country as it provides hope for a better future, particularly for the youth of our society, who are the true ambassadors of the future.
The term internet governance processes refers to the development and application of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the internet. And why does this matter?
International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah yesterday called on the United Nations to intervene in the disputed Western Sahara after the leader of the pro-independence Polisario Front vowed to end a 29-year ceasefire with Morocco, citing recent border operations as a provocation.
Brave Warriors assistant coach Robert Nauseb says his charges have learnt from the mistakes of last Friday’s 1-0 defeat to Mali and come today at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, the Warriors will be ready to ruffle the feathers of the visiting Eagles of Mali.
“Don’t quit your job to start a business, start a business to quit your job...”
During the month of September 2020, the volume of Namibian diamonds produced stood at 36 601 carats. This figure is the lowest monthly production by far between January 2015 to September 2020.
The low voter turnout during the regional council and local authority elections is an indication of the little significance voters bestow upon subnational government.
One of the two men on trial for raping and stoning to death a schoolgirl and dumping her body in the bush in Windhoek nearly seven years ago has been convicted in the High Court.
Investment, savings and insurance company Old Mutual Namibia celebrated their centenary with the reflection of achievements they have made, which includes about N$2.75 billion paid annually in recent years as they honoured insurance obligations to their customers.
Higher education minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi yesterday said she was standing by her letter addressed to the council of the Namibia University of Science and Technology following the naming of Dr Erold Naomab as the university’s new vice chancellor.
Retired former chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Martin Shalli was condemned by political parties over remarks attributed to him at a mini Swapo rally held at Five Rand location in Okahandja, where he made remarks saying those who leave the ruling Swapo party to form other parties should be executed.
She became the first Namibian dean at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) in 2015 and went on to start several initiatives such as the Namibia Women in Computing conference and three chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), she eats sleeps and breathes Information Technology.
Many of us are now perhaps aware about workplace bullying.
If there is an absence of designers at fashion shows, there wouldn’t be trends to follow and without models, there wouldn’t be anyone to wear the designed pieces but with these two critically essential members of the fashion industry, one still probes: Why are they in an industry whose future looks bleak and sometimes not so promising.
Local musicians have made their mark on the international scene as far as collaborating with respective foreign musicians is concerned but one wonders whether these alliances have somewhat elevated their careers or are they just stagnant and the ballads produced have become one-hit wonders.
Two of the Brave Warriors’ lead actors Petrus Shitembi and Deon Hotto yesterday admitted that chopping off the wings of the Eagles of Mali will not be an easy assignment, but assured that they are ready to execute the daunting task at hand.
In hindsight, retired Namibian High Commissioner to Malaysia, one Gebhardt Tjivaro Kandanga, looks like somebody who could hardly harm a fly.
As Namibia’s beloved Brave Warriors takes to the field today to face the Eagles of Mali at the Stadia Du 26 Mars in Bamako for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations first leg qualifier clash, I on behalf of the entire renowned New Era team would like to wish our boys all the best of luck in their quest to help Namibia qualify for her fourth Afcon tournament – with the other three being in 1998, 2008 and 2019.
A whopping amount of N$3.4 million that was initially meant for this year’s annual Dr Hage Geingob Cup has been diverted and will now be rechannelled towards a charity initiative that will see pensioners across the country benefiting from the scheme.
Otjinene- Ozombara hamboumwe zOvaherero nOvambanderu za zikamisa okomiti yo nongo oku tjangurura orutuu ro zo ndando zo ma unguriro kumwe mo ngondjero yo ma zemburukiro wo TjiÞiro Otjindjandja no tjisuta.
Omaturihungirire- Otjohorongo iimwe yo zo serevate ozo nguru nguru posia oyo nai mo me kurisiro nambano ndja sewa kongotwe.
Otjomuise- Omukururume wo zo mbura o 73 wa Tjomejamomutumba oo mundu omuseinina okuÞa iyo mutjise mbwa tjama ko Covid-19.
Otjomuise- Nandarire kutja mo Namibia muno’ veta ngunda penovandu mbe vanga kutja ovina vinanwe otja kombazu yawo oveni poo otja kombazu yomerinaneno wsOuherero.
The Road Fund Administration (RFA) on Tuesday held its strategic business plan stakeholder’s consultation for April 2021 to March 2026 and shared the revenue overview for this period
Any hint of blood in the steak I order is sure to smother my joy.
When I was asked to write this article, the first question that came to mind was: “What problems do people on probation experience?”
The purpose of this article is to buttress or underpin the importance of constitutional democratic governance which has created an enabling peaceful conducive political and economic environment over the past 30 years in Namibia
There is an idiomatic expression which runs across the linguistic spectrum of many Africans, that one finger alone cannot crush or pick a louse meaning one person alone cannot do everything as teamwork is necessary to alleviate the workload.
