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December 2016

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September 2016

782 articles

August 2016

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May 2016

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April 2016

169 articles

March 2016

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February 2016

1082 articles

January 2016

1374 articles

Chinese smugglers sentenced

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Justice

Magistrate doubles up on State's request in rhino caseLi Xiaoliang, Li Zhibing and Pu Xuexin were each sentencef to 14 years imprisonment of which 30...

State wants 6 years for...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Justice

The State has asked that the four Chinese men found guilty of trying to smuggle 14 rhino horns and a leopard skin from Namibia should...

Search for stand-in teachers is...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Labour

The government’s attempt to replace striking teachers is unlawful and could incite anger and violence, says labour expert Herbert Jauch. The Ministry of Higher Education,...

Five nabbed in Ongwediva armed...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Crime

Five suspects were arrested by the Oshana police yesterday morning within two hours of an armed robbery at a shop. Police Commissioner Rauha Amwele confirmed...

Theft and fraud couple out...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Justice

A husband and wife facing multiple charges of theft by false pretences and a charge of fraud were granted bail of N$35 000 each yesterday,...

Teacher accused of incest

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Crime

A 46-year-old teacher accused of raping his daughter was denied bail by the Ondangwa Magistrate’s Court last week.The suspect, a teacher at Etapa Combined School...

Scientists study northern aquifer

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Environment

A group of German and local scientists have started testing the Ohangwena II Aquifer but they warn that careless drilling could spoil the giant groundwater...

Health ministry must explain spending

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Government

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has been ordered to explain its overspending of N$5.9 million, as well as 486 cases of outstanding subsistence...

Master list will cripple favouritism

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Infrastructure

Urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa has slammed favouritism in the allocation of land and houses which she says has caused disharmony in the...

Indonesia and Namibia strengthen relations

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Local News

The Indonesian embassy in Namibia this week celebrated that country’s 71st Independence Day, during which it highlighted the strong bilateral relations that it shares with...

Woman assaulted by man demanding...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Crime

A woman at Ouzoroue village in the Epupa Constituency was allegedly physically assaulted by an unknown man during the morning hours of Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner...

Mayor defends pay hikes

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Local News

Walvis Bay Mayor Immanuel Wilfred has assured the people of Walvis Bay that there will be no reckless disregard of the public purse. His remarks...

Poverty ministry most secretive

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Local News

The 2016 Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Transparency Assessment has ranked Namibia’s poverty ministry as the most secretive public institution in the country and...

NEEEF and the empowerment debate...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Columns

Government’s New Equitable Empowerment Framework (NEEEF) has been hotly debated in recent months, and has been classified by some as being too complicated. The primary...

Friday cartoon

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Columns

Infanticide Ava Owoses

Inside the mind of the...

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Columns

If you ever thought sounding like a black American, wearing oversized pants, or always seen with a match stick between your lips, was all you...

Bemba will appeal

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Africa

Former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba, jailed for 18 years for war crimes, has formally appealed against his conviction by the International Criminal Court, arguing his...

2020 'most competitive' deadline missed

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Economics

Namibia missed its target of becoming the most competitive economy in southern Africa by 2017, as confirmed by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) latest Global...

Windhoek Show kicks off today

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Business

All roads lead to the Windhoek Showgrounds today, where the annual Windhoek Agricultural Industrial and Show takes place for the 117th time.The gates open at...

Brazil’s industry confident

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Business

Brazil’s industry confidence has reached the highest level since July 2014, according to a report published on Wednesday by Brazilian business school Getulio Vargas Foundation...

Curbing comparison

4 years ago - 30 September 2016 | Art and Entertainment

I refer to comparison as “inspiration gone wrong.” It is a natural habit to observe others and learn from their accomplishments or failures. We are...

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