City Police declare war on illegal vendors

City Police declare war on illegal vendors

Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek-As part of its sustained efforts to keep the capital city clean the Windhoek City Police have embarked on a clean-up campaign aimed at removing all illegal street vendors operating both in the central business district (CBD) and Katutura, where public safety and health are compromised, City Police Superintendent Chief Abraham Kanime has confirmed. In an interview with New Era, […]

NSFAF recovers over N$70 million of loans

NSFAF recovers over N$70 million of loans

Albertina Nakale Windhoek-To date the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) has recovered about N$77 million against the expected recoverable amount of N$698 million. This was revealed by Olavi Hamwele, NSFAF’s chief human capital and corporate affairs officer in an interview with New Era, after the 2018 NSFAF online application process officially launched yesterday. He said […]

Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday

Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday

Staff Reporter Windhoek-Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is scheduled to pay a one-day courtesy visit to Namibia on Monday next week to, amongst others, hold bilateral talks with his Namibian counterpart, Dr Hage Geingob. The Namibian presidency confirmed the visit to Namibia by Mnangagwa – who ascended to the presidential throne in November 2017 – following […]

Namibia among ‘22 hot destinations’ during 2018

Namibia among ‘22 hot destinations’ during 2018

Staff Reporter Windhoek-Namibia is among the Bloomberg’s “22 destinations that will be especially hot this year” and recommended during 2018. The others are St. Kitts, Jordan, Dundee Scotland, Georgia, Cambodia, Chilean Patagonia, Abu Dhabi, Borneo, Singapore, Slovenia, Los Angeles, Florence, Fiji, South Korea, Salvador in Brazil, Washington in USA, Los Cabos of Mexico, New Orleans […]

Who will guard the guards? …As security guard steals from the neighbour of the house he is guarding

Who will guard the guards? …As security guard steals from the neighbour of the house he is guarding

Maria Amakali Windhoek-A security guard entrusted to guard and protect a house in Pioneers Park over the festive season, broke into the neighbour’s house from where he looted valuable goods over a four-day period last month. The security guard was arrested on Wednesday after members of the public noticed that he was looting a house […]

Hepatitis E outbreak ‘not under control’ … cause could be the waning in urban sanitation awareness

Hepatitis E outbreak ‘not under control’  … cause could be the waning in urban sanitation awareness

Alvine Kapitako Windhoek-The number of people testing positive for hepatitis E in the informal settlements of Windhoek continues to climb, as authorities now rush to have concentrated efforts to boost sanitation in the capital’s urban informal settlements, equal to what is being done in rural areas. Yesterday senior officials in the health ministry confessed to […]

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