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Villagers: Remember us after the elections

Villagers: Remember us after the elections

2024-06-21John Muyamba
Maputa villagers in the heart of Bwabwata National Park in the Mukwe constituenc...
Govt buys farms to resettle /Khomanin

Govt buys farms to resettle /Khomanin

2024-06-21Correspondent
The land reform ministry acquired two commercial farms to be converted into comm...
Councillors want Uushona’s appointment revoked

Councillors want Uushona’s appointment revoked

2024-06-21Eveline de Klerk
The appointment of David Uushona as the new acting CEO of Walvis Bay is invalid.
Snakebite victim attributes recovery to prayer

Snakebite victim attributes recovery to prayer

2024-06-21Festus Hamalwa
A 43-year-old woman whose body was disfigured, discoloured and her arm and leg a...
Hungry, homeless, out in the cold... Mariental residents find refuge on dumpsite

Hungry, homeless, out in the cold... Mariental residents find refuge on dumpsite

2024-06-21Maihapa Ndjavera
The adage that “one man’s trash is another’s treasure”, sadly, is true for sever...

Sports
Tribute to a trio of departed footies

Tribute to a trio of departed footies

Death is like an old buddy who keeps following you unconsciously and one day taps you on the shoulder asking: ‘Hi buddy, do you still remember me?’ Well, the moment you turn to look around, you are gone. 
Karatekas set for action at AUSC Region 5 champions

Karatekas set for action at AUSC Region 5 champions

The MTC Dome in Swakopmund is hosting the 18th edition of the Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Karate Federation Championships, starting today and running through tomorrow. 
Nedbank Namibia sponsors Desert Ice Cricket League

Nedbank Namibia sponsors Desert Ice Cricket League

Nedbank Namibia, through its Avo SuperShop, is the official sponsor of the Desert Ice Cricket T20 League, one of the country’s most prestigious cricket leagues. 

Youngsters dominate blitz chess champs

Horse-racing slated for month-end

Ongos Ladies on invincibility brink

Business
Primary sector still drives domestic economy

Primary sector still drives domestic economy

Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) CEO Alex Shimuafeni says domestic economic activity increased by 4.7% during the first quarter of 2024. 
Rössing shipped 3.7m pounds of yellowcake to China

Rössing shipped 3.7m pounds of yellowcake to China

During 2023, Rössing Uranium produced 6.4 million pounds of uranium ore concentrate, also known as yellowcake, and sold 6.9 million pounds of the precious resource. 
Swiss central bank cuts rate for second straight time

Swiss central bank cuts rate for second straight time

The Swiss National Bank announced yesterday its second straight interest rate cut, after becoming in March the first Western central bank to slash borrowing costs that had been raised to battle inflation.

Stockholm stock exchange fined US$10 mn

EU rebukes France for breaking budget rules

De Beers calls aspiring jewellery designers 

Courts & Crime
Mother, son deny child sex abuse … ‘grandmother stimulated  victim’s genitals’ 

Mother, son deny child sex abuse … ‘grandmother stimulated  victim’s genitals’ 

The minor victim, who was allegedly sexually violated by his father and grandmother on numerous occasions in Windhoek, demonstrated how the acts were performed on him by his alleged perpetrators in court this week.
Panga attack suspect commits suicide

Panga attack suspect commits suicide

A 41-year-old woman was allegedly attacked with a panga by her 54-year-old boyfriend in the Omusati region on Wednesday.
New Era appeals lawsuit judgment

New Era appeals lawsuit judgment

N​​​​​​​ew Era Publication Corporation has lodged an appeal in the Supreme Court against the judgment of Windhoek High Court Judge Orben Sibeya in favour of Namibian Police commissioner Andreas Nelumbu for an article it published in September 2022.

Stock-theft accused denies guilt… claims he was out of country

Alleged swindler fights financial records

Two Tsumeb men arrested for murder

Entertainment
Northern cooks shine at Nedbank kapana competition

Northern cooks shine at Nedbank kapana competition

Hileni Hashipala, Johannes Haulondjamba  and Petrus Nambili recently secured their spots in the finals of the 2024 Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off competition held in Ongwediva.
Industry Loop - I miss Nam hip-hop

Industry Loop - I miss Nam hip-hop

On World Music Day (21 June), I would just like to go back to the good old days when Namibian hip-hop was actually a thing. Back to a time when Namibian hip-hop actually filled venues.
Elle Mwanaka Chokwe set to make a mark

Elle Mwanaka Chokwe set to make a mark

David Uuzanga, known by his stage name Elle Mwanaka Chokwe, has emerged as a rising star in the Namibian Afro-pop music scene, attracting fans with his mesmerising voice and unique sound. 

Ndapanda's Travels - The joys of Cape Town

‘Healing Roots’ documents Namibia’s cultural tapestry

Former mayor succours Jericho’s return

National
Miracle workers Benjamin, Kanalelo set for Cosafa Cup

Miracle workers Benjamin, Kanalelo set for Cosafa Cup

Head coach of the Brave Warriors Collin Benjamin and his assistant Ronnie Kanalelo are diligently preparing their players for the upcoming 23rd edition of the Cosafa Cup, scheduled to take place in Gqeberha, South Africa from 26 June to 7 July.
Tribute to a trio of departed footies

Tribute to a trio of departed footies

Death is like an old buddy who keeps following you unconsciously and one day taps you on the shoulder asking: ‘Hi buddy, do you still remember me?’ Well, the moment you turn to look around, you are gone. 
Karatekas set for action at AUSC Region 5 champions

Karatekas set for action at AUSC Region 5 champions

The MTC Dome in Swakopmund is hosting the 18th edition of the Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Karate Federation Championships, starting today and running through tomorrow. 

Nedbank Namibia sponsors Desert Ice Cricket League

Netball Premier League heads to Divundu

Youngsters dominate blitz chess champs

Youth
Nampower invests in rural schools in Omaheke region

Nampower invests in rural schools in Omaheke region

NamPower has, through its foundation, invested over N$1.2 million in equipment and infrastructural renovation at Motsomi Primary and C. Heuva Secondary schools in the Aminuis Constituency of the Omaheke region. 
Zambezi flourishes with innovation through OM SEED

Zambezi flourishes with innovation through OM SEED

The Old Mutual Sustainable, Economic and Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) is back at, encouraging entrepreneurship progression at a local level.
Transforming young Namibians into notable leaders

Transforming young Namibians into notable leaders

Applications for the 2025 Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Programme under the US Embassy is now open.

Tseitseimou flying Namibian flag high

Nurse advocates for quality healthcare education

Opinion - The power of the youth vote

 

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