Swapo Office at Rundu broken into

The newly built and recently inaugurated Swapo Party office in the Kavango East Region has been broken into, according to the Namibian Police. The Namibian Police Force’s Crime Investigations Coordinator for the region, Bonifatius Kanyetu told Nampa on Friday the incident occurred around 05h00 on Wednesday. Kanyetu said the office does not have a 24-hour…

Ombudsman commemorates Day of the African Child

Ombudsman Basilius Dyakugha has called on Namibians, particularly parents of school-aged children, to focus their attention on the barriers that African children face in their pursuit of quality education. Dyakugha made the call on Thursday in commemoration of the Day of the African Child, which traces its roots to the 1976 uprising in Soweto, South…

Minister appoints interim NSC board

Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Agnes Tjongarero has announced the appointment of an interim board for the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) for the next six months. Addressing a media conference in the capital on Thursday, Tjongarero said the term of the previous body ended on 31 May and currently, the NSC does not…

National education consultations thought-provoking: Nghipondoka

Education, Arts and Culture Minister Anna Nghipondoka is impressed with the outcomes of the countrywide National Consultations on the future of education in Namibia. Nghipondoka was speaking on Tuesday at the Consolidation of the National Consultations for the Transforming Education Summit (TES) and the Namibia National Education Conference in Swakopmund. According to Nghipondoka, the consultations…

Namibia catching up with best in the region

Athletics Namibia president Erwin Naimhwaka says he is happy to see Namibia catching up to South Africa and Botswana which are the strongest athletics nations in the region. In an interview with Nampa, Naimhwaka said he was satisfied with the performances of Namibian athletes at the just-ended 22nd African Athletics Championships held in Mauritius. “It’s…