Windhoek Observer

Eight Namibian girls facing drug charges in Brazil say they are wallowing in poverty with no one to turn to after Namibian Consulate officials in Sao Paulo abandoned them at their hour of need.

NCRST attends conference despite boycott threat

The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) was represented at the Namibia Innovation Conference on Wednesday, despite earlier threatening to boycott the event, citing ethical and principled reasons.

MUN worried by the sale of Rössing

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) is worried that the selling of Rio Tinto shares in Rössing Uranium to China National Uranium Corporation Limited (CNUC Ltd) will have a negative impact on its members and the communities at large.

Former cop facing murder charges gets bai

lA 32-year-old former police officer, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend at Koës in November last year, was granted bail of N$4,000 in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Police officer in court for drug possession

A 32-year-old police officer, who was arrested on 30 November last year and charged with possession of drugs, made his second appearance in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Second suspect in graveyard rape case arrested

The Namibian Police have arrested the second suspect in an alleged rape of a 34-year-old woman in Mariental.

TransNamib gets new board

Works and Transport Minister, John Mutorwa, has announced six new board members for the troubled rail operator TransNamib, in a quest by government to transform the institution into a profitable entity.

MTC to roll out national internship programme

Namibia’s biggest mobile carrier, MTC, has announced that it will soon roll out a national internship programme together with partners in the corporate world and academia in an effort to alleviate the plight of thousands of students who struggle annually to find internship positions.

Leave the travelling president alone - Simataa

Information and Communication Technology Minister, Stanley Simataa, has chastised media organisations for reporting on the number of trips President Hage Geingob undertook last year, saying Namibia is a member of the global community.

Montero inks deal with Gravity Worx

Montero Mining & Exploration Ltd has moved a step closer to developing the Uis lithium-tin tailings project in Namibia, inking a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Gravity Worx Mining Solutions to provide technical services.


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