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Geingob: BIG idea ‘misplaced’… as President pushes for modified basic income grant

Geingob: BIG idea ‘misplaced’… as President pushes for modified basic income grant

2021-04-16Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
President Hage Geingob yesterday reiterated his administration was committed to...
SONA descends into chaos … as LPM MPs brawl with security forces

SONA descends into chaos … as LPM MPs brawl with security forces

2021-04-16Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
The National Assembly yesterday witnessed a brawl between security forces and pa...
Covid jabs land today 

Covid jabs land today 

2021-04-16Albertina Nakale
A total of 24 000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine procured through the...
NHE manager ‘shocked’ by sudden suspension

NHE manager ‘shocked’ by sudden suspension

2021-04-16Maihapa Ndjavera
National Housing Enterprise company secretary Ntelamo Ntelamo yesterday expresse...
NHE manager ‘shocked’ by sudden suspension

NHE manager ‘shocked’ by sudden suspension

2021-04-16Maihapa Ndjavera
National Housing Enterprise company secretary Ntelamo Ntelamo yesterday expresse...

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Sports
NPFL, MTC NFA Cup set for weekend…as football returns 

NPFL, MTC NFA Cup set for weekend…as football returns 

The opening round of matches in the newly-established Namibia Premier Football League (NPFL) will officially kick off this weekend in Windhoek and Mariental, with all games to be played tomorrow and Sunday at both the Sam Nujoma stadium and Mariental stadium.
Unam gunning for perfect start against United 

Unam gunning for perfect start against United 

Unam Rugby Club head coach Johan Diergaardt is targeting to kick start their Namibia Rugby Premier League campaign on a high note when they face Trustco United tomorrow at the Unam Stadium in the capital.
Fare thee well legends

Fare thee well legends

Another dark cloud has befallen the Namibian football family following the sad passing of Black Africa Football Club staunch supporter and co-founder Uncle Paul Modise, former Orlando Pirates tough-as-steak-fullback Willem ‘Tsotsie’ Afrikaner, famously known as ‘Tostao’ in football circles, and devastating retired Chelsea FC sharpshooter Daniel ‘Pieces’ Damaseb.

AN senior national championships  this weekend …Olympics qualifying event

Uanivi joins French side US Montauban

Former NPL chairman dies

Business
Development Bank dished out N$279m to SMEs in 2020

Development Bank dished out N$279m to SMEs in 2020

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who play the crucial role of promoting and transforming the economy have benefitted handsomely from the Development Bank of Namibia. 
‘Money is never enough’ … agricultural potential underpinned by budget allocation

‘Money is never enough’ … agricultural potential underpinned by budget allocation

Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi this week said the agricultural sector is no doubt one of the priority sectors for economic development and diversification. 
NamibRe donates 500 books to Otjikoto Senior Secondary School

NamibRe donates 500 books to Otjikoto Senior Secondary School

NamibRe has donated books to the Otjikoto Senior Secondary School in Tsumeb. The donation aims to promote a culture of reading, improve literacy rates, learning and expanding pupil interest in different fields and disciplines in Grade 8 to 12.

GIPF increases pension benefits by 3%

Opinion - Boldly solve the NHE existential problem now before its too late

Opinion - Digital transformation and the future: F = D + P = V

Courts & Crime
Elderly man gets 30 years for murder

Elderly man gets 30 years for murder

An 81-year-old man, who was convicted for viciously assaulting and murdering his live-in girlfriend in Gobabis three years ago, is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after he was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment by the Windhoek High Court. 
Final remand date given in murder case

Final remand date given in murder case

The Katutura Magistrate’s Court gave a final remand for the police to finalise investigations into the case of a 42-year-old man who is accused of killing his live-in girlfriend and mother of his children nearly three years ago in Windhoek’s Otjomuise. 
Woman caught with N$1.5m worth of meth

Woman caught with N$1.5m worth of meth

A woman was caught at the Hosea Kutako International Airport on Wednesday attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine worth N$1.5 million from Namibia to Brazil.

Trainee doctor facing rape charges to apply for bail

Tin-picking boy allegedly raped at Tsumeb

Suspects caught red-handed with stolen meat

Entertainment
Industry loop - Celebrities in Namibia

Industry loop - Celebrities in Namibia

There’s a question...remark that gets thrown around a lot in Namibia and that remark is, do we have celebrities in Namibia?” I’m terming it a remark because declaring it a question will legitimize it. Why are we...as Namibians so aspres at times hoeka? “Do we have celebrities in Namibia?”  Seriously? How is that even a question? 
Top trending - Neville reminisces with Milli Vanilli

Top trending - Neville reminisces with Milli Vanilli

The top trending rib-cracking clip of the week is of local comedian and corporate honcho Neville Basson favouriten who was reminiscing on the good olden days with Milli Vanilli’s famous 1988 hit Girl I’m Gonna Miss You with emphasis on the tone and accent he sang the song.
At home with Coleen Hedwig Tjikune - Chikune’s passion for music and medicine

At home with Coleen Hedwig Tjikune - Chikune’s passion for music and medicine

Afro-Jazz sensation Coleen Hedwig Tjikune said studying medicine was a calling, an all in one bonus as she values education and loves helping people the best way she can and that’s the reason for pursuing a career in that particular field. 

A Day in the life of Paula - When I grow up 

Local market day launched

Rape culture

National
Opinion - Challenges facing international students

Opinion - Challenges facing international students

International or foreign students form significant percentages of student populations in most universities around the world.
Opinion - Finding yourself in the organisation

Opinion - Finding yourself in the organisation

Employers will always prefer more highly educated people for any job whether or not the higher qualifications are in fact necessary for efficient performance.
Opinion - I shall not be found wanting

Opinion - I shall not be found wanting

When one voluntarily elects to stand up amidst firing bullets, one should expect to become a person of interest to those whose aim is to tarnish and smear the name of the person you stood up for in the first place. I write what I know, guided by a deep conviction of fairness and justice.

Opinion - Professor Joseph Diescho: Creepy to Swapo

Opinion - Educational inclusivity in Harambee Prosperity Plan

Opinion - The lack of transparency in the JSC

Youth
Same-gender friendships

Same-gender friendships

The importance of supportive same-gender friendships has been confirmed for a wide range of benefits.
Dispatched thoughts - Live life as You please

Dispatched thoughts - Live life as You please

Every day is a lesson of sorts, there is always something new to learn or something old to relearn.
Popya with Garren Richard Smith - Passionate about sports

Popya with Garren Richard Smith - Passionate about sports

After undergoing five knee operations and following advise by doctors against participating in sports professionally, Garren Richard Smith turned his love of sports into helping other athletes recover, rehabilitate and perform at the best of their ability.

Young writers’ masterclass to promote literature

NUST welcomes new international students

Dispatched thoughts - Make peace with your family

 

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