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    No elections for Shambyu chief

    No elections for Shambyu chief

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    Deputy Judge President of the High Court Hosea Angula this morning ruled in favour of an application by Maria Ukamba Haindaka to stop the conducting of elections to elect a new chief for the Shambyu. The elections was supposed to be held this coming Saturday.
    Namibia welcomes SADC presidents

    Namibia welcomes SADC presidents

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – Heads of state and government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) arrived yesterday for the 38th SADC Summit. The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, was one of the first presidents to touch down at Hosea Kutako International Airport, followed by South African President and outgoing SADC Chairperson, Cyril Ramaphosa, two hours later. Soon after Ramaphosa, Lesotho Prim
    Upward pressure expected to remain as inflation continues to rise

    Upward pressure expected to remain as inflation continues to rise

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - Continuous upward pressure is expected on inflation, mostly owing to the rising fuel prices, the most recent of which was a 25 cents per litre increase in August, attributed to the adjustment of the fuel tax in August. Although international oil prices have eased slightly, the prevailing sentiment is that the depreciation of the Namibia Dollar will increase the cost of oil in domestic c
    Where are the policies to stimulate the real economy?

    Where are the policies to stimulate the real economy?

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    This week an analyst commented on how the fiscal consolidation has been a necessary evil for the Namibian economy.
    A memorial essay dedicated to the legacy of Bankie Foster Bankie

    A memorial essay dedicated to the legacy of Bankie Foster Bankie

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    August 1 marked the first anniversary of the burial of Brother Bankie Forster Bankie. We laid him to rest in Windhoek, Namibia in 2017 after his tragic passing a month or so earlier.
    Making Amnesty bigger, bolder and more inclusive

    Making Amnesty bigger, bolder and more inclusive

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    Our world is facing complex problems that can only be tackled if we break away from old ideas that human rights are about some forms of injustice that people face, but not others. The patterns of oppression that we’re living through are interconnected.
    Art students' dazzling mural Painting decorates COSDEF

    Art students' dazzling mural Painting decorates COSDEF

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    The COSDEF Arts & Craft Centre in Swakopmund has received a colourful new facade, thanks to art students who painted the 72-metre long external wall in decorative eye-catching patterns last week.
    Oshana SPCA puts the fun in fundraising

    Oshana SPCA puts the fun in fundraising

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    The OSHANA SPCA which started operating in October last year, is putting the fun in fundraising and held their first dog show on Saturday, which saw proud owners and their pooches strutting their stuff in front of a panel of judges.
    Industry Loop: Respect theatre!

    Industry Loop: Respect theatre!

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    I’ve written about this before but it seems my pleas are being flatly ignored. Etiquette needs to be followed with theatre. It’s really just common sense. As a functioning adult there are some stuff that one should just know are wrong like answering a call in the middle of a theatre production. Which in case you still don’t see why that would be a problem, causes distraction on all ends.
    “Pee-wees” takes centre stage at Otjihase this weekend

    “Pee-wees” takes centre stage at Otjihase this weekend

    2018-08-17  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - Otjihase Mine will play hosts to the 5th round of the popular National Enduro Race Series and tomorrow will be the D-day to secure vital points that could still influence the final outcome of the series in some classes.
    Anti-apartheid activist first African to lead Amnesty International

    Anti-apartheid activist first African to lead Amnesty International

    2018-08-20  Staff Reporter
    JOHANNESBURG - South African Kumi Naidoo, a prominent anti-apartheid activist who as a teen organised peaceful civil disobedience against racist authorities in that country, has been appointed secretary-general of the world’s largest human rights group Amnesty International.
    Homage for late Bra Hugh

    Homage for late Bra Hugh

    2018-08-20  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – Namibian jazz lovers are in for a nostalgic musical treat when local jazz sensation and saxophonist, Suzy Eises, pays homage to late South African jazz legend and human rights activist Hugh Masekela, at the National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) this Saturday.