Namibia to host CAC Africa Championships

The Namibian Cycling Federation (NCF) will this coming weekend host the 12th African Cycling Confederation (CAC) Mountain Bike (MTB) Africa Championships at the IJG trails on Farm Windhoek in Kleine Kuppe. This year’s event will see riders from South Africa, Mauritius, Tunisia, Kenya and Morocco compete against Namibians on 23 April, and will also be…

Champion Boerewors competition kicks off

The Shoprite and Checkers Namibian Champion Boerewors Competition was officially launched on Thursday. A media statement issued on Thursday said since its inception in 2010, the competition has grown to become one of the country’s most well-known culinary competitions, with the goal of providing top-quality, affordable boerewors to all Namibian households. Sanet Prinsloo, the competition’s…

It’s not easy playing the host nation: Botha

National Under-20 rugby team coach Chrysander Botha has said his team is ready to take on host nation Kenya in the Barthes Trophy currently underway in Nairobi. Namibia, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Zambia and Madagascar are competing in the 2022 edition of the Barthes Trophy, which started on 09 April and ends on…

SACU should enable value addition: Iipumbu

Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Lucia Iipumbu, has implored the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member states to reflect on policy innovations that will enable value addition. Speaking at a two-day SACU ministerial investment roundtable in Gaborone, Botswana on Tuesday, Iipumbu said there is a need to investigate further opportunities around trade enhancement that will…

The power of art

A quote has been doing the rounds on social media reminding people of how the arts became a place of refuge for many during the first difficult period of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Readers found solace in their favourite books, drawings and paintings were made to thank health staff for their help in difficult…