Chinese propose nuclear plant

April 28th, 2017
Namibia could soon go nuclear after Swakop Uranium, the owner of the ...

Education ministry delays slow EU funding

April 28th, 2017
The Namibian education sector, currently reeling under budget cuts, ...

Power blackouts feared as Public Procurement Board dilly dallies

April 28th, 2017
The delay to implement the new Public Procurement Act, as the new ...

New tender board embroiled in controversy

April 21st, 2017
The newly-established Central Procurement Board of Namibia is ...

SWAPO hawks circle around Kaura

April 21st, 2017
Kunene Regional Governor Advisor, Katuutire Kaura, has come ...

Geingob off the mark - Kazenambo

April 21st, 2017
Former Cabinet Minister and current SWAPO Party Politburo member, ...

Lawyers on the run

April 13th, 2017
The Guardian Fund, which administers deceased estates on behalf of ...


NSA stats trashed

Statistics produced by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) have come under scrutiny for the second time in less than a year, with the Chamber of Mines joining the chorus of voices of dissent.

Venaani gives Geingob 90-day ultimatum

President Hage Geingob has been given a 90-day ultimatum by opposition leader, McHenry Venaani, to bring to book culprits implicated in inflating costs in the construction of the Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in Walvis Bay.

TransNamib appoints new Acting CEO

TransNamib has announced the appointment of Michael Feldmann as the Acting Chief Executive Officer for the troubled rail parastatal following their special meeting held on Tuesday.


  • Bank Windhoek Enduro produces spectacular race
    • Friday, 28 April 2017

    Two of the country’s best male riders, Henner Rusch and Marcel Henle, battled for supremacy during round three of the 2017 Bank Windhoek Namibia Enduro Championship that took place last Saturday, at Otjihase Mine. More than 50 motorbike riders entered the race, which organisers said was held under perfect conditions.

  • Winless Welwitschias face wounded Bulls
    • Friday, 28 April 2017

    The Welwitschias’ quest to win their first SuperSport Rugby Challenge continues this weekend after they lost 33-50 to The Hino Valke (Falcons) in Kempton Park, South Africa last weekend. This Saturday, the Welwitschias host an equally wounded Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium in Windhoek.



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