Bank Windhoek hands hockey a 300k boost

Jacquiline Pack, Executive Officer of Marketing and Corporate Communication Services at Bank Windhoek, announced on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, that the bank had pledged an additional N$ 300 000 to the Bank Windhoek Indoor Hockey League. Pack made the announcement at a press conference held at Windhoek’s Wanderer’s Sporting Grounds, signaling the official start of…

Designers making their mark on Namibian fashion

Namibia has a burgeoning fashion scene. Though still in its infancy, it has seen significant growth since the establishment of the Fashion Council of Namibia in 2013, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to assisting the local fashion value chain in establishing sustainable businesses and partnerships. Windhoek hosted its first fashion week in 2016, which has since…

OMN encourages NWNs to apply for material support

Old Mutual Namibia (OMN) through its revised Neighbourhood Watch support initiative, has encouraged registered Neighbourhood Watch Networks (NWNs) and Community Policing Groups (CPGs) countrywide to apply for equipment or material support to be availed quarterly. Launched in June 2021, the initiative aims to help fight crime in the respective communities and the quarterly support will…

Ireland levels series

Ireland Wolves beat Namibia A by 32 runs in the second game of the Castle Light Twenty-20 T-20 Series at Wanderers Cricket Club here on Wednesday. Namibia A won the toss and elected to field first, but failed to take advantage of the good bowling conditions allowing Ireland to post 173 runs for the loss…

Mopane worm harvesters warned not to enter Etosha

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has warned community members harvesting mopane worms along the boundary of the Etosha National Park to refrain from entering the park. During the rainy season, hundreds of inhabitants from communities bordering the park harvest mopane worms for trading, especially in urban areas. A media statement issued on Tuesday…

CoW terminates free water supply to informal settlements

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has commenced terminating free water supply to Windhoek’s rural informal settlements due to a financial burden of approximately N.dollars 90 million owed by the government. In an interview with Nampa here on Tuesday, CoW’s spokesperson Harold Akwenye said the municipality cannot sustain the financial burden of providing free water supply…