Rossmund to host 2nd edition of annual ITC Golf Day

Rossmund to host 2nd edition of annual ITC Golf Day

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Some of the leading local and the country’s serious golfers are to tee off in the second edition of the annual Charity Golf Day, under the auspices of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ITC). Last year saw the staff members in the ICT industry, converge at a central point to […]

The hidden treasures of Kavango

The hidden treasures of Kavango

JOHN MUYAMBA ________________ The two green regions of Kavango offer more than just fertile land. There are precious minerals beneath the earth. And, by all indications somewhere between the two regions of Kavango West and East there could even be diamond and hydrocarbon deposits. The latest unconfirmed news is that the diamond deposits are either […]

Attempts to rescue dilapidated Whk Turf Club fall on deaf ears …Local horse owner’s fight in vain as authorities drag their feet

Attempts to rescue dilapidated Whk Turf Club fall on deaf ears   …Local horse owner’s fight in vain as authorities drag their feet

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Just as Municipalities and local governments are burning the midnight oil in an effort to erect new recreational facilities across the country – existing facilities are deteriorating rapidly and have become an eyesore. What was previously regarded the hub of one of the most popular sporting disciplines in post democracy, the Windhoek […]

The hits and misses of the 2017/18 Sports Budget

The hits and misses of the 2017/18 Sports Budget

It is with great disbelieve that I painfully digest the announcement that the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service budget for the 2017/18 financial year was slashed with more N$100 million after it received a mere N$385 million for the new financial year when compared to the N$491 million it got in the last […]

Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happen

In Africa, a continent grappling with many social ills, it’s critical that universities produce more Computer Science graduates. It’s also one that equips students with crucial skills. Computer Science graduates are problem solvers and logical thinkers who can apply their technical expertise in a range of ways – including to socioeconomic problems. For example, Dr […]

Dlamini-Zuma bid farewell to AU, where to next?

Dlamini-Zuma bid farewell to AU, where to next?

Outgoing African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has packed her bags and greeted staff at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. The farewell ceremony, on 1 March, came just over a month after the election of her successor, Chad’s former prime minister, Moussa Faki, on 31 January. The handover to a new Commission […]

Resolving genocide essential for Namibia and Germany to heal

Resolving genocide essential for  Namibia and Germany to heal

Imperial Germany was one of the latecomers in acquiring colonies in Africa, and Namibia was selected by them as a settlement colony. Formal German rule over Namibia (Deutsch Sud-Wes Afrika) was declared in 1884-5, but prior to that German missionaries, explorers and merchants were well-established in the south and central parts of the country. What […]

Rukoro’s public apology statement

Rukoro’s public apology statement

I overreacted and used words and phrases which, on mature reflection, are clearly not appropriate. I therefore wish to hereby un-reservedly withdraw the offending statements and equally apologise to the Namibian public in this regard. We invited you in order to share our position with regard to the latest media events, in particular the [newspaper] […]

What’s in the title?

The ruling party Swapo spent a lot of its precious time this week debating on the title of President Hage Geingob in the party. The debate turned emotive, to the extent that many party members took to social media to unpack the subject further. This was after secretary-general Nangolo Mbumba paused during his press conference […]

Lize on her musical journey

Lize on her musical journey

PINEHAS NAKAZIKO ____________________ Lize Ehlers or just Lize, is one of the most versatile performers in the country as an actress, songstress and a poet. With a background in classic music, she has created a style of her own, embracing Hip-hop, Jazz and spoken world, in her four albums. Lize has traveled the world with […]

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