Two infants drown over weekend

By Tunomukwathi Asino WINDHOEK – Two infants drowned last week, said Sergeant Slogan Matheus from the Namibian Police Public Relations Division on Sunday. One drowned in Otjiwarongo and the other in Opuwo.  Tjaanorutu Kurooro, 3, drowned at about 08h00 in Ozombombo in Opuwo when she allegedly went to fetch water with a bucket from a

Business & Finance

SABMiller to brew more beer with less water

By Staff Reporter WINDHOEK – SABMiller, the world’s second largest brewer, says it will use innovative technologies to conserve water usage at its first ever brewery in Namibia, currently under construction in Okahandja town.  Okahandja, which is about 65 kilometres north of Windhoek, is supplied with water from the Von Bach Dam, a reservoir dam


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


The grade 10 and 12 National Debate Champions for 2014 from the south accompanied by the director of Namcol Harold Murangi.

South wins debating contest

By Nuusita Ashipala ONGWEDIVA – Teams from the southern regions emerged victorious in the Namcol National Debate Championships that was held for both Grade 10 and 12 in Ongwediva over the past weekend. The best female and male speakers of the national debate are also from the south. Four Namcol district regions, with the northern


Elriza Le Hanie dishes out soup to Ernst Louis a resident of Nautilus in Lüderitz.

Soup kitchen brings relief to the destitute

By Tuulikki Abraham LüDERITZ – The owner of Davy’s Scrap World in Lüderitz realised the need for a soup kitchen to serve the hordes of impoverished and hungry scrap metal dealers at the town. Elriza Le Hanie, the wife of local businessmen Davy Le Hanie explained that during their operations at the scrapyard, they received



Young Monika publishes book on relationships

  By Pinehas Nakaziko WINDHOEK-The 23 year-old Monika Pinias has become the first young author to publish a book about contemporary relationships tilted, Modern Relationships. The book was launched earlier this month and has been said to be selling like sweets.  At the launch, Monika said, she hoped that the book would serve as an

Court & Crime

Judge Christi Liebenberg.

PG to challenge light sentence

By Roland Routh WINDHOEK – A purportedly lenient sentence for an attempted murder conviction could return to bite its recipient on the hand. Britz Hendriks, who was sentenced to a two-year jail term for attempted murder more than three years ago, could face more jail time if an appeal in the Windhoek High Court lodged