Daily Archives: November 14, 2020

Opuwo PPP housing project kicks off

Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Erastus Uutoni on Friday officiated the groundbreaking ceremony of the ‘Ouranda’ housing project to be constructed through a public-private partnership (PPP) at Opuwo. The PPP between the Opuwo Town Council and Octagon Construction, is

Man allegedly drowns in Von Bach dam

A 33-year-old man allegedly drowned in the Von Bach Dam at Okahandja on Friday. The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas told Nampa on Saturday that the incident happened at about 13h48 when

Nust appoints Naomab as vice chancellor

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) Council has appointed Erold Naomab as the university’s vice chancellor after a strenuous recruitment process that came to an end Thursday night. Naomab’s appointment is effective from January 2021 until 2025. Speaking

Warriors go down fighting

The Brave Warriors lost 1-0 to Mali in Group A of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers on Friday evening in Bamako, Mali. In a match monitored by this agency online, Mali scored via a penalty after 32-minutes

Namibians demonstrate against fatal killings of fellow citizens by BDF

Demonstrators in Windhoek took to the streets on Friday, in protest against the alleged killing of three Namibian brothers by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on 05 November 2020 near Kasane in the Zambezi Region. Tom Nchindo, Wamunyima Nchindo, and

CEP releases recommendations for Namibian football

The Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) established by the Minister of Sport Youth and National Service to investigate the current football impasse has written to the Namibia Premier League (NPL) with recommendations of their findings. In a letter addressed to

Tura Magic applies for NFA top tier league

Tura Magic Football Club (FC) has officially applied to join the envisaged Namibia Football Association (NFA) top tier league. The application dated 12 November, signed by club director Isack Hamata and addressed to the acting Secretary-General of the NFA Franco

ACPF ranks Namibia among top girl-friendly countries in Africa

Namibia has been ranked among the top seven most girl-friendly African countries by the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF). The forum in its 2020 African report on child wellbeing, shared with Nampa on Friday indicates that Mauritius tops the list,