Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 09:13
WINDHOEK - NAMPA
One of the factions involved in the bitter Ovaherero dispute which led to the cancellation of this past weekend’s Red Flag Day Commemoration in Okahandja will approach the court this week to hold the event this coming weekend.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 09:10
OMUTHIYA - PLACIDO HILUKILWA
Remembering the thousands of innocent civilians, men, women, and children, who were killed, tortured, subjected to inhumane treatment and imprisoned.
Heroes Day is one of the solemn occasions when Namibians come together as a nation to honour all those who have demonstrated strong character, bravery and patriotism in the face of great danger to themselves, said President Hifikepunye Pohamba.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 08:49
WINDHOEK - DENVER ISAACS
The problem with Windhoek bursting at the seams due to the continuous movement of the rural population into urban areas is of genuine concern, though one the local authority is addressing as best it can.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 08:46
SWAKOPMUND - NAMPA
The world’s largest temporary power generation company, Aggreko, officially announced its entry into Namibia on Thursday, promising relief to industry at a time when the country’s energy needs are becoming of great concern.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 08:43
HELSINKI - NAMPA/ REUTERS
Shares in mobile phone firm Nokia leapt 10% yesterday on hopes it can benefit from a setback to rival Samsung, which lost a high-profile court case to Apple last week, which could lead to an injunction against some of its products.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 08:41
HYDERABAD - MININGWEEKLY
Unrest at South Africa’s platinum producing mines has resulted in the price of the commodity skyrocketing in recent months. Though analysts suggest high labour and energy costs may soon result in a production halt for the country which holds the bulk of the world’s supply.
Prices of platinum could rise in 2013 as markets digest limited supply from major producer South Africa, analysts said at an industry conference on Saturday, with platinum trading at a premium over gold.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2012-08-28 08:39
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez talks to oil workers while visiting the Amuay oil refinery yesterday following Sunday’s explosion in Punto Fijo in the Peninsula of Paraguana. Read more about Deadly oil explosion