• May 22nd, 2019
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Nedbank’s Pepper the Robot arrives for Career Expo

WINDHOEK - Nedbank Namibia will introduce Pepper, a humanoid robot, to learners at the Nedbank Career Expo which started Wednesday at the Windhoek Country Club and will end on Friday, 24 May 2019. Pepper is visiting Windhoek while taking a few days leave from his fulltime job as a client experience ambassador at Nedbank’s digital branch called the NZone in Sandton, Johannesburg. 

Dear church: An open letter from young people

I need you! My life is changing a mile a minute, and I need a spiritual home. The church needs to actively reach out to youth and young adults. This could be as simple as putting your church’s name in the list of churches at the tertiary institutions. 


Our threat is not LPM or PDM

Windhoek Rural Constituency is the most vast constituency in terms of spatial and geographic boundaries in the Khomas Region. The constituency has been under control of the opposition until 2004 when Fredrick Arie became its first Swapo

//Kharas reaches out to its most vulnerable

KEETMANSHOOP - The //Kharas Regional Council has distributed 10 817 bags of 12.5kg maize meal to four drought-affected areas as part of the national Disaster Risk Management Programme set in motion by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

‘I am not above the law,’ Mushelenga tells Shuumbwa

WINDHOEK – Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga has hit back at Ondonga chieftainship throne claimant Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo, saying he is not above the law and can only act within the parameters of law, as he has taken an oath to uphold, protect and defend the constitution and laws of the country.

//Kharas boreholes drop below catch point

WINDHOEK- The water levels of many boreholes in //Kharas Region have dropped below catch point levels, resulting in many communities being placed on the tanker-water-supply services-a situation that has put a tremendous burden on the already under-resourced department of rural water supplies.


NSFAF only funding 19% of applicants

WINDHOEK - With the current budget allocation of N$1.138 billion, the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is only able to fund study loans of 2 925 new applicants, out of 24 739 applications received.


State calls for Hanse-Himarwa conviction

WINDHOEK – The state is seeking for a conviction against education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, arguing that her contention that there is a conspiracy to implicate and convict her were a figment of her imagination.


Venezuelan funds frozen in international banks

WINDHOEK - Approximately US$5.4 million or the equivalent of N$77 million of Venezuelans funds meant for social programmes are held, frozen and confiscated in international banks, as a result of the economic blockade of Venezuela. The economic sanctions are being spearheaded by the USA government.


Hydroponic gardening suitable for the coast

SWAKOPMUND - Desert and coastal agricultural researcher at the University of Namibia (Unam)’s Henties Bay campus Allan Mupambwa says that hydroponic could play a key role both in large scale gardening as well as urban gardening at the coast.


War veterans reject state housing

OMUTHIYA - Some war veterans that were to benefit from the veterans affairs housing scheme have been reportedly refusing to move into the houses upon completion, an issue that has irked the ministry which says the houses could have been diverted to more deserving individuals.