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Chinese bust with ivory will appear today

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

Two Chinese nationals who were caught at the roadblock to the Hosea Kutako International Airport with pieces of elephant tusk will appear in court today. The two were arrested at the Kapps Farm roadblock on...

Legitimacy of SPWC questioned

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

Some gender activists question the achievements of political parties'' women councils while others argue it must be terminated once non-discriminatory measures are put in place by the relevant party. The Swapo Party Women''s Council''s (SPWC)...

Securities still abused

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

A Namibian security company could be facing labour court soon after an employee payslip shows the company still paid the 2009 minimum wage of N$3.80 per hour until at least October this year. Since 2009,...

Govt reclaims MTC shares

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

Government is set to buy back 34% of MTC’s foreign-held shares from current owners, Portugal Telecom. This was revealed by Minister of Information and Communication Technology Tjekero Tweya this week. MTC’s dividends to government are...

Ryazanovka looks set to depart

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

The controversial Chinese trawler Ryazanovka that has been earmarked as the vessel that will be used to capture and transport live and endangered Namibian marine mammals to Chinese aquariums, if the application is approved, is...

Hunger remains omnipresent

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

While advances have been made, it appears as though hunger and malnourishment is no longer a just rural phenomenon.

Community should benefit from land deals

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

The Omaruru Town Council and community should benefit more than private developers in land deals, Erongo Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua has said.The governor was speaking at...

Repo rate maintained

1 day - 09 December 2016 | Local News

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) this week announced that it would maintain the repo rate at 7% following a monetary policy committee meeting held on...

Amutse mum on investigation

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Local News

While Modestus Amutse maintains his silence on matters of financial mismanagement and the accompanying investigation against the chief regional officer (CRO) and deputy director for...

Biggest desert bash at coast

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Local News

Namibia has been chosen to host the biggest desert bash at the coast during the December holidays that the country has ever seen. The Namibia...

Namibia excels at accidents

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Local News

Namibia is the best at car crashes, a new global map that has taken the internet by storm has revealed. The new map of the...

The First Lady's role

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Local News

The Namibian Presidency this week issued a statement by presidential affairs minister Frans Kapofi to clarify the role of the First Lady of Namibia (FLON).This...

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Kahimise is new City CEO

3 days ago - 07 December 2016 | Local News

The two-year search for a new City of Windhoek CEO ended this week with the announcement that Robert Kahimise had accepted the job offer. Kahimise...

Exclusion is German tactic

3 days ago - 07 December 2016 | Local News

The paramount chief of the OvaHerero has laid the blame for the exclusion of the OvaHerero and Nama from the genocide talks squarely at the...

Sinimbo gets another term as...

3 days ago - 07 December 2016 | Local News

Rundu Mayor Verna Sinimbo was elected for a second term. Her deputy Ralph Ihemba was also re-elected, while Anastasia Shinduvi-Foya, Isak Kandingu and Toini Hausiku...

Gammams refurbishment ongoing

3 days ago - 07 December 2016 | Local News

The City of Windhoek will in 2017 enter into negotiations to secure financing for the planned N$450-million refurbishment of the Gammams Water Works in the...

Homeless fire victims want audience...

4 days ago - 06 December 2016 | Local News

The victims of a shack fire in Walvis Bay want to see President Hage Geingob urgently.“He is the only one who can help us. We...

Disabled, but not ...

4 days ago - 06 December 2016 | Local News

She was born with kyphosis scoliosis but she does not feel pity or sorry for herself. Asteria Frans has plans of becoming an event hostess...

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