Windhoek Observer

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.

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.


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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