Save a life, donate blood

Every year on 14 June, the Namibia Blood Transfusion Service (NamBTS) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) join the global community in commemorating World Blood Donor Day. The day honours blood donors who save lives every day through their voluntary blood donations and strongly encourages more people all over the world, and particularly in Namibia,…

Namibia can compete at a higher level: Kemp

Senior national cricket team assistant coach, Justin Kemp, has said the Eagles’ performance during the just ended three-match series against Hong Kong proves that the country can compete at a higher level. Kemp, who was speaking on Sunday at the Trustco United Cricket Ground after the Eagles completed a 3-0 series victory over Hong Kong,…

South Africans arrested for photographing military equipment inside Grootfontein army base

Two South African nationals were arrested last week Tuesday after they were allegedly found photographing military equipment inside the Grootfontein Army Base. Namibian Police Force (NamPol) crime investigations coordinator for the Otjozondjupa Region, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas in an interview with Nampa on Monday said the suspects are a couple from South Africa, who claimed…

/Goagoses lashes out at LAs for continuous maladministration

Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Natalia /Goagoses, has lashed out against regional and local authority councils for what she described continuous maladministration fuelled by political and individual aspirations and interests. This, she said, has resulted in the public having lost trust and faith in local authority councils uplifting their livelihoods, through sustainable community…

Namibia beat Zimbabwe at Cosana Tri-nations

The national senior netball team, ‘Debmarine Desert Jewels’ beat Zimbabwe 38-34 on day two of the Confederation of Southern African Netball Associations (Cosana) Tri-nations Cup currently underway in Malawi. The Cosana Tri-nations Cup is being used by Namibia to improve on their ranking as well as prepare the senior team for the Africa World Cup…

NHE workers say institution deteriorated and lost relevance

Disgruntled National Housing Enterprise (NHE) employees have alleged that the current administration under Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Gisbertus Mukulu and the board dismally failed to improve the performance of the institution both financially and operationally. The employees through the Public Service Union of Namibia are staging a countrywide peaceful demonstration which commenced on Monday and…

Hans takes over BAN’s chairpersonship

The Namibian banking industry is critical in stimulating economic activity and ensuring financial stability, particularly during unprecedented and difficult times. This is according to Baronice Hans, Managing Director (MD) of Bank Windhoek after she recently succeeded Nedbank Namibia’s MD, Martha Murorua as Chairperson of the Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN) in the capital. The chairmanship…

Theofelus receives UN Population Award

Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Emma Theofelus has been named the 2022 United Nations Population Award individual laureate, making her the youngest-ever recipient of the award. The Committee for the United Nations Population Award in a virtual press conference Monday, said two laureates were chosen to receive the 2022…