TRIBUTE: A photo taken this week in Paris shows people looking at the Eiffel Tower illuminated in the colours of the French tricolour flag in tribute to the victims of the November 13 series of attacks on the capital which left some 129 people dead. Photo: NAMPA/AFP Read more about Shot of the day
All of the so-called Group of 20 nations, including the biggest developing countries - China, India and Brazil - have prepared to limit emissions into the next decade. Plunging costs for wind and solar power mean alternatives to fossil fuels are more viable. Read more about Monday is climate D-Day
Pupkewitz Megabuild managing director Marcel Lamprecht said the company regards its employees as its biggest assets and to ensure that its employees receive equal pay for the service they render, the group subscribes to a reputable interactive remuneration product by PricewaterHouseCoopers (PwC) called Remchannel.
This product compares remuneration with the market data scientifically, and compares Pupkewitz Megabuild with the 50th percentile of the Namibian retail market. Read more about Pupkewitz tackles salary structure untruths
Swapo candidate for the upcoming !Nami‡Nûs Constituency local authority elections, Brigitte Fredericks, has dismissed as false rumours that there will be no polls tomorrow, because only the ruling party has fielded candidates.
She said it is only the regional council elections that are not taking place in the constituency.
Fredericks said Swapo is ready to take all seven local authority seats.
Fredericks said the ruling party is working hard to develop the coastal town and create employment opportunities for the youth. Read more about Swapo-only polls at !Nami‡Nûs to proceed
As Namibians prepare to vote in tomorrow’s regional and local authority elections, a battle is raging inside the Workers Revolutionary Party (WRP), with one faction saying it will not participate in the polls and another say it is illegal to pull out now.
August Maletzky, who is the spokesperson for the group that has turned its back on the polls, said they will not compete, as the electronic voting machines (EVMs) still do not have a verifiable paper trail. Read more about Election boycott chaos hits WRP
The death of a man in his 50s has been promptly followed by the arrest of his wife to face murder charges.
Simon Shipanga, 51, was killed inside the couple’s traditional homestead at Eyandja, a small village between Onayena and Oshamba in the Onayena Constituency of the Oshikoto Region.
The incident happened either Monday evening or during the early morning hours of Tuesday.
It is suspected that the deceased was hit with a piece of wood on the head. Read more about Man killed, wife arrested
It is nearly three years since the people of Oruua settlement in Ovitoto were promised a primary school to ease the burden of their children having to travel over 30km to get an education.
Once the Oruua Primary School is operational, parents will also no longer have to migrate to Okahandja and Windhoek to put their children through school.
Since April 2013, the villagers have been struggling with constructors to complete the school, which includes a hostel and administrations blocks and nine classrooms for the close to 300 learners, who are mostly aged 12 and younger. Read more about Kids suffer as school remains unfinished
Retired Brave Warriors footballer Johannes ‘Congo’ Hindjou has his sights firmly set on a career in politics and is sitting pretty, second on the Swapo list for the Okahandja local authority elections that take place tomorrow.
Hindjou, who was capped numerous times for the national team, says his love for politics started while he was a professional footballer.
He now aims to go from wearing the number 15 jersey for his country, to making a difference in his community.
And he has a history of winning. Read more about Congo climbs political ladder
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Swapo says the majority of the Erongo Region’s constituencies and local authorities are under its control, and it aims to keep it that way.
However, opposition parties say they are confident of shaking things up on Friday, when ballots are cast in the country’s regional and local government elections.
Swakopmund alone will be contested by 10 parties.
Christian Democratic Voice (CDV) leader Gotthardt Kandume said they are “120% prepared and ready”, but also highlighted the uneven playing field. Read more about Erongo braced for battle royal