Government has landed itself in a cul-de-sac with the current classification of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as an urgent study has to be conducted to determine relevant salaries, allowances and fees for chief executive officers and senior management at these parastatals.However, as an interim...

News

Peace Corps rapists denied bail

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
The bail application before magistrate Nomusa Sibanda of four men charged with raping and assaulting an American Peace Corps worker in January this year, was dismissed during their appearance in the Katima Mulilo District Court on Monday this week.

Male circumcision promoted

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
A team of trained facilitators of the Prevention Alliance of Namibia (PAN) and the umbrella body of the Catholic Aids Action (CAA) recently held large group activation sessions in the Donkerhoek informal settlement of Khorixas.

Sport

“No mercy for Gladiators”

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Edwin Edem Okon, coach of Nigeria’s Super Falcons said there won’t be mercy from his side when they take on a wounded Brave Gladiators team tomorrow night.

Business

NamPower buys Zim power

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Shouldering the weight of looming electricity supply crunches threatening the sub-continent, Namibia’s NamPower electricity utility will sign an agreement with Zimbabwe’s ZPC in Windhoek today.

Editorial

Mixed economy with human face

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Every country in the world should pursue its national economic policies based on its own circumstances, as comparing ourselves to others might not be the panacea we need for the local social tribulations in the long run.

Big League Soccer Returns: Stars Stay Stars

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Save for the controversy that marked the last soccer season with the reversed expulsion of African Stars, all seems to be on course and the fans are looking forward to yet a season of cheering their teams, perhaps with the league not dominated by Black Africa this time around.

March to change

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
THE directive from the Prime Minister summarily cancelling a food tender of close to N$3 billion for the Ministry of Education is an executive decision. It is clearly a warning that Dr Geingob not only has different expectations, but is also determined to act fearlessly.

Northern

Temporary teachers demand bonuses

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
The director of Education in the Ohangwena Region, Sanet Steenkamp distanced her office from accusations of withholding service bonus payments from the 418 teachers currently employed on a temporary basis by the education ministry in the region.

Coastal

Strike could boycott hake season

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Namibia’s hake fleet might not be returning to the sea on 1 November this year for the new whitefish season, following threats by fisheries observers that it would commence in that time with strike action over wage demands for 2014/2015 against their employer, the Fisheries Observer Agency (

Speed

Oil drops, fuel prices may follow

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Namibian motorists may soon be enjoying the best part of a really bad situation as fracking in America and relentless production all around the world tip global oil supply and demand off kilter. 

Entertainment

Curvy stunner crowned

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00
Fifteen buxom beauties battled it out for the crown, and Ilena Hifenua was the lucky contestant to walk away with the title Miss Curves Namibia 2014 in Windhoek.