Namwandi calls for investment in research

International University of Management (IUM)’s founder and chairperson, Professor David Namwandi, has emphasised the importance of investing in research and development in order to better tackle the challenges Namibia faces. He was speaking during a ground-breaking ceremony for the IUM Swakopmund Research, Training and Conference Centre on Monday. “Nations who invest heavily in research and…

Shalulile dominates PSL awards

Brave Warriors and Mamelodi Sundowns striker, Peter Shalulile capped off a great season by winning the DStv Premier Soccer League (PSL) Footballer of the Season and the Player’s Player of the Season awards in Johannesburg on Sunday. Shalulile retained the two awards that he won last year and also walked away with the top goal…

Mwiya, Tjongarero settlement ratified by High Court

The out of court settlement signed on Friday by lawyers representing Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) Chief Administrator Freddy Mwiya and Minister of Sport Agnes Tjongarero will remain in force until 09 August 2022, High Court Judge Cobus Muller ruled on Monday. On Friday, Mwiya and the sports ministry signed an agreement that stipulates that the…

Fuel price increase announced

The Ministry of Mines and Energy on Monday announced an increase in the price of petrol and diesel for the month of June 2022. In a media statement availed to Nampa, the ministry said petrol prices will increase by N.dollars 2.50 per litre, while diesel will go up by N.dollars 1.50 per litre, effective 01…

Mboma and Masilingi to miss African Championships

Namibian sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi will miss the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) African Championships scheduled for 08 to 12 June 2022 in Port-Louis, Mauritius. Out of the 55 African countries, 48 have confirmed their attendance for the 22nd edition of the championships, which will be held at a brand-new track at the…

‘We race together’ branded a success

MTC Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo says there should be no competition when it comes to projects that are aimed at social investment and responsibility. He spoke on Saturday at the MTC We Race Together main event in Windhoek, where more than 140 Namibian personalities came to race against each other…

Taxi-Connect wins Sanlam Bridge

Towards the end of last year, Sanlam announced the qualifying 5 participants to the Sanlam Bridge. This annual initiative, provides up and coming young entrepreneurs with financial support, expert guidance, mentorship, and coaching to realise their business dreams. After 8 months of implementing their business ideas with the guidance of Start-up Namibia, the 5 participants…