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Tweya to appoint new NBC board soon

Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Minister, Tjekero Tweya, is yet to appoint a new board of directors for the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), after the term of the current term...

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Warriors narrowly edge Zambia

Namibia yesterday came from a goal down to beat Zambia 2-1 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium during a Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifier match. The home team had suffered an early setback as the...

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Five new faces as All Blacks prepare to defend World Cup

The All Blacks selectors gave their first hint of World Cup thinking yesterday, naming five new faces in an enlarged 41-man squad. A final group of 31 to defend their world crown will be named at the...

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Schalk eases Stormers' gloom

Schalk Burger, his fiery presence so sorely missed in their lame Super Rugby exit at the hands of the Brumbies at Newlands on Saturday, has some cheering news for Stormers supporters. A withdrawal...

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Spain too strong for Namibia

The Welwitschias ended their European tour without a win after going down to Spain 20-3 yesterday at the Arcul de Triumf Stadium in an International Rugby Board (IRB) Nations Cup tie. Spain put up a...

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Meyer not panicking over Super Rugby flops

South Africa endured one of their most challenging Super Rugby seasons to date in the same year they are hoping to lift the Rugby World Cup, but national team coach Heyneke Meyer is not pushing the...

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Cricket side seeks T20 World Cup qualification

Namibia’s cricket national team is currently in the final preparation phase ahead of their quest to qualify for the ICC’s T20 World Cup in India next year. The 15-men squad, led by skipper Nicolaas...

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Dust and gloom in Ovitoto

Ovitoto villagers say they fear dying in car accidents, due to the terrible roads. They also fear the death of their livestock because of overgrazing. They also lament the limited opportunities for...

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Karasburg man fights for his life after senseless shooting

A 20-year-old Karasburg man who was shot this past Saturday evening is fighting for his life in the Katutura State Hospital. Avril Basson was with friends in front of Club Loving Inn in Karasburg when...

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Mandatory assets disclosure for civil servants

Assets disclosure by public office bearers and civil servants has been made mandatory in a bid to promote accountability, says Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. Kuungongelwa-Amadhila said...

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Government smooths process for Dukwe returnees

To speed up the process of repatriating Namibian refugees currently living at the Dukwe Refugee Camp in Botswana, the Namibian government has directed all security agencies involved in repatriations...

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Govt looking at increased local supply of rough diamonds

Government has negotiated new terms to increase the local supply of rough diamonds to the cutting and polishing industry to between 25 and 30%. Currently, 10% of Namibian diamonds are sold to local...

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Harmony now at peace with his parents after pastor chaos

The 21-year-man, who was taken off a plane two months ago by the police as he was about to fly to Ghana to start his pastoral studies, has given up his plan to become a man of the cloth and is now...

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Brave Warriors spark national solidarity

Namibia’s national football team recent exploits have sparked solidarity that has seen fans go to great lengths to show their support for the team. This was in evidence when the Brave Warriors, who...

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Mass Housing: Govt sued for N$101m

Following the recent abrupt halting of the Mass Housing initiative, a contractor has instituted a N$101 million in the High Court against the government and the National Housing Enterprise (NHE). The...

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600 a year die on Namibia’s roads

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund says on average one person is killed on Namibian roads and about 16 suffer serious injuries every day. A media statement issued by the MVA says the injuries...

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Toddler allegedly raped by tenant

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a tenant residing at her parents’ house at Otavi last Friday and is among three youth sexually assaulted during this past week, according to the latest...

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Katima police brutality all lies - Ndeitunga

Police Inspector-General, Sebastian Ndeitunga, says that the Caprivi Concerned Group are spreading lies about the police and are trying to destabilise the Zambezi Region, after the group called for an...

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Ndume humbled by Mandela UN award

Namibian doctors must learn to give back to give to the poor, says Helena Ndume, who has scooped the first United Nations Nelson Mandela Rolihlahla Mandela Prize for her work in ophthalmology. A...

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Suspected wife killer appears in court

Onalulago village resident Johannes Shipanga, who handed himself over to the police last Wednesday and was promptly arrested for allegedly killing his 55-year-old wife Justina Shigwedha, has appeared...

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