Scotland defeats Namibia in first ODI match

Scotland defeated Namibia by 77 runs in the first of six One-Day-International (ODI) matches in the tri-series that began on Sunday. The tri-series is taking place in Scotland and also features Nepal. Namibia won the toss and decided to field first, allowing Scotland to post 258 runs for six wickets (6) in their 50 overs.…

ACC commemorates African Anti-Corruption Day

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday celebrated the African Anti-Corruption Day by launching the anti-corruption guidelines for examinations of practices, systems and procedures in public and private bodies in Windhoek. These guidelines will complement other prevention efforts and tools such as corruption risk assessments and public education to close corruption loopholes in Namibia. Speaking at…

Accommodation support for cancer patients

CHICA INTERIM HOME The “CHICA HOUSE” as it is affectionately known, provides free accommodation to childhood cancer patients and their parents/guardians during cancer treatment in Windhoek. Situated at 6 Willan Street in Windhoek West, the house is not only a home but also through the CHICA Programme of the Cancer Association, meals, counselling, and transportation…

Jacobs declares war against NFA

Former Brave Gladiators coach, Woody Jacobs, has threatened to take the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Normalisation Committee (NC) at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to the labour court for breach of contract, unpaid salaries and allowances. This follows the termination of his contract in May, which NC chairperson, Bisey Uirab, said was because…

PDM MP Vries calls on LRAC to adhere to act

Popular Democratic Movement Member of Parliament Diederik Vries has implored the newly appointed Land Reform Advisory Commission to adhere to the functions of the commission in fulfilling the objectives of the Act. In his contribution to the appointment of the commission in Parliament on Tuesday, Vries called out previous advisory commissions who he said made…

OMN launches empowerment initiative for grassroots businesses

Old Mutual Namibia (OMN) on Tuesday launched the Old Mutual Sustainable Economic and Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) initiative aimed at empowering 180 grassroots businesses across the country. The three-year initiative was launched in collaboration with Launch Namibia, the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab, and is set to…