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…

‘Redline means colonialism’: Ulenga

The Veterinary Cordon Fence (VCF), infamously known as the Redline, is the symbol of colonialism in Namibia – “it must go” – says veteran politician Ben Ulenga. The former Congress of Democrats leader said this in an exclusive interview recently. It also touched base on what the politician has been up to since retiring from…

‘Tender swindler’ flagged in Kunene’s procurement

The Kunene Regional Council has been thrown into panic mode following allegations of falsification of procurement documents and official signatures related to awarding of medical tenders in the region. In documents seen by this agency, a faceless individual by the name ‘Moses Kamati’ issued a request for informal quotation for medical patient monitors for the…

‘CoD will never die’: Tjirera

Congress of Democrats (CoD) member, Natjirikasorua Tjirera, says the political party will never cease to exist for it is firmly rooted in principles and “principles don’t die.” In a recent interview with Nampa which covered a plethora of issues surrounding the CoD, ranging from its dormancy, leadership and future, Tjirera said although CoD has been…

NPC athletics championships hailed a success

The Namibia Paralympic Committee secretary-general, Michael Hamukwaya has expressed happiness with the number of young athletes who competed at this year’s athletics championships. The NPC held its 2022 National Athletics Championships at the Oshakati Stadium in the Oshana Region with 150 athletes competing for silverware. They were 101 males and 49 females. Only the Otjozondjupa…