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 […]

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 […]

Welwitschias swimming with sharks in revamped Currie Cup

Welwitschias swimming with sharks in revamped Currie Cup

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Namibia’s second strings rugby fifteen, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias as the team it affectionately known amongst its followers, have been pitted in the group of death, the North Pool alongside South African provincial powerhouses Vodacom Bulls, Xerox Golden Lions, Falcons and Steval Pumas completing the five team region in the new SuperSports […]

‘Determined’ Ndaendapo to rumble in Moscow today

‘Determined’ Ndaendapo  to rumble in Moscow today

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Local professional boxer Abraham ‘Energy’ Ndaendapo will today (Saturday) face homeboy Roman Andreev for the coveted World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Inter-Continental lightweight title, at the Balashikha Arena in Moscow, Russia. Ndaendapo, boasting a respectable résumé of 15 wins and three defeats with five of his victories finishing within the distance, will be […]

Sports need our collective effort – Ekandjo

Sports need our collective effort – Ekandjo

Otniel Hembapu __________________ In order for Namibia to truly realise her goal of becoming of one of the biggest fully-fledged sporting nations on the continent and globally, it will take dedication, commitment and the collective effort from all stakeholders, Minister of Sport, Youth and National Services Jerry Ekandjo strongly believes. Speaking at the launch and […]

Tafel Lager sponsorship, what’s the fuss all about?

Tafel Lager sponsorship, what’s the fuss all about?

With keen interest, I have been closely following the various debates on social media platforms regarding the recent announcement by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) that one of its major beer brands Tafel Lager, will become the new and official sponsor of South African rugby franchise Griqua Rugby Union. Not entirely surprising, many Namibians took to […]

My advice and the way forward for NPL

My advice and the way forward for NPL

Let me first pay tribute to outgoing chairman of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) Johnny ‘JJD’ Doeseb, starting off by wishing him all the best in his future endeavors while also appreciating and sincerely thanking him for the immense contribution he made towards the growth of local football at all spheres over the years. Although […]

‘Cowboy’ wants to achieve the unthinkable

Otniel Hembapu _________________ Namibia has a new kid on the block, a 27-year old towering boxing sensation boasting a finely-honed right hand and remarkable power – blessed with the kind of speed and skills that would keep any spectator on the edge of his or her seat for an entire evening. The name Vakufilapo ‘Cowboy’ […]

Toe to toe with former Brave Warriors agile shot stopper: Ronnie “The Magnet” Kanalelo

Toe to toe with former  Brave Warriors agile shot stopper: Ronnie  “The Magnet” Kanalelo

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Despite its relatively small population, Namibia has produced a significant number of high profile sportsmen and women since the country’s birth in 1990. Apart from trendsetter Frank Fredericks, who set the international athletic arena on fire with his blistering speed on the athletic track, the likes of boxer Harry Simon, rugby players […]

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