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[Namibian] NAMIBIA's national rugby coach Allister Coetzee has selected two teams to take on Stellenbosch University in a training match in Stellenbosch this afternoon.
[Namibian] FORMER Ramblers and Namibian national hockey team star Trevor Cormack is credited as one of the players who have catapulted the local game to its current heights.
[Namibian] CHRISTINE Mboma is not splitting from her founding coach Henk Botha, the latter maintains.
[Namibian] POLCE Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga says police did not abduct or torture Imanuwela David who is one of the five Namibians suspected of stealing millions from South African president Cyril Ramaphosa.
[Namibian] THE United States government and Namibia's Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service launched a labour market assessment report in Windhoek on Thursday.
[New Era] Based on the World Health Organisation's Covid-19 Resurgence Thresholds, the pandemic in Namibia seems to be under control but continuous monitoring is needed at all levels to ensure that response activities correspond with the phase of resurgence.
[New Era] Retired director of sport and renowned sports administrator Dr Vetumbuavi Veii on Monday called on local boxing promoters to honour the efforts and legacy of the late Ambrosius Kandjii by hosting annual boxing development tournaments that will be named after him.
[New Era] Vivo Energy Namibia last week unveiled a mobile quality laboratory (MQL), which includes a fully-automated fuel value tester that permits rapid and precise analysis of petrol and diesel directly on-site. The mobile laboratory is able to produce key test results within 30 minutes, and is expected to enhance an already stringent control process in place throughout the company's supply chain.
[New Era] About 30 people were left homeless in Windhoek yesterday after they were apparently evicted from their home of more than 30 years. The evictees were staying in a complex on Kinshasa Street, Wanaheda, when they were served with eviction notices in April this year. They are part of 300 residents who received the eviction orders in April.
[Namibian] Brave Warriors star midfielder Willy 'Awillo' Stephanus was a surprise competitor in the Express Credit Futsal Winter League over the weekend when he turned out for Galacticos in a Premier League match against the X Men.
[New Era] The ministry of environment has recorded an alarming number of rhino carcasses in Etosha National Park from the beginning of this month. Eleven black rhinos have been poached in the last two weeks.
[New Era] The Namibian banking industry plays a critical role in catalysing economic activity and ensures financial stability, especially in unprecedented and challenging times. Bank Windhoek's Managing Director Baronice Hans said this when she took over the chairpersonship of the Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN) on Friday.
[New Era] Ombudsman Basilius Dyakugha says his office lacks jurisdiction to investigate allegations against President Hage Geingob levelled by the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters last week.
[Namibian] COLLIN Benjamin says he will employ "an open door policy" while in charge of the Brave Warriors.
[New Era] Newly-appointed Brave Warriors head coach Collin Benjamin yesterday said his tenure at the helm of the national team will not be a one-man show, but will be centred around collective efforts as a team, constant consultations and giving everyone an opportunity to make a contribution.
[New Era] A herd of elephants with babies invaded and continued to damage houses and fences at Oshikondailongo village in the Onesi constituency.
[New Era] Aggrieved community members of the Okondjatu district are up in arms over the constant shoddy construction work executed at the poorly developed village, north east of Okahandja, in the Otjozondjupa region.
[New Era] Rob Youth Foundation (RYF) has joined hands with International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) to promote basic youth tenets, including peace among the youth in Namibia and beyond its borders.
[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) on Tuesday confirmed that with an ongoing operation in Etosha National Park, 11 rhino carcasses from the beginning of June to date have been discovered.
[Namibian] THE Desert Jewels have been exceptional despite losing two of their matches at the Confederation of Southern African Netball Associations (Cosana) Tri-nation series in Blantyre, in Malawi.
[Namibian] THE Namibian national men's cricket team, the Richelieu Eagles sealed a 3-0 victory in their 50-over cricket series against Hong Kong when they won their final match by seven wickets on Sunday.
[Namibian] A PLAN by Swapo politicians to discuss amendments to the ruling party's constitution at the central committee failed over the weekend, a move that favours the presidential ambitions of deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila.
[Namibian] A SWAPO think tank report has recommended that the government should introduce a N$50 monthly levy for everyone who earns more than N$5 000 a month to contribute towards the provision of national healthcare.
[New Era] The Keetmanshoop Rural constituency councillor was arrested on a charge of assault with the intention to do grievous bodily harm in Aroab.
[New Era] The presidency said there is absolutely no truth in the allegations that President Hage Geingob inappropriately used his office to assist President Matamela Ramaphosa. State House on Friday issued a statement over what it calls "unfounded allegations" that President Geingob might have assisted his South African counterpart Ramaphosa in "apprehending" a suspect connected to the Phala Phala farm burglary.
[New Era] Eenhana -- The Eenhana Town Council has warned street vendors who defy its new policy and continue trading at undesignated points within the town that they will receive heavy fines.
[New Era] KATIMA MULILO -- Ten selected schools in the Zambezi region received material and equipment on Friday valued at about N$400 000 from Nilaleg as part of its tree-planting initiative. The equipment includes 5 000-litre water tanks, wire fence, water pumps, pipes, spades, rakes and seedlings.
[New Era] Seasoned racehorse Starlile from the Okahandja Racing Club on Saturday again proved its dominance during the MTC Winter Cup at the Okahatjipara turf in the Okondjatu vicinity, where it scooped the all-important 2200m Import Open category.
[New Era] Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila cautioned loan recipients to not squander the money received, and urged them to use the funds optimally to build their enterprises and the economy.
[Namibian] THE Richelieu Eagles wrapped up their 50-over series with a huge 162-run victory against Hong Kong on Thursday.
[Namibian] THE visit by senior Namibian government officials to Iceland has been welcomed.
[Namibian] KHOMAS governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua said the relevant authorities, including the regional council, should make land available to the people.
[New Era] President Hage Geingob yesterday stressed for technology to be a force for development for all Namibians, saying it must reach everyone.
[New Era] State advocate Felisitas Sikerete-Vendura yesterday refused to accept the guilty plea of Jeremia van Wyk, who confessed under oath to abducting and sexually violating a minor in 2019 on the rape charge because he did not admit to all the crimes he committed.
[New Era] A Rehoboth resident, who allegedly killed his 18-year-old pregnant girlfriend, finally got his trial dates 10 years after his initial arrest.
[Namibian] THE Namibia National Olympic Committee yesterday launched the 2022 Olympic Day in partnership with the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre and the French embassy in Namibia.
[New Era] Ongwediva -- Some correctional officers are not trusted by their superiors anymore, as they smuggle contraband, get into business, befriend and even get involved in romantic relationships with inmates.
[Namibian] Namibian mountain bike riders once again excelled at an international event against South Africa's top riders as well as some other top continental riders over the weekend.
[Namibian] HELGI SELJAN and INGI FREYR VILHJáLMSSON
[Namibian] POLICE deputy inspector general for administration major general Anne-Marie Nainda and deputy inspector general responsible for operations major general Joseph Shikongo are said to be front- runners in the race to succeed current police chief inspector general Sebastian Ndeitunga.
[Namibian] Kavango East governor Bonifasius Wakudumo says the renewal of green scheme projects to ensure food security remains a priority for the region