Bio-economy draft document workshop underway at Otjiwarongo

More than 50 farmers and officials from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), and National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) are attending a workshop at Otjiwarongo to finalise a national draft document that will guide local bio-economy production activities. Bio-economy production refers to all business activities centred around and derives livelihoods…

Geingob to address second Qatar Economic Forum

President Hage Geingob is on Wednesday expected to address the second Qatar Economic Forum on inequality and the emergence of Namibia as a new green energy superpower in Africa. The forum, which started in Doha on Monday, brings together more than 500 global business leaders and heads of state to discuss ways toward post-COVID-19 economic…

Rugby Africa Women’s Cup a big learning curve: Kotze

Coach Christel Kotze of the senior national women’s rugby team has said Namibia lacks experience at international level, but she expects their performance to improve going forward. The national women’s rugby team is currently in Cape Town, South Africa competing in the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup alongside Zimbabwe and South Africa in Group A of…

Benjamin happy with hunger shown by young players

Senior national football team coach, Collin Benjamin has expressed happiness with the way young players are stepping up to the table during their training sessions. The newly appointed Brave Warriors head coach called up a 31-member training squad for the upcoming 2022 Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Cup set for Durban, South Africa…

NRU elects new board members

The Council of the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) on Saturday held an extraordinary general meeting (EOGM) here to select its new executive. At the EOGM, Petrie Theron was elected as the new president of the NRU, while Johan Diergaardt was elected as vice president of rugby and Christian Windvogel, vice-president governance. In April this year,…

Man allegedly shot dead in front of Swakopmund home

The Erongo police are investigating the alleged murder of 53-year-old Roland Antonius Wilhelmus, who was reportedly shot in front of his rented house in Ocean View, Swakopmund on Monday. Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Erongo Community Policing Commander, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, in a crime report on Tuesday indicated that the incident occurred around 16h00. It is…

Retired Kashihakumwa redeployed to ensure safety of wildlife

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has announced the redeployment of Retired Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa as head of the Wildlife Protection Unit to the Etosha National Park with immediate effect. Kashihakumwa’s redeployment is one of the measures by the ministry to ensure that security adjustments and strategies are implemented without fail. Minister of Environment…