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Heavy rains to increase loss ratios for insurers

Heavy rains to increase loss ratios for insurers

2021-01-18Edgar Brandt
Recent heavy rains across the country that caused extensive damage to property,...
Shoprite workers heading back to court

Shoprite workers heading back to court

2021-01-18Maria Amakali
After the failure to reach an agreement with their employer for better wages for...
Karibib residents wallowing in poverty

Karibib residents wallowing in poverty

2021-01-18Albertina Nakale
KARIBIB – Although surrounded by a major gold mine and several other smaller dep...
Five Rand in need of sand to block floodwater

Five Rand in need of sand to block floodwater

2021-01-18Albertina Nakale
OKAHANDJA - Following heavy rains experienced as of last week until the weekend...
IPC councillor irked by bureaucracy

IPC councillor irked by bureaucracy

2021-01-18Obrien Simasiku
OMUTHIYA – Independent Patriots for Change councillor for Omuthiya Petrina Shiin...

Sports
Mutanga, Matias relish Chan opportunity

Mutanga, Matias relish Chan opportunity

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.
Mixed fortunes for Namibian foreign legion…as Vries, Hanamub impress

Mixed fortunes for Namibian foreign legion…as Vries, Hanamub impress

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.
‘Samaria’s CHAN squad balanced’… pundits weigh in on selection

‘Samaria’s CHAN squad balanced’… pundits weigh in on selection

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. 

Farewell to prominent footballer, whistleblower and noted leather trader - Alex ‘Kanjungu Koura’ Kapenaina 1954 - 2021

More than meets the eye to Harry Simon’s plea to Swapo Party

Brave Warriors depart for CHAN

Business
Opinion - Covid-19 and the triple bottom line: Emphasis on people

Opinion - Covid-19 and the triple bottom line: Emphasis on people

The salmon run takes guts and effort, still knowing that you will die afterwards.
Bird flu outbreak  suspends poultry imports

Bird flu outbreak  suspends poultry imports

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.
Local producers need stimulus package - economist

Local producers need stimulus package - economist

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. 

Bank Windhoek is PSG’s Banking Review Best Bank for 2020

DBN confirms N$450m for Covid-19 business relief... tourism, hospitality, transport/logistics to be prioritised

Diamonds output continues with an uptick … even as sector is struggling 

Courts & Crime
Woman stabs boyfriend to death

Woman stabs boyfriend to death

WALVIS BAY – A 26-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday at Walvis Bay after she stabbed her boyfriend to death during an argument.
Attempted robbery suspect appears 

Attempted robbery suspect appears 

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.
No bail for retired general accused of stock theft

No bail for retired general accused of stock theft

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. 

Domestic violence haunts survivors

Kavango East police urges residents to wear masks

Seven injured in Hardap prison fight

Entertainment
Industry Loop -  2021 will be...

Industry Loop -  2021 will be...

2021 will be the year that musicians finally understand that radio is a business.
Top trending - When it rains, it pours

Top trending - When it rains, it pours

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.
Industry Loop -  2021 will be...

Industry Loop -  2021 will be...

2021 will be the year that musicians finally understand that radio is a business.

Ozongama Zomuara Foundation on a path of impacting lives

A Day in the life of Paula - As you think, so you become

New year; new nothing

National
Heavy rains to increase loss ratios for insurers

Heavy rains to increase loss ratios for insurers

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.
Shoprite workers heading back to court

Shoprite workers heading back to court

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 residents wallowing in poverty

Karibib residents wallowing in poverty

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.

Five Rand in need of sand to block floodwater

IPC councillor irked by bureaucracy

Schools in Erongo ready to resume 

Youth
Local conversion to electric vehicle charging up...national EV charging infrastructure needed 

Local conversion to electric vehicle charging up...national EV charging infrastructure needed 

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.
Pop-Up Camp opens to engage entrepreneurs and innovators

Pop-Up Camp opens to engage entrepreneurs and innovators

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. 
Be ambitious and ready for every phase of work

Be ambitious and ready for every phase of work

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.

One Economy Foundation pledges towards Entrepreneurship Masterclass

Kiswahili introduction still hangs in balance

Popya - Destined to make a better living for all

 

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