Windhoek Observer

Govt relaxes SME payment rules

front Finance 5 OctThe Ministry of Finance has scrapped an August directive requiring small businesses to have a certificate of good standing to qualify for payments of goods and services delivered to the government.

Namibia fails to stop vote on ivory sale ban

Bus Ivory tradeNamibia`s bid to prevent a vote on a proposed ban of domestic ivory sales has been thwarted.

Insurance to cover Dundee’s costs

Tsumeb based Dundee Precious Metals says its insurance will cover the cost to repair damage made to the refractory lining of the Ausmelt furnace following a power outage that was experienced last week.

National 15 July 2016The Windhoek Observer is set to host its inauguralNewsmaker Awards at the Safari Hotel on the 29th of July 2016, in partnership with Multichoice Namibia, Ohlthaver & List Group, Profile Investments and the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).


Gout is a form of arthritis, which is an inflammatory disease of joints. It is a relatively common problem worldwide, affecting about 2 percent of women and about 5.9 percent of men. 

Fistball League set to thrill at the weekend

The second round of the Bank Windhoek Fistball League will take place at the Cohen Fistball Club (CFC) on Saturday.
CFC 1 and SKW 3 will try to extend their lead in the respective categories. The league starts at 08h30.

Hunger-healing words

During the month of February, I always dedicate one or two pieces to blackness, seeing that it is Black History Month in the USA.  Coincidentally, it is also the last February that we shall see a black couple in the White House. But that is a story for another day……

Urikhob nursing knee injury

Brave Warriors striker Sadney Urikhob has revealed that he is nursing a knee injury that has ruled him out of action for three months.Urikhob has not featured for the Brave Warriors since their 2-1 win over Zambia in the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN) in June this year.

Energy conference on the cards

bus  16 OCTOBERNamibia will host an energy conference early next month whose main focus would be the power shortages currently facing Namibia and the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Candid Mannetti cautiously optimistic

sport0 mannetti 05 juneCOSAFA Cup winning coach Ricardo Mannetti has cautioned against building up too high expectations for the history making national football team. In an interview on Tuesday, the coach maintained that qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is not a priority for his team.


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