Tales of the Legends – Flip, the man for all seasons

  HENTIESBAY – The name of Phillipus Albertus Bredenhann, better known as ‘Flip’ among his circle of buddies in the sporting world would certainly go down in the history as one of the most celebrated athletes of his generation prior to Namibia’s Independence in 1990. The gangling athlete is a product of the cattle country

Business & Finance


Namibia has no choice but to industrialise

  WALVIS BAY- The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Tjekero Tweya says Namibia has no choice but to industrialise if the country is to address economic disparities between rich and poor, as well as achieve and maintain sustainable economic growth. Tweya says this can only happen when Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) are fully


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



10 students awarded with old mutual and Nedbank bursaries

  WINDHOEK- Old mutual and Ned-Namibia Education Trust handed over bursary award certificates on Monday to 10 students worth over N$ 50 000 of which three among the 10 are undergraduates at the University and Polytechnic of Namibia, one post graduate and the rest are grade 12. “Since its inception in 2009 a total number



Drought food used as campaign – DTA leader

  WINDHOEK – The DTA has accused Swapo of ‘cheap politicking’ and intimidation of citizens by allegedly announcing through public announcement (PA) systems in Omaheke that if they do not attend Swapo rallies they will not get drought relief or government support. DTA president, McHenry Venaani, made the allegations at a press conference yesterday and



DJ Tie-Tie turns hobby into  means of livelihood

WINDHOEK- When I first heard of Titus Shikolele better known as Tie-Tie, the 19- year- old who has won himself admirers and followers by being a DJ, I was very much impressed with this young man. The most interesting thing about Tie-Tie is, after he failed his Grade 10 and couldn’t go back to school,

Court & Crime


Judge recuses himself from murder trial

WINDHOEK – Judge Christi Liebenberg made a surprise announcement at a pre-trial hearing for the four men accused of killing renowned stock theft investigator, Hiambepo ‘Major’ Kazeurua. Judge Liebenberg told the court certain evidence was presented during the three bail applications of the main accused, Stockley Kauejao, which necessitated his withdrawal from the main trial.