Arguably one of Namibia’s most decorated personalities, ‘Aupie’ will go down in history as a great man of substance, principal, open minded, articulate, knowledgeable, multilingual, well-travelled, well read, man of the cloth, historian, political activist, schoolteacher and above all, an astute administrator. Owner of the MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club Joseph Benhard yesterday assured they are ready and well-prepared to host this month’s independence boxing bonanza at the northern town of Ondangwa. President Hage Geingob yesterday led a wave of tributes to veteran sports administrator, Eliphas ‘Oupapa’ Shipanga, who died on Tuesday in a Windhoek hospital at the age of 62 following a suspected heart attack.
Personality of the week - Lukas Ndafoluma
New sports body for NDF, NamPol and NCS recognised… as NSFAF, NSC collaboration continues
MTC Youth Games postponed to next year March 8 is International Women’s Day, the one day per year that women, their accomplishments and contributions to life, society and every aspect of our modern world is celebrated. Aligning with the 2021 UN Women theme for International Women’s Day – “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”, MultiChoice Namibia (MCN) continuously amplifies the voices of women who drive a positive change within the business. The African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) recently held a high-level webinar to deliberate on practical solutions for the reduction of high cost of air transport operations in Africa.
MPs talk value addition before ratifying SADC protocol
OPINION - Sustainable finance a catalyst for Namibia’s recovery from Covid-19
O&L launches 2021 Emerging Talent Programme Two men are in a stable condition in the Oshakati state hospital after they were shot and wounded by a bar owner in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. A former Namibian Defence Force (NDF) soldier, who is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend and mother of his now six-year-old son in Katutura during 2016, yesterday testified in his own defence before Judge Naomi Shivute in the Windhoek High Court. The two Namibians and 12 Angolans accused of defrauding the Namibian authorities to the tune of N$210 million through false tax refunds on purchases exported from Namibia were convicted on the counts they faced by acting Windhoek High Court Judge Kobus Miller and his two assessors, John Mandy and Yolande Böttger on Monday.
Magistrate laughs off bribery claims
Man denied bail over stepdad killing
Baby basher slapped with 37 years for cruel killing It is a sad week for Top Cheri’s fans, as the singer is seemingly retiring. Although the singer’s career might just have started, the award-winning artist has shared with fans that she is closing the current chapter of her life. It’s amazing how in Namibia, people immediately only think of music or artists when the subject matter of art and entertainment pops up. They say a family that eats together stays together, and so does the family that travels and does everything together – something that is visible with the Michaels Family, who have been promoting local tourism and creating a variety of content for television and their YouTube channel.
Feminism in my country
Mental Health Conversations - Emotions are human; they are not good or bad, they are essential.
Standard Bank Namibia launches music festival…growing the economy by investing in art As a preliminary remark, this article continues my reflection on the complex matter of abortion and continues to explore this moral mine-field with a sober mind and reasonable approach. Wholesale borrowing is a term used in comparative education to denote the tendency of some countries adopting or indeed transplanting the whole foreign education system and apply it into their curriculum. The inexorable approach of the digital way of doing things in almost everything has sent some shock waves to academics in the humanities disciplines in higher education institutions, as there is literature that points to the imminent demise of these fields of study if care is not taken.
Opinion - The graduate unemployment crisis: A catalyst for youth revolt
Letter - Problematising tribal expressions in the context of the Kavango
Letter - Self-leadership in the new Africa Both in the past and present times, some professions have always been advocated as the answer. Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph said being born in a malaria-prone area and being raised in another one that is prone to infesting insects made her want to tackle the issue head-on by studying entomology to find a cure and be a catalyst in eliminating malaria. Life is short and the time we get to spend on earth and with the people we love the most can be cut short anytime; and while we know that it is impossible to get along with everyone every time, we can at least appreciate having them with us today, as you never know when the last time will be.
ALI celebrates its 100th group of leader graduates
Carwash profits dress 86 learners
NUST calls for exchange programme sponsorships