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Angolans prepare for elections

Angolans prepare for elections

Staff ReporterJun 25, 20223 min read

Staff Reporter NAMIBIA’S northern neighbours are preparing to go to the polls on August 24. Angolans will elect the 220 members of parliament on the basis of proportional representation and…

Omburu 20MW solar power station inaugurated

Omburu 20MW solar power station inaugurated

Staff ReporterJun 25, 20222 min read

Staff Reporter DEPUTY Minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga on Friday inaugurated NamPower’s first fully owned and operated solar PV power station, Omburu, constructed for N$317 million on the…

GIPF announces ‘financially sound position’ but remains cautious

GIPF announces ‘financially sound position’ but remains cautious

Ashley NyambeJun 25, 20224 min read

Ashley Nyambe THE Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) announced that the fund is in a financially sound position as it has sufficient assets to meet its liabilities, having recorded a…

Outbreak of contagious lung sickness in Ondobe, Ohangwena

Outbreak of contagious lung sickness in Ondobe, Ohangwena

Staff ReporterJun 25, 20224 min read

Staff Reporter FARMERS should take note of restrictions after an outbreak of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP), or lung sickness, which has been detected at the Oshandi crush pen in the…

Abortion: US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Abortion: US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Staff ReporterJun 24, 20222 min read

Staff Reporter A DEEPLY divided United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision today overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and wiped out the constitutional right to abortion, issuing…

Capricorn Foundation contributes N$540 000 to support remote schools

Capricorn Foundation contributes N$540 000 to support remote schools

Staff ReporterJun 24, 20223 min read

Staff Reporter THE Capricorn Foundation announced a contribution of N$540 000 to EduVision to support it with the provision of online learning services to remote schools in the country. “With…

Two minors arrested for theft of items worth N$15 000

Two minors arrested for theft of items worth N$15 000

Staff ReporterJun 24, 20221 min read

Staff Reporter TWO 17-year-old boys were arrested on Thursday for stealing electronics valued at about N$15 000 from Ben Cell Phone Repair and Part Shop in Mondesa in Swakopmund. According…

NABTA initiates benefit plans for members

NABTA initiates benefit plans for members

Samuel ShinedimaJun 24, 20223 min read

Samuel Shinedima THE Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (NABTA) has introduced short and long-term plans which the organization says are very conducive programs that will contribute to the growth and…

Sudden infant deaths: Do not share a bed

Sudden infant deaths: Do not share a bed

Maria DavidJun 24, 20223 min read

Maria David BABIES need a proper place to sleep, and the best way to keep the little ones safe is in their own baby bed with no obstructions that could…

Widespread frost, even in the Kalahari Desert

Widespread frost, even in the Kalahari Desert

Staff ReporterJun 24, 20223 min read

Staff Reporter AMONG the many wonders that this year’s winter season brought about, is the breath-taking frosty conditions in areas that are typically dry. Even Africa’s second largest desert, the…

25-year-old man punched and kicked to death

25-year-old man punched and kicked to death

Staff ReporterJun 24, 20221 min read

Staff Reporter A 25-YEAR-OLD man, Matheus Hadino Matheus, died on Wednesday after he was punched and kicked in his chest and back during a fight that broke out in Onekwaya…

Immanuel’s heartbroken family opens up

Immanuel’s heartbroken family opens up

Maria DavidJun 23, 20223 min read

Maria David “WE don’t have ill thoughts against our daughter’s killer or his family members.” These were the words of Salomo Shilongo, the uncle of the late Ruth Ndapandula Immanuel…

Angolan and his alleged Namibian helpers arrested for fraud

Angolan and his alleged Namibian helpers arrested for fraud

Placido HilukilwaJun 23, 20222 min read

Placido Hilukilwa THE Namibian police in the Oshana Region have expressed concern about members of the community who assist foreigners to obtain Namibian documents through fraudulent means. The law enforcement…

Exposure victim famous Windhoek parking attendant

Exposure victim famous Windhoek parking attendant

Staff ReporterJun 23, 20221 min read

Staff Reporter ALBERTUS Guruseb may have died as ‘unidentified’ but thousands of motorists in the capital knew him as the man directing them to parking lots and giving directions in…

Oshakati woman married for 17 years without her knowledge

Oshakati woman married for 17 years without her knowledge

Placido HilukilwaJun 23, 20221 min read

Placido Hilukilwa THE Namibian police in the Oshana Region are since last year investigating a strange case of fraud in which a female Namibian citizen got “married” to a Kenyan…