Land grabbing in the notorious Kavukiland settlement area of Rehoboth yesterday, 2 May,  turned violent with clashes between the police and protesters, under the leadership of “Ace” Kheibeb, who is now in custody in the town.The police are still investigating the reasons for the violence, but...

News

Dog bite victim starts barking

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
Three weeks after the Ministry of Health and Social Services confirmed that the ministry is out of anti-rabies vaccines countrywide, a man was last week admitted to the Katutura Intermediate Hospital, allegedly with rabies, a month after he was bitten by a dog in Katutura.

Charges mount against serial fraudster

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
The man known as Jacobus Scholtz and many other monikers will in all probability appear in the Rehoboth Magistrates’ Court next week on charges of fraud and theft laid against him there. 

Sport

IAAF clears Nam runners

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has cleared the confusion surrounding sprinter Tjipe Herunga and marathon runner Alina Armas’s Olympic qualification.  

Business

FDI into Nam plummets

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
In the Balance of Payments (BoP), reinvested earnings in terms of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the local economy has plummeted by over N$500 million in the 2014/15 financial year compared to the N$1 billion seen in the 2013/14 financial year.

Editorial

Between History and Destiny

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
IF Namibians ever needed proof of how society has changed and continues to evolve since Independence, they should look no further than the series of national holidays this week that have forced large segments of Namibia to a virtual standstill.

Northern

New malaria vaccine in trials

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
Research in what could be the first licensed malaria vaccine, P. falciparum, also known as RTS, S/AS01, is at an advanced stage and could possibly benefit Namibia in the near future.

Coastal

More oil exploration expected

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00
The Atlantic leg of Eco Oil & Gas has received various approvals from the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy relating to the Cooper (PEL 030), Guy (PEL 034) and Sharon (PEL 033) licences in offshore Namibia.

Speed

Pocket rocket Datsun Go

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 08:00
Datsun is finally making a comeback after lying low for more than 25 years with the all new Datsun Go trimmed with a more functional, yet sophisticated design aimed to impress entry-level buyers.

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.