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Hailed by patients, shunned by society… Katutura hospital fronts up to deadly pandemic

Hailed by patients, shunned by society… Katutura hospital fronts up to deadly pandemic

2021-07-28Loide Jason
The Katutura Intermediate Hospital in Windhoek, renowned for perceived rude and...
Namibia gives N$5.8m to fight Moz insurgency

Namibia gives N$5.8m to fight Moz insurgency

2021-07-28Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
Namibia has committed a cash amount of about N$5.8 million, instead of deploying...
Shannon’s murder accused faces more charges

Shannon’s murder accused faces more charges

2021-07-28Staff Reporter
The State has added additional charges to the main accused in the murder case of...
Noa, deputy await parliament blessing… as Geingob nominates Nghikembua as ECN chair 

Noa, deputy await parliament blessing… as Geingob nominates Nghikembua as ECN chair 

2021-07-28Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
President Hage Geingob has once again nominated Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)...
Court burglary suspect absolves co-accused

Court burglary suspect absolves co-accused

2021-07-28Maria Amakali
One of the four men arrested on Sunday for allegedly breaking into the Katutura...

Sports
Ndafoluma eyes WBO world title 

Ndafoluma eyes WBO world title 

After successfully defending his title over the weekend in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa middleweight champion, Lukas “The Demolisher” Ndafoluma, says he is now focussing on the world title.
Vorster finds the going tough in Tokyo…Diekmann in action tomorrow

Vorster finds the going tough in Tokyo…Diekmann in action tomorrow

Team Namibia’s hopes of winning a medal in either the road race or maintain bike events were completely dashed yesterday when mountain biker Michelle Vorster finished 36th overall out of 38 riders who competed in the women’s cross-country race of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
No Olympics dream without grassroots development...MTC sponsorship lauded

No Olympics dream without grassroots development...MTC sponsorship lauded

The meagre number of 11 athletes representing the country at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and the sudden emergence of young sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi is again a motley reminder that Namibia can become a force at the Olympics, if the country invests more in grassroots development programmes, local sport experts have said.

Looser reflects on ‘impossible’ race

Miller puts up good fight but falls short

Namibia’s Olympics campaign off to lukewarm start…Miller in action today, Vorster tomorrow

Business
Nedbank launches campaign to support health workers

Nedbank launches campaign to support health workers

Nedbank Namibia has collaborated with the Lithon Foundation, 3Measures, Co-Feed Namibia, Ogilvy and PayToday to launch the “Nedbank Donate-a-Meal: Help a Health Worker” nationwide campaign. The campaign aims to galvanise national support through the creation of a donation platform via the PayToday app. 
Commission visits ReconAfrica’s drilling sites

Commission visits ReconAfrica’s drilling sites

The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM) executive secretary, Phera Ramoeli, during a recent courtesy visit commended ReconAfrica for transparency of their oil exploration project in the Kavango East region.
4IR expected to transform labour market

4IR expected to transform labour market

Chairperson of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Task Force Prof. Anicia Peters has allayed fears that robots and technological advances are going to perform certain tasks more efficiently and faster, thereby resulting in significant job losses.

Brand appointed as Shafudah prepares  for exit

Lifeline needed for informal economy 

Opinion: Securing an inclusive legacy with stockbroking

Courts & Crime
NIMT murder trial to resume in September

NIMT murder trial to resume in September

Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg has set down 27 September to 8 October for the continuation of the trial of Ernst Lichtenstrasser.
Truck driver arrested after fatal crash

Truck driver arrested after fatal crash

A 49-year-old man employed by the ministry of sport and youth died in a tragic accident outside Henties Bay in the Erongo region yesterday morning.  
Shannon’s murder accused faces more charges

Shannon’s murder accused faces more charges

The State has added additional charges to the main accused in the murder case of  Shannon Wasserfall. 

Court burglary suspect absolves co-accused

City Police shooting victim wants justice

Booys’ lawyer quits

Entertainment
DJ KBoz shares pearls of wisdom…urges followers to quit certain habits

DJ KBoz shares pearls of wisdom…urges followers to quit certain habits

Music producer DJ KBoz has taken to his social media account to share some pearls of wisdom with colleagues in the music industry and his legion of fans.
Maria Nepembe gets the jab … details her experience

Maria Nepembe gets the jab … details her experience

Youtuber and TV actress Maria Nepembe is the latest Nalebrity to get vaccinated for Covid-19. 
Hairareb premieres at Durban International Film Festival

Hairareb premieres at Durban International Film Festival

Ndapunikwa Investments recently announced the international premiere of ‘Hairareb’, which has been made an official selection for this year’s Durban International Film Festival 2021. 

Uncle D... go well mentor!

Team Namibia dressed by Nikola Conradie

The new wave of fast-food delivery services

National
Ondonga donates oxygen concentrators

Ondonga donates oxygen concentrators

The Ondonga Traditional Authority last week handed over 20 oxygen concentrators to Onandjokwe hospital.
Zambezi battles FMD… over 70 000 cattle vaccinated

Zambezi battles FMD… over 70 000 cattle vaccinated

The veterinary services have so far managed to vaccinate 70 354 cattle out of 75 000 target population against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which is fast spreading in the Zambezi region.
Jobless youth sinking deeper into misery 

Jobless youth sinking deeper into misery 

A high level of youth unemployment is nothing new to Namibia and the 50.3% expected by end of 2021 did not come as much of a surprise but commentators warn that the status quo might hold dire consequences for Namibia’s famed peace and stability. 

‘We have provided reason for rejections’… NSFAF defends loan award system

Healthcare workers back mandatory vaccination

Hailed by patients, shunned by society… Katutura hospital fronts up to deadly pandemic

Youth
Let your CV speak for you

Let your CV speak for you

Whether one is applying for a job or intends on furthering studies, their Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume needs to be able to communicate the type of person the applicant is, include achievements and background, and therefore needs to be impeccable.
Dispatched thoughts - If you don’t want to protect yourself, protect others

Dispatched thoughts - If you don’t want to protect yourself, protect others

I am sure at this point in time we are or have all been affected by Covid-19 in some way. As for me, Covid has gotten closer to my family and I have seen first-hand the discomfort and consequences it brings with it.
POPYA with Abner K. Mbango - Safeguarding the community of Havana

POPYA with Abner K. Mbango - Safeguarding the community of Havana

Community leader, Abner Kotokeni Mbango (32) and other dedicated community members in the Havana informal settlement earlier this year established a neighbourhood watch to protect members from crimes persisting in the area.

Nust to host a virtual run against Covid-19

Never be ashamed of your hustle

Creating awareness on renewable energy

 

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