After successfully defending his title over the weekend in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa middleweight champion, Lukas “The Demolisher” Ndafoluma, says he is now focussing on the world title. Team Namibia’s hopes of winning a medal in either the road race or maintain bike events were completely dashed yesterday when mountain biker Michelle Vorster finished 36th overall out of 38 riders who competed in the women’s cross-country race of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The meagre number of 11 athletes representing the country at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and the sudden emergence of young sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi is again a motley reminder that Namibia can become a force at the Olympics, if the country invests more in grassroots development programmes, local sport experts have said.
Looser reflects on ‘impossible’ race
Miller puts up good fight but falls short
Namibia’s Olympics campaign off to lukewarm start…Miller in action today, Vorster tomorrow Nedbank Namibia has collaborated with the Lithon Foundation, 3Measures, Co-Feed Namibia, Ogilvy and PayToday to launch the “Nedbank Donate-a-Meal: Help a Health Worker” nationwide campaign. The campaign aims to galvanise national support through the creation of a donation platform via the PayToday app. The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM) executive secretary, Phera Ramoeli, during a recent courtesy visit commended ReconAfrica for transparency of their oil exploration project in the Kavango East region. Chairperson of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Task Force Prof. Anicia Peters has allayed fears that robots and technological advances are going to perform certain tasks more efficiently and faster, thereby resulting in significant job losses.
Brand appointed as Shafudah prepares for exit
Lifeline needed for informal economy
Opinion: Securing an inclusive legacy with stockbroking Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg has set down 27 September to 8 October for the continuation of the trial of Ernst Lichtenstrasser. A 49-year-old man employed by the ministry of sport and youth died in a tragic accident outside Henties Bay in the Erongo region yesterday morning. The State has added additional charges to the main accused in the murder case of Shannon Wasserfall.
Court burglary suspect absolves co-accused
City Police shooting victim wants justice
Booys’ lawyer quits Music producer DJ KBoz has taken to his social media account to share some pearls of wisdom with colleagues in the music industry and his legion of fans. Youtuber and TV actress Maria Nepembe is the latest Nalebrity to get vaccinated for Covid-19. Ndapunikwa Investments recently announced the international premiere of ‘Hairareb’, which has been made an official selection for this year’s Durban International Film Festival 2021.
Uncle D... go well mentor!
Team Namibia dressed by Nikola Conradie
The new wave of fast-food delivery services The Ondonga Traditional Authority last week handed over 20 oxygen concentrators to Onandjokwe hospital. The veterinary services have so far managed to vaccinate 70 354 cattle out of 75 000 target population against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which is fast spreading in the Zambezi region. A high level of youth unemployment is nothing new to Namibia and the 50.3% expected by end of 2021 did not come as much of a surprise but commentators warn that the status quo might hold dire consequences for Namibia’s famed peace and stability.
‘We have provided reason for rejections’… NSFAF defends loan award system
Healthcare workers back mandatory vaccination
Hailed by patients, shunned by society… Katutura hospital fronts up to deadly pandemic Whether one is applying for a job or intends on furthering studies, their Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume needs to be able to communicate the type of person the applicant is, include achievements and background, and therefore needs to be impeccable. I am sure at this point in time we are or have all been affected by Covid-19 in some way. As for me, Covid has gotten closer to my family and I have seen first-hand the discomfort and consequences it brings with it. Community leader, Abner Kotokeni Mbango (32) and other dedicated community members in the Havana informal settlement earlier this year established a neighbourhood watch to protect members from crimes persisting in the area.
Nust to host a virtual run against Covid-19
Never be ashamed of your hustle
Creating awareness on renewable energy