Open Beach Volleyball Championship concludes

Fifteen top volleyball teams participated in last weekend’s 2018 Bank Windhoek Namibia Beach Volleyball Open in Swakopmund. Hosted by the Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF), the competing categories included the Men’s, Women’s, Social 2-A-Side and Mixed 4-A-Side teams. The Men’s 2-A-Side Championship Title went to Klaus Striewe and Conrad Johannes who won their first tournament together.…

DOC Tournament thrills

The Dome in Swakopmund turned into a volleyball fortress last weekend as 25 teams from across Namibia competed in the 2018 Bank Windhoek DOC Tournament, hosted by the Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF). The tournament saw Khomas Nampol Volleyball Club (VC) and Namibian Defence Force (NDF) claim victory in the men’s and women’s divisions respectively. A…

Easter Weekend

EASTER is this weekend and millions of people across the globe are gearing up to celebrate the annual festival. This year, Good Friday will fall on Friday, March 30. In different traditions, the date is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday or Easter Friday. It marks the start of the Easter long weekend,…

NWR rewards top performing tour operators

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently held an awards ceremony at its Gross Barmen Resort aimed at awarding its top performing tour operators. The awards were given based upon the value of business that the tour operators had provided NWR. During the awards ceremony Ms Tangeni Kaulu, NWR Trade and Promotions Manager, recalled how during her…

The art of saving with a roommate

In an effort to save that extra dollar, many of us decide on taking in a roommate or take on the responsibility of shared accommodation. Be it a friend, family member or a stranger, a roommate will help you cut expenses and costs significantly, if both parties manage joint finances responsibly. At the outset, it…

Press Release: Scientific assessments by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) confirm need for imperative actions to safeguard life on Earth

Landmark regional scientific reports were issued today in Colombia on the status of biodiversity in the following regions of the world: the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Africa as well as Europe and Central Asia. They show that pressures on biodiversity and resulting loss of biodiversity continue to increase in all of the regions. If…