NPL’s BoG meeting ends in ‘chaos’…clubs stage walkout protest

NPL’s BoG meeting ends in ‘chaos’…clubs  stage walkout protest

OTNIEL HEMBAPU _________________ A Namibia Premier League (NPL) Board of Governors (BoG) meeting, held in the capital this week with the aim of ironing out pending issues and mapping the way forward for the league, ended in total anarchy after some clubs representatives stormed out halfway through the meeting. With local football already webbed in […]

Tweya upbeat about the future of the ICT Minister’s Golf Day

Tweya upbeat about the future of the ICT Minister’s Golf Day

Staff Reporter _________________ Swakopmund – Minister of ICT Tjekero Tweya, could not heap enough praises on all the sponsors that stood firm in support for the annual ICT Minister’s Golf Day. Tweya made specific reference to New Era Publication, NBC as well as NBC TV, Radio and print media partners of the ICT Minister’s Golf […]

The Dome to hosts International Inline Hockey Feast

The Dome to hosts  International Inline Hockey Feast

Staff Reporter _________________ Swakopmund – Bank Windhoek has announced its sponsorship for the upmcoming International African Inline Hockey tourney, slated for 22nd of this month at The Dome, in Swakopmund. Particpants from South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Spain, USA, Canada, Eritrea, India, Brazil and Great Britain will make the trip to compete against hosts Namibia. […]

DHPS and BAS complete first joint Basketball Camp

DHPS and BAS complete  first joint Basketball Camp

Staff Reporter _________________ Windhoek – The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) and the Basketball Artists School (BAS) Foundation completed their first joint basketball camp from 29 April until 1 May at DHPS. 50 people including several junior coaches took part at the 3-day camp that included dribbling, passing, shooting, layups, conditioning, games and contests. Trophies were […]

The struggle for workers right continues

The struggle for workers right continues

Since the 19th century May 1 has been International Worker’s Day, chosen by organised labour to celebrate the contribution of workers around the world. But it’s frequently forgotten that the day actually celebrates a particular achievement of the labour movement: being able to do less work. Not better paid or decent work, but shorter working […]

Geingob on Namibia- Zimbabwe relationship

I feel honoured to have been invited to pay a State Visit, my first to the Republic of Zimbabwe. My delegation and I are grateful for the wonderful reception and generous hospitality accorded to us since our arrival in this beautiful City of Harare. Our two countries share a common history of a protracted struggle […]

Trade with Zimbabwe should be in billions

It was sad to learn during President Hage Geingob’s state visit to Zimbabwe last week, that trade between our two countries generated only N$24 million in the whole of 2016. This revelation brings into sharper focus the low level of commercial engagement between African nations on a continent that continues to swim in an ocean […]

Gazza shines and Jericho makes a comeback at the Nama Awards

Gazza shines and Jericho makes a comeback at the Nama Awards

STAFF REPORTER _________________ Namibia’s renowned recording kwaito artist, Lazurus Shimmi, aka Gazza, is the Male Artist of the Year, in the evening that saw hip-hop recording artist Jericho, real name Jerome Gawanab, making a comeback through a powerful performance and winning the Best Hip-Hop Artist of the Year. Gazza also bagged the Album of the […]

When the NAMAs blue carpet blanketed Walvis Bay

When the NAMAs blue  carpet blanketed Walvis Bay

EMMENCY NUUKALA _____________________ Last weekend saw the coastal town of Walvis Bay covered with the blue carpet of the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs), and with them the glitz and glamour of Namibian musicians, socialites and the South Africans musicians who attended as special guests. Both Friday and Saturday nights saw ladies dressed up to […]

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