Last Thursday, three Namibian fishermen were reportedly shot and killed along the Chobe River by members of the Botswana Defence Force.
“Botswana is indirectly provoking Namibia” concludes Williams Sheende, a good friend.
In March 2016, Rejoice Kandukira’s life changed forever.
President Hage Geingob and his Botswana counterpart Mokgweetsi Masisi have both called for a speedy investigation into the fatal shooting of three Namibians and their Zambian cousin by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) last week Thursday.
ETOSHA – Although poaching of endangered species such as rhino and elephant have been reported to be minimal in the Etosha National Park, environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has called on law enforcement officials to do ballistic testing among communities adjacent to the park.
Swanu candidate for the unpredictable Otjombinde constituency Ngajoo Mbuende is oozing with confidence ahead of the regional council and local authority elections.
In disciplining the pupils, teachers use a variety of punishments which include sending learners outside the classes, suspend them from the hostel or apply minimal corporal punishment.
UNESCO (2005) argues for the need to recognise linguistic diversity in society as a means to promote cultural diversity, which is necessary for a full realisation of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The mother of one of the alleged victims of a Russian national facing rape and child trafficking charges yesterday testified hearing rumours about her 15-year-old daughter and other girls in the neighbourhood being “sold-for-sex”.
Former president of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) John Muinjo was yesterday among the country’s various football pundits who expressed mixed feelings with the nomination of South African billionaire and Mamelodi Sundowns
Sports minister Agnes Tjongarero has hailed the grown and importance of the MTC Namibia Youth Games but said more needs to be done to ensure the country has a steady talent retention programme in place to compliment the youth games.
With the 2020 MTC Namibia Youth Games around the corner, today’s article will focus on the role that youth sports play in a young person’s life.
The launch set to take place today at Van Rhyn Primary School in Windhoek, will kick off the advocacy programme and launch the colourful new logo for IPESS.
Thirty-two young Namibian women graduated as the first ambassadors in the country from the DREAMS programme aimed at supporting adolescent girls and young women in the prevention of new HIV infections.
Although Africa’s air traffic is down by 89% and revenue loses on the continent are expected to reach US$6 billion this year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has cautioned that
WATCH: Traditional instrumentalist revives indigenous musical arts
The MTC HopSol Youth Soccer League again lived up to expectations over the weekend when youngsters from the various participating teams brought their A-games to the Khomasdal and Sam Nujoma stadiums where the matches took place.
!GOMENǁGAMS - ǁAupexa di ge 500 omde !Garo!ās 37 di !â-i ai, Namibiab ǁKhaubas Sîsenaon (NDF) hîa !Gomenǁgams !nâ ra sîsenn !aroma nî omhe, tib ge kai!ā tsî !garo!ā omkhâisens ministeri, Erastus Uutoniba ǂoa ge wekheb Donertaxs ai ge ǂanǂan.
Agribank inaugurated its newly relocated regional office in Katima Mulilo on Friday to improve its client experience and ensure a conducive working environment for staff when servicing farmers and potential farmers in the Zambezi region.
What does a livestock farmer desire when he wants to improve the genetics of his cattle?
According to Bruce Hansen, managing director at Simonis Storm, after eleven quarters of negative GDP growth since 2016 in the second quarter of 2020, the Namibian economy contracted by 11.1% and is estimated to contract by 7.8% by the end of 2020.
A 72-year-old resident of Schlip near Mariental pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder read with the provisions of the Combating of Domestic Violence Act for the second time yesterday before Windhoek High Court Judge Orben Sibeya.
Independent candidate for the Epukiro constituency Sandie Tjaronda has vowed to make the constituency the region’s economic hub by, among others, reinforcing the agricultural sector and building capacity to add value to its raw materials.
Namibia’s World Boxing Organisation (WBO) global junior lightweight champion Jeremiah “Lowkey” Nakathila on Saturday relied on his speed and power to dismantle a helpless Immanuel Andeleki during their 8-round junior welterweight bout.
WINDOKO – Basupile babasa siezi, babanyaziwa kabukwenuheli mwa muzeko omutelele mwanaha Namibia haisamba, base bakupa khuta kuli iba liulule kwa likakalezo kaufela.
Being one of the few Oshiwambo speaking women who play a musical bow called Okambulumbumbwa, Lucia Amunyela is trying to save the slowly dying Oshiwambo musical arts as she embarks on her musical journey.
Significant changes on the work front are one of the many knock-on effects of Covid-19.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy will suspend the consideration and processing of all new applications for mineral rights for nine months as of 18 November 2020 to 17 August 2021.
Namibia needs to be prepared well ahead of time to mitigate against the unintended consequences for the ambitious African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by exploiting opportunities in the agreement.
