THE Namibian charcoal industry, regarded as the sixth biggest in the world, is caught in the eye of an international environmental storm with illegal firewood harvests in the Zambezi Region and illegal charcoal producers allegedly turning to stock theft when authorities clamp down...

News

Manager robs father-in-law

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:15

The community of the Northern frontier town of Rundu is still reeling from the shocking news of a daring break in and robbery at a well-known service station along the Trans Caprivi Highway.

Prisons facilities overcrowded

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:00

Namibia Correctional Services (NCS) have an estimate population of 3 382 inmates, of which 88 are female. Seven women inmates are accompanied by infants.

Sport

No plans to remove COSAFA

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:30

The organising committee of the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Castle Cup has played down rumours that they are planning to take away the COASAFA Cup from Namibia after the draw for the COSAFA Cup was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, last month instead

Editorial

First Things First

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:45

A SERIOUS effort must first be made to address the obvious communication gap that exists between some national, regional, local and traditional leaders if the Geingob/Harambee Prosperity Plan is to eventually succeed in addressing the inequality gap.

Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:45

Over the past 100 years, the world has changed dramatically. 100 years ago, there were still four empires in Europe, the motor vehicle was only 30 years old, and the speed limit in most cities was 15km/h.

Northern

Rio Tinto looking for copper

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 10:45

Mining giant, Rio Tinto is forging ahead with a search for copper deposit in Namibia’s Kavango East Region, despite the unfavourable global commodity prices.

Coastal

No illegal fishing in Nam waters

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:00

The recent arrest and confiscation of Chinese fishing vessels by the South African authorities have placed international focus on illegal fishing operations worldwide.

Speed

Luxurious BMW 7 Series

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:30

Unearth supreme luxury in motion with the new BMW 7 Series with its timeless elegance, especially the BMW 740i equipped with a BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder diesel engine and common rail direct injection combined with Valvetronic, Double VANOS and High Precision Injection.

Entertainment

NAMAs glam and glitches

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
The 6th Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) at the weekend was all about glitz and glamour, with both men and women wearing designer attire, and artists who entered hoping to walk away with the grand prize.