The worrying trend of accidents on Namibia’s long roads continues and on Monday the driver of a white bakkie was lucky to escape with his life after losing control of the vehicle which rolled and then burst into flames meters from the road to Windhoek, about 30km from Okahandja at about 16h00....

News

Miscarriage of justice

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
A man against whom murder charges were withdrawn two years ago is still in the holding cells of the Keetmanshoop police station, while documents referring him to a psychiatric facility has since disappeared from court.

Poor settlers use dirty water

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
NEARLY 2 000 Goreangab illegal settlers in Windhoek who do not have access to clean water have resorted to fetch water from sewerage waterways for consumption.

Surviving on water from burst pipes

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
The situation in the Donkerhoek informal settlement of Khorixas in the Kunene Region is getting worse as some residents have to survive on dirty water from pipes that burst constantly.

Sport

Stars denies ‘Ballack’ signing

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
South Africa’s Absa premiership club Free State Stars are denying having former LH Blue Waters skipper Hendrik ‘Ballack’ Somaeb on their books, five months after signing him on a three-year deal this year in July.

Business

Anti-Corruption Day Indaba

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
Yesterday was International Anti-Corruption Day and to mark the occasion the Anti-Corruption Commission, the Institute for Public Policy Research and the Hans Seidel Foundation Namibia staged a series of presentations at the Hilton Hotel in Windhoek.

Editorial

Complement EVMs with modern registration

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
There’s a perception that new technology in general is unremittingly altering the new ethos of living in an independent and free country in the last two decades as seen in the use of new advances in high-tech gadgets to reinvigorate the new political and economic culture of diverse language

Unity from Dignity

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
IT is this time of the year when Namibians stream to their families on farms, in smaller towns, villages, settlements and homesteads in rural Namibia. The fortunate will have the added luxury of spending time at the coast or at the country’s resorts or tourism destinations.

‘Geingonomics’ dawn on Namibia

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 08:00
The historic landslide victory of Swapo and Dr Hage Geingob as president of Namibia for the next five years ushered in a new era that promises to rescue the masses from the economic doldrums of the last two decades.

Northern

Ongwediva mayor re-elected

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
Newly re-elected mayor of Ongwediva Jason Asino, who takes up the helm for the fifth consecutive year, heavily critised northern electricity distributor Nored for what he termed poor services, saying Nored as a potential development partner remains a pipe dream. 

Coastal

Tackle social ills

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
Ambitions to establish the port of Walvis Bay as the preferred African west coast port is calling upon the Walvis Bay local authority to re-dedicate its commitment to leadership to achieve this goal, according to the town’s mayor Uilika Nambahu who was re-elected into this position for the f

Speed

Citroën’s sizzling little C1

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00
The little Citroën C1 has come to the rescue of all those entry-level enthusiasts who can’t wait to get behind the wheel but don’t necessarily know what they are doing there. 

Entertainment