National

RA terminates three SME contracts

By Staff Reporter WINDHOEK – The Roads Authority yesterday announced the termination of three Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development contracts after evidence emerged that the three contractors furnished falsified copies of good standing certificates during the pre-qualification stage.  The SME contractors, Isaak Contractor, Afrikaner Contractor and !Khob Contractor, were awarded contracts for blading of

Business & Finance

A map showing the location of the proposed desalination plant approximately 6 km north of Swakopmund.

Rossing investigates feasibility of new desalination plant

By Staff Reporter SWAKOPMUND – As a result of low uranium market prices Rössing Uranium is investigating the economic viability of designing, constructing and operating a new desalination plant approximately 6km north of Swakopmund, close to the existing Swakopmund Salt Works. Desalination is a process that purifies water by removing dissolved mineral salts and other

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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

Ester

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

Education

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

Regions

A map showing the location of the proposed desalination plant approximately 6 km north of Swakopmund.

Rossing investigates feasibility of new desalination plant

By Staff Reporter SWAKOPMUND – As a result of low uranium market prices Rössing Uranium is investigating the economic viability of designing, constructing and operating a new desalination plant approximately 6km north of Swakopmund, close to the existing Swakopmund Salt Works. Desalination is a process that purifies water by removing dissolved mineral salts and other

Youth

ST. Joel Youth League hosts leadership training

By Pinehas Nakaziko WINDHOEK-The St. Joel Youth League hosted its leadership training at the St. Joel Apostolic Healing Mission Church in the Samora Machel Constituency on Friday. The President of the St. Joel Youth League, Kamburee Kahengava, says the purpose of the leadership training was to enhance good quality of management within the youth organisation

Court & Crime

Chinese national Hou Xuecheng hides his face from the camera.

Elephant tusk suspect denied bai

By Tunomukwathi Asino WINDHOEK – Hou Xuecheng, 37, was on Wednesday denied bail in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court when he appeared before Magistrate Jermaine Muchali Muchali on a charge of possessing elephant tusks. Hou also faces a charge of being in possession of two cheetah skins without a permit. His co-accused are Rajaiyah Ranjith Kumar,

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