Chinese experts discuss TransNamib locomotives

WINDHOEK – A high level Chinese delegation is in Namibia to hold discussions with TransNamib over possible solutions to its locomotive fleet. The delegation led by the Vice President of China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd, Wang Jun made a courtesy call to Works and Transport Minister, Erkki Nghimtina at his office yesterday

Business & Finance


Government petrol card scam uncovered

RUNDU – A Rundu petrol service station has uncovered a scam in which petrol attendants at the service station were using government petrol cards to fill up private vehicles and pocket the money paid for petrol by motorists.  The fraud discovery was made last week, but the service station owners are yet to establish the


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



Minsozi, Rossana to partake  in Miss Global International

WINDHOEK-The young Minsozi Kompeli and Rossana Cristina Chiwale has been selected to partake in Miss Global International 2014 in Montego Bay, Jamaica at end of the year. Kompeli, a 22 years old ambitious young lady started modelling at five years in Rundu. She won Miss Khomas High School in 2007 and Miss High School in

Court & Crime

Convicted burglars lose appeal

WINDHOEK – Two Swakopmund residents convicted and sentenced in the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court on a charge of housebreaking with intent to steal and theft had their hopes of an early release nipped in the bud. Dawid Drotsky and Walter Gertze launched an appeal against the sentences of 36 months’ direct imprisonment they received in the