Hungry for top-flight football, Gobabis residents are expected to pack the Legare Stadium tomorrow for the MTC Namibia Football Association (NFA) Cup Aweh semi-finals, in which homeboys Young African will feature. The football playing retired school principal The University of Namibia will host Rehoboth and Kudus in respective Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) premier and reserve league semi-final clashes on Saturday. Unam II will face Kudus at 14h00 in the reserve league, while Unam I takes on Rehoboth at 15h45 in the premier league. Both matches are scheduled for their sports field.
Shooting from the hip: A bone to pick with social media abusers...AIMS is the absolute real deal
Mboma focuses on her studies… decries state of Rundu sports stadium
Editorial: Football trapped in eternal tragicomedy loop Ethiopian Airlines has signed an interline agreement with South African-based airline, Airlink. The agreement will enable passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower fares between points within the carriers’ synergised networks. The Peugeot Namibia assembly plant at Walvis Bay has to date sold only 22 vehicles with 131 units still in stock. In addition, the plant has employed 20 locals since its inception in December 2018 with ambitions to employ at least 50 full-time employees. The overall budget for Namibia’s participation at the Dubai Expo 2020 is N$20 million. This includes the N$15 million advanced from the fiscus and N$5 million sourced from additional funding, including financial contributions received from various entities.
Namdeb’s lifespan extended by 20 years
This four-digit number is top-secret
‘Enough’ MTC shares still available The ministry of safety and security and the commissioner general of the Namibia Correctional Services have denied negligence or having failed to keep an inmate safe who is suing them for N$35 million for losing his eyesight. More suspects are likely to be added to the charges in which two siblings are accused of the brutal killing of Sharon Wasserfall and her subsequent burial in a shallow grave in Walvis Bay. A 43-year-old woman was beaten to death by her boyfriend on Monday at Onethika village in the Oshikoto region. The 36-year-old suspect is a cattle herder who hails from Mpungu in the Kavango West region.
South African swindler sent packing…N$5 million suit dismissed, deported
Woman allegedly raped by Facebook lover
Murder convict’s appeal attempt dismissed While some musicians have found success on their own, others have partnered with labels and found it to be an important part of their growth. So, the recent announcement that creative artist and singer, Eric Louis, and Efdee record label have parted ways, raised many eyebrows in the industry, with some wondering if things had gone south between them. Martial artist, Willem Gaoaseb wants to see more action and combat movies in locally-produced films, and thus decided to dip into the film industry to provide such. With his martial arts training, Gaoaseb (21) is eager to do stunts for local films, saying there is little to no action movies being produced in Namibia. Our bodies aren’t just there to look nice. They are a vehicle to live, breathe and experience all that the world has to offer. So why, historically, have we shunned bodies just because they are of different shapes, sizes, and different functionalities?
Ucommon sense: Embracing the mystery of life
Sovita preaches healing
New kid on the block On Sunday 10 October, Mental Health Awareness Day was globally marked under the theme ‘Access to Mental Health in an Unequal World’. For too long, the significance of mental health and needs of people suffering from mental illnesses have been neglected, compared to that of physiological health. While interest in the factors which contribute to teenage pregnancy in schools and communities in general has proliferated recently, the irony is that very little of the debate on this topic is informed by what boys discuss in their free time about being a man, which influences them to engage in risky sexual activities and ergo teenage pregnancy. Young people in Namibia are mostly ignored from home, community, school to the state. This is proven by the fact that problems involving young people are not taken seriously. It is either that ineffective measures are taken to apparently address such problems,
Opinion: Namibia’s road to Damascus
Opinion: Dearth of funding sounding the death knell for public universities?
Opinion: Economic growth vs FDI in Namibia The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Limited Khorixas Rest camp in the Kunene and Gross Barmen Resort in the Otjozondjupa are now offering five Namibia Training Authority (NTA) registered national vocational certificates in hospitality and tourism. Windhoek-based Ndjuluwa97 Academy continues to strive for excellence in education, arts and sports, by constantly investing in post- and undergraduate students through its internship programmes. International School Walvis Bay’s Laura Damster was the top learner in the grade 10 category of the 2021 Bank Windhoek Coastal Maths Challenge hosted at the Namib High School in Swakopmund recently.
Transforming ghettos into homes
Transition of power
Knowledge is power