The Baster community is commemorating the Sam Khubis Centenary Celebrations that has kicked off on 1 May and will end on 8 May at the Sam Khubis Heritage Site where the historical battle between the Basters and Germans took place on 8 May 1915. In the photo Basters are congregating in Rehoboth....

News

Serial rapist on the run

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
A serial rapist, who preys on toddlers, is on the run after a horrific incident when three-year-old twin sisters and their four-year-old cousin were allegedly raped at the hands of a trusted 17-year-old domestic servant only known as Robert.

Circumcision not shameful

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
Three weeks after it was launched in Oshana Region, the campaign aimed at circumcising young males is attracting droves of young males to be operated and is running smoothly.

Murder accused freed

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
An Angolan national charged with the murder of a pensioner had his case struck from the court roll due to slow investigations in the case.

Sport

Julinho with fighting chance

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
For the first in the history of the Namibia Premier League (NPL), the town of Rundu is likely to have three clubs in the top division, if fourth bottom club in the league Julinho F.C wins its remaining match against United Stars this weekend at the Rundu Sport Field.

Business

Stock Market News of the Week

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
With only a short week – the markets were closed on Friday – there were very few movements during the week. Trustco Group Holdings Ltd closed at 3.85 twice during the week, seemingly testing a new barrier for the stock to break through, before settling at 3.60 yesterday. 

Editorial

May Day May Day!

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
The labour movement seems to have lost the universal strategy to advocate for the workers’ rights and better working conditions, hence the distress call, “May Day May Day!” in the wake of the celebration of the workers’ day last week.

African Stars in Style: Congratulations!

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
This is final: African Stars are Namibia’s champions. They dethroned Black Africa from their supremacy of four years running. It is therefore necessary that we omake in concert for Stars. Congratulations, my friends, it worked and you deserve accolades.

Priorities first, promises later

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
IT will be grossly unfair for anyone to expect visible changes and immediate results from President Dr Hage Geingob, and the leadership appointed to implement his intentions, programmes and policies of transformation and service delivery. 

Northern

Doctorate at 60

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
The University of Namibia’s (UNAM) graduation ceremony at Ongwediva witnessed the proud occasion when a pensioner was awarded a doctorate.

Coastal

Syndicate loots Jan Japan

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
To change a business’ management team proved to be the best medicine for import car dealer Jan Japan in Walvis Bay last week, when a syndicate was uncovered whereby 14 vehicles were stolen from the company’s premises and sold off at ridiculous prices. 

Speed

Save kids’ lives on our streets

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
The global call for action to save children’s lives on the roads around the world forms part of the official campaign for the Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week held from 4 to 10 May 2015. 

Entertainment

2015 NAMAs a wrap

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 08:00
The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs), held a successful event described as bigger and better this year, although experiencing some small hiccups.