Namibian Traditional Authority to Honour Paralympian Athlete


The group has decided to pay homage to Johanna Benson for winning the nation's first gold medal by adding her name to the authority’s monument plate and naming a street after her.

Benson will be the first sport personality to be honoured at the #Aodaman monument.(File photo)

  • Namibia:  Benson Does It Again!

    New Era, 29 October 2012

    As widely expected, Namibia's golden girl Johanna Benson was overwhelmingly the biggest winner at Friday's MTC Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) annual sports awards at the Windhoek ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Award Controversy Rages On

    The Namibian, 26 October 2012

    THE squabbles surrounding the Namibia Sport Awards refuse to die, as Disability Sport Namibia (DSN) launched a scathing attack on the event's organisers yesterday. read more »

  • Namibia:  Johanna Benson, Is She Only a One-Day Heroine?

    New Era, 26 October 2012

    A ONE day heroine, I could not help but muse about the Land of the Brave, or rather in this instance the land of mediocrity, listening to flimsy reasons by sports officials on the ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Organisers Stand Their Ground On Award Saga

    The Namibian, 25 October 2012

    THE Namibia Sport Awards organisers yesterday finally broke their silence on the Johanna Benson saga, maintaining their stance that the Sportswoman and Disabled Sportswoman of the ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Everybody Takes Note of Benson

    New Era, 25 October 2012

    Amidst mounting pressure from various sections in the sport fraternity, including high-profile sports personalities, the Namibian Sports Commission (NSC) and its partners MTC, have ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Sidelining of Benson Sparks Outcry

    New Era, 23 October 2012

    Local sports guru and well-respected member of the Namibia Olympic Committee (NNOC) Ndeuli Hamutumwa, has joined the chorus of dissatisfied Namibians over the conspicuous omission ... read more »