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EFN speaks on media assaults, exclusion

1 hour ago | Disasters

Staff ReporterWINDHOEKThe Editors' Forum of Namibia (EFN) has taken exception to the ever-increasing government practice of allowing only state-owned media institutions at certain public engagements, especially since the declaration of the coronavirus state of emergency.Specific...

More details emerge of bribery money trail

1 hour ago | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe money trail in the Fishrot saga was further unravelled yesterday when Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigator Willem Olivier testified that money had been paid from the accounts of Fishcor to companies owned by former...

Geingob won't save Fishrot jailbirds

1 hour ago | Government

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob yesterday said the law must take its course in the Fishrot court case and he will not involve himself in the matter to save the accused.Two ex-ministers, including his once blue-eyed...

Kapana seller claims police brutality

1 hour ago | Police And Crime

MICHELLINE NAWATISESWINDHOEKDavid Shambo (50), who sells kapana from his home in Windhoek's Havana informal settlement, claims he was the victim of police brutality this week.According to his son, Paulus Shambo (24), a police van pulled...

Drugs worth N$3.4m seized, 159 arrests

1 hour ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKDrugs worth more than N$3.46 million were seized in May and 159 suspects were arrested on drug-related charges.According to the police 140 of those arrested are Namibians. The rest are eight Zambians, three Angolans,...