Eight candidates to contest Swakopmund by-election

Eight candidates, including an independent candidate, are set to contest the Swakopmund by-election set for 12 August 2022. The candidates were selected in a process which took place from 17 June until 02 July. They include United Democratic Front of Namibia’s Zerold Dantu, Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters’ Rodger Dausab, Independent Patriots for Change’s Louisa Kativa,…

NNOC announces 2022 Commonwealth Games team

The Namibia National Olympic Committee on Friday announced a team of athletes and officials who will be representing Namibia at the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth is scheduled for Birmingham, England from 28 July to 08 August 2022 with over 5 000 athletes expected to compete in the…

UNAM win derby

The University of Namibia (UNAM) Rugby Club beat their Khomasdal rivals Western Suburbs by a single point (32-31) in a hotly contested Namibia Premier League match at the Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday. The home team Suburbs were the first to register points when Dumarcho Hartung crossed the line in the seventh minute to give…

Fuel price forcing households to cut to the bone

With the continuous skyrocketing global fuel prices, Namibians will have to prioritise on basic necessities for their households to make ends meet, as the global crisis threatens livelihood and social stability. On 01 July 2022, the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced the new fuel price increase of diesel costing consumers N.dollars 22.77 and petrol…

Namibia crush Burkina Faso

Namibia scored 11 tries as they overran Burkina Faso 71-5 in the Rugby Africa quarter-finals of a qualifying tournament in Marseille on Friday. Match day captain Torsten van Jaarsveld scored three tries, while full-back Lorenzo Luis also netted a brace as Namibia set up an exciting semi-final match against Zimbabwe in Aix-en-Provence on 06 July…

Only Swapo can deliver shared prosperity: Geingob

President Hage Geingob said detractors wishing to see the Swapo party fail will wait forever, saying the party is the only one with a track record in Namibia’s political freedom and governance able to deliver economic emancipation and shared prosperity. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the third Swapo party policy conference here Friday Geingob…