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Woman breaks daughter’s arm over spice

Woman breaks daughter’s arm over spice TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATI An elderly woman from Omulondo village in the Oshikoto Region allegedly beat her daughter so severely that it caused a fracture in her...

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Investigate Rehoboth – PDM

Investigate Rehoboth – PDM Minister urged to audit, remove council In an 87-page report, the late Van Wyk highlighted several alleged corrupt deals and asked the Anti-Corruption Commission to...

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Africa’s largest economy inflation eases

Africa’s largest economy inflation easesAhead of central bank rate decision The increase in prices peaked in March due to Covid-19 disruptions, currency devaluations and security issues in food...

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Psemas axes non-compliant pensioners

Psemas axes non-compliant pensioners Retirees urged to read up on regulations Members going into retirement must apply to remain on the medical 90 days before they retire. Failure to do so will result...

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EDITORIAL: The unseen effects of poverty

EDITORIAL: The unseen effects of poverty In today’s edition is a sad story of a woman who lost her arm after a scuffle with her mother over a food seasoning.Wilka Shikongo allegedly ate the spice...

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Africa pleading for equitable access to vaccines

Africa pleading for equitable access to vaccinesLift export bans Only nine vaccine doses have been administered per 100 people in Africa. The longer vaccine inequity persists, the more the virus will...

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ECN fesses up: Ndonga Linena was our mistake

ECN fesses up: Ndonga Linena was our mistake Kenya Kambowe RunduOutgoing Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) chairperson Notemba Tjipueja said Swapo’s Michael Kampota was wrongly was declared the...

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Namibia runs low on condoms

Namibia runs low on condoms TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATI There are no condoms at most bars and sheebens in northern Namibia as well as some clinics and health centres in the Khomas Region, which have been...

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Traffic camera deal: PG to decide

Traffic camera deal: PG to decideProbe still underway 16 months later Prosecution is now a possibility in a probe regarding the N$12 million installation of traffic cameras that have not worked to...

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Erongo RED adjusts electricity tarrifs

Erongo RED adjusts electricity tarrifsWeighted average of 1.7% tariff The adjustment was a result of ECB’s average increase on NamPower’s tariff from N$1.65 to N$1.69 per kilowatt for the 2021/22...

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Nedbank Kapana Cook-off set for this weekend

Nedbank Kapana Cook-off set for this weekend STAFF REPORTERThe 2021 Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off Competition, which was launched on 7 May 2021, will host its central round on Saturday, 18 September at the...

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Zula with Gazza and KFC

Zula with Gazza and KFC STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK Last October, KFC Namibia approached Gazza to be the official judge and mentor for its 50/50 festive campaign.“Working with Gazza and his team to scout...

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Capricorn’s profit after tax jumps 14.8%

Capricorn’s profit after tax jumps 14.8% Jo-Maré Duddy – Locally-listed Capricorn Group, with Bank Windhoek as its flagship brand, today reported an operating income of more than N$1.29 billion for...

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Troubled Jonas speaks out

Troubled Jonas speaks out‘I have more to offer’ Talented boxer Jonas Junias Jonas has opened up about his troubled past. LIMBA MUPETAMIWINDHOEKNamibian boxer Jonas Junias Jonas has won everything...

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COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF Air New Zealand studying low-emissions Air New Zealand Ltd said it was studying how it could use low-carbon technologies like electric, hybrid or hydrogen powered planes to...

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Nedbank supports frontline health workers

Nedbank supports frontline health workersDonate-A-Meal campaign supports healthcare workers and restaurants simultaneously Nedbank Namibia recently introduced a nationwide meal campaign partnering...

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Nedbank supports frontline health workers

Nedbank supports frontline health workersDonate-A-Meal campaign supports healthcare workers and restaurants simultaneously Nedbank Namibia recently introduced a nationwide meal campaign partnering...

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Namibian hip-hop mourns Kanibal

Namibian hip-hop mourns Kanibal Musician paved the way It’s a dark week for the Namibian music as the industry mourns one of its hip-hop legends. MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK On Wednesday, 15 September, a...

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NamPower uplifts grassroots sports

NamPower uplifts grassroots sports Sports must be nurtured and developed early in the developing years of schoolchildren. Enzo AmueleNamPower has donated N$16 000 as part of the company’s social...

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Road to discovering Namibian wine

Road to discovering Namibian wine Of all the things Namibia is known for, wine is not really on the list. It’s time that we introduce locally made wine to Namibians. Windhoek Wine Club has come up...

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agri monitor is trots geborg deur

agri monitor is trots geborg deur STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKIt is important to know the basic form and structure of plants to understand how plants grow and produce seeds and fruits.The technical advisor...

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Weaner production can ruin beef value chain

Weaner production can ruin beef value chain ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAlthough good prices are currently paid for weaners, should the trend continue, Namibian producers will eventually lose an important...

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Agribank introduces whistleblower platform

Agribank introduces whistleblower platform ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAgribank has introduced an anonymous whistleblower platform where unethical, corrupt or fraudulent activities can be reported by staff,...

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Civil society welcomes Canadian investigation into ReconAfrica

Civil society welcomes Canadian investigation into ReconAfricaResistance to oil drilling in conservation area grows There are increasing doubts about promises made by the Canadian oil and gas company...

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The highest of distinctions is service to others

The highest of distinctions is service to others Dr Amesho Medical Practice, providing individualised, excellent health solutions. Desiree GasesDr Amesho Medical Practice is owned by Dr Josephine...

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City ‘overcharges’ Omuramba for electricity

City ‘overcharges’ Omuramba for electricity JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek has been dragged to court for allegedly charging the Omuramba Medical Centre body corporate for electricity -...

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Katima still drowning in rubbish

Katima still drowning in rubbish ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAlmost three months after the community of Katima Mulilo complained about poor service delivery in the town, which led to streets overflowing with...

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Uutoni rejects Wu discounted land deal

Uutoni rejects Wu discounted land dealCouncil planned to give N$20m markdown Maghumbo said their submission was rejected, adding that the ministry asked them to make amendments and resubmit. He,...

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Kenya to host Africa digital finance summit

Kenya to host Africa digital finance summitPathway to financial freedom The summit aims to position Africa as the continent where innovative solutions in digital and decentralized finance will be...

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Pupkewitz Motor Division rising star

Pupkewitz Motor Division rising starA passion for cars brings him closer to his dreams every day Ruchan Goagoseb has been promoted from a parts sales consultant to parts manager at Pupkewitz BMW....

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It’s more than just Spectiles in a beautiful showroom

It’s more than just Spectiles in a beautiful showroom Nicole Barkhuizen is a specifications sales representative at Spectiles by Pupkewitz Megabuild. Wetumwene Shikage Pull quote: Working for one of...

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From a small-town girl to a city girl

From a small-town girl to a city girlOne of BDO Namibia’s esteemed employees Hevelina Erasmus is a newly appointed industrial psychology intern at BDO Namibia. Monique AdamsHevelina Erasmus grew up in...

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Police warn about self-proclaimed pastors

Police warn about self-proclaimed pastorsCommunities fall victim once again The Kavango West police commander urged communities to stop entertaining people who claim to be pastors and bishops, adding...

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EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL The growing trend of law firms and auditing firms operating in the shadows to milk parastatals has in recent years provided fertile ground for those wanting to make a quick buck.Parastatals...

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Maximizing the full potential of Agriculture

Maximizing the full potential of Agriculture Through collective investments Over the past six years, the agriculture sector’s contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) has been approximately 7.6%...

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Kinshasa in frozen chicken battle

Kinshasa in frozen chicken battle ANNIE THOMASFrozen chicken, deemed more convenient and cheaper than fresh poultry that needs to be killed and plucked, is hugely popular in Kinshasa where residents...

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Freddy Mwiya – CEO, NSC, (Alternate Member)

Freddy Mwiya – CEO, NSC, (Alternate Member) 1. What do you bring different to the table of your career?As a passionate person for transformation. I believe this second opportunity accorded to me it...

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NIP CEO, Kapena Tjombonde

NIP CEO, Kapena Tjombonde 1. What do you bring differently to the table? I believe we are all unique in our own way, but made to complement each other and to be in sync. With the vast experience in...

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Maria Nangolo – ED NIPAM, (Member)

Maria Nangolo – ED NIPAM, (Member) 1. What do you bring different to the table of your career?I am a result driven, leader, strategist and manager, who’s agile and able to inspire and instil dynamism....

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NAMCOR MD, Immanuel Mulunga (Chairperson)

NAMCOR MD, Immanuel Mulunga (Chairperson) 1. What unique attributes do you bring to the SOE CEO Forum?I bring a dynamic and transformational leadership to the table with a vision to always empower...

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Public Enterprises Chief Executive Officers Forum (PE CEO FORUM) 2021

Public Enterprises Chief Executive Officers Forum (PE CEO FORUM) 2021 On 03 June 2021, the 6th annual general meeting of the Public Enterprise Chief Executive Officers Forum (PE CEOs’ Forum), a new PE...

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Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) CEO Vivienne Katjiuongua

Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) CEO Vivienne Katjiuongua 1. What do you bring different to the table of your career?I have had the privilege to work in both the public and private...

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Calista Schwartz CEO,NYC (Treasurer)

Calista Schwartz CEO,NYC (Treasurer) 1. What do you bring different to the table of your career?With the help of the team and my superiors, I will neutralise politics and establish true leadership,...

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Kennedy Hamutenya - NAMDIA CEO

Kennedy Hamutenya - NAMDIA CEO 1. What do you bring differently to the table of your career? I served as chairperson and deputy chairperson of Debmarine Namibia, director at Namdeb Holdings and as...

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Unam dogged by fraud claims

Unam dogged by fraud claimsHush-hush plans to abandon probe Unam staff members have accused the institution’s management of trying to sweep fraudulent activities involving its HR director under the...

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Homeless ‘rescued’, then abandoned

Homeless ‘rescued’, then abandoned JEMIMA BEUKES/LIMBA MUPETAMI WINDHOEK“We were better off on the streets.” These are the sentiments of some of the homeless people sheltered at the Katutura College...

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Govt to probe SOE ‘milking’

Govt to probe SOE ‘milking’Public enterprises under scrutiny The public enterprises ministry has directed all public enterprises to furnish it with information on legal and/or audit expenditures,...

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Relief from the price monster in August

Relief from the price monster in AugustCar spare parts prices to fuel inflation The biggest monthly deflationary pressures were experienced in the transport, alcoholic beverages and tobacco...

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How to save with confidence

How to save with confidence Neville Vries Everyone can save something. Having a goal is the first step. “Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.” This Arthur Ashe quote is relevant to...

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A full-time lecturer and an active researcher

A full-time lecturer and an active researcherA professor who has a lot to give his students Eno Akpabio has been a lecturer for 23 years and continues to serve as a professor at the University of...

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