SUPPLIERS of motor vehicles and at least three officials of the Ministry of Veteran Affairs (MoVA) are in collusion to defraud Plan war veterans. They were able to fleece more than 60 veterans of at least N$3,3 million from the War Veterans Fund during 2013 alone.The astonishing revelations are...

News

Double murder accused psychotic

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
A month after being released as a mental patient, a former grade-seven learner of the Kavango is facing double murder charges with an accomplice for hacking to death a women and her child.

Witch doctor urges circumcision

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
A traditional witch doctor has encouraged men to go for circumcision to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other diseases.

Sport

Van Rooyen eyes World title

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
All eyes are focused on the world cross-fit championship in the United States, where Quinton van Rooyen Jr, a Namibian rookie participant in this fastest-growing fitness sport will participate. 

Business

Fit for insurance

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
Insurers Finsure BlueStar and PPS Namibia have lauded the achievements of their member  Quinton Z Van Rooyen who is representing Namibia and Africa at the Reebok CrossFit Games 2014 culminating tomorrow 25 July in California, USA. 

Editorial

Public Policing Requires Introspection

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
A few years back debates ensued when the Windhoek City Council created the City Police. The City Council was under the gun as their concept was construed as a vote of no confidence in Nampol. This may have precipitated some high-profile sudden resignations.

Trust the poor with more

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
When some donors and well-intentioned decision makers speak about addressing poverty one cannot but help to wonder from what perspective they are contributing to solutions for the scourge.

Northern

Elim road works grounded

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
Dissatisfaction is growing among the road users and government officials about the slow pace of the 17km road construction between Elim and Oshi-kuku scheduled to be completed next month.

Coastal

Fraudsters on the rise

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
Scammers, pretending to be employees of the Namibia Ports Authority and also the Department of Customs and Excise in the Ministry of Finance, continue a devastating campaign of defrauding unsuspecting victims out of hundreds of thousands of Namibian Dollars.

Speed

Corolla’s Quest complete

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
Last week, Speed had the opportunity to take the latest incarnation of the ever popular Toyota Corolla for a spin around the city. 

Entertainment

Penilane celebrates ten years

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:00
“It was like love at first sight when we met and after ten years together, we are  inseparable and still going strong,” was the words of Mike Ott, a member of the local Rock band Penilane, at the group’s ten-year anniversary celebration in Windhoek.