Windhoek Observer

First Lady, a calm voice in the GBV storm (Part 1)

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

Engen Namibia appoints new MD

Liquid fuels and lubricants marketing company, Engen Namibia, has appointed Christian Li as its new Managing Director.

Rinelda’s Diary: Workshops are key

Why is it that local artists like to complain about not getting enough free opportunities to better their craft?

Engen Usakos and Orano Mining happy with tourney

Organisers of the recently hosted sports tournament in Usakos said they are happy with the two-day event that featured several football and netball teams from the region.

Tight security for MTC music fest

Namibia’s biggest mobile operator, MTC, has assured music lovers that they will be able to safely enjoy the 081Every1 Festival scheduled for August 11 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. 
Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, remains optimistic of a court victory after a US Judge on Tuesday heard arguments from lawyers representing the German government and the Nama and Herero,
The Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations has warned against using the country’s limited marine resources to solve all the country’s problems.

The dispossessed must have their say

The upcoming Second National Land Conference to be held from 1-5 October is front and centre in the minds of many who are passionate about the land issue in Namibia.

Rinelda’s Diary: NAMA prize-giving ceremony was sloppy

The prize-giving ceremony of the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) is a very important event in the entertainment industry – it is a promise fulfilled.
Business Financial Solutions (BFS) recently handed over close to N$27,000 to the Sport on the Move Foundation, a charitable organisation spearheaded by Namibia’s paralympic gold medalist, Ananias Shikongo, to draw attention to the plight of Paralympic athletes in the country.


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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