Local Boxers Move Up World Rankings
[Namibian] IMMANUEL "Prince" Naidjala and Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses were Namibia's big movers after the latest World Boxing Organization (WBO) rankings were announced earlier this week.
Water Scarcity Not Ended By Rise in Dam Levels
[Namibian] THE rise in dam levels over the past month should not lull Windhoek residents into thinking that the water scarcity affecting the city has ended, the City of Windhoek cautioned this week.
'I Feel Bad I Killed Her Over a Cap'
[Namibian] THE 19-year-old accused of stabbing a 20-year-old woman to death in Katutura on Saturday night struggled to come to terms with what he had done in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday.
Locals Threaten to Close Down Municipality
[Namibian] ABOUT 200 Grootfontein want the council to step down or they will force it to close within 20 days.
Man Acquitted of Child Murder
[Namibian] A KEETMANSHOOP resident who was accused of having murdered a six-year-old boy by strangling him in October 2013 was found not guilty in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.
Vries Helps Maritzburg Move Into Top Eight
[Namibian] NAMIBIAN goalkeeper Virgil Vries helped Maritzburg United move into the top eight of the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) after beating Free State Stars 2-1 at home on Sunday afternoon.
Namibia's Service Delivery Is Poor - President
[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob on Monday spoke out about travel allowances in government structures, saying he did not know that people fight to travel just to gain money.
South Africa Academy Team Named for Namibia Sevens
[Namibian] THREE South Africa Schools representatives from 2016 have been named in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy under-18 team that will compete in the Capricorn Group Windhoek Gymnasium Rugby Sevens Festival this weekend.
'I Wish He Had Killed Himself' Says Father
[Namibian] A GRIEVING father wishes his daughter's boyfriend had killed himself after killing his daughter in a fit of jealousy.
Govt to Build Houses For San People?
[Namibian] OHANGWENA governor Usko Nghaamwa yesterday said he will ask government to build houses for the San people living in deplorable conditions at Omundaungilo, approximately 60km north-east of Eenhana, in the Ohangwena region.
Diamond Firm Board Splits Over CEO
[Namibian] THE board of Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) is heavily divided on who to appoint as its chief executive officer.
'Children With Disabilities Should Not Be Limited'
[Namibian] PARENTS should not look at their children's disabilities but theie abilities in order not to limit the children, the founding director of Mainstream Foundation, Sylvia Chidunka, said yesterday.
Exploring Nation's Diamond Future
[Namibian] WHEN the SS Nujoma sets sail later this year to explore for, and sample, diamonds off Namibia's coast, it will not only be the culmination of many years' work, but also a glimpse into the country's future.
Do Whistleblowers and Journalists Get Enough Protection?
[Namibian] THERE IS a lot that is good to be said about justice minister Albert Kawana taking the Whistle-blower Protection Bill to the National Assembly last week. Some might argue that the mere tabling of the proposed law to protect people who report bad ethical conduct, is in itself the most important and positive step.
A Plea for Irrelevant Education
[Namibian] DUE TO the pressures of popular demand for relevance in education, we have lost sight of the purpose for which true education exists.
Woman Guilty of Attempt to Murder Husband
[Namibian] A WINDHOEK businesswoman who was charged with conspiracy to murder her husband in late 2011 was found not guilty of the alleged conspiracy, but convicted of attempted murder yesterday.
Duplicate Home Ownerships a Headache for Arandis
[Namibian] Owning a house is not an easy thing but it becomes more difficult when one gets a loan to buy one only to find out that the property already belongs to somebody else.
Fish Suffocate in Mud
[Namibian] THE sudden inflow of water after a prolonged dry spell caused fish to suffocate from mud and silt at Lake Oanob, the fisheries ministry said yesterday.
Gina Jeanz Illustrates EstÃ©e Lauder
[Namibian] Gina Mwoombola, also known as Gina Jeanz, has long been a Namibian woman to watch.
Activist Seeks Help for People With Disabilities
[Namibian] A YOUNG man at Walvis Bay is appealing for help to support people with disabilities at Walvis Bay.