Windhoek Observer

Lawyer withdraws from IUM student murder case

A former long-distance bus driver, who stands accused of killing his girlfriend, International University of Management (IUM) student, Iyaloo Ndapandula Hainghumbi, in January 2017, is now left without legal representation.
Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro (VR), this week fielded questions from the Windhoek Observer News Editor, Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN).

Cash-strapped Govt begs for fish

Government has appealed for fish donations from the fishing industry to feed the tens of thousands of people that are expected to throng the Independence Stadium in Windhoek as Namibia celebrates 29 years of self-rule.
State-owned New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) has recorded accumulating losses amounting to N$42.5 million, while its total liabilities exceed its assets by N$21.1 million, according to its audit report for the 2016/17 financial year.

Namibia hosts acid conference

Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) held its 7th Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid Conference in Swakopmund.

Sanlam awards bursaries

Sanlam last week handed over six bursaries to young deserving Namibians as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative.

Early retirement to save millions, costs GIPF billions

The Namibian government could save N$670.5 million in personnel related expenditure if it moves ahead with plans to implement early retirement for civil servants between the ages of 55-59 years, financial services company, First Capital Namibia has said.

Namra deadline shifted

It has emerged that the bureaucratic process of government procurement has stalled the appointment of the much-awaited Commissioner to head the planned, Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra).

Exercises for better sex

Getting physical can ramp up the pleasure for you and your partner.  Any activity that gets your heart beating faster and you breathing harder, from brisk walking to cycling, can boost blood flow -- including to your nether regions. That’s a plus for both genders: stronger erections for men, and greater arousal for women according to a University of Texas study.

Preparations are going well - Mannetti

Brave Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti said preparations for the crucial Africa Cup of Nations Cup (AFCON) final qualifying match against Zambia in Lusaka are going well, so far.


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