The dust refuses to settle around the botched N$80 million film, Namibia – The Struggle for Liberation, with the latest forensic audit handed over to the Minister of Information, Communication and Technology to justify his request to cabinet to write off the N$65 million debt.The government...

News

Coffin discarded in Khomasdal

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Khomasdal residents were left in shock after discovering that an empty coffin was dumped there on Monday afternoon (20 October).
The coffin was found next to a dustbin in Kroonweg Street, adjacent the Khomasdal stadium. 

“Dagga-treated cattle scares lions off”

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
A man convicted for cultivating dagga in die Zambezi stunned the court in Katima Mulilo by testifying in mitigation under oath that his dagga is used as treatment of the cattle he is looking after to scare lions who wants to attack his herd when grazing in the veld.

Threats after Catty Cats' death

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Deaths threats has been directed to an Informanté reporter and a source after an article on the death of local Hip Hop artist Catty Cat was posted on the newspaper’s Facebook wall on Monday, 20 October.

Sport

Falcons make history

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Nigeria’s Super Falcons made history by becoming the first side on the continent to reach the finals of the CAF Women Champions, a record ninth after edging Banyana Banyana of South Africa 2-1 in the first semi-finals last night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

Business

Luxuries drain reserves

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Namibia’s ballooning import bill, fuelled by the rampant import of unproductive luxury items like motor vehicles, threatens a fragile economic recovery and may hamper the country’s ability to import necessities such as food. 

Editorial

Auditing state finances instils confidence

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
There might have been reason to be sceptical about the Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) from inception as it could have become another agency hell-bent to hide the magnitude of corruption and mismanagement.

Kambazembi and Rukoro Await their Reigns

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
The year 2014 was fateful for the Ovaherero in more ways than one as they lost numerous of their leaders, primary of whom were Uaakutjo Kambazembi of Onguatjindu and Kuaima Riruako of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority.

We must never walk alone

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
No citizen can be proud of the image of failure of duty, intolerance and crimes against the vulnerable confronting them when they stand in front of the Namibian mirror.

Northern

Shixungileni poverty claims denied

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, Ambassador Hopelong Ipinge strongly denied that government had done little in the welfare and wellbeing of the late struggle icon Colonel Simeon Shixungileni who early this month received a state burial.

Coastal

Suspect’s new dog trouble

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Walvis Bay dog breeder Logan Pretorius, accused of having kidnapped and assaulted three boys in the town’s Meersig suburb during August, on suspicions they tried to steal one of his pedigree bullterrier puppies from his premises, finds himself in renewed trouble over his pets.

Speed

Ranger Odyssey completed

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Johan Retters and Oan de Waal have been crowned the winners of Ranger Odyssey 2014. The route for the 2014 event focused on the Kaokoland Region in the far north-western corner of Namibia, renowned for its remote and extremely challenging 4x4 trails. 

Entertainment

Catty Cat leaves footprint

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00
Award winning Hip Hop artist Curtis Popyeni Yearwood popularly known as Catty Catt passed away on Monday at the Katutura State Hospital in Windhoek after being hospitalised there for an unknown ailment.