Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Multiple stabbing trial set for October

The trial of Johny Ryno Diergaardt, who is accused of stabbing his girlfriend at least 27 times, is set for October 16 to 27 before the Windhoek High Court, it was announced on Monday.Diergaardt allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in front

NDCN launches Disability Annual Monitoring Report

The National Disability Council of Namibia (NDCN) has launched the Disability Annual Monitoring Report that will require government offices, ministries, agencies, the private sector, and local and regional authorities to submit a yearly report on how t...

32 years for killing stepdaughter

Mariental resident David Kid, 49, was yesterday sentenced to an effective 32 years in prison for the murder of his teenage stepdaughter in 2013.

Appearing in the Windhoek High Court before Acting Judge Boas Usiku, Kido was convicted of raping and

SBS Namibia offers recognised and certified NQA degrees and certificates

Windhoek-Media statements about Namibian students being left hanging by education institutions both locally and internationally are very troubling. Recently, as many as 2 000 students saw their pursuit of a recognised degree go up in smoke as the Namib...

Standard Bank awards top performers

Steadfast in its resolve to invest in academic excellence, Standard Bank recently collectively awarded an exceptional group of 84 learners and 28 schools with N$280 000 for their hard work.The handovers were recently conducted during the annual prize-g...

NWR senior managers sign performance agreements

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has followed in the footsteps of President Hage Geingob by signing performance agreements with its senior managers. Prior to the start of its financial year (1 November 2016 � 31 October 2017) each senior manager underwent

Build Together beneficiaries default on loans

Some beneficiaries of the 75 low-cost housing units constructed under the Build Together scheme in Grootfontein have defaulted on their housing payments, which prevents other housing applicants from being accorded the same opportunity.The Grootfontein ...

Grootfontein Municipality owed N$70 million

Residents, businesses and government departments have a combined debt of N$70 million they owe the Grootfontein Municipality, which accrued from unpaid water bills, rates and taxes.About 20 percent of the debt is said to stem from the pre-independence ...