Namibian pensioners and their dependent families will breathe a sigh of relief after the new Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein announced an annual budget he could only describe as, “pro-poor and pro-growth.” Schlettwein announced that the national old-age pension grant is being increased...

News

Easter bunny bones found

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
An international team of palaeontologists has discovered fossil remains, which they believe to be proof that the Easter Bunny once roamed the wide plains of Namibia. 

Okakarara residents unhappy

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
The residents of Oruindjoromakuja informal settlement in the town of Okakarara in Otjozondjupa Region, located 50km southeast of Waterberg National Park are unhappy for not being adequately compensated after promises made by the town council. 

Sport

Kemp still believes in Welwitchias

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
The Welwitschias still believe that they will qualify for the quarter-finals of the Vodacom Cup, despite sitting in seventh position out of the eight sides in the north section group.

Business

Jolla smartphones cut the tag

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
Jolla hits local markets this week through a partnership with local distributor Lexconsult, and the national telecommunications company Telecom Namibia. 

Editorial

Bitter-sweet budget 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein  had all the spotlight on him this week when he tabled what he termed the pro-poor, pro-growth budget despite that he had very few surprises up his sleeve.

The virtue of compassion

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
POVERTY reduction and employment creation are not a party-political weapon, but rather a challenge to the nation to find its national conscience and construct a Namibian character with compassion.

Honeymoon should be over

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 08:00
Now that the independence celebrations are over, hardwork should be put into first gear to realise the dreams of many who have not yet enjoyed the fruits of 25 years of freedom.

Northern

Mister Sister clinics roll on

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 08:00
The Mister Sister initiative started almost three years ago is making a positive contribution at enhanced access to primary health care in rural and remote populations in the Otjozondjupa, Omaheke and Khomas Regions. 

Coastal

Road safety top priority

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
Road safety efforts this Easter weekend in the Erongo Region will even be more vigilant, following eleven deaths in the region over the weekend in a total of four road accidents. 

Speed

Bustling bright Brag Nights

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00
Petrol - heads from the Khomas Region had themselves a blast over the weekend, exhausting themselves to feature at Brag Nights, which took place this year at the Action Arena in Olympia on Saturday. 

Entertainment

'Femme Vocale' Excels In Spain

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:00

Namibian all-female choir, Femme Vocale has won three Silver Medals at the Canta en Primavera Festival Coral Internacional in Málaga, Spain recently. The choir participated in the Folk, Musica Sacra and Chamber Choir categories.