The Gobabis Gymnasium school is selling raffle tickets at N$1 000 per ticket of which the winning prize is an elephant trophy hunt opportunity.The full package that can be won will consist of transportation from the Hosea Kutako International Airport, 10 days accommodation with all meals and non-...

News

Cops in gun drama

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:15
The Nampol internal disciplinary unit started an investigation yesterday (30 July) at Otjiwarongo into a scuffle in which two law enforcement officers are accusing each other of having drawn pistols and reportedly threatening to shoot each other last week (25 July).

Illegal cheetah trading addressed

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:15
Even though the cheetah can run up to 110 kilometres per hour, the world’s fastest land mammal cannot outrun the fact that it faces extinction, treading one paw at a time towards its final destination.

Landing rights revoked again

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Wednesday revoked Air Namibia’s rights to continue operating its Airbus A330 flights despite the aviation regulator having granted the national airliner an exemption to do so last Thursday.

Sport

No excuses - Smokey Joe

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
World Boxing Federation Flyweight inter-continental champion Joseph Hilongwa this week gave an unexpected apology to boxing fans, following his unimpressive showing against WBO Africa Bantamweight champion Immanuel Naidjala last Saturday.

Business

Milk protection spill-over

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
Government’s decision to protect the local dairy industry by limiting imports last year has helped members of the Dairy Producers Association survive despite a year of crises, but has led to recurring shortages of especially long-life milk on Namibian shop shelves. 

Editorial

Northern

Economic growth urged

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
A local banker says economic growth will be boosted by a more entrenched culture of entrepreneurship, hence Namibians should aim at promoting entrepreneurship whose agenda should be built on good character and values such as integrity, respect, fairness, harmony and hard work.

Coastal

Tour scammer shocks Walvis

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
Johan Botha, a well-known train tourism operator who shot and killed a police detective in Johannesburg in a shootout last week, and then turned the gun on himself, sent shockwaves through sections of the Walvis Bay business community who only weeks ago dealt with him as he campaigned for a

Speed

Self-driving cars roll up

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
The BBC has reported that the British government is to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year while The Mirror reports that the legislation could be through by January. 

Entertainment

Miss Nam's reign

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00
The current reigning Miss Namibia is preparing to hand over her crown to the country’s next beauty queen on Saturday evening.