NamPower announced that it has been supplying electricity to South Africa and Botswana since last December.In a statement issued by NamPower’s spokesperson, Monica Nashandi said the supply to South Africa’s Eskom and the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) was part of an annual Surplus Sales Agreement...

News

Telecom’s borrowing crisis

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:30
Namibia’s national telecommunications’ company had to borrow millions to pay-off 136 of its most experienced staff members and to exchange them with 100 employees inherited from Powercom.

Willie Mbuende passes away

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:30
Veteran Namibian musician and legendary bassist Willie Mbuende has passed away. The 67-year-old passed on yesterday morning after a short illness. 

Booys and learner in hot water

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:30
An Okahandja based family has called for assistance from Otjozondjupa governor Samuel Nuyoma to help stop an alleged affair between Okahandja Constituency councillor Steve Biko Booys and a 20-year-old Grade 12 learner at the town.

Sport

Matsi a boxer at heart

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
The sport of boxing in Namibia has progressed at a rapid pace, but amongst women it still lags and one example of this is that of Walvis Bay’s Sarah Matsi who dreams of becoming the country’s first female professional boxer.

Business

TransNamib’s changes roll on

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
A lavishly catered and tented event was staged by TransNamib at their main railway station in Windhoek on Tuesday, unveiling five refurbished locomotives that the state-owned enterprise has secured from its counterpart in South Africa, TransNet. 

Editorial

Discipline is the key

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 07:45
THE transition of government should not mean paralysis, insecurity, and more importantly, the collapse of discipline.

Northern

Smiles for Children’s Village

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
Orphans and vulnerable children of the SOS Children’s Village Ondangwa in northern Namibia were spoiled with a football table, five packs of cool drinks and soccer balls recently.

Coastal

Tugboat Omanda re-floated

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
Namport’s sunken tugboat, Omanda, was successfully raised from the water alongside the fisheries quay of Merlus Seafood Processors at around midnight on Sunday, just over two days after it capsized and sank in a failed salvage attempt last Friday afternoon. 

Speed

Exciting Mahindra XUV

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
Spes Bona Motors brought Mahindra to the local market and with the latest offering of the XUV 500 W8 the brand takes on all comers in the expanding sports-utility vehicle segment. 

Entertainment

Elemotho helps fight child soldiers

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 08:00
To help fight child soldiers across the world, Namibian singer, songwriter and guitarist Elemotho has teamed up with artists from Kurdistan, Czech Republic, Israel, Senegal, Syria, Afghanistan,  Zimbabwe and Tibet to release an digital album to get the message across.