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  • Officials Trained in Groundwater Management

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:51 pm

    [Namibian] NAMIBIAN and Angolan government officials responsible for groundwater data collection and management are undergoing four days of transboundary training.

  • Three Nac Managers Resign Over Disciplinary Charges

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:50 pm

    [Namibian] THREE managers have resigned from the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) in recent months, following disciplinary charges against one of them.

  • Nossobville Residents Plead for a Place to Call Home

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:47 pm

    [Namibian] RESIDENTS of Nossobville at Gobabis have been grabbing land on a plot next to a local cemetary illegally amid exorbitant house prices and a waning economy.

  • Harmful Social, Cultural and Religious Practices

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:40 pm

    [Namibian] ARE INITIATION CUSTOMS such as sikenge and olufuko harmful to the girls who take part in them?

  • City Owed N$1 Billion for Services

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:35 pm

    [Namibian] THE City of Windhoek yesterday disclosed that residents, government ministries and businesses collectively owe it over N$1 billion, yet it keeps delivering services.

  • Desalination Project Not a 'Masisi and Geingob Personal Deal'

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:35 pm

    [Namibian] THE office of Botswana president Mokgweetsi Masisi says there is nothing wrong with the ongoing talks between the neighbouring country and Namibia regarding a possible partnership on a desalination project that could provide the two drought-stricken nations with water.

  • Sardarov Linked to Geingob, Masisi Desalination Deal

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:35 pm

    [Namibian] RUSSIAN billionaire Rashid Sardarov has been identified by State House as a prospective investor in the government's ambitious desalination project, which would provide the coastal and central parts of the country with water.

  • Govt Too Broke for Neckartal Dam Irrigation Scheme

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:35 pm

    [Namibian] AGRICULTURE minister Calle Schlettwein says the government has no money to set up the 5 000 hectare irrigation projects which were part of the bigger plan in constructing the Neckartal Dam.

  • Lack of Crush Pens Hinders Fmd Vaccinations

    Mar 4, 2021 | 12:35 pm

    [Namibian] AS foot and mouth disease continues to wreak havoc in the northern communal areas, most farmers are unable to take their livestock for vaccination because of a dire shortage of crush pens.

  • Fishcor's Bank Accounts Unfrozen

    Mar 4, 2021 | 10:16 am

    [Namibian] The Bank of Namibia has unfrozen the bank accounts of the National Fishing Corporation (Fishcor), which were temporarily placed in limbo due to suspected violations of financial regulations.

  • Uniformed Forces Umbrella Body Launched

    Mar 4, 2021 | 10:15 am

    [Namibian] A new umbrella body for Namibian sport, the Namibia Uniformed Forces, was launched at the Namibia Sport Commission on Tuesday.

  • Murder Accused Soldier Testifies in Own Defence

    Mar 4, 2021 | 10:13 am

    [New Era] A former Namibian Defence Force (NDF) soldier, who is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend and mother of his now six-year-old son in Katutura during 2016, yesterday testified in his own defence before Judge Naomi Shivute in the[…]

  • Security Union Decries 'Late' Payments

    Mar 4, 2021 | 10:12 am

    [New Era] A union representing the interests of security guards yesterday criticised government ministries for continuously making delayed payments for services provided by their members.

  • Nyambe in Covid Dilemma

    Mar 4, 2021 | 10:12 am

    [Namibian] BLACKBURN Rovers defender Ryan Nyambe could miss Namibia's upcoming internationals due to tight British Covid-19 regulations.

  • Sport Comment - Exercise is Not Just About Exercise

    Mar 4, 2021 | 07:45 am

    THE year 2021 seems to be continuing very much in the same vein as 2020. Restrictions are in place and Covid-19 is still looming large for Namibia and ...

  • Uniformed Forces umbrella body launched

    Mar 4, 2021 | 07:45 am

    A new umbrella body for Namibian sport, the Namibia Uniformed Forces, was launched at the Namibia Sport Commission on Tuesday. At a press ...

  • Nyambe in Covid dilemma

    Mar 4, 2021 | 07:42 am

    BLACKBURN Rovers defender Ryan Nyambe could miss Namibia's upcoming internationals due to tight British Covid-19 regulations. The Brave ...

