Youngsters Johannes Mutanga and Jonas Matias, who both recently received their first national team call ups to join the Brave Warriors in Cameroon for the ongoing African Nations Championship (Chan) finals, are relishing the opportunity and can’t wait to leave their footprints at the biennial tournament. Namibia’s veteran goalkeeper Virgil Vries was on Saturday breathtakingly exceptional between the sticks as he kept a clean sheet to help his South African club Swallows FC secure a narrow but well-deserved 1-0 win over Baroka FC during their DStv Premiership clash at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Local football commentators are in agreement that Brave Warriors coach Bobby Samaria has selected a relatively strong squad for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament that kicks off in Cameroon this Sunday.
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Brave Warriors depart for CHAN The salmon run takes guts and effort, still knowing that you will die afterwards. The agriculture ministry last week suspended the import and in-transit movement of live poultry, birds, and poultry products following the outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in some countries. Both public and private businesses should strive to procure all goods and services locally, which, when coupled with a stimulus package for producers, should put the Namibian economy well on the road to recovery from the devasting effects of the Covid-19 pandemic that exacerbated the country’s already dire straits.
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Diamonds output continues with an uptick … even as sector is struggling WALVIS BAY – A 26-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday at Walvis Bay after she stabbed her boyfriend to death during an argument. An attempted robbery suspect who was shot and wounded by police officers last week in Windhoek’s Cimbabasia area has appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court, while another is yet to appear. RUNDU - Retired army general Thomas Hamunyela was yesterday denied bail in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court where he appeared on a count of stock theft.
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Seven injured in Hardap prison fight 2021 will be the year that musicians finally understand that radio is a business. The top trending clip on our radar is of former musician turned businessman Legg-Ghetto Amugulu who gave praise for the changing weather pattern and eventually the country receiving massive showers from all corners. 2021 will be the year that musicians finally understand that radio is a business.
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New year; new nothing Recent heavy rains across the country that caused extensive damage to property, such as houses and vehicles, are expected to significantly increase loss ratios for Namibia’s 15 short-term insurers, which in turn is expected to push up insurance premiums as losses mount for reinsurance companies. After the failure to reach an agreement with their employer for better wages for the second time on Thursday, the Shoprite striking workers are now preparing to head back to the labour court. KARIBIB – Although surrounded by a major gold mine and several other smaller deposits, Karibib, a small, sleepy town where, on average, the income of most households is just below the poverty line, has been rocked with high skyrocketing levels of unemployment, as well as alcohol and drug alcohol abuse among the residents.
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Schools in Erongo ready to resume As electric vehicles (EVs) become more and more popular around the world and an increasing number of these futuristic modes of transport have been seen on Namibian roads, their emission saving technology will only be as good as the charging infrastructure that accompanies it. StartUp Namibia gave entrepreneurs and startups an opportunity to develop their businesses while they were at the coast in December with the Swakop pop-up camp, a co-working community office space for Namibian startups. Lisa Matomola, an Industrial Psychology graduate, said the biggest mistake young people make when it comes to cementing themselves in their various crafts is wanting a quick fix, climbing the corporate ladder fast without understanding the entire process, further adding there is nothing wrong with being ambitious and following one’s dreams; what is important is to be ready for every phase.
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