‘Struggle kids’ arrested for breaking into police station

WINDHOEK – Five ‘struggle kids’ were arrested on Saturday at about 8am by the Namibian Police Special Reserve Force after allegedly breaking into a police station. They were part of the group of 20 ‘struggle kids’ who broke into the Katutura Police Station on Friday at 00:00 demanding the release of a fellow ‘struggle kid’

Business & Finance


Zaamwani-Kamwi ‘surprised and humbled’ by the honours

WINDHOEK – Namdeb’s Chief Executive Officer, Inge Zaamwani-Kamwi, received the news of her being the winner of Africa Most Influential Women in Business on Heroes Day, August 26, while attending the national commemoration activities at Heroes Acre in Windhoek. The previous day before she had been conferred with the national honour of ‘Most Distinguished Order


Forstering entrepreneurship – Fuelling your internal fire

THE core of entrepreneurship lies in the heart, and I hope that after you have read this column, you will be able to allow those around you, or at least give them a chance, to see your heart. When I say “fuelling your internal fire of entrepreneurship” I want to remind each of my loyal


Your money and your toddlers

“The first year of your baby’s life has certain cost implications, but between the ages of one and three, your toddler comes with its own unique set of costs. They are more social, attending birthday parties and might be going to a playschool or a childcare centre. The best thing you can do is to


Unam students barred from hostel over debt

By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- Some University of Namibia (Unam) students who live in the hostels say they are stranded and have to endure the freezing winter cold by squatting around the campus without proper accommodation. Most of the affected students who are Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) loanholders said the fund did not give



Katutura Expo was fun

From left are Uapato Nguvauva, Keri Kangutjinazo, Uerimuna Tjozongoro and Rakoo Nguvauva at the Katutura Expo that ended last weekend.  The fourth Katutura Expo 2014 was lauded as a resounding success by the event organisers, attracting more than 10 000 visitors. The expo featured local and regional products with crafts, small and large livestock exhibitions



Minsozi, Rossana to partake  in Miss Global International

WINDHOEK-The young Minsozi Kompeli and Rossana Cristina Chiwale has been selected to partake in Miss Global International 2014 in Montego Bay, Jamaica at end of the year. Kompeli, a 22 years old ambitious young lady started modelling at five years in Rundu. She won Miss Khomas High School in 2007 and Miss High School in

Court & Crime


No bail for Uis robbery accused

WINDHOEK – Another long wait is in store for two men accused of robbing an elderly couple from Uis as well as the rape of the then 69-year-old woman. Charles Namiseb and Edwin Tourob applied for bail after their trial was postponed to 15 July next year . Judge Alfred Siboleka who heard the bail