In an unprecedented show of statesmanship President Dr Hage Geingob, flanked by the first lady and respected Namibian businesswoman, Monica Kalondo Geingos, set a new and historical international benchmark for future leadership accountability anywhere in the world.Minutes after the Geingob...

News

Gambling pensioners abuse grants

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
The social media has been abuzz with pictures of senior citizens gambling, a situation that might get their pension monies put on hold and the elders themselves taken for counselling.

Traditional healer donates herbs

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
Traditional healer, Helena Shifeleni, 63, from Okakwa village in Ohangwena Region has donated 44 different local herb plants to Onandjokwe medical garden.

Cop run over at roadblock

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
A female police officer of Walvis Bay is currently fighting for her life in the Roman Catholic Hospital in Windhoek, after she been run over by a vehicle at the roadblock on the coastal road on Sunday evening, 17 May. 

Sport

No deal yet for Bidvest Cup

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
There is still no sign of a contract extension between Bidvest Namibia and the Namibia Football Association (NFA), (Bidvest/NFA Cup), as the two parties have not yet sat down to discuss a new sponsorship deal, with the current one coming to an end this month, May.

Business

Stock Market News of the Week

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
Trustco Group holdings Ltd leads the market this week, after taking the markets through a very bumpy ride. 

Editorial

Dilemma of re-inventing wheel in government

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
The development of the country’s economy to realise sustainable growth to fund the battle against poverty in Namibia could remain a pipe dream if the state as a national institution has to start afresh every five years.

Xenophobia the South African Style

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
Reggie Diergaardt was the Chairman of the Coloured Executive Committee of Namibia’s interim government prior to independence. Learners from David Bezuidenhoudt Secondary School boycotted classes and marched through Khomasdal and came into confrontation with police.

Humble hero of usakos

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
Lombweleni Nafuka a 60-year old farmworker of the crime-ridden smaller Usakos community, emerged as the new kind of hero that should inspire every Namibian whoever they are.

Northern

Vaccine shortage hampers FMD control

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
Shortage of vaccine, free movement of animals from and to Angola and drought in many areas are some of the challenges faced in the current foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Ohangwena and Oshikoto Regions and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is finding it difficult to co

Coastal

President did not can Xaris

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
The 250 megawatt gas-fired power station project near Dune 7 at Walvis Bay is still on track, Xaris Energy Namibia’s mana-ging director Hennie Steyn said, thereby contradicting statements that Namibia’s head of state, Dr Hage Geingob, pulled the plug for good on this project. 

Speed

CARMAGEDDON

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00

This Saturday Namibia sees a revival of drag-racing culture as the Rehoboth Motor Club (RMC) stages ‘Carmageddon’ at the Okahandja Air Strip where it will host the crew from Speed and Sound, the popular South African motoring publication.

Entertainment

Oteya empowers women

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:00
As the Best Female Artist of the Year at the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs), Oteya says she will work tirelessly towards women empowerment, especially amongst artists since there are few female artists in the country and she hopes to see an increase.