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DESTITUTE: Uzembia Haikondja with her two eldest children. Photo: Salomon Elago
Customary laws on inheritance in the country continue to cause hardship to widows and their children who in most instances get the short end of the stick during what should be a grieving period. A widow, Uzembia Haikondja, better known as Meme Kapiiyana, who resides at Okahandja Park, is...

News

The State of Trade

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:30
No country in the world stands independent from its neighbours. Over the last century, a web of trade has developed between countries, and it is largely responsible for the economic development we’ve seen, due to the economic theory of comparative advantage.

Road carnage continues in Nam

Monday in Windhoek four vehicles were involved in an accident killing a taxi driver and injuring school children. Photo: Gabby
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:15
Road accidents are continuing unabated with five more people being killed in separate accidents during this past week on the roads, bringing the death toll for the past weekend to nine.

Editorial

Julle wat weet !

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:30
I don’t think there’s anything on a daily that takes up as much time as staring at that little device in our hands called a cellphone . 

Opportunity Begs

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 15:45
TWO seemingly unrelated events the past week -- the commemoration of the life of the national hero and liberation icon, Herman Toivo Ya Toivo, and the decision of the Fitch Ratings Agency not to downgrade Namibia’s investment status -- are a rare conspiracy for reflection.

Afica’s future lies with Internet

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 15:30
Imagine a world where your spice cabinet reminds you to buy salt, or your cell phone sends a text message about the amount of water left in your water tank.


These are the wonders of the Internet of Things (IoT). 

Northern

Veteran receives house

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 17:00
The Ministry of Veteran Affairs last week handed over a house to freedom fighter, Mateus Augustus, better known as Aluta, at Okapeto village in the Omusati Region.

Coastal

Henties mayor in hot water

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 16:45
Police over the weekend swooped in on the mayor of Henties Bay and arrested him after he was found to be dealing in suspected stolen goods.

Speed

Affordable cars

THRIVING: Auto Link Namibia (inset) Joe Zhaol, the owner and Managing Director of Auto Link Namibia.  Photo: Zorena Jantze
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 14:00
Most Namibians marvel at the thought of owning a modern car, however shy away from the prospect as the generally high prices of new car models are bound to leave their pockets empty for unending periods due to debt traps. 

Entertainment

Magogoz feeds street kids

CHARITY: Children at Baby Haven. Photo contributed
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:30
For the Magogoz, Kwaito is a form of self-expression and a way of life—it’s held within the way they dress, speak, and dance, a street style as lifestyle, where the music reflects life in Katutura.