Windhoek Observer

Oprah at Paris Fashion Week

Words were almost inaudible amid the screams when Stella McCartney presented her collection at Paris Fashion Week Monday, which toyed with draping and upcycling.

Khomas to hold netball trials for newspaper cup

The Khomas Netball Region will hold trials on Saturday to select an Under-20 Khomas team for the upcoming annual The Namibian Newspaper Cup slated for Mariental from 19 to 22 April.

Ruben to compete at Special Olympics Summer Games

Namibia’s 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games half marathon gold medallist Ruben //Gowaseb is ready to represent the country at this year’s World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi.

Sports Expo will benefit the youth: Uutoni

The Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni said the planned Sports Expo will benefit Namibian youth in various ways.

Four inmates escape from Omega Police Station

Four inmates escaped from the Omega Police Station holding cells in the Kavango East Region on Friday, Namibian Police spokesperson, Kauna Shikwambi , has said.

Construction workers demonstrate against foreign companies

About 200 construction workers handed over petitions to the ministries of works and transport, finance, as well as the Roads Authority (RA) on Tuesday, demanding, among others, that all capital construction projects be awarded to Namibian companies.

Fuel prices to remain unchanged in March

The Ministry of Mines and Energy announced Friday that fuel prices will remain unchanged in March despite an increase in oil prices across the globe as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut supplies.

Rehoboth alleged murder and attempted murder case postponed

A 45-year-old man arrested for the alleged murder of a 26-year-old man and attempted murder of another man at Rehoboth’s Sonderwater informal settlement, made his second appearance at the Rehoboth Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Port of Walvis Bay handles PETCOKE

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) witnessed its first ever offloading of Petroleum Coke (PETCOKE) consignment.

FNB appoints Erwin Tjipuka CEO

FirstRand Namibia Limited has appointed Erwin Tjipuka as FNB Namibia Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 April 2019, while Sarel van Zyl will continue to serve in his role as CEO of the FirstRand Namibia Group.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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