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Haulofu sees off Paralympians

Haulofu sees off Paralympians Nampa NamPower managing director Kahenge Simson Haulofu on Friday bade farewell to the Namibian Paralympic Committee (NPC) team bound for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games...

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Tura Magic to face Champions League foes

Tura Magic to face Champions League foesDrawn in Group B The competition will be played from 26 August to 4 September at a venue still to be confirmed. NFATura Magic Ladies will battle it out against...

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EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL As the observant will notice, nature is awakening after a brief but lividly cold winter. We also see hopeful signs that Namibia’s agonising third Covid-19 wave is nearing the end, though it...

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Kavango West to clamp down overcrowded churches

Kavango West to clamp down overcrowded churches Police note high level of non-adherence Law enforcement officers in the Kavango West Region are ready to clamp down on those who ignore Covid-19...

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Nigeria's central bank ends dollar sales

Nigeria's central bank ends dollar sales Channel for illicit flows of money Nigeria has several exchange rates operating in parallel, a system put in place during a 2016 oil price crash. It is a huge...

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A nation proud of Diekmann

A nation proud of DiekmannFlying the flag high Maike Diekmann was among the top 20 finishers in the women’s single sculls competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Jesse Jackson Kauraisa Many Namibians...

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Can we please find a way?

Can we please find a way? Jesse Jackson Kauraisa This on and off sport in Namibia reminds me of stories I heard about relationships which are on an off until they eventually fade.I have begun fearing...

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Covid: Third wave not over

Covid: Third wave not over JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKWhile new cases have slowed down, authorities have cautioned Namibians not to let their guard down in the face of the devastating third wave of...

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China worries about terrorist attacks

China worries about terrorist attacks JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Namibian police and other units in the country’s security cluster are on high alert after a bomb attack in Pakistan killed nine and...

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Swapo sidesteps democracy

Swapo sidesteps democracy Ruling party takes advantage of walk-out Noa’s reappointment is “a deliberate act to prevent a proper decision-making process in the best interest of transparency and...

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South Africa’s Eskom in a debt crisis

South Africa’s Eskom in a debt crisis ALEXANDER WINNINGA debt crisis at South Africa's struggling state-owned utility Eskom could be solved by an agreement for government creditors to write off some...

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Electricity production capacity needs to improve

Electricity production capacity needs to improveSA, Rietfontein, Angola are key export markets Local production of electricity stood at 64 155 MWh in June 2021 compared to 95 027 MWh produced in May...

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Nathanael dethroned by ‘dodgy’ decision

Nathanael dethroned by ‘dodgy’ decision Jesse Jackson Kauraisa MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing and Fitness Academy promoter Nestor Tobias has revealed that the academy will wait for World Boxing...

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We move - Jonas

We move - JonasEnd of Olympic road After 30 amateur boxing fights, winning 24 and losing six, Jonas has says goodbye to Olympic boxing. Jesse Jackson Kauraisa Namibian boxer Jonas Junias Jonas has...

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Weekend recap: Gazza postpones ‘Messiah’

Weekend recap: Gazza postpones ‘Messiah’ MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK A day before he was meant to drop his 13th studio album, Gazza announced the postponement of ‘Messiah.’ “My mind, spirit and energy is...

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Women's Health Community Clinic

Women's Health Community Clinic The Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30) will host the next Women's Health Community Clinic in Windhoek on Thursday, 5 August 2021.The “3rd Wave of Covid-19” infections...

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Covid-hampered women make their mark

Covid-hampered women make their markNamibian learning app wins award at international conference A Namibian learning mobile application won the best poster award at the 18th International Conference...

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So far, so great

So far, so great Punaje Lorna Kuvare in Stellenbosch, South Africa.I was born and raised in Windhoek. I went to Pionierspark Primary School from grade one to seven and I attended high school at St...

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Mboma, Masilingi the darlings of Namibia

Mboma, Masilingi the darlings of NamibiaOne hot 200m race Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi, who made their debut at the Tokyo Olympic Games yesterday, qualified for the final of the women’s...

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Chainda calls for athletics sponsors

Chainda calls for athletics sponsors JESSE JACKSON KAURAISAWINDHOEKNamibia Sport Commission (NSC) public relations officer Chalo Chainda has called on corporate Namibia to get more involved in...

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Learning under lockdown

Learning under lockdown Equitable education at all costs “When we talk about smart partnerships… Namibia Media Holdings remains one of the most significant and committed partners of education in the...

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STAR TEACHER OF THE WEEK

STAR TEACHER OF THE WEEK“This is a noble profession I love.” - Leon Husselmann, life science and biology teacher at M&K Gertze High School, Rehoboth. When and why did you decide to become a...

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Soufiane el Bakkali wins Olympic 3000m steeplechase

Soufiane el Bakkali wins Olympic 3000m steeplechase Nampa/AFPMorocco's Soufiane el Bakkali won the men's Olympic 3000m steeplechase gold on Monday, breaking a Kenyan stranglehold on the event dating...

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James leads 400m final qualifiers

James leads 400m final qualifiersPeople’s favourite Van Niekerk out Former Olympic champion Kirani James of Grenada sounded a warning to his fellow medal hopefuls in the men's 400m by posting the...

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Kane skips Spurs return amid Man City transfer talk

Kane skips Spurs return amid Man City transfer talk NAMPA / AFPHarry Kane reportedly failed to turn up for his scheduled pre-season tests with Tottenham on Monday amid mounting speculation the striker...

