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Katrina's corruption trial draws to a close

17 hours ago | Justice

Closing arguments in education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa's corruption trial were made in the High Court yesterday, with defence lawyer Sisa Namandje warning that “exaggerated rumours based on jealousy” can destroy lives. Namandje harked...

Prisoner hid 'powdered milk' in his rectum

17 hours ago | Justice

A Windhoek prisoner is suing the ministry of safety and security and a police officer for N$250 000 in damages on the basis that he was unfairly arrested after prison-issued powdered milk was mistaken for...

'Pohamba was misled'

17 hours ago | Government

Kavango West regional council chairperson Joseph Sivaku Sikongo says former president Hifikepunye Pohamba was misled when he conducted a groundbreaking ceremony in 2014 for the much-anticipated Nkurenkuru district hospital, ahead of the general election that...

Fathers must step up

17 hours ago | Columns

Our lead story of yesterday, which highlighted the shame of absent fathers, sparked heated debate on social media. Most of the commentators sympathised with single mothers who continue to carry the responsibilities of raising their...

NSFAF to fund 19% of applicants

17 hours ago | Education

The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) will only grant financial assistance to 19% of its new, eligible applicants during this academic year, due to a shortfall in its 2019/20 budget. In a media...