August 28

  • Namibia: Endangered Kunene Lion Killed


    A RARE male desert lion that has been a valuable source of information for a lion research project in the Kunene Region was killed over the past weekend. Read more »

  • Namibia: 'Struggle Kids' Shot - Exile Is Not an Excuse - Mbumba


    "Being Born in Angola Is Not an Excuse." Read more »

  • Namibia: 'Struggle Kids' Shot - Geingob Blames Third Force


    PRIME Minister Hage Geingob has passed the blame for the shooting of the "exile kids" to a third force that he says is plotting to embarrass government, using the desperate plight... Read more »

  • Namibia: Agribank Hits Back At Union


    AGRIBANK has reacted to accusations made by the Namibia Financial Institutions Union (Nafinu) and its workers about the 'unhealthy situation' at the bank, calling them inaccurate... Read more »

  • Namibia: Less Chinese, More SMEs At Expo - Mutjavikua


    ERONGO governor Cleophas Mutjavikua says the annual Namport Erongo Trade Expo scheduled for 29 October to 1 November must be different to other expos in the country in that it... Read more »

  • Namibia: 16 Injured As Minibus Hits Dead Cow On Highway


    SIXTEEN people were admitted to the Otjiwarongo State Hospital on Tuesday evening after a minibus they were travelling in rode over a dead cow on the B1 main road between... Read more »

  • Namibia: Amendments Shamed Honourables - Geingob


    PRIME Minister Hage Geingob told Swapo supporters at Swakopmund over the weekend that "so-called honourables, who are not honourable" were shamed for claiming they had not been... Read more »

  • Namibia: Council Finally Launched


    AFTER its initial formation a few months ago, the Fashion Council of Namibia (FCN) was officially launched yesterday, rendering a sigh of relief for industry enthusiasts. Read more »

  • Namibia: Customer Disgruntled Over Nored Service


    KONDJASHILI Amunyela is a frustrated woman. She has paid close to N$70 000 to have electricity connected to her rural home at Ohendjele village 20 kilometres from Ongwediva, but... Read more »

  • Namibia: Govt Bans Livestock Movement in Zambezi


    THE Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has imposed a ban of all susceptible livestock movements within and into Zambezi Region with immediate effect. Read more »

  • Namibia: Dax Plans Appeal Against Eviction Order


    FORMER National Council member Alfred Dax, who is facing eviction from a piece of farmland next to the Oanob Dam near Rehoboth, says he plans to take his battle to be allowed to... Read more »

August 27

  • Southern Africa: Giving the Private Sector a Voice in SACU [analysis]


    While the oldest functioning customs union in the world can boast impressive longevity, the relationship between its member states - South Africa and Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and... Read more »

  • Namibia: Namibians Urged to Postpone Spiritual Trips to Nigeria

    New Era

    The Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Richard Kamwi has appealed to Namibians seeking prayers and spiritual healing from Nigerian preacher TB Joshua to hold over their... Read more »

  • Namibia: Two Girls Raped At Knifepoint in North

    New Era

    Two sisters aged 12 and 14 years were last Wednesday raped at knifepoint by a 24-year-old neighbour at Oshihepo village in the Eenhana district. Read more »

  • Namibia: Nujoma Slams 'Prophets of Doom'

    New Era

    Founding President Dr Sam Nujoma has thrown his weight fully behind the ruling party's bid for Otjinene in the upcoming local authority election. Read more »

  • Namibia: Hundreds Honoured At State House

    New Era

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Monday conferred 395 national honours on individuals who significantly contributed to the liberation of Namibia through political, military,... Read more »

  • Namibia: UNAM in No Rush to Introduce Gender-Neutral Toilets

    New Era

    The University of Namibia (Unam) says it is not yet ready to introduce gender-neutral toilets, a practice that some universities worldwide have implemented to accommodate bisexual... Read more »

  • Namibia: OATF an 'Astonishing' Event

    New Era

    MTC's Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Manager, Tim Ekandjo, has lauded the efforts of the Ongwediva Town Council in realising "an astonishing annual trade fair which... Read more »

  • Namibia: Pregnant Women Camp Outside Hospital

    New Era

    For many years the Engela State Hospital - located at the Namibian/Angolan border town of Helao Nafidi - has served as the referral hospital for patients from Ohangwena and Omusati... Read more »

  • Southern Africa: Namibia to Sign SADC Protocol On Trade in Services After 'Internal Consultation

    New Era

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Calle Schlettwein, has rubbished reports as "factually incorrect" by some local media houses who have accused Namibia of refusing to sign the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Teenage Pregnancies Are a National Crisis

    New Era

    The first congress of the Swapo-Party Pioneers' Movement (SPPM) resolved to fight the ever-increasing rate of teenage pregnancies in Namibia. The congress, which was held at... Read more »

  • Namibia: Banks Adjust Prime and Home Loan Rates to Encourage Saving

    New Era

    Namibia's four commercial banks have increased their prime rates and home loan rates to 9.75 percent and 10.75 percent respectively following the Bank of Namibia's (BoN's) decision... Read more »

  • Namibia: ECN's Isaak Happy With Bukalo Poll

    New Era

    Director of Elections at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), Professor Paul John Isaak, has expressed his delight at the way the Bukalo election went last weekend. Read more »

  • Africa: Namibia Bound Finalists Spark Preparations


    With a little over a month to the opening of the TN Mobile 9th African Women Championship, the finalists have launched preparations geared towards the tournament scheduled for... Read more »

  • Namibia: Rundu Prays for Murdered Woman

    New Era

    Rundu residents - mainly women - held a march on Monday to express their shock and anger at the recent killing of a 29-year-old woman at the town. Read more »

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