Category Archives: Human Rights


Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama, has charged her fellow African First Ladies to champion the rights of the adolescent girls in order to protect them against societal norms and violence.   “Until each citizen, appreciates the importance of protecting

Is the meat industry ready for the derivatives market?

Windhoek: Following numerous consultations between Namibian meat industry stakeholders and representatives from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), local producers may benefit from the beef carcass and feeder calve contracts that will be concluded soon, Meatco has announced. In its latest

RA signs agreements worth N$2.6 billion

Windhoek: The Roads Authority (RA) yesterday signed three contracts worth about N$2.6 billion for the rehabilitation and upgrading of three road projects. “The Roads Authority has been talking about some of the major projects in the history of the country

O and L serious about tackling skills gap

Windhoek: The shortage of skills in Namibia have been emphasised several times, not only by government, but also the business and private sector at large. This is a concern that the Ohlthaver and List (O and L) Group holds dear

Mwilima and other succession leaders sent to jail for 18 years

WINDHOEK: Former DTA member (MP) of Parliament in the National Assembly (NA) Geoffrey Mwilima, has been sent to jail for 18 years. Mwilima alongside with other four (4) men who held leadership positions in the secessionist Caprivi Liberation Army (CLA)-

Newly elected mayor of Okahandja pledges to serve people of Okahandja by improving service delivery and bringing more development to garden town

WINDHOEK: Newly elected mayor of Okahandja, Johannes ‘Congo’ Hindjou has pledged his commitment to serving the people of Okahandja by improving service delivery and bringing more development to the garden town. Hindjou, a retired footballer, was sworn in as Okahandja’s

Unroadworthy vehicles to be suspended

WINDHOEK: The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) on Tuesday morning re-committed their role in safety for all road users during the handover of sponsorships to the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) by various companies for this upcoming festive season. Head

Youth Must Unite or Forget About Leading [editorial]

Namibia's liberation struggle victory is accredited to the unity of purpose that prevailed among young Namibians as they held hands to face the common enemy of the time: colonialism. Not only were the rank-and-file of Swapo, as a liberation movement...