Daily Archives: January 23, 2017

Peter, ‘the jungle fighter’ laid to rest

Ongwediva � Hundreds of people paid their last respects to late Peter Ekandjo, who was laid to rest at Ongwediva on Saturday. He died on January 8.

Ekandjo was a …

Thousands to miss out on Namcol

Ongwediva � The dreams of thousands of young people hoping to repeat Grade 12 this year will be dashed, because Namcol is unable to register all the people that failed …

Many foreign-trained doctors to graduate this year

Windhoek � Namibia will make history this year when close to 150 medical graduates trained in various parts of the world return to serve the country.

This year in the …

Two more Chinese caught with rhino horns

Windhoek � Two more Chinese nationals were arrested on Thursday night for possession of rhino horns.

According to Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi of the Namibian police, the two Chinese nationals …

Labour court rules Kayec strike illegal

Windhoek � The Labour Court has ruled that the ongoing strike by 17 Katutura Youth Enterprise Centre (Kayec) instructors that started in the middle of 2016 is illegal and unprotected.…

Three men in High Court on gang-rape charge

Windhoek � Three men hailing from Otjukurune Reserve in the Gobabis District made their first appearance before Judge Christi Liebenberg in the Windhoek High Court on Thursday in connection with …

Huge bail for N$3.5 billion fraud

Windhoek � The three men currently charged in the massive fraud and tax evasion case involving N$3.5 billion were each granted bail in the amount of N$1.5 million yesterday in …

Tertiary institutions urged to comply with admission criteria

Windhoek � There is a general concern that some of the institutions of higher learning in the country are lowering their admission criteria, a situation seen by many as compromising …