Swapo gunning for 96 seats – Mbumba

LÜDERITZ – The Swapo Party secretary general, Nangolo Mbumba, says it is clear from the rallies drumming up support for its presidential candidate Dr Hage Geingob that Namibians are “ready” for Geingob. He made the remarks at a rally held on Sunday at Lüderitz, stressing that well-attended rallies are indicative of the fact that Namibians

Business & Finance


SSC Development Fund helps KAYEC train unemployed

WINDHOEK – The Social Security Commission (SSC) Development Fund has signed an agreement with KAYEC to train 998 unemployed Namibians over the next two years as part of the National Forklift Operator Training Programme. Olga Katjiuongua, Manager of the Social Security Commission’s Development Fund (SSC-DF), said that a service level agreement between the SSC and


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



Colour Crazy Party a vibrant celebration!

About 5000 people were present at the colour crazy party, organised by Mammoth Events and Ogilvy Namibia, which took place at the Doc Jubber Hockey fields on Saturday. Strangers blissfully threw each other with coloured powder all in celebration of summer. A ton of colour powder was utilized at the event. Crowds were entertained by

Court & Crime


N$10 million claim struck from court roll

WINDHOEK – The N$10-million claim Polish national Boris Bannai instituted against the Government of Namibia was removed from the court roll by Judge Dave Smuts after Bannai failed to provide security for N$700 000. Judge Smuts earlier granted an interim order that the matter be struck from the roll should the mine owner fail to