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Thanking educators on World Teachers’ Day

Thanking educators on World Teachers’ Day

2022-10-05Staff Reporter
President Hage Geingob has heaped praise on Namibian teachers “for their joint e...
Puma, Nabta land ruling postponed

Puma, Nabta land ruling postponed

2022-10-05Maria Amakali
The judgment to determine the ownership of a piece of land on which Puma Energy...
Ministry distances minister from scholarship saga

Ministry distances minister from scholarship saga

2022-10-05Albertina Nakale
The international relations ministry has dismissed social media reports, accusin...
NTB decries limited air capacity

NTB decries limited air capacity

2022-10-05Albertina Nakale
Although the Bank of Namibia’s quarterly bulletin hints at a recovery in the tou...
Minister enters city fray…questions CEO recruitment, corruption claims 

Minister enters city fray…questions CEO recruitment, corruption claims 

2022-10-05Edward Mumbuu
The Windhoek municipal council’s failure to appoint a CEO for almost 24 months h...

Sports
Namibia to partake in regional E-sports champs…qualifiers set for this weekend

Namibia to partake in regional E-sports champs…qualifiers set for this weekend

E-sports is once again making great strides, as Namibia was invited to participate in the inaugural Southern Africa Region E-sports Championships, scheduled to take place from 3 to 4 December 2022 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
First MMA competition a success ...as Hinda reigns supreme

First MMA competition a success ...as Hinda reigns supreme

Organisers of the first-ever Fight Night mixed martial art (MMA) event held in the capital over the weekend have described it as a huge success.
Debmarine sports tournament unearthing stars

Debmarine sports tournament unearthing stars

The Debmarine Bridging Gap sports initiative returned after two years of hiatus and attracted 270 students from across the country in Swakopmund over the weekend. 

Gunners close in on league title

Competition is good for development

We are capable of reaching the final - Mahupe

Business
Chevron spends big to enter Namibia’s oil race

Chevron spends big to enter Namibia’s oil race

The multi-national United-States-based energy corporation, Chevron, has reportedly paid US$100 million (around N$1.7 billion) for a stake to explore oil in the Orange basin offshore Namibia. 
Retirement Fund Solutions changes name to comply with FIMA

Retirement Fund Solutions changes name to comply with FIMA

Retirement Fund Solutions unveiled the change to its company name on 29 September 2022 to comply with FIMA regulations. 
GIPF paves way for Ondangwa office 

GIPF paves way for Ondangwa office 

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), the largest pension fund in the country, procured land for the construction of a new N$38.3 million office complex at Ondangwa in the Oshana region. The fund held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, 30 September 2022, paving the way for the construction of the new facility. 

LPO advocates for contract slaughtering

Recon Africa reaches test well target depth

NASRIA set to unveil agricultural insurance scheme

Courts & Crime
Senior police officer gets bail after DUI incident

Senior police officer gets bail after DUI incident

A senior police officer, who heads the finance directorate of the Namibian Police, Waldheim Nghikongwa, made his first court appearance in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of culpable homicide, driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless or negligent driving.
State exhibits evidence from Americans’ murder accused

State exhibits evidence from Americans’ murder accused

Deputy prosecutor general Antonia Verhoef has been establishing the chain of custody of the various exhibits, seized from the room where the two American citizens, accused of the assassin-like murder of Andre Heckmair in Windhoek in January 2011 stayed.
Two die after stolen car overturns

Two die after stolen car overturns

One suspected car thief died on the spot and another in hospital after the vehicle, which they allegedly stole, overturned in their quest to get away.

State wants convictions for rape accused

Uncle allegedly rapes two-year-old niece

Damning details emerge from Möller murder confession

Entertainment
Oktoberfest placing Namibia on the map

Oktoberfest placing Namibia on the map

After a two-year Covid-19 hiatus, the Windhoek Oktoberfest is back with a bang and will this year take place from 27 to 29 October at the Sport Klub Windhoek.
Ngavee’s sculptures on display at Village Garden Cafe

Ngavee’s sculptures on display at Village Garden Cafe

Artworks by contemporary Namibian marble sculptor Kambezunda Ngavee are currently on display in the garden of The Village Garden Café along Liliencron Street in Windhoek.
Loss of father changed Sunny Boy’s work ethic ... releases three singles

Loss of father changed Sunny Boy’s work ethic ... releases three singles

Having lost his father just four days into this year and being a dad himself propelled Sunny Boy to see life from a different perspective. 

Industry Loop - Elephant in the room

EU Film Festival celebrates youth in diversity

A leader in arts development

National
Thanking educators on World Teachers’ Day

Thanking educators on World Teachers’ Day

President Hage Geingob has heaped praise on Namibian teachers “for their joint efforts and generous contributions to the development of our human capital to realise their full potential”. The President said this on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day.
Reinvigorated Hage Geingob Cup returns

Reinvigorated Hage Geingob Cup returns

This year’s edition of the popular Dr Hage Geingob Cup is set to make a reinvigorating return to the Namibian sporting calendar with some jumbo rugby action, which will see the World Cup-bound Welwitschias locking horns with South Africa’s Griquas. 
Essay: Importance of strengthening school feeding programmes

Essay: Importance of strengthening school feeding programmes

School feeding programmes are important for the physical, mental and psychosocial development of children between the ages of 6 and 19 in schools. 

Dispatched Thoughts: Respect your elders

Shaping skills for a thriving market

Namibians off to international robotics competition

Youth
Dispatched Thoughts: Respect your elders

Dispatched Thoughts: Respect your elders

Respect is one of those things in life that you are taught from a young age. It is one of those lessons that can make people appreciate and tolerate you or simply despise you. 
Shaping skills for a thriving market

Shaping skills for a thriving market

The Global Shapers Windhoek Hub in collaboration with the United Nations Namibia recently wrapped up applications for the 2022 intake of unemployed graduates to equip them with skills to thrive in the job market. 
Namibians off to international robotics competition

Namibians off to international robotics competition

A three-member robotics team will fly out Monday to represent Namibia at the FIRST Global Challenge, which is an international robotics competition for teenagers that are enthusiastic about science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). 

Short Story - The Battle of Omatupa

Instead of looking for investors, look for partners

Importance of professional learning community

 

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