Windhoek Observer

KASU’s Independence Cup starting Saturday

The first round of the annual Katutura Sport Union (KASU) Independence Cup tourney will start at Ella du Plessis High School and the Khomasdal Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.

Nakathila to face Kovacs in April

Current World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Lightweight champion, Jeremiah “Low Key” Nakathila, will face Zoltan Kovacs from Hungary on the 20th April at Windhoek Country Club for the WBO Junior Lightweight Global Title.

We are behind you, Uutoni tells Brave Warriors

Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni on Thursday paid a courtesy call on the Brave Warriors during a training session in Windhoek.

SADC marks International Women’s Day

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Women’s Day under the theme; “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.”

#BalanceforBetter Banking this Women’s Day

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter, “What better way to ensure better balance as a woman than to have control over your own finances and family life?” says Elzita Beukes, FNB Communications Manager.

MVA Fund calls on women to make road safety a priority!

In commemoration of the International Women’s Day, the MVA Fund has called on women from all walks of life to be active participants in the reduction of road carnages in Namibia.

Okondjatu man arrested for alleged rape of his daughter

A 59-year-old Okondjatu man was expected to appear in the Okakarara Magistrate’s Court on Thursday on charges of incest and/or rape of his 14-year-old daughter.

Ya Toivo’s assistant accused of fraud walks free

The case of the former assistant to the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who faces charges of fraud and theft, was on Wednesday struck off the Windhoek Magistrate's Court roll.

Female MPs congratulate new NUDO president

Female parliamentarians have congratulated new National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) leader, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue, who last weekend became the first woman ever to be elected as president of a political party in Namibia.

CoW back down amidst uproar over high water bills

The City of Windhoek (CoW) said on Thursday that it will amend charges to clients by backdating higher water supply tariffs from 01 January 2019 instead of July last year after residents complained about high water bills.


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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