Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Missing millions derail Omatjete community lodge

WINDHOEK - What was intended to be a community lodge to alleviate poverty and create jobs in the sleepy village of Omatjete in the Daures Constituency has become a curse after the millions budgeted for the project vanished into thin

Judge refuses to separate Rittmann murder case

WINDHOEK - High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday denied an application by Rhyno Richardo du Preez, 35, to have his trial separated from that of his co-accused and former lover Rachel Elizabeth Rittmann, 47, after he admitted to killing the

Nearly complete, now Neckartal awaits rain

KEETMANSHOOP � Construction of the N$5.7 billion Neckartal Dam in the //Kharas Region is essentially complete but the project's strength needs to be tested with rainwater � which has been scarce because of prevailing dry conditions.This was confirmed y...

SPYL meets Geingob over Chinese tenders

WINDHOEK - Concerned over multi-billion-dollar infrastructure development tenders being awarded to Chinese contractors the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) on Monday had an audience at State House with President...

Angry union leaders disrupt Sankwasa

WINDHOEK- Union leaders accompanied by about 150 protesters yesterday angrily grabbed the microphone from the Deputy Minister of Works and Transport Sankwasa James Sankwasa cutting short his speech.Sankwasa was interrupted while he tried in vain to res...

Cannabis herbalist granted N$5000 bail

SWAKOPMUND - Swakopmund resident Cheryl Antoinette Green (57), who was arrested a week ago in Swakopmund for being in possession of cannabis products she said were herbs, was yesterday granted bail of N$5000. Green was arrested for allegedly manufactur...