Daily Archives: February 19, 2020

Lesotho Wool Industry Crisis Plunges Farmers Into Despair

MASERU - Wool and mohair have long been the pride of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho. But a recent change in the Southern African nation's system of brokering exports has created havoc in this industry, forcing many farmers into

NC extends olive branch to NPL

The Namibia Football Association's (NFA), FIFA Normalisation Committee says Wednesday's Supreme Court verdict has opened the way for the Namibia Premier League (NPL) to accelerate the resumption of the league.Speaking to Nampa on Wednesday after Supre...

Two Ministry of Finance employees denied bail for alleged bribery

The two employees of the Ministry of Finance's Inland Revenue Department at Walvis Bay, arrested on Tuesday for accepting bribes, have been denied bail. The two women, Melanie Claasen, 43 and Daleen Damen, 37 appeared before Magistrate Vicky Nicoladus...

Kauta, Haingura appeal to CAS

Patrick Kauta and Mpasi Haingura, have petitioned the Court for Arbitration of Sports (CAS) following their disqualification from contesting the upcoming Presidential election at Namibia Football Association (NFA).Kauta, who the is the Namibia Premier...

Use the Moringa plant as a nutritional supplement – Hilger

Rundu based businesswoman Elizabeth Hilger has encouraged farmers and community members to use the Moringa plant as a nutritional supplement for health issues.Hilger made the call during a training workshop for farmers on sustainable fruit tree produc...

Meatco to exports first beef consignment to USA

Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco) will be exporting the first consignment of 25 tonnes of deboned, chuck and blade beef to the United States of America (USA) this month. Following numerous samples sent over the last 24 months for

Amnesty Calls for Thorough Probe Into Rwandan Singer’s Death

WASHINGTON - Amnesty International is calling for an investigation after a well-known Rwandan gospel singer was found dead in a prison cell.Kizito Mihigo reportedly died by suicide four days after being arrested near the border with Burundi. Eric Kaber...

Kilimanjaro Boxing Club to host tournament next weekend

The Oshakati-based Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) Kilimanjaro Boxing Club on Tuesday held a media conference at the town to officially announce its amateur boxing tournament scheduled to take place at Ongwediva next week.Speaking to Nampa dur...