Gay killer remains in custody

WINDHOEK – Jonas Angula, 35, the man who allegedly savagely battered a suspected gay man to death in Gobabis last month remains in custody. His matter will continue on December 5 this year, Angula was informed when he returned to the Gobabis Magistrate’s Court yesterday. Angula, who was arrested for the alleged murder last month

Business & Finance


Ombaye Fishing helps visually impaired

WINDHOEK – A local company, Ombaye Fishing Pty Ltd, came to the rescue of the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired (NFVI), which was struggling to pay tax on equipment purchased in South Africa. The federation bought white canes, which were meant to be distributed during a visually impaired event at Outapi last week, but


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



Youths invited to apply for exchange programmes

WINDHOEK- The International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences, AIESEC Namibia is urging all interested Namibian youths to feel free to apply for internship through, or Facebook @ AIESEC Namibia before six O’clock on November 14. This is for the 2014 intake starting in December this year. The exchange programmes include

Court & Crime

Skeletons unearthed in water canal

ONGWEDIVA – Police in the Oshikoto region are in possession of human remains discovered by a community member at Oniifa village on Tuesday. According to the police, the human bones were discovered by a villager who was digging a water canal on Tuesday. “The man was digging a water canal when he discovered the human