Josef and Nghutenanye successfully retain titles

Namibian flyweight boxers, Immanuel ‘Imms’ Josef and Fillemon Nghutenanye, successfully defended their titles on Sunday morning at the Safari Court Hotel in the capital, as part of the MTC Salute Boxing Academy’s ‘building champions’ boxing bonanza. Josef stepped into the ring to defend his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa title, while Nghutenanye defended his World…

Aviation and connectivity forum set for capital

Minister of Works and Transport, John Mutorwa, will be joined by Finnish Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Ville Skinnari, in co-officiating the opening of the Aviation and Connectivity Forum taking place in Windhoek between Wednesday and Friday. A media release issued on Sunday by the Namibia Airports Company stated that the event will…

Pilchard stock remains worrisome: Klazen

Scientific surveys conducted in March 2022 have found that the pilchard stock still remains in a precarious state and the spawning stock biomass was also found to be insignificant. A moratorium was imposed in 2018 after the stock population fell by 99.5 per cent from an estimated 11 million tonnes in the 1960s to 50,000…

Livestock sector in trouble: Schlettwein

Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform Calle Schlettwein says Namibia’s livestock sector is in trouble and the wealth creation potential in the sector has declined. Schlettwein said this recently when he met with farmers around Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. The aim of the meeting was to inform them about government’s new approach to…

UNAM, WIS collaborate to promote work integrated learning

Windhoek International School (WIS) and the University of Namibia (UNAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote work-integrated learning. This MoU will allow education students to conduct practical teaching and gain international skills and knowledge at Namibia’s only school that offers an international curriculum for primary programmes and International Baccalaureate diplomas. In a…

Diesel price to increase

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced an increase in diesel prices by 198 cents per litre, effective at 00h01 on 02 November 2022. In a media statement made available to Nampa on Monday, the ministry said the international oil market continues to expect a huge fall in oil demands amid strong signs of…

Geingob extends condolences to South Korea

President Hage Geingob has expressed his condolences to South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol, following the death of over 150 people in Seoul on Saturday. In his message of condolences issued by the Presidency on Monday, Geingob said Namibia joins the people of South Korea in mourning the lives lost in the tragic incident, where over…