Employees of the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) were yesterday up in arms and crying foul over unpaid salaries, accusing the NSC leadership of running the national sports regulatory body like their personal fiefdom. A dark cloud has befallen the Namibian sport fraternity following the sad passing of two prominent personalities in the shape of retired football referee-cum-Tigers Football Club long serving administrator Heinrich Mbumbu Ileka and former amateur boxer Allison Katupia Kauejao. Nearing a two year self imposed hiatus from playing competitive club football and the long awaited Namibia Football Association (NFA)-organised Namibia Premier Football League (NPFL) yet to get off the ground, it’s now time to reflect as it cannot be business as usual given the prevailing economic challenges, worsened by our geographic layout.
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Personality of the week - Pat-Nevin Zeriueza Uanivi As the new normal requires people to continue working from home, these employees need to take the time to review their portable work devices and ensure they are adequately insured from theft or unforeseen damage. An essential step in the employment process is interviewing qualified candidates For the SADC Protocol on Industry to come into force, at least two-thirds or 11 members states have to ratify it. In this regard, Namibia will demonstrate considerable leadership in being amongst the first countries to ratify the protocol.
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Lower courts to hear more civil matters William Bongani //Garoeb, (34) is not leaving anything to chance as he was recently announced as one of the top 14 contenders on the Search Namibia, a TV show which will crown Namibia’s next singing sensation with a N$100 000.00 prize tag. Still spreading her wings in the entertainment industry, Julia Kadhikwa (28) is set to open an academy called Olive Entertainment Academy. It’s customary for radio stations, TV stations and print media to avail their platforms for competitions of some sort sponsored by big brands.
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Bank Windhoek funds musical development workshop The word 'patriarchy' comes from the Latin word for father, but patriarchy nowadays has a more sinister connotation. In our experience of editing various master’s and doctoral dissertations of students from Namibian higher education institutions and from elsewhere, we have come to a realisation that some of the errors, especially in the academic work of Namibian students, are shocking and a cause for concern. Dear editor, please allow me a space in your daily newspaper to share my thoughts on how we might rescue our aviation industry in Namibia.
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Letter - Power: A means to an end The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) under the departments of International Relations and Architecture and Spatial Planning is requesting the public to lend support in funding two academically high performing students at the university to attend a semester at a German partner university. Helena Ngaifiwa has been appointed as a youth advisory council member of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (Alma), an innovative coalition of African Union nations working across African countries with various partners including Regional Economic Communities and development partners to eliminate malaria by 2030. The recent liquidation of the national air carrier Air Namibia left more than 600 individuals jobless, but now that it is the beginning of the year, one would want to tap into the world of young people in aviation to find out why they specifically chose this field and what it means to them.
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