Archive - from 2020 - Namibian Sun

August 2020

88 articles

July 2020

608 articles

June 2020

594 articles

May 2020

460 articles

April 2020

496 articles

March 2020

731 articles

February 2020

729 articles

January 2020

533 articles

Old Mutual strengthens NIP testing...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Health

On 28 April Old Mutual officially handed over their sponsorship of two new testing machines to the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) to strengthen their...

NPLs rampant in recession

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – Non-performing loans at local commercial banks totalled more than N$4.99 billion at the end of last year, nearly N$3.8 billion or 312%...

Retrenchment ban: Bosses backtrack on...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Namibia Employer's Federation (NEF) has parked its plan to drag government to court over regulations that include a ban on retrenchments until at...

Economy in the toilet

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Economics

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe economy is expected to contract by 6.9% this year, the Bank of Namibia said in a quarterly economic update released this week.The slowdown...

Namibia a boastful mining spectator

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Business

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKDespite often waxing lyrical about her mineral riches, Namibia continues to be a distant spectator in mining, with China increasingly becoming the dominant force...

World's mine workers resist quick...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Business

As mining heavyweights South Africa and Peru move to lift coronavirus lockdowns, workers in deep mines are resisting going back to work without adequate protective...

Vendors de

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Local News

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUStreet vendors at Rundu, who have been temporarily accommodated at open markets, are demanding to be allowed to return to the streets.Following government's relaxation...

Betraying the Cassinga sacrifice

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Opinion

When looting national resources through scandals like Fishrot, we are betraying those who sacrificed their precious blood in wars fought to defend and free Namibia.We...

Corona Watch

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Economics

MalawiMalawi will launch an emergency cash transfer programme targeting about 1 million people and small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, president Arthur Peter Mutharika...

Africa Briefs

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Economics

Nigeria to finance budget domesticallyNigeria will shelve plans to borrow 850 billion naira (US$2.36 billion) from international markets and instead tap domestic markets to finance...

Ready, steady, sell

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Business

ELIZABETH JOSEPHWINDHOEKOshetu market, better known as the Single Quarters, started operating yesterday, but kapana sellers will have to braai their meat at home for now.Although...

Court delays City cop rape...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKJudgement in the bail application of City Police spokesperson Fabian Amukwelele, who has been charged with allegedly raping a colleague, has been postponed to...

Shimbulu pursues Swapo in court

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Politics

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATISwapo secretary-general Sophia Shaningwa has declined to say whether her party will oppose a High Court application brought by ousted Oshakati councillor Katrina Shimbulu.Shimbulu...

45 days with corona in...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Health

Dani BooysenWhile Namibia is eagerly awaiting an announcement how the current lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be phase out, we take a look...

Cassinga: Apartheid’s forgotten massacre

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Opinion

ANDRES D MEDELLINPRETORIAFor those old enough to remember, 4 May was a day of grief, as apartheid’s brutal military launched an unprecedented airborne assault on...

Councillor Likuwa’s assault case postponed

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe Rundu Magistrate’s Court last week postponed the domestic violence case against Swapo Party’s Ndiyona Constituency councillor Eugen Likuwa to next month.Magistrate Sonia Samupofu...

SA hospitals brace for virus...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Economics

Sofia ­ChristensenStaff at Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke hospital were swamped last month when hundreds of panicked locals rushed in for testing after South Africa reported its...

Lioness on the power of...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK Since bursting onto the scene a few years ago, Lioness has dropped several hits. Now, on her anticipated follow-up to 2018's Pride...

Company news in brief

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Business

SA Express faces liquidationA South African court placed state-owned SA Express under "provisional liquidation" on Tuesday after the airline's administrators said rescue efforts weren't likely...

Namdeb’s tax break in the...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Opinion

TOBIAS NANDE NANDJIGWAWINDHOEKNamdeb, the county's largest diamond company, last year applied for a tax break to prolong the lifespan of its operations until 2023 (Euronews,...

Fifa grants: NFA snubs premier...

3 months ago - 30 April 2020 | Sports

Jesse Jackson Kauraisa WINDHOEK Namibia Premier League (NPL) players will not benefit from the Fifa coronavirus emergency grant, Namibia Football Association...

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