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Proposed 2027 Afcon bid a pipedream… analysts blast inadequate infrastructure, poor funding

Proposed 2027 Afcon bid a pipedream… analysts blast inadequate infrastructure, poor funding

2022-01-28Otniel Hembapu
Botswana’s proposal to co-host the 2027 edition of the Afcon with Namibia has be...
Shiyamba: Namibia’s first international stunt performer

Shiyamba: Namibia’s first international stunt performer

2022-01-28Staff Reporter
Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Simon Shiyamba, Namibia’s first in...
Editorial | Bring back SADC tribunal

Editorial | Bring back SADC tribunal

2022-01-28Staff Reporter
Namibians last week reacted with utter shock following a ruling by the Kasane Ma...
NSFAF eyes increased budget

NSFAF eyes increased budget

2022-01-28Loide Jason
The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund hopes an increased budget, to N$1...
Fishrot accused ‘handpicked’ for Fishcor roles

Fishrot accused ‘handpicked’ for Fishcor roles

2022-01-28Roland Routh
The appointments of James Hatuikulipi and Mike Nghipunya as chairperson and CEO...

Sports
Proposed 2027 Afcon bid a pipedream… analysts blast inadequate infrastructure, poor funding

Proposed 2027 Afcon bid a pipedream… analysts blast inadequate infrastructure, poor funding

Botswana’s proposal to co-host the 2027 edition of the Afcon with Namibia has been met with enormous scepticism by local sport analysts.
NSC, NSSU warn private schools

NSC, NSSU warn private schools

The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) and the Namibia School Sports Union (NSSU) yesterday jointly warned local private schools not to undermine the mandate and functions of the NSSU by hosting unsanctioned events.
Extended 45-man squad for Barthés Trophy announced

Extended 45-man squad for Barthés Trophy announced

The Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) yesterday announced an extended 45-man squad in preparation for the upcoming U/20 Rugby Africa Barthés Trophy, which is set to be held in Kenya between April and May this year.

Local competitions still the perfect springboard – Naimhwaka

Top racehorses to clash in Rehoboth

Golfer Nande yearning for Sunshine Tour

Business
GIPF remains a formidable provider of lifelong pensioner support

GIPF remains a formidable provider of lifelong pensioner support

The GIPF has taken note of articles circulating on social media regarding the “death after retirement” benefits offered by the GIPF, and more so as it affects members who are single at the time of their death. 
Debt has become a lifeline for many Namibians

Debt has become a lifeline for many Namibians

It is therefore not surprising that the ripple effect of the current financial environment has not only created an environment of constant stress, but has also led to a cycle of debt for many individuals. 
Economic distress prolongs domestic recovery - BAN

Economic distress prolongs domestic recovery - BAN

Many local economists are generally optimistic about the domestic economic outlook for 2022, with some stating they “expect stronger growth of 3% in 2022, driven by a continued base effect recovery across the secondary and tertiary industries, bolstered by a stronger mining output”.

Namibia on track to achieve Expo 2020 goals

Restrictions have little impact on Covid - IATA

Opinion | Personal data protection is key in fighting fraud

Courts & Crime
Body in freezer probe ongoing

Body in freezer probe ongoing

The police are still carrying out investigations into the case involving two men who were arrested for allegedly having a hand in the death of a 22-year-old man whose remains were found in a freezer at Herero Mall in Katutura Central last year.
Murder accused denies guilt, knowing co-accused

Murder accused denies guilt, knowing co-accused

One of the men on trial for murdering 71-year-old Gerhardus Petrus Koekemoer at his Outjo home in 2014 has denied knowing his co-accused and having a hand in the death of the elderly, although he had admitted guilt in a warning statement. 
Fishrot accused ‘handpicked’ for Fishcor roles

Fishrot accused ‘handpicked’ for Fishcor roles

The appointments of James Hatuikulipi and Mike Nghipunya as chairperson and CEO of the Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor), respectively, were done unprocedurally and not in line with the provisions of the law, a leading investigator into the Fishrot matter claimed yesterday.

Lawyers bemoan high legal costs

Basson labels festive operation a success

AR, Govt plots battle on hold

Entertainment
Keeping the Musisi traditional attire alive

Keeping the Musisi traditional attire alive

Musisi-nam, a Namibian label that keeps the Musisi traditional attire alive and fresh by deconstructing it into contemporary ready-to-wear garments, aims to inspire young Katima Mulilo boys and girls that excellent things can come from their region.
Opinion | Men and women can never be equal

Opinion | Men and women can never be equal

If we think about women and men, some people, especially feminists, think of the term ‘equality’, where both genders are supposed to be treated in the same manner in societies. 
DJ Pan is just a cool guy in a wheelchair

DJ Pan is just a cool guy in a wheelchair

Abraham Kashongwi, also called DJ Pan, believes a wheelchair cannot dictate what the future holds for him.

Industry Loop | Follow-through energy

Pheew, 2021! …what a year that has been

Shiyamba: Namibia’s first international stunt performer

National
Opinion | Reimaging the boundaries around us

Opinion | Reimaging the boundaries around us

In the physical world, boundaries are easy to see. Fences, signs, walls, moats with alligators and hedges are all physical boundaries.
Opinion | Youth unemployment plight spilling into 2022

Opinion | Youth unemployment plight spilling into 2022

The youth are ushered in the New Year with the presidential warning issued on 2 December 2021 at a youth engagement event at State House that government is not God to create jobs. This means that the youth should therefore start creating jobs themselves instead of looking up to government. 
Opinion | Amutuni war – 28 January 1904

Opinion | Amutuni war – 28 January 1904

German settlers occupied Namibia (the then German South West Africa) from 1884 until around 1915. Upon arriving in Namibia, they started moving in different directions where they gave themselves large track of fertile land.

Opinion | Restrictive abortion law linked to poverty in Namibia

Opinion | The informal sector as a driver of economic growth and job creation

Opinion | Feeding personal wealth to revive and grow SMEs post-pandemic

Youth
Unplug and keep walking

Unplug and keep walking

So much has been said about mental wellness, be it in these writings or everywhere else. More than often, the focus and emphasis are on mental unwellness and the possible outcomes thereof.
Nanso fights for access to basic education  

Nanso fights for access to basic education  

The Namibia National Students Organisation recently launched one of its flagship projects, ‘Access to basic education’ campaign, at the Dibasen Junior Secondary School in the Erongo region.
Dispatched thoughts - One thing at a time

Dispatched thoughts - One thing at a time

There are some great people out there who are doing amazing things. I have been impressed by many of them and I always wondered how they did it, how they managed to do so much so quickly, relatively speaking.

Days of our lives

Luuli: Humanity is everything

Anna shares her love for TV

 

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