Windhoek Observer

Namibia is angry: Iivula-Ithana

In the midst of an economic crisis that has seen the government unable to meet all its financial obligations and unfavourable climatic conditions, Swapo Parliamentarian Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana has posited that Namibia is an angry country.

Bank Windhoek supports entrepreneurs

Bank Windhoek, in collaboration with Microsoft, hosted 50 local entrepreneurs for a one-day seminar dedicated to knowledge sharing, quality networking and celebrating the spirit of innovation.

Old Mutual gives N$385,000 to emerging farmers

Old Mutual has donated N$385,000 through the Dare to Care Disaster Relief Campaign to drought-stricken farmers.

Meatco finally exports to China

After years of negotiations and inspections, Meatco has finally exported its first consignment of beef to China.
The beef processor which now has access to the lucrative Asian market, exported 22 tons as part of the first batch to be delivered to Mr Di Guangtao of Beijing Central Key Trading. 

Couch Cat: Exciting April! - GoT and Endgame

For the masses of folks out there drooling at the mouth for Game of Thrones (GoT) to restart and Avengers: Endgame to hit the theatre this April, I want you to know, I am one of you. 

Social grants for April delayed

Old age pensions and disability grants disbursed through Nampost and banks will be delayed for April, the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has announced.

We’re not dead yet

Reflecting on 29 years of independence in Namibia, we can spend hours questioning whether we have achieved the lofty, excited dreams we felt on March 21, 1990 - OR, we can hold on to our national pride, respect for heroes who fought to liberate the country and on one glorious day per year, shout to the world that we are not dead yet! 

The highs and lows of alcohol

Alcohol is linked to age in lots of ways. You have to be old enough to drink it legally, and once you are, it can age you faster than normal. Heavy drinking can have a direct effect on certain parts of your body and on your mental health as you get older.

Bonang on the move

Bonang Matheba, who has been mum about her relationship status following her messy break up with her former rapper boyfriend AKA in December 2017, teased listeners with a comment about her current relationship status during an interview on Metro FM’s Fresh Breakfast show.

Vocational education the answer to youth unemployment

Vocational education is the answer to the country’s high unemployment challenge, particularly youth unemployment, Standard Bank Head of Marketing, Communications and CSI, Magreth Mengo, said recently at the launch of the 2019 National Skills Competition in Windhoek.


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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