DRAMATIC fast-tracking of amendments to laws pertaining to land ownership is underway and expected to be finalised in the next few weeks to more effectively address the burning Namibian land question in urban areas.Some of the hardest-hitting changes will be amendments to ban auctions, introduce...

News

Child rapist “paid” by victim

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
A Zambian citizen, Pumulo Mubita, 23, who maintained in court that an eight-year-old girl paid him N$5 for sex after she repeatedly initiated intercourse was given a sentence of ten years on charges of rape.  

Headman’s daughter runs village

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
The community of Omayanga village in the Okatana area is up in arms and are demanding the eviction of a certain Angelina Angula who is a daughter the village headman Hilingaye Angula.

Police inspector assaults woman

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
A woman has reported a case of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm (GBH) against a police inspector after he allegedly assaulted her.

Sport

Tjombe takes blame for doping

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
Anita Tjombe, spokesperson for former undefeated World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Middleweight champion, Harry Simon’s (H.S) Onkugo Promotion has admitted that she is to blame over the doping allegation labelled against Simon. 

Business

Maize meal prices up

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
The poorest of the poor are to take the brunt of the first effects of the current drought as Namib Mills announced this week that the price of its maize meal products will increase by 17% on 23 March. 

Editorial

TWO SIDES OF A COIN

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
NAMIBIANS are growing up fast and are reaching political maturity much quicker than politicians care for, or are prepared to admit to.

Dismal planning ruins socio-economic development

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 07:45
When major capital projects are decided upon based on emotions and political expediency, there is a reasonable gamble that they will end in failure, as it happened with the N$15 billion TIPEEG project to provide 130 000 jobs over three years, while the latest N$45 billion Mass Housing Projec

Northern

Drought looming in North

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:00
As the heat waves experienced in northern Namibia continue, communal farmers in various villages of Ohangwena and Oshana Regions have started to be worried.

Coastal

Husab ready by year-end

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
Swakop Uranium’s Husab mine near Swakopmund is well on track to achieve its target of removing a total of 74 million tonnes of rock, in order to sufficiently expose a part of its vast uranium ore body to commence uranium mining by year end, according to the chief executive officer of Swakop

Speed

Dangerous Namibian roads

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
Despite continued efforts and concerted investment from institutions and governing organisations promoting road safety, Namibian national roads have already claimed 84 lives since 1 January this year, eleven more than in 2014. 

Entertainment

‘Finding Fela’ premieres on Saturday

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:00
The story of one man’s courageous stand against a corrupt and dictatorial government gives testament to the transformative power of music as a force for social and political change will premiere in Windhoek on Saturday.