Namibia enters recession

June 23rd, 2017
The Namibian economy has entered into a full recession after the ...

SWAPO battle moves to Omusati

June 23rd, 2017
SWAPO Party Regional Coordinator for Omusati, Sacky Kayone, is likely ...

Impound cars from reckless drivers - MVA

June 23rd, 2017
The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has proposed the revoking of ...

Foreign doctors face arrest

June 16th, 2017
Foreign doctors working for both the State and private practices face ...

Ya Toivo’s last moments relived

June 16th, 2017
The nation was plunged into mourning this week following the death of ...

Vote buying claims taint SWAPO elections

June 16th, 2017
Ongoing district and regional elections to nominate delegates to the ...

SA recession bad news for Namibia

June 09th, 2017
Namibia’s economic development plans are in serious jeopardy ...

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    • Tuesday, 20 June 2017


    Given the looming income tax deadline at the end of June, Standard Bank has decided to assist private banking clients to complete their income tax returns efficiently and correctly through a digital system called PwC’s TaxTim.

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  • June 22 public hearing on genocide remembrance day
    • Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    A motion was tabled in the National Assembly, in April 2016, requesting the National Assembly to discuss and debate and to determine and declare the 28th of May of every year as a National Genocide Remembrance Day in Namibia as it was on this day that all the surviving victims of the war of genocide were set free or released from the concentration camps.

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  • Japan and Angola sign deal to clear landmines
    • Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    Angola’s civil war ended in 2002, but 35% of its landmass is still contaminated by landmines laid during the war.

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  • Vehicle runs down pedestrians near London mosque
    • Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    At least one person is killed and several others injured by a van outside a mosque in an immigrant neighborhood in London, police say.

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SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  • ‘The Executioner’ eyes world title
    • Friday, 23 June 2017

    Walter ‘The Executioner’ Kautondokwa is edging closer to a world title fight after successfully defending his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Middleweight title against Ghanaian Obodai Sai, last Friday,16 June in Accra, Ghana. 

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  • SuperSport Rugby Challenge a ‘crude’ eye opener - Jones
    • Friday, 23 June 2017

    The Windhoek Draught Welwitschias coach, Lyn Jones, believes that the team he led in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge could be a force to reckon with in future despite registering only one victory from eight matches played in this year’s campaign.

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NATIONAL

  • Namibia enters recession
    • Friday, 23 June 2017

    The Namibian economy has entered into a full recession after the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) announced on Thursday that the economy had contracted by 2,7 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to a 4,1 percent growth recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2016.

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  • SWAPO battle moves to Omusati
    • Friday, 23 June 2017

    SWAPO Party Regional Coordinator for Omusati, Sacky Kayone, is likely to stand unopposed at next week’s elective regional conference after his challenger, Erastus Mashina, who is the current SWAPO Party District Coordinator for Ruacana district, pulled out of the race.

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  • Impound cars from reckless drivers - MVA
    • Friday, 23 June 2017

    The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has proposed the revoking of licences and impounding of vehicles from repeat traffic offenders, as a measure to curb high incidences of road traffic accidents in the country.
    CEO Rosalia Martins-Hausiku told the Windhoek Observer that other countries in the world, especially in Europe had successfully implemented such drastic measures.

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