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Swapo a yi pombambo uudemokoli

Swapo a yi pombambo uudemokoli Euliko lyaNoa olya ningilwa owina oku ya moshipala eningo lyOmatokolo gomondjila muuwanawa yuuyuuki, aatseyinawa yopolotika ya popi. JEMIMA BEUKESOVENDUKAØ Euliko lyaNoa...

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Oopresenda 20 dhAanamibia dha taalela ondjal

Oopresenda 20 dhAanamibia dha taalela ondjal ELVIRA HATTINGHAakwashigwana yaNamibia ye li po427 905 nenge oopresenda 20 dhaakwashigana odha dhengwa kompumbwe yoondya omvula ya piti.Iitopolwa mbyoka ya...

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Keetmans council members talk Covid

Keetmans council members talk CovidWorries about low vaccination rate Regional and local government officials in the //Karas Region are worried about residents’ vaccine hesitancy. ELIZABETH...

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Tumweneni settlers soldier on

Tumweneni settlers soldier on KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe failure of the Rundu town council in 2018 to deal with about 100 people who occupied land on the outskirts of the town, has now placed a daunting...

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ICU bed occupancy drops 52%

ICU bed occupancy drops 52% NAMPAWINDHOEKThe minister of health and social services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, says the hospital bed occupancy rate, especially in intensive care units, has significantly...

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COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF Heineken doubles profitHeineken, the world's second-largest brewer, reported first-half earnings above expectations on Monday, but warned of weakness in the rest of the year as...

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The critical role of preserving indigenous languages

The critical role of preserving indigenous languages Preserving the culture Wetumwene Shikage Do you consider your indigenous languages to be precious enough to be preserved and kept for generations?...

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Girl Up supports Frans Indongo orphanage

Girl Up supports Frans Indongo orphanage JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKA group of Girl Up volunteers this weekend donated much-needed clothing to the Frans Indongo orphanage and to homeless people at the Rundu...

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Nganate disappointed with pace of land delivery

Nganate disappointed with pace of land delivery NAMPAWINDHOEKOmaheke governor Pijoo Nganate on Friday delivered his second State of the Region Address (SORA), held under the theme ‘Growing Omaheke...

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Security cluster shares challenges

Security cluster shares challengesPolice in Erongo lose three members to Covid-19 The police are struggling to enforce public health regulations while officers themselves are booked off with Covid-19....

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Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer's

Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer's Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer "brain fog" and other problems that can last for months, and new...

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Photo of the week

Photo of the week Michelle McLean Bailey poses with Miss Teen Namibia 2021, Alexis Swart. Through the Michelle McLean Children Trust, Swart received a donation of N$15 000 on 28 July. McLean Bailey...

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Schools are safe, US embassy says

Schools are safe, US embassy says JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKAn investigation has found that Covid-19 outbreaks were more common in Namibian schools with a hostel than those without.In a statement, the...

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I need a public apology - Basson

I need a public apology - Basson Elizabeth Joseph KEETMANSHOOPKeetmanshoop municipality CEO Desmond Basson resumes work today after three months of administrative leave following allegations of...

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Walvis: Empty houses, erven to be sold

Walvis: Empty houses, erven to be sold Defective houses going ‘as is’ The municipality intends to give first-time buyers preference during the process, its spokesperson said. LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAY...

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This year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have been nothing short of a surprise,...

This year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have been nothing short of a surprise, from the Covid-19 delays to the involuntary withdrawal of Beatrice Masilingi and Christine Mboma and the voluntary withdrawal...

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The education sector mourns

The education sector mourns May Namene’s legacy live on and the fruits she planted in the education industry be reaped continuously. Enzo Amuele Foibe Louise Namene was a trained lawyer and a PhD...

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Over 70 000 Namibians await second AstraZeneca second jab

Over 70 000 Namibians await second AstraZeneca second jabDonations, Covax stock ‘coming soon’ “We are working day and night to ensure that individuals whose second dose is outstanding will be...

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EDITORIAL: The true meaning of self-sacrifice

EDITORIAL: The true meaning of self-sacrifice Before every election in southern Africa - and often intermittently during public holidays - we are reminded of the blood that waters our freedom, and how...

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Ethiopian Airlines denies shipping arms

Ethiopian Airlines denies shipping armsThe largest carrier in Africa The Ethiopian government and Tigray rebels have accused each other of being to blame for the difficulties in reaching Tigray by...

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Living on the sweet side

Living on the sweet side15-year-old baker from Ongwediva continues to impress Karolina’s Bakery in Ongwediva was started by the 15-year-old Ndapanda Shiyagaya when she was only in grade 4, and has...

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New details emerge on geologist who set herself on fire

New details emerge on geologist who set herself on fire TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI A woman who police said committed suicide by setting herself alight in her shack and died on the spot on Friday...

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Govt spin doctors in PR dilemma

Govt spin doctors in PR dilemma MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKGovernment spokespersons are silently opposing Cabinet’s decision to reverse a 2020 resolution that compelled all ministries to adopt an...

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Govt pays N$100m for Swakop hotel

Govt pays N$100m for Swakop hotel State to acquire full ownership of establishment After TransNamib rejected Cabinet’s directive to sell its stake for a mere N$5 million, government has now decided to...

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Rail cargo transportation slipped into a decline

Rail cargo transportation slipped into a decline Road, air and sea at the forefront The total volume of cargo transported by sea in June 2021 amounted to 556 206 tonnes compared to 407 390 tonnes...

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