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Omutotipo gwoskola Ouvale a yi moshipundi shevululuko

Omutotipo gwoskola Ouvale a yi moshipundi shevululuko TUNOHOLE MUNGOBAOKALONGOJosephine Shipopyeni, ngoka a totopo oskola yedhina Ouvale Combined School mOkalongo momvula yo 2002, okwa yi moshipundi...

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Hino’s latest line-up offers complete transport solution

Hino’s latest line-up offers complete transport solution300-Series All Hino 300-Series trucks are powered by a four-cylinder, 4-litre turbocharged diesel engine. The availability of automatic...

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Namibia needs to do more on media freedom: Hopwood

Namibia needs to do more on media freedom: Hopwood NAMPAWINDHOEKInstitute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) executive director Graham Hopwood says even though Namibia has retained its number one...

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Police sued for infant’s death

Police sued for infant’s death JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKThe family whose one-month-old son died in the back of a police van last month as a result of alleged reckless and negligent driving are suing the...

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Building houses the unconventional way

Building houses the unconventional wayMaking bricks from mushrooms Bricks originally meant for Mars will be used in Namibia to build affordable homes. RIVALDO KAVANGAWINDHOEKThe Standard Bank Group,...

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German-speaking Namibians want to be heard

German-speaking Namibians want to be heardA multi-ethnic community A forum launched last month will seek to promote peaceful integration for the benefit of the country. STAFF...

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IUD campaign in Oshikoto to decrease teen pregnancy

IUD campaign in Oshikoto to decrease teen pregnancy TUNOHOLE MUNGOBAONGWEDIVAThe Onandjokwe State Hospital’s family medicine department, led by Dr Esperance Luvindao, has received the green light to...

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Strengthening sustainable community fisheries

Strengthening sustainable community fisheries ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA community project to strengthen sustainable fisheries in the Kavango–Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) was...

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Pneumonia and diarrhea responsible for most child deaths

Pneumonia and diarrhea responsible for most child deaths Globally, it is among the leading causes of child mortality. Together, pneumonia and diarrhoea account for 29% of all child deaths, causing the...

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Probe into wildlife keeping

Probe into wildlife keeping ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe environment ministry has formed a national task team to investigate incidents that have surfaced where owners of private farms, land and other...

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Govt’s N$135m Swakop Hotel takeover

Govt’s N$135m Swakop Hotel takeoverLiabilities total N$111 million Jooste would not say whether the funding for the planned purchase had been secured from Namibia Post and Telecommunications Holdings....

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Psemas: Registered suppliers’ claims rejected

Psemas: Registered suppliers’ claims rejected Henriette LamprechtWINDHOEKThousands of members of the Public Service Employee Medical Aid Scheme (Psemas), the state's medical aid fund, could be...

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G7 should invest trillions in green recovery

G7 should invest trillions in green recoveryUS$1 tn per year The G7 should commit to eliminating all fossil-fuel subsidies no later than 2025. The transition to a zero-emissions and climate-resilient...

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The youth doing it all by themselves

The youth doing it all by themselves Young leaders start an initiative to empower fellow youth Rivaldo KavangaOn the Grow is a youth professional development training programme that was founded in...

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Vox Pop

Vox Pop Pujee TjivikuaIs an LLB (Hons) Unam graduate. “Having graduated is such a surreal feeling. It made me realise how much time I have invested in my academics and at the same time I’m hoping it...

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Assistance from Sweden

Assistance from Sweden Ninety-nine learners from Kuisebmond Secondary School (KSS) in Walvis Bay received donations from Swan Assembly Trust, a non-profit educational organisation. The learners had...

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EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL The sudden increase of Covid-19 cases in the country is a clear indication that we have stopped taking the necessary precautions to protect ourselves from the killer virus.Many of us seem to...

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MPs seek public management solutions

MPs seek public management solutionsKey areas for collaboration to be set During the four-day workshop, progress and challenges facing public entities will be identified, while topics to be discussed...

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Africa Briefs

Africa Briefs Ghana to create more jobsThe Ghanaian government will speed up the implementation of its proposed jobs and skills programme to promote skill development and offer job opportunities to...

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Small town to big city lights

Small town to big city lightsA passion for performing arts and modelling Elsene Janse continues to impress with her skills and devotion towards the arts. Elizabeth Joseph Born and raised in...

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Conciliation a potential solution to NBC strike-NAPWU

Conciliation a potential solution to NBC strike-NAPWU OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) is pinning its hopes on conciliation to find a solution to NBC workers’ wage demands,...

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Northern businesses want Covid regulations lifted

Northern businesses want Covid regulations lifted TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Veikko Haimbodi, the former chairman of the Ongwediva arm of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says government...

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Amupanda eyes City farms

Amupanda eyes City farmsLand not ideal for housing, management says Amupanda was the first person to raise alarm – back in 2015 – that the City is renting land for as little as N$7 000, while young...

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Rand hits 16-month high

Rand hits 16-month high Emerging market currencies hovered around record-high levels yesterday as weak US jobs data kept the dollar under pressure, while South Africa's rand rose to a 16-month peak...

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Nampa loses millions in 2019

Nampa loses millions in 2019‘Highly dependent on govt’ Government intends pumping nearly N$41 million into the struggling SOE over the medium-term expenditure framework. A material uncertainty exists...

