Alleged Chinese rhino poachers denied bail

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Two Chinese men arrested last week after they were found in the allegedly illegal possession of two rhino horns were on Monday denied bail. They made their first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court along Lüderitz Street, when Magistrate Ebben Iyambo remanded them in custody at the Windhoek Police Station, with no option to post bail until their next court appearance on 13 February.

Chad plans to strengthen bilateral relations with Namibia

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Chad is looking at strengthening bilateral relations with Namibia in a number of areas.

Groot Aub youth living his business dream

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Despite the high unemployment rate in Namibia, there are still young people who aim to make a difference and venture into business for self-employment and a better living.

Landless Walvis Bay residents want Urban Ministry to buy 350 erven

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Landless residents at Walvis Bay are calling for the intervention of the Minister of Urban and Rural Development to purchase about 350 erven from the Municipality.

Windhoek Kuga owners queue for check-ups

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Thirty-five Windhoek residents who own the 1,6 Ford Kuga have taken their cars back to Novel Ford for check-ups and replacement of the vehicles' cooling system.

Illegal car-wash owners discuss the closing of their businesses

by editor / Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

About 100 car-wash owners around Katutura held a meeting to discuss the closing down of illegal car-wash businesses, which are scheduled to start in the course of this week.

N$3,5 billion fraud suspects receive bail

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

Two Chinese nationals and a Namibian accused of defrauding the Finance Ministry of about N$3,5 billion, through a customs clearing agency, were granted bail on Monday. The trio were given bail of N$1,5 million each with an array of conditions.

Speed limits reduced in Windhoek

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments
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The Windhoek City Traffic Department has reduced the speed limits in certain zones from 60 kilometres per hour to 40 kilometres per hour. This is because of a consistent increase in accidents - especially with motorists hitting pedestrians.

Twenty cases of sexual harassment by teachers reported in 2016

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

During the course of 2016 alone, 20 cases of sexual harassment by teachers, have been reported. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Sanet Steenkamp, says most cases were reported in the Kavango East region, followed by Ohangwena, Hardap and Khomas regions.

Omitara settlement residents bemoan unequal drought relief distribution

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

Some drought relief food beneficiaries at the Omitara resettlement farm in the Okurukambe Constituency, have decided not to accept their allocated bags of maize until all eligible households are registered.