  • Unoccupied Govt Houses to Get Owners

    Mar 4, 2021 | 07:32 am

    [Namibian] THE municipality of Walvis Bay on Tuesday directed those who were allocated houses under the Massive Urban Land Servicing Project (MULSP) to move into their houses.

  • 'Govt Has Turned Blind Eye to Kombat's Suffering'

    Mar 4, 2021 | 07:20 am

    [Namibian] POPULAR Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Kazeongere Tjeundo says the government has turned a blind eye to the plight of the people of Kombat.

  • Katjavivi seeks EU's assistance in setting up Parliament budget committee

    Mar 3, 2021 | 18:30 pm

    Katjavivi made the appeal during his meeting with European Union (EU) Ambassador to Namibia, Sinikka Antila on Wednesday. According to a media ...

  • People's Primary School receives laptops from Friends of Education in Namibia Special Initiative

    Mar 3, 2021 | 18:00 pm

    More schools continue to benefit from the Friends of Education in Namibia Special Initiative of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. The People's ...

  • Luvy's new music, sexual abuse and divorce

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:53 pm

    Monyai married her producer husband, Namibia's legend producer Elvo Diergaardt aka Dr Mavovo in 2005 and they divorced in 2012. The couple met ...

  • 20 Out of 382 Pupils Show Up for Class

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:48 pm

    [Namibian] Several parents with children at the Oshifitu Combined School in Ohangwena region have refused to send their children to the school, claiming the principal is disrespecful.

  • Ambitious Local Filmmaker Sets Out On Maiden Venture to Shoot a New Namibian Feature Film

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:45 pm

    [Namibia Economist] A group of young creatives have joined forced to start production on a new local feature film that will be shot entirely in Namibia. The film tells the story of a young female preacher who criss-crosses the desert[…]

  • Rosatom Concludes First Science Festival Week in Africa

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:35 pm

    [Namibia Economist] The global technology leader, Rosatom, successfully concluded its first Science Festival Week in Egypt. It was co-organised by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture, and took place in Cairo and Alexandria from 21 to 25 February.

  • Bank Eyes Growing Opportunities in Social and Green Investments

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:27 pm

    [Namibia Economist] "We seek to partner in funding deals that unlock green projects and that enable social projects that reduce inequality," said Standard Bank's Head of Investment Banking, Marco Triebner in a note addressing the challenges of sustainable financing.

  • Neckartal Dam Irrigation Scheme On Hold for Now

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:21 pm

    [New Era] Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein last week told parliamentarians that government cannot afford to implement the intended 5 000-hectare irrigation scheme outside the Neckartal dam aimed at increasing food security and economic development in the[…]

  • Gondwana Gears Up for Improved Customer Service

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:17 pm

    [New Era] With global and regional travel still restricted and household incomes depressed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Gondwana Collection Namibia is using the quiet period in tourism to reinvent itself. As from 1 March 2021, the Gondwana Travel Centre[…]

  • Market Recap 2 Mar 2021

    Mar 3, 2021 | 16:11 pm

    China was Namibia's largest export market (36%), while South Africa was Namibia's largest import market (38.1%). Most export goods left via seaports ( ...

  • As Inequality Holds Namibia Back, Analysts Call for Major Socio-Economic Intervention

    Mar 3, 2021 | 15:57 pm

    [New Era] A local labour expert has warned that without a fundamental change in Namibia's social and economic architecture, the country will continue to see rising levels of inequality.

  • Genocide Reparations Negotiations and the Future of Shark Island

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:51 pm

    [New Era] It was on this fateful day, 2 October 1904 when German imperial genocide general Lothar von Trotha declared genocide against the Ovaherero people, and extended this termination order to the Nama people on the 23 April 1905.

  • Magistrate Laughs Off Bribery Claims

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:48 pm

    [New Era] Oshakati -- Magistrate Leopoldt Hangalo yesterday laughed off claims he was bribed to acquit northern-based businessman Sindano Hango in the Oshakati Regional Court last year.

