On 16 April 2015, an historic 50th birthday gift of N$33 million worth of shares by Trustco’s big boss, Quinton van Rooyen, and amnesty for offences committed by the company’s employees, set new business standards  for Namibia and the Southern African region.“The Trustco philosophy is that all...

News

Trustco cares

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
Trustco, one of the top three companies in southern Africa to work for, places a high premium on improving the quality of lifestyle of its staff and introduced measures to mitigate the clearly-evident skills gap within the Namibian economy.

Finally a job for Tunae

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
Members of the Institute of People’s Management (IPM) are in the process of giving employment to the  21-year-old disabled girl and beggar, Tunae Kandjou.

Mother fights for daughter

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
After allowing a relative to raise her daughter, Paulina Puuwa Penohange the natural mother of the child, recently discovered that not only has her child’s surname and biological father’s names been changed on her birth certificate, but unbeknownst to her, the child was in hospital in a seri

Sport

Shitembi interests Ashante Gold

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
Ghanaian club Ashante Gold has expressed interest in signing Namibian midfield player Petrus Shitembi, on loan from South Africa’s Absa premiership side Amazulu, on a permanent basis.

Business

Weekly Stock Market News

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
With the markets remaining relatively quiet this week, there were nevertheless a few interesting announcements. 

Editorial

Communities fiddled in roads development

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
Infrastructure development, such as education and health centres, as well as communication networks are very crucial to bring economic development to rural areas and empower rural communities to access necessities and services.

Namibia’s Beef Industry is Shaking

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
The writing is on the wall that unless stakeholders in the agricultural sector and beef industry pull together and get more enterprising, the beef industry threatens to collapse.

Beware the “Naturepreneur”

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
IF the impeccable record of Namibian environmental protection over the decades is taken into consideration, the poaching of rhino and elephant in Namibia is out of control.

Northern

Drought leaves households in crisis

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
While many subsistence farmers in northern Namibia are complaining about the devastating drought that has hit their areas and has affected their livestock and crop production, other are hopeful and are saying that “it is looking promising”, although they still suffer from crop shortfall as l

Coastal

Speed

Peugeot’s great 308

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
The launch period of the new Peugeot 308 continues to the end of July to give local motoring enthusiasts ample time to get used to the idea that there is a sty-lishly refined fresh presence on Namibian streets, eager to turn heads with sophisticated French flair and classy good looks. 

Entertainment

Education before music for Angels

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:00
Afro-Pop teen-girl duo, The Angels which made airwaves across the country, but has since vanished since they released their hit song ‘Clap Your Hands’ in 2006 says they dropped their music career to focus on their education.