Hückmann reflects on historical relationship

The Editor of New Era (NE) newspaper, Chrispin Inambao, this week had an interview with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Namibia, Onno Hückmann (OH) on issues related to German bilateral assistance to Namibia and on the thorny issue of reparations for Namibians whose ancestors suffered atrocities at the

Business & Finance


Meet the tenderer Leonard Awaseb

WINDHOEK – Although mostly sub-contracting work from big companies at this stage, L.W. Awaseb Engineering cc is striving to become a leader in the construction and engineering industry in the near future. New Era spoke to the owner Leonard Walter Awaseb on why he believes this vision can be realized. New Era (NE): How long has


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



ChiNamibia hosts arts workshop

WINDHOEK-ChiNamibia Arts Education for Development hosted its arts workshop at the Deutsche Hohere Primer Schule (DHPS) Theatre to learn more about the different disciplines of arts. Up to 15 children were given an opportunity to attend arts lessons and learned  more on how to create a theatre play, casting the actors, use of props, acting

Court & Crime

Cannabis suspect free on a warning

RUNDU – A 23-year-old woman was arrested for the alleged possession of cannabis, appeared in the Rundu Magistrate Court yesterday. The suspect was identified as Christine Shihepo Nanzira and was arrested at 14h00 last Friday at Kayengona village some 8 km east of Rundu. She was arrested after police received a tip-off from the community