The family of three brothers and a cousin, who were allegedly gunned down by members of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Thursday night along the Chobe River in the Zambezi region, said they are pinning their hope on the Namibian government to get answers for them.
Retired former chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Martin Shalli has been widely condemned by political parties over remarks attributed to him at a mini Swapo rally at the weekend.
The family of the late Shannon Wasserfall whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in the dunes at Walvis Bay a month ago said though they have forgiven the suspected murderers; they still need to understand why they had to do it.
ORANJEMUND – The Swapo Party-led government has and will always endeavour to ensure a system in Namibia where the dignity of all Namibians will be respected and that no one will be left out, said Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila during the party rally in Oranjemund on Saturday.
On 2 August 2019, the New Era newspaper carried two very interesting opinion pieces. One piece was written by Lawrence Kamwi and the other by Prof. Kangira. Mr Kamwi’s piece was titled ‘African togetherness is a character-reclaiming exercise’ and the latter was titled ‘Swahili:
an article, penned down by Dr Shaun Whittaker together with Harry Boesak and Mitchell Van Wyk, titled ‘Nation-building, not racism’, pertinently posed the challenge that now is the time to revisit the national question in Namibia.
Social media is supposed to be an easy way to network, share ideas and have social discussions. But because it’s mostly unchecked and unregulated, people can get really rude, d
D-Naff Entertainment has released two exquisite music videos of Lady Dyna’s ‘Ama Ni Dabwisa’ and Shambo artist Christmas with ‘Ondelekelama’,
The Namibian police had to be called in to contain a group of angry residents backed by constituency councillor Knowledge Ipinge
Nakathila will this Saturday headline the much-anticipated ‘Together as One’ Boxing Bonanza that will be hosted by the MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing & Fitness Academy
“Although the reduction of the low margin goods materially affected sales, this was overcome by venturing into alternative higher margin lines.
Deep in the regions, schools in villages, smaller clubs and rural clubs, in particular, rely on the generous contributions of volunteers to keep the cost of sports accessible to the community.
With the youth having interest in contesting for upcoming elections, Youth Corner reached out to some candidates from different parties to share their manifestos and plans for their constituencies.
one of the biggest challenges that faced organisations during the first few months of Covid-19 was a complete lack of data.
Former Namibia Football Association (NFA) secretary general Barry Rukoro’s appeal against his former employer was dismissed by the office of the labour commissioner, with the arbitrator saying Rukoro was not unfairly dismissed but his employment contract ended.
OSHAKATI – Oshana regional governor Elia Irimari ardently believes improved investment and technical support towards sports development can greatly assist the country in tackling ills such as youth unemployment and lack of opportunities to showcase talents.
OSHAKATI – Patron of the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club Erastus Uutoni has lauded the club’s founder Joseph Benhard for the remarkable success he has achieved with his stable over the years, saying Kilimanjaro’s rise testimony that all is possible with hard work and perseverance.
ǁAupexas ge N$4.4 milnu marisa ǀhûhâsi !aub!ûi!gâs !nandi tsî ǂgari-aon ǀhûhâsigu dina 2019ǁî kurib !nâ ge mātarehe.
The latest UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s annual Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition Report highlighted drought as one of the key factors contributing to the continuing rise in the number of hungry people in sub-Saharan Africa. And in South Africa, the Government’s Crop Estimates Committee announced that the country would harvest 20% less maize in 2019 because of drought conditions.
Have you ever wanted to spend more time in the great outdoors?
Local and versatile entrepreneur, Twapewa Kadhikwa, will launch a new reality show, “Twapewa Kadhikwa, the Queen of Entrepreneurship” on 9 November.
Last year’s Miss Namibia 2nd Runner Up and SYM Female Model of the Year 2020, Johanna Swartbooi has expanded her horizons by trading her hand in fashion.
At a press briefing recently held in Windhoek, The Namibian Society of Composers and Authors of Music (Nascam) Chief Executive Officer John Max expressed his disappointment at the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) for not reviewing their local content policy, after adopting the Code of Conduct for Broadcasters back in 2018.
From the establishment of modern states in 1648, through the Treaty of Westphalia, the simplification of these states trying to understand each other and their attempts to relate to one another took place through various “early” forms of diplomatic communication.
The City of Windhoek has approached the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development with a proposal to have its debt - due to central government - written off in exchange for large tracts of land in the capital’s informal settlements.
The Windhoek High Court is scheduled to hear in two weeks’ time an application by former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and his son-in-law Tamson ‘Fitty’ Hatuikulipi as they appeal against the lower court’s decision to deny them bail.
OSHAKATI – Host region Oshana dominated proceedings at the Northern Region Senior Amateur Boxing Championship, held at the Oshakati Independence Stadium over the weekend, which saw the crème de la crème of the country’s amateur boxers battling it out for top honours.