Daily Archives: October 16, 2014

Shipanga Gracious in Defeat

Brave Gladiators coach Jacqui Shipanga was gracious in defeat, saying that the Ivory Coast deserved their 3-1 victory against Namibia on Tuesday night. Speaking at a press conference after the match Shipanga paid tribute to her Ivory Coast counterpart Natogoma

Burger to Captain Namibia Against Canada

Saracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia against Canada on 7 November in the first of three matches on their tour of the UK and Europe. National coach Danie Vermeulen has named six new caps, including Free State Cheetahs captain

Court Frees Cattle Thief After 7 Years in Prison

A FLAW in the trial of a self-admitted cattle thief from Kunene resulted in the setting aside of his conviction and 20-year sentence of imprisonment this week – after more than seven and a half years of his jail term

Cut Govt Salaries By Half – Maamberua

PRESIDENT of Swanu Usutuaije Maamberua says if politicians are serious about alleviating poverty, they should start by cutting 50% of their own salaries. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Maamberua said the high salaries earned by politicians, parastatal chief executive

DTA Recalls Bethanie Councillor Over Drugs

THE DTA of Namibia yesterday recalled its representative in the Bethanie village council, Eduard Wells, with immediate effect for alleged misbehaviour that has reflected aersely on the party. DTA secretary general Vincent Kanyetu yesterday confirmed the withdrawal of Wells from

SA, Ghana Draw Leaves Both in Trouble

South Africa and Ghana are both in danger of being eliminated from the Africa Women Championships in Windhoek, after playing to a 1-1 draw at the Independence Stadium on Wednesday night. Octavia Nogwanya put South Africa ahead on 16 minutes

NBC Promises Equal Coverage to Parties

THE Namibian Broadcasting Corporation has announced that it will give an equal amount of free airtime to all political parties contesting the 2014 Parliamentary and Presidential elections. NBC director general Albertus Aochamub made the announcement during the 1st Election Forum

Sweden Hails Zambia’s Move to Prioritise Domestic Revenue

The Swedish government has commended Zambia on its decision to source three quarters of funds to finance the 2015 budget locally, the Zambia Daily Mail reported. Last Friday, Minister of Finance said 75,2% of funds for the 2015 budget will