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Conservancies and Forests members want to harvest timber for income

Conservancies and Forests members want to harvest timber for income

Maria DavidMay 21, 20223 min read

Maria David MEMBERS of Community Conservancies and Forests want permission from the Ministry of Environment of Forestry and Tourism to harvest timber for income generation. They also want the accommodation…

Namibia records ten child labour cases

Namibia records ten child labour cases

Zorena JantzeMay 21, 20223 min read

Zorena Jantze NAMIBIA has recorded a total of ten child labour cases between 2015 and 2021, whereby the Kunene, Omusati and Ohangwena Regions recorded one case each while the Kavango…

Dr Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium to be renovated for Welwitschia vs Blue Bulls game

Dr Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium to be renovated for Welwitschia vs Blue Bulls game

Ashley NyambeMay 21, 20223 min read

Ashley Nyambe “AFTER many spontaneous visits during 2021 to the Dr Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium, I saw the deterioration of the stadium and facilities and got more and more worried…

Alarming new Covid-19 cases recorded as fifth wave hits

Alarming new Covid-19 cases recorded as fifth wave hits

Staff ReporterMay 21, 20221 min read

Staff Reporter THE Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, has sounded the alarm on the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, stating that the country…

Man drowns while swimming

Man drowns while swimming

Maria DavidMay 21, 20221 min read

Maria David AN inquest was opened after 30-year-old Johannes Itekulenge Ikongelwa drowned while swimming in a dam on Wednesday. According to police commander Commissioner Armas Shivute, the incident occurred at…

Oshakati tables N$204 million provisional budget

Oshakati tables N$204 million provisional budget

Maria DavidMay 21, 20223 min read

Maria David THE bulk of the Oshakati Town Council’s provisional budget of N$204 million for the 2022/23 financial year is set aside for municipal services in Oshakati north. Tabling the…

Warning: Freezing weekend ahead

Warning: Freezing weekend ahead

Ashley NyambeMay 20, 20223 min read

Ashley Nyambe THE extremely cold weather that most parts of the country experienced this week, is about to migrate to northern Namibia, where it could lead to frost as temperatures…

Saudi Arabia asks for Namibia’s support

Saudi Arabia asks for Namibia’s support

Ashley NyambeMay 20, 20222 min read

Ashley Nyambe SAUDI Arabia intends to make a bid to host the 2030 World Expo and therefore seeks Namibia’s support to make that goal a reality. This was one of…

NamPower issues public notice on electricity tariff increase

NamPower issues public notice on electricity tariff increase

Staff ReporterMay 20, 20225 min read

THE Electricity Control Board resolved to increase the average bulk tariff with 7.30% from the current approved tariff of N$1.6982 per kilowatt-hour to N$1.8222 per kilowatt hour for the period…

Second term school calendar amended

Second term school calendar amended

Staff ReporterMay 20, 20222 min read

Staff Reporter THE Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has amended the 2022 School Calendar for the second semester. The mid-year holiday is shortened by one week. The opening of…

Tourism sector recovery strengthening

Tourism sector recovery strengthening

Staff ReporterMay 20, 20222 min read

Business Reporter “The tourism sector remains a light in a dark tunnel for the Namibia economy. “Recent data points indicate that the recovery from the lockdown induced slump is getting…

Help Nampol find man accused of fraud

Help Nampol find man accused of fraud

Staff ReporterMay 20, 20221 min read

Staff Reporter THE Namibian police force’s Commercial Crime Investigation Division in the Khomas region has requested the public to assist in tracing the whereabouts of Petrus Hatupopi who is accused…

Two-year-old in critical condition after woman reverses over her

Two-year-old in critical condition after woman reverses over her

Maria DavidMay 20, 20221 min read

Maria David A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl is in critical condition after a woman reportedly reversed her pickup over the child at Oshandumbala village in the Otamanzi constituency. The incident involving a…

Covid-19 cases rising rapidly

Covid-19 cases rising rapidly

Staff ReporterMay 20, 20222 min read

Staff Reporter NAMIBIA recorded more than 200 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday for the first time since 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Services. The situation has…

Stolen car abandoned after battery dies

Stolen car abandoned after battery dies

Maria DavidMay 20, 20221 min read

Maria David THE Oshikoto police are looking for unknown suspects who stole and abandoned a Toyota pickup at Oniipa. The vehicle was recovered on Tuesday around 15:00. According to police…