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Knife crime soars

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Crime

Okapi knives, youth and boozy nights are frequent fatal elements in male-on-male murder cases, an analysis of these violent crimes from the past six months shows. A Namibian Sun overview of crime reports dating...

Human milk bank coming

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Health

A plan to establish the country's first breast-milk bank is at an advanced stage and may see the milk reserve opening its doors as soon as January next year. Nursing mothers will soon be...

Netumbo's huge ambition

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Politics

Deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has her eyes set on the ruling party vice-presidency, but she is also relishing the prospect of becoming the country's first female president.However, she faces a long road and must...

NUNW: Deadline comes … and goes

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Politics

The leadership of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), which had demanded an apology from Swapo secretary-general Nangolo Mbumba by yesterday afternoon, has not disclosed whether this ultimatum yielded any results. NUNW secretary-general...

NSFAF cash flow in red

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Education

The N$2.7 billion requested by the Namibia Students Finance Assistance Fund (NSFAF) since April by far outstrips the fund's annual budget of N$962 million, a situation that has resulted in severe cash-flow problems.The ministry of...

Hostel food supply back on track

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Education

Atlantic Food Services (AFS) has resumed supplying food to school hostels in the north after receiving a “substantial” payment from the government.Earlier, a number of...

Alleged sex offender in court

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Justice

A man accused of preying on underage girls appeared before Magistrate John Sindano in the Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court yesterday. Alexander Krylov (56) apparently started...

Namibia nailed in slavery report

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Local News

Slavery continues to take different forms with a new report finding that there are some 40 million victims of modern slavery across the world. More...

DTA under fire

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Local News

The South West African People's Democratic United Front says it has decided to break away from the DTA because the main opposition has become pro-OvaHerero,...

Shacks will go, one brick at a time

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Local News

The Ondangwa members of the Shack Dwellers’ Federation of Namibia aim to eliminate shacks in their community as they grow the number of brick houses...

Narimab not off the hook over murder

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Local News

A young man who was set free and discharged in March this year on charges of rape and murder of a schoolgirl more than four...

Citizens must demand accountability

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Opinion

The dust has refused to settle regarding the millions of taxpayers' money paid to UK-based lawyers by the Namibian government. MPs, civil society and even...

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All is fair in love...

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Columns

If you are in a good relationship – the kind where you hold good jobs, raise children together, and have occasional picnics on Sunday afternoons...

Becoming Mrs Jones

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Art and Entertainment

The first episode of the much anticipated three-part docu-series Minnie Dlamini: “Becoming Mrs Jones” aired on VUZU Amp (DStv Channel 103) launch last week, with...

Play your part

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Art and Entertainment

This past weekend I learned that all of us in our own capacities are able to help in areas where we do not necessarily benefit....

Tea time for cancer

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Art and Entertainment

Imitating the Australian event, which is about getting people together to not only donate towards their various cancer associations, but also to create awareness of...

Music Shop, Vol 1

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Art and Entertainment

With the festive season well on its way, you will need a few good albums and singles to make it more memorable for you. Music...

Back for a second run

2 days ago - 20 October 2017 | Art and Entertainment

The event is a platform created for fashion designers to showcase their talent and share the runway with international designers.The not so rosy debut show...

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