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Drought takes toll … farmers trek 200km to save surviving livestock

Drought takes toll … farmers trek 200km to save surviving livestock

2021-03-05Nuusita Ashipala
OPUWO – A crippling drought currently ravaging vast tracts of Kunene has seen de...
‘Nobody likes me’ – Kawana

‘Nobody likes me’ – Kawana

2021-03-05Eveline de Klerk
WALVIS BAY – Fisheries minister Albert Kawana says he has been dubbed a villain...
Seibeb challenges Shifeta to fist fight

Seibeb challenges Shifeta to fist fight

2021-03-05Staff Reporter
The decorum of the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday was thrown out the window...
Donated Chinese Covid jabs ‘ready for collection’ 

Donated Chinese Covid jabs ‘ready for collection’ 

2021-03-05Albertina Nakale
‘Hunger drove us here’… people, animals throng Opuwo dumpsite 

‘Hunger drove us here’… people, animals throng Opuwo dumpsite 

2021-03-05Nuusita Ashipala
OPUWO – The Opuwo town dumpsite is a place where goats and stray dogs and scores...

Sports
Celebrating the life of a sport icon  ...Eliphas Aupapa ‘Bazooka’ Shipanga: 1958 - 2021

Celebrating the life of a sport icon  ...Eliphas Aupapa ‘Bazooka’ Shipanga: 1958 - 2021

Arguably one of Namibia’s most decorated personalities, ‘Aupie’ will go down in history as a great man of substance, principal, open minded, articulate, knowledgeable, multilingual, well-travelled, well read, man of the cloth, historian, political activist, schoolteacher and above all, an astute administrator.
Kilimanjaro’s independence boxing bonanza this month

Kilimanjaro’s independence boxing bonanza this month

Owner of the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club Joseph Benhard yesterday assured they are ready and well-prepared to host this month’s independence boxing bonanza at the northern town of Ondangwa.
Tributes pour in for departed ‘loyal sports servant’ Shipanga

Tributes pour in for departed ‘loyal sports servant’ Shipanga

President Hage Geingob yesterday led a wave of tributes to veteran sports administrator, Eliphas ‘Oupapa’ Shipanga, who died on Tuesday in a Windhoek hospital at the age of 62 following a suspected heart attack.

Personality of the week - Lukas Ndafoluma

New sports body for NDF, NamPol and NCS recognised… as NSFAF, NSC collaboration continues

MTC Youth Games postponed to next year

Business
Don’t just acknowledge … celebrate women in IT

Don’t just acknowledge … celebrate women in IT

March 8 is International Women’s Day, the one day per year that women, their accomplishments and contributions to life, society and every aspect of our modern world is celebrated. 
MultiChoice celebrates women in leadership

MultiChoice celebrates women in leadership

Aligning with the 2021 UN Women theme for International Women’s Day – “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”, MultiChoice Namibia (MCN) continuously amplifies the voices of women who drive a positive change within the business. 
Actions defined for reducing high cost of African aviation

Actions defined for reducing high cost of African aviation

The African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) recently held a high-level webinar to deliberate on practical solutions for the reduction of high cost of air transport operations in Africa.

MPs talk value addition before ratifying SADC protocol

OPINION - Sustainable finance a catalyst for Namibia’s recovery from Covid-19

O&L launches 2021 Emerging Talent Programme

Courts & Crime
Two shot in case of mistaken identity

Two shot in case of mistaken identity

Two men are in a stable condition in the Oshakati state hospital after they were shot and wounded by a bar owner in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. 
Murder accused soldier testifies in own defence

Murder accused soldier testifies in own defence

A former Namibian Defence Force (NDF) soldier, who is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend and mother of his now six-year-old son in Katutura during 2016, yesterday testified in his own defence before Judge Naomi Shivute in the Windhoek High Court. 
N$210m tax refund scam accused found guilty

N$210m tax refund scam accused found guilty

The two Namibians and 12 Angolans accused of defrauding the Namibian authorities to the tune of N$210 million through false tax refunds on purchases exported from Namibia were convicted on the counts they faced by acting Windhoek High Court Judge Kobus Miller and his two assessors, John Mandy and Yolande Böttger on Monday. 

Magistrate laughs off bribery claims

Man denied bail over stepdad killing 

Baby basher slapped with 37 years for cruel killing

Entertainment
Top trending - Top Cheri hangs up mic

Top trending - Top Cheri hangs up mic

It is a sad week for Top Cheri’s fans, as the singer is seemingly retiring. Although the singer’s career might just have started, the award-winning artist has shared with fans that she is closing the current chapter of her life.
Industry loop - Actors deserve attention!

Industry loop - Actors deserve attention!

It’s amazing how in Namibia, people immediately only think of music or artists when the subject matter of art and entertainment pops up. 
At home with: Grace Michaels - Travelling and exploring Namibia with Planet Michaels

At home with: Grace Michaels - Travelling and exploring Namibia with Planet Michaels

They say a family that eats together stays together, and so does the family that travels and does everything together – something that is visible with the Michaels Family, who have been promoting local tourism and creating a variety of content for television and their YouTube channel.

Feminism in my country

Mental Health Conversations - Emotions are human; they are not good or bad, they are essential.

Standard Bank Namibia launches music festival…growing the economy by investing in art

National
Opinion - Abortion: A need for societal introspection

Opinion - Abortion: A need for societal introspection

As a preliminary remark, this article continues my reflection on the complex matter of abortion and continues to explore this moral mine-field with a sober mind and reasonable approach.
Opinion - The culture of wholesale borrowing in the education system

Opinion - The culture of wholesale borrowing in the education system

Wholesale borrowing is a term used in comparative education to denote the tendency of some countries adopting or indeed transplanting the whole foreign education system and apply it into their curriculum. 
Opinion - Why humanities hang in balance in digital dispensations

Opinion - Why humanities hang in balance in digital dispensations

The inexorable approach of the digital way of doing things in almost everything has sent some shock waves to academics in the humanities disciplines in higher education institutions, as there is literature that points to the imminent demise of these fields of study if care is not taken.

Opinion - The graduate unemployment crisis: A catalyst for youth revolt

Letter - Problematising tribal expressions in the context of the Kavango

Letter - Self-leadership in the new Africa

Youth
Career Prejudice 

Career Prejudice 

Both in the past and present times, some professions have always been advocated as the answer.
Popya with Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph - Eliminating malaria and saving lives

Popya with Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph - Eliminating malaria and saving lives

Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph said being born in a malaria-prone area and being raised in another one that is prone to infesting insects made her want to tackle the issue head-on by studying entomology to find a cure and be a catalyst in eliminating malaria.
Dispatched thoughts - We are such fortunate people

Dispatched thoughts - We are such fortunate people

Life is short and the time we get to spend on earth and with the people we love the most can be cut short anytime; and while we know that it is impossible to get along with everyone every time, we can at least appreciate having them with us today, as you never know when the last time will be.

ALI celebrates its 100th group of leader graduates

Carwash profits dress 86 learners

 NUST calls for exchange programme sponsorships 

 

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