Windhoek Observer

Applause for heroes

August 26th is Heroes’ Day in Namibia.  It is a national holiday and a major one.  Along with National Day, this holiday should be a moment to pause, stop all complaints for a minute and think about what is going RIGHT in Namibia and celebrate those who fought to make that happen.

Debmarine Namibia donates to intermediate hospital

Debmarine Namibia recently donated portable wheeled bins, refuse bags, water and t-shirts towards the cleaning campaign of the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital to the value of N$140,000.

How to save when you live alone

Living alone can be both an exciting journey and a challenging one. It gives you a sense of freedom, where you are the sole ruler of your domain, yet it is considered to be more expensive when compared with sharing with someone.

Short term insurers face price fixing probe

The multibillion dollar short term insurance industry is under probe for contravening the Competition Act by setting maximum mark-up rates that panel beaters should charge for repairs to insured vehicles,

The WO Fashion Corner

The WO Fashion Corner team is scouring the internet, local fashion shows, and pictures that are being sent to us. 

Suzy Eises praises Bra Hugh!

At the National Theatre of Namibia, this Saturday night (August 25th), you must go see Saxophone diva Suzy Eises in concert, doing a homage to the late Brother Hugh Masekela.

First Lady a calm voice in the GBV storm, Part 2

Over several years, the entire country has been rocked repeatedly by ever-escalating gender based violence (GBV) horror stories reported in the media, witnessed personally or ‘known’ in our communities and families.

Are the police trained and ready?

Recently, there have been two ‘police vs citizens’ clashes that have raised concerns. 

Inflation expected to continue upward trajectory

Namibians can expect the cost of living to continue to increase for the rest of the year going into Christmas, a local economist has predicted.

RDP appoints Bezuidenhout as interim leader

The Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) has appointed Steve Bezuidenhout as president, replacing Jeremiah Nambinga who resigned on Thursday.


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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