The price of fuel would have to increase with an additional 15 to 40 cents per litre to finance bulk fuel storage. This scenario will be hitting consumers within the next year or so.The drastic increase in the levy raised by the Namibia Energy Fund’s (NEF) to finance the multi-billion Strategic Oil...

News

Polygamist commits suicide

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
An 85-year-old polygamist man from Ehafo-Onheleiwa in Etayi Constituency in Omusati Region committed suicide on Sunday night 7 September, allegedly because he had too many personal problems that he was unable to solve. 

Blockage stinks up town

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
The drain blockages situation in Khorixas in the Kunene Region has gone from bad to worse. Yet, seemingly the Khori-xas community is to blame for the blockages.

Farmer whips boys over slaughter

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
In a quest to find a culprit that slaughtered one of his cows, a farmer and his cattle herder allegedly beat up three young men walking back home in Khorixas, Kunene Region after a veld walk.

Sport

Freyer back from Aigle

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Team KIA Namibia rider Martin Freyer has just returned from a two-week training camp at the International World Cycling (UCI) Centre in Aigle, Switzerland. 

Business

Gaomab wants ‘Geingonomics’

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Mihe Gaomab II, chief executive officer of the Namibian Competition Commission, wants economic inclusion and has called prospective next president Hage Geingob to bring it about.  

Editorial

Regional economic trade the key

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Doing business with neighbouring countries is not easy sailing, but ignoring neighbourhood commonalities all in all, will not make one country excel in economic performance more than the other due to the simple phenomenon of the domino-effect.

Prelude to Namibia’s Elections 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Political contestations are looming on the horizon and the stage awaits political parties to lock horns some time in November, for the national and presidential elections. 

Democracy not retaliation

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
THE language of the highly-respected Namibian democracy cannot be the same as the language of war and confrontation. The losers of elections should not resemble the casualties on a battlefield.

Northern

Oshana joins Ebola fight

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:15
As a sign of readiness, the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS) has closed to the general public the Eluwa Primary Health Care Clinic in Ongwediva, setting up the facility as the Oshana Region’s only observation point for all suspected Ebola carriers.

Coastal

No trace of torture tools

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
The credibility of the State’s case against four adults, who are accused of having kidnapped and then tortured three minor boys in a Meersig house in Walvis Bay last month, received a significant blow when none of the alleged torture instruments could be found by the police on the crime scen

Speed

Quintessential Nissan Qashqai

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Nissan’s 2014 Qashqai has come to town bringing curvy good looks and aggressive styling to latest generation of urban cross-over vehicular transportation. 

Entertainment

Meriam on the move

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 08:00
Namibian-born model now residing in Angola, Meriam Kaxu-xwena, scooped the Best Catwalk Model International as well as the Best Complexion Model titles at the Bikini Model International in China recently.