Windhoek Observer

Craven wins Nedbank challenge

Three-time champion, Dan Craven, won first place during the Nedbank Cycle Challenge road race in the men’s category last Sunday, clocking a time of 2 hours 16 minutes and 02 seconds on the 100km course, in and around Windhoek.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) announced Monday that it will in May host 40 bikers from the Tshwane Legends Bikers Club (TLB) from Gauteng, South Africa on a nine-day tour of all the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) countries.

Reshuffle echoes existing concerns

The expected cabinet reshuffle has hit the fan.  About most of the moves now made by the president, we can only say:  “We told you so.” 

NDF shoots itself in the foot

We are concerned about the recently disclosed N$45 million acquisition of Oropoko Game Lodge outside of Okahandja by the Ministry of Defence.

Better prospects for economy

Namibia’s economic prospects for 2018 are brighter than two years ago and the economy is projected to emerge from a mild contraction experienced last year, Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, has said.
Ovaherero Traditional Authority Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, says he is confident of victory in the class-action suit launched by the Herero and Nama people last year over the tens of thousands indigenous people killed in the 1904-1908 massacres.

The cream must flow to the bottom

We were encouraged when President Hage Geingob travelled to the just ended AU Summit using commercial flights. 

Old Mutual opens in Katutura

Old Mutual Namibia says it remains focused on bringing financial services closer to its clients after the insurance company opened a branch at the Black Chain Shopping Centre in Katutura.
The Office of the Attorney General, Sackeus Shanghala, has come out strongly against an article published in the Windhoek Observer last week suggesting that he was considering paying N$40 million to a private aviation firm,
Contestants in the Miss Republic of Namibia (RON) pageant scheduled for 3 March, 2017,
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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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