Windhoek Observer

Russian charged with human trafficking makes court appearance

A Russian national accused of raping five underage girls in Walvis Bay, made his first appearance in the High Court here Thursday.

CRAN hosts public consultative meetings

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) hosted two public consultative meetings on Regulations prescribing license categories and licensing application procedures for Postal Service Licensees and the amendment to the Regulations in respect of Type Approval and Technical Standards for Telecommunications Equipment respectively, in Windhoek.
The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) has started its hunt for a new CEO, with services of a recruitment agency having been enlisted to assist the company’s board to find a suitable candidate.

Ban windfall for farmers

Cattle farmers are reaping huge benefits from government’s decision to impose a ban on the import and transit of cloven-hoofed animals and their products from South Africa following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease.

Eskom woes worry Namibia

Mines and Energy minister, Tom Alweendo has ruled out the possibility of load shedding in the country, despite Eskom, the country’s biggest suppliers of power, having implemented the measures in the neighboring country citing a power production deficit.

Capricorn exits Nam-mic

Capricorn Investment Holdings (CIH) has disposed of its 32 percent shareholding in trade union-backed, Nam-mic Financial Services Holdings (NFSH), in a deal worth in excess of N$370 million, the Windhoek Observer has established.

A sure shot love yourself routine!

There are many benefits that will impact not only your physical, but your mental health as well. Creating an evening self-care routine that allows you to decompress your day, plan ahead, relax and rejuvenate before going to bed — is a great way to show love to yourself and heal your soul.

I am not conflicted: Basson-Namundjebo

Chairperson of the Normalisation Committee (NC) for the Namibia Football Association (NFA), Hilda Basson-Namundjebo said she is not conflicted in her position as the new administrator at the Football House.

KASU Valentine’s Cup this weekend

The second round of the N.dollars 30 000 KASU Valentine’s Cup which started last weekend will continue this Saturday at Khomasdal Stadium in the capital.

Top Score 7- A- Side Tournament kicks off in Windhoek

This week, Top Score, the leading maize meal brand of Namib Mills kicked off its 7-A-Side Windhoek leg of the tournament at the Ramblers Soccer Stadium.


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