Windhoek Observer

NTB delegation tours US, Canada

THE Namibia Tourism Board (NTB), this week launched an 11-day media and trade mission to the United States and Canada as part of its plans to boost the year-round tourism business to Namibia from the emerging North American travel market.

Anglo American supports Karas projects

ANGLO American no longer had an operational presence in Namibia in 2010, but it still continues to fund projects in the country. The mining giant still helps to support disadvantaged communities and people in southern Namibia through the Anglo American Namibia Foundation (AANF).

Africa offers golden opportunities

RENAISSANCE Capital, the leading emerging markets investment bank, kicked off its annual Pan-Africa Investor Conference in Lagos, Nigeria, this week.

Beware of pyramid schemes

PYRAMID schemes are very common and come in so many forms that they may be difficult to recognise immediately.

Mr. Simple telling it proper

ent Simple 15 febA 30 minute interview turned into a two hour conversation when I met Mr Simple. I kept forgetting that I was interviewing him as we would always go off topic. 

Proudly Namibian (kinda)

NAMIBIA is dependent. As much as we are independent, with a fresh constitution and catchy slogans to shout out at rallies (which many only attend to see Gazza perform) we are still metaphorically viciously sucking South Africa’s tit.

New gospel artist aims high

NEW gospel artist Joseph Pius Kaundu a.k.a. “Mzedek” has come a long way since his birth in the SWAPO refugee camp at Kwanza-Sul in Angola on 3 March 1982. His late father Pius Joseph Kaundu was a soldier in the Swapo military wing PLAN and later became a chief inspector in the Namibian Police after independence.

Time for goodwill

THE High Court acquittal of 43 defendants in the Caprivi Treason is long overdue and should have happened years ago. It may not be the end, but we hope it is at least the beginning of the end for the whole sorry Caprivi Secession/Treason Trial saga.

Rape victim coerced to drop charges

AN Ongwediva woman says a police officer assigned to investigate her rape case asked her to withdraw charges because the accused would go to jail if convicted and not be able to take care of his children.

Police accused of dragging feet in stocktheft case

TALISMANUS - An apparent clear-cut case of stocktheft in the Omaheke Region has turned into a puzzle for both the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) and the farming community here, while the suspects in the case remain free.

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