Battered and bruised Grootfontein councillor, Ginzia de Bruin, suffered spousal abuse and her elderly mother was also beaten, before she took steps to bring an end to the nightmare.Ginzia de Bruin of the RDP made headlines three months ago after an Informanté exposé around a municipal investigation...

News

Speared over girlfriend

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
A tiff about an ex-girlfriend sleeping with her new lover led to the ex-lover stabbing the boyfriend with a spear last week.

Train scammers in deeper water

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
A total of twenty-six more fraud cases involving several hundred thousand Namibian Dollar in value had been added to the charge sheet of alleged train fraudster turned cop killer Hendrik Wright, his wife Renette and a secretary of the couple, Salome Klopper, in a South African court this wee

Farmer accused of child labour

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
An underaged child was employed at a farm without the consent of the parents, after he was allegedly abducted from a bar in the Khorixas, Donkerhoek informal settlement.

Sport

Federation VP backs Namibia’s bid

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
Squash Federation for Africa vice-president and championship referee at the World Junior Squash Champions currently underway in Windhoek, Lucky Mlilo yesterday put his weight behind Namibia’s bid to become the first African country to host the World Senior Squash Championships.

Business

DBN boosts student lending

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) is again putting its considerable financial muscle behind Trustco Finance and the Institute for Open Learning (IOL), with the disbursement of N$50 million for more student lending. 

Editorial

Uaakutjo Kambazembi is buried with Integrity

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
They gathered in Okakarara at the main homestead of Ongwatjindu to pay their last respects to Chief Uaakutjo Kambazembi. 
It was a sombre occasion filled with emotions, one that drew a cross section of national leadership, broad enough to qualify for a national funeral.

The people expect change

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
THE Namibian Constitution which has served the process towards growth of nationhood, national reconciliation and stability well over the past 24 years does not deserve the treatment by those on all fronts that claim to represent the interest of all citizens.

Northern

No arrest for fake cigarettes

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
The police in the north has not yet arrested anyone thus far in connection with the counterfeit cigarettes worth N$15 million found in a warehouse in  Oshakati.

Coastal

Waterfront out of starting blocks

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
Swakopmund’s long-anticipated Waterfront project, Platz am Meer, is officially out of the starting blocks, following a ground-breaking ceremony on Tuesday during which both the governor of Erongo Cleophas Mutjavikua and the mayor of Swakopmund, Juuso Kambueshe gave the official nod of suppor

Speed

Ford and Friends on fire

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
The iconic Tony Rust Raceway and the Windhoek Motor Club played host this past weekend to ‘Ford and Friends’ which afforded gasping fans all the adrenaline-pumping, ear-bursting, tyre-smoke stinking, speed-freak racing action anyone could desire. 

Entertainment

Poly’s cultural festival on point

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 08:00
THE Polytechnic of Namibia’s Annual Cultural Festival that is promoting unity in diversity will keep the audience entertained by a variety of food, music, dance, literature, games, handicrafts and mythology this year.