Botswana’s proposal to co-host the 2027 edition of the Afcon with Namibia has been met with enormous scepticism by local sport analysts. 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. 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.
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Golfer Nande yearning for Sunshine Tour 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. 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. 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”.
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Opinion | Personal data protection is key in fighting fraud 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. 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. 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.
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AR, Govt plots battle on hold 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. 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. Abraham Kashongwi, also called DJ Pan, believes a wheelchair cannot dictate what the future holds for him.
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Shiyamba: Namibia’s first international stunt performer In the physical world, boundaries are easy to see. Fences, signs, walls, moats with alligators and hedges are all physical boundaries. 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. 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.
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Opinion | Feeding personal wealth to revive and grow SMEs post-pandemic 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. 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. 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.
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