  • Namcol Records Significant Intake

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:45 pm

    [New Era] The Namibia College of Open Learning (Namcol) has witnessed a significant increase in the number of learners aspiring to improve their grade 11 and 12 results compared to the previous years.

  • Carwash Profits Dress 86 Learners

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:44 pm

    [New Era] Elia Nghitoolwa, with the undying support of those who took their cars to be washed at his auto wash and styling business at Swakopmund and others who bought his shirts, has managed to get clothes to 86 learners[…]

  • Ali Celebrates Its 100th Group of Leader Graduates

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:42 pm

    [New Era] The African Leadership Institute (ALI) recently celebrated the 100th group of leaders who completed their training and received their NQA accredited Certificate in Transformational Leadership. Amongst these were the ministry of health and social services leaders from Oshakati,[…]

  • Ambitious local filmmaker sets out on maiden venture to shoot a new Namibian feature film

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:41 pm

    Filming is intended to start in April with an all-Namibian cast and a cosmopolitan crew consisting of members from Namibia, South Africa, the USA and ...

  • Popya With Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph - Eliminating Malaria and Saving Lives

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:39 pm

    [New Era] Rosalia Nghitalasheni Joseph said being born in a malaria-prone area and being raised in another one that is prone to infesting insects made her want to tackle the issue head-on by studying entomology to find a cure and[…]

  • Primary Industries Expected to Lead Recovery

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:33 pm

    [New Era] Improved growth rates from primary industries such as agriculture, forestry, fishing, diamond mining and metal ores are expected to lead Namibia's economic recovery, with robust growth rates projected for 2021 and 2022. According to the Bank of Namibia's[…]

  • Bank eyes growing opportunities in social and green investments

    Mar 3, 2021 | 14:07 pm

    “Sustainable finance could help drive Namibia's recovery from Covid-19 while also incentivising much-needed investments in the green economy and ...

  • Prison chief warns public of parole scams

    Mar 3, 2021 | 13:53 pm

    NAMIBIA Correctional Service (NSC) commissioner Raphael Hamunyela has warned the nation not to fall prey to fraudsters, who demand payment for ...

  • 20 out of 382 pupils show up for class

    Mar 3, 2021 | 12:01 pm

    She referred The Namibian to Hamatwi for further comment. Hamatwi had not responded to requests for comment by the time of going to print.

  • Desalination project to gobble up over N$3,5b

    Mar 3, 2021 | 12:01 pm

    ... ago to buy an existing desalination plant owned by Orano Mining Namibia, previously known as Areva, near Wlotzkasbaken in the Erongo region.

  • Panga attacker back at victim's village

    Mar 3, 2021 | 12:01 pm

    Terms-and-Conditions · Buy Local Grow Namibia ... THE Bank of Namibia (BoN) has painted a hopeful picture for the Namibian economy – predicting ...

  • Gibeon council to repossess undeveloped plots

    Mar 3, 2021 | 11:01 am

    The village council's acting chief executive officer, Monica Silas, told The Namibian there are many people who need land, and if those who have it ...

  • New sports body for NDF, NamPol and NCS recognised… as NSFAF, NSC collaboration continues

    Mar 3, 2021 | 10:56 am

    The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) yesterday officially launched the Namibia Uniform Forces/Service Sports Association, which is a new sports ...

  • Ruberto Sholtz slays traditional chic dress

    Mar 3, 2021 | 10:53 am

    This Victorian-era tradition is still strong among the Herero women of Namibia, who are extremely proud of its legacy. The extensive crinoline ensemble ...

  • Primary industries expected to lead recovery

    Mar 3, 2021 | 10:11 am

    According to the Bank of Namibia's economic outlook for February 2021, primary industries are projected to expand by 5% and 8.6% in 2021 and 2022, ...

  • Suspected poaching syndicate member denied bail

    Mar 3, 2021 | 08:59 am

    However, Sobozi is their local sponsor who helps them pass through Namibia illegally. He is notorious for wildlife-related crimes as he was arrested in ...

  • Warriors' stock rising

    Mar 2, 2021 | 12:21 pm

    The Namibian international's career has been ravaged by persistent injuries that have kept him on the sidelines for extended periods. However, after a ...

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