Daily Archives: August 21, 2014

Rugby Knockout Stages Begin

The Namibian Rugby Premier League reaches the knockout stages on Saturday when four teams will battle it out for semifinal places at the National Rugby Stadium in Windhoek. After a long and protracted season, six teams have qualified for the

De Lange Impresses in Nanjing

Namibia’s junior athletes have put up some g performances during the fourth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) which are currently underway in Nanjing, China. Swimming ace Zanreacute Oberholzer started things off with a second place during

Uutoni Calls for Sustainable Police-Public Cooperation

THE deputy Minister of Safety and Security, Erastus Uutoni, has called for sustainable police-public cooperation to effectively combat crime. Uutoni noted that his ministry was aware of the difficult circumstances under which police execute their duties, and also took note

Recusal Ruling Reserved in Lameck Trial

A RULING that might have the effect of sending the High Court trial of former Public Service Commissioner Teckla Lameck and two co-accused back to square one is due to be delivered on 14 November. Judge Maphios Cheda set the

Chinese Assaulted, Robbed of N$300 000 and Car

A CHINESE businessman at Uis was severely beaten up by four suspects on Monday, before they stole N$300 000 cash and his vehicle. Two suspects were arrested yesterday in the Usakos area but according to Erongo’s Police Chief Commissioner Samuel

Baby Dies in Electricity Shock Drama At Okahandja

A NINE-MONTH-OLD baby girl died on Tuesday when her mother allegedly fell on her after suffering an electric shock at Okahandja. The deceased has been identified as Lydia Kavaikua Sion, and her mother as Hendrina Nambala. Otjozondjupa regional police commander,

Communities Unhappy With Dry Toilet Project

GOVERNMENT’S plan to construct over 6 500 dry pit-latrine toilets across the country has been greeted with little appreciation from rural community members who stand to benefit, calling the system inferior. The construction of the toilets is expected to cost

N$9 Million for NBC Election Coverage

GOVERNMENT has set aside an additional N$9 million to fund the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation’s coverage of this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Minister of Information and Communication Technology Joel Kaapanda announced this in the National Assembly yesterday, saying that