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Meritocracy over gender…women weigh in on Swapo female candidate

Meritocracy over gender…women weigh in on Swapo female candidate

2022-08-18Edward Mumbuu
There is a general consensus among female Swapo stalwarts that when delegates co...
Geingob takes charge of SADC organ

Geingob takes charge of SADC organ

2022-08-18Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Namibia yesterday accepted the position of the Southern African Development Comm...
Masisi reported to ICC over Nchindo killings  

Masisi reported to ICC over Nchindo killings  

2022-08-18Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Caprivi Concerned Group (CCG) has dragged Botswana president Mokgweetsi Masisi a...
State wants 35 years for baby killer

State wants 35 years for baby killer

2022-08-18Roland Routh
State lawyer Taodago Gaweseb yesterday asked Windhoek High Court Judge Claudia C...
Kahungu has no confidence in city MC

Kahungu has no confidence in city MC

2022-08-17Edward Mumbuu
Former Windhoek mayor Fransina Kahungu has lost faith in the current municipal c...

Sports
Lüderitz to host annual sport awards…federations urged to submit early

Lüderitz to host annual sport awards…federations urged to submit early

The 18th edition of the Namibia Annual Sport Awards, which was officially launched yesterday in the capital, will this year see the crème de la crème of Namibian sport battling it out for top honours at the southern town of Lüderitz. 
Personality of the week - Murere: People think it’s easy being a Para-athlete

Personality of the week - Murere: People think it’s easy being a Para-athlete

Well, my journey started with playing football – and like every other boy in Namibia, my dream was to play in the English Premier League one day.
Dam wants to leave mark at major competitions

Dam wants to leave mark at major competitions

Local athletics coach Bethold Karumendu is impressed with the overall upward trajectory of his protégé David Dam, whom he says is destined for greater things and come early next year, the whole of Africa will get to know his name. 

BONA 2027 committees to present budgets soon…Manuel appointed new spokesperson

Navachab Marathon beneficial

Kuugongelwa-Amadhila school wins volleyball tourney

Business
CEO OF YOUR CAREER with Ipupa Fadeyi - The desire to grow

CEO OF YOUR CAREER with Ipupa Fadeyi - The desire to grow

How to advance one’s career is a question that the majority of young professionals ask their mentors. This mentorship guide is based on the progression of my professional and personal growth. 
Repo rate increase to hit the poor hardest

Repo rate increase to hit the poor hardest

Local economists yesterday warned the central bank’s decision to increase the repo rate by rate by 75 basis points to 5.50% is detrimental to domestic economic growth, could reverse valuable economic recovery gains made and will impact lower-income households the most. 
Opinion -  Navigating market volatility, surging inflation and higher borrowing costs

Opinion -  Navigating market volatility, surging inflation and higher borrowing costs

The Namibia inflation CPI hit 6.80% as prices keep surging in July 2022 – up from 4% recorded in July 2021, largely driven by increases in food, transport and non-alcoholic beverages.

Capricorn’s Food Waste Challenge attracts wide interest

Residential construction activity gains momentum

Southern farmers gather to share knowledge

Courts & Crime
Masisi reported to ICC over Nchindo killings  

Masisi reported to ICC over Nchindo killings  

Caprivi Concerned Group (CCG) has dragged Botswana president Mokgweetsi Masisi and his defence chief Placid Segokgo to the International Criminal Court over the killing of four fishermen in 2020, by Botswana Defence Force (BDF) members on suspicion that they were poachers.
State wants 35 years for baby killer

State wants 35 years for baby killer

State lawyer Taodago Gaweseb yesterday asked Windhoek High Court Judge Claudia Claasen to remove convicted baby killer and 30-year-old Priscilla Daukeline Stuurman from society for a very long period.
Thieves loot leather shop

Thieves loot leather shop

The Exclusive Lederwaeen Shop in Swakopmund suffered a huge loss when thieves broke into the shop and looted goods valued at about N$480 000 early yesterday morning.

Bakkie-buying robbery suspect nabbed

Stiff fine or jail for public defecation

Auditor testifies against Nghixulifwa

Entertainment
Beautiful Cassia crowned Miss Namibia 2022 …hailed as prayer warrior

Beautiful Cassia crowned Miss Namibia 2022 …hailed as prayer warrior

Twenty-one-year-old Cassia Sharpley was crowned Miss Namibia 2022 during a glitzy coronation event at the Windhoek Country Club and Resort on Friday evening. 
KinoNamibia Film Festival is back

KinoNamibia Film Festival is back

What started as a small internship project for the Goethe-Institut by two German foreign exchange film students in 2017, KinoNamibia Film Festival will this year again provide the platform to everyone who would like to express their creativity in the film industry.
Wine of the Week - Braai Pinotage

Wine of the Week - Braai Pinotage

If you are from the southern part of Africa, you will not need anyone to explain to you what the word ‘braai’ means. 

Industry Loop - Power MC

Ectopic pregnancy

‘O radio station yandje’ now in Ongwediva  

National
Lüderitz to host annual sport awards…federations urged to submit early

Lüderitz to host annual sport awards…federations urged to submit early

The 18th edition of the Namibia Annual Sport Awards, which was officially launched yesterday in the capital, will this year see the crème de la crème of Namibian sport battling it out for top honours at the southern town of Lüderitz. 
Personality of the week - Murere: People think it’s easy being a Para-athlete

Personality of the week - Murere: People think it’s easy being a Para-athlete

Well, my journey started with playing football – and like every other boy in Namibia, my dream was to play in the English Premier League one day.
Opinion - Sponsors of terrorism

Opinion - Sponsors of terrorism

Over the past decades, terrorism has spread throughout the world despite the seemingly organised struggle of all countries. The results are insignificant, as the complete victory is still far away. 

CEO OF YOUR CAREER with Ipupa Fadeyi - The desire to grow

Repo rate increase to hit the poor hardest

Opinion - How to improve writing style for academic success: Part 1

Youth
Essay - Effect of the pandemic on students

Essay - Effect of the pandemic on students

The Namibian education system foundation has faced a unique health crisis that has it shaken up due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dispatched thoughts - Communicating with the youth

Dispatched thoughts - Communicating with the youth

It is ironic how there are more communication channels today, yet we seem to be so disconnected and at odds about the issues we should be addressing. 
Commonwealth Awards Nominations open

Commonwealth Awards Nominations open

Nominations for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Awards, which recognise exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth, are now open.

DHPS learners excel at public speaking competition

Short Story - Mining the Past

Bank Windhoek awards scholarships to Sign Language students

 

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