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Nam, US launch AGOA strategy

Nam, US launch AGOA strategy Staff Reporter - Namibia’s African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Utilisation Strategy, which was launched yesterday, will boost the country’s exports to the United...

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Jacobs surprised by Gurirab’s form

Jacobs surprised by Gurirab’s formGreener pastures with Buccaneers Orlando Pirates head coach Woody Jacobs is surprised by his forward Isaskar Gurirab’s form, saying that he has evolved quite fast and...

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Namibian coaches attend DFB virtual course

Namibian coaches attend DFB virtual course SPORT REPORTER Namibia will participate in the upcoming DFB International Instructor Course in partnership with the German Football Federation (DFB) and the...

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Dubious PRO appointment haunts NFA

Dubious PRO appointment haunts NFAExco ordered appointment NFA critics have over the years accused the football body of being a hotbed of corruption and nepotism. Jesse Jackson Kauraisa WINDHOEKThe...

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Star drops Olympic boycott threat

Star drops Olympic boycott threat NAMPA/AFPAustralian basketball star Liz Cambage on Tuesday withdrew a threat to boycott the Tokyo Olympics over "whitewashed" team photoshoots, but vowed to remain...

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Spanish legend Iniesta to stay in Japan

Spanish legend Iniesta to stay in JapanKobe retains midfielder for two more years The former Barcelona midfield maestro joined Kobe in 2018 in a deal worth a reported $30 million a year and recently...

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Unpacking the role of Namra

Unpacking the role of Namra TONATENI SHIDHUDHUHistory was made on 7 April 2021 when the Namibia Revenue Authority (NamRA) opened its doors for business. The new entity takes over the responsibilities...

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Three caught at Nkurenkuru with python skins

Three caught at Nkurenkuru with python skins ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKSeven suspects have been arrested in connection with four wildlife crime cases dating from 26 April to 2 May.Three of these suspects...

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Urban agriculture to the rescue

Urban agriculture to the rescueDevelop informal sector to create jobs: Schlettwein The majority of smallholder farmers in urban and rural areas do not have access to formal agricultural markets....

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Fire destroys 16 shacks at Walvis Bay

Fire destroys 16 shacks at Walvis Bay NAMPAWINDHOEKSixteen shacks were destroyed at Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region after a fire broke out at the town’s Tutaleni location on Monday.An incident report...

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Company news in brief

Company news in brief Clicks eyes Pick n Pay's pharmaciesSouth African pharmacist Clicks plan5 to acquire 25 in-store pharmacies, their drug stocks and staff from retailer Pick n Pay.In a joint...

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Farm productivity depends on seasonal management

Farm productivity depends on seasonal management STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKFarmers need to be responsive to seasonal changes because farm productivity depends on the animal, the environment, and the...

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Sustainable rangeland management is key for farming

Sustainable rangeland management is key for farmingSpend on conservation, not on fodder Rangeland degradation has compromised farm productivity as farmers tend to spend more money on livestock...

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NBC board, management comedic – Tucna

NBC board, management comedic – Tucna OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) has accused NBC’s board and management of showing themselves to be no better than comedians in a...

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N?a Jaqna Conservancy uses income to feed school children

N?a Jaqna Conservancy uses income to feed school children STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe N?a Jaqna Conservancy has distributed food to the value of N$96 000 to 16 schools and pre-schools this year.This is...

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Home affairs urges Mexican citizenship for Delgado-Lühl twins

Home affairs urges Mexican citizenship for Delgado-Lühl twinsNo response on application Mexican authorities have notified the family that the application for nationality is a lengthy process, and...

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Africa Briefs

Africa Briefs Zambia: Progress with bail-out loan programmeZambia's finance ministry said it had reached a broad agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on macroeconomic parameters,...

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Krönlein kid wins big

Krönlein kid wins bigSon of the soil sings his way to N$100k Hailing from the dusty streets of Keetmanshoop, Stephanus started his music career at the tender age of 11. Elizabeth Joseph KEETMANSHOOPA...

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EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL The Landless People’s Movement, since its establishment, has changed the political landscape of the country.Whereas politics was seen a boring and rather lethargic space in which young...

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Boulter remanded in custody

Boulter remanded in custodyState has ‘strong case’ against murder accused The bail application of British billionaire Harvey Boulter was yesterday declined by the Outjo Magistrate’s Court, and he will...

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Tourists trickle back to Namibia

Tourists trickle back to NamibiaTourism Revival Initiative Government’s tourism task force continues to engage strategic stakeholders for relevant recovery interventions. Tourism is a socio-economic...

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More LPM parliament woes

More LPM parliament woes Orange party turns to lawyers to fight withdrawals Four of the 10 Landless People’s Movement lawmakers are banned from attending Parliament sittings after two of the party’s...

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BDF harasses Namibian visitors

BDF harasses Namibian visitors ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA group of 17 tourists in Namibia were told to “f*** off” by soldiers from the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) along the Chobe River in the Zambezi...

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Court dilly-dallies in phosphate case

Court dilly-dallies in phosphate case ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe High Court’s umpteenth postponement to deliver judgment in the controversial marine phosphate matter has left the fate of mining...

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!Gawaxab: ‘Banks must be affordable’

!Gawaxab: ‘Banks must be affordable’Promote financial inclusion Namibia’s financial system should be efficient and modern, while promoting financial inclusion. It is an opportune time to re-create a...

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