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Shiimi evades debt trap

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Economics

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKFinance minister Iipumbu Shiimi has allayed fears the government will have to borrow to finance its N$8 billion stimulus package announced this week to carry the country and its people through the devastating coronavirus...

30 000 tourism jobs in jeopardy

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism industry is already feeling the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, and predictions indicate it will only get worse. About 30 000 job losses are expected in the next two to three months.The...

Mariental flooded after cloudburst

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITMARIENTALMajor flooding was experienced at Mariental yesterday morning after 120 mm of rain fell within a two-hour period.The rain started at about 08:00 and lasted until 10:00. By early yesterday afternoon the sun was...

Geingob needs support to lead successfully

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Opinion

President Hage Geingob often gets the stick for all the challenges that the country faces, but perhaps unfairly so at times.While he arguably did not help matters with his actions at times, it is also...

20 000 Jack Ma corona testing kits on ice

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Disasters

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKNamibia may only start using the 20 000 coronavirus testing kits donated by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma by the end of April.The government is also still waiting for validation information for the additional 1...

Hefty lockdown violation fines revealed

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKPeople who flout the lockdown rules during the coronavirus state of emergency could be fined up to N$2 000. This is in accordance...

Squatters get water amid pandemic

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Local News

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATI North West Plastic Manufacturers (NWPM) has donated three 500-litre water tanks to the Ondangwa town council to aid water provision to informal settlements.Council...

Meatco to restart slaughtering

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Meatco will restart slaughtering activities at its factory next week following a declaration that the agriculture value chain is an essential service....

Dams more than 50% full

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The average dam level has risen to 56.9%, nearly twice as high as last season when the dams were only 31.1% full....

Fresh and Popping – Lockdown edition

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK As you already know, Fresh and Popping is where we share trending songs, hot out of the booth. We tell you...

Sharing hope with gospel music

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEKA genre with a devoted community of fans, Namibian gospel is producing more and more world-class content, like award-winning Manda Gabriel, who recently...

Keeping it real

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Recently, we've had some new names on this page. The response has been awesome, but I've also received some resentful opinions. Asking why the page...

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Creating employment through small-scale fishing

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Opinion

INOCENCIO VERDEWINDHOEKMy opinion comes at a critical hour because of the eminent amendment of the Marine Resource Act, 2000 (Act NO. 27 of 2000) and...

Olympic sports fret over lost...

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Sports

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the shutdown of the sporting calendar because of the coronavirus pandemic are going to hit international sports federations...

Hamukwaya hails Fredricks foundation

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Sports

Jesse Jackson KauraisaWINDHOEKNamibia Paralympics Committee secretary-general Michael Hamukwaya has lauded the Frank Fredericks Foundation for supporting para-athlete Johannes Nambala. Nambala's preparations and livelihood have...

We're still running – Amakali

1 day - 03 April 2020 | Sports

LIMBA MUPETAMIWINDHOEKRunners around the country and world are taking to the streets and trails to keep their fitness up and immune systems strong as gyms...

Russian billionaire commits to corona...

1 day - 02 April 2020 | Business

ELLANIE SMITRussian billionaire Rashid Sardarov, who owns the Marula Game Ranch near Dordabis, has committed to contributing to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in...

Stimulus package nearly finalised

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi met with prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday morning and briefed president Hage Geingob later the day on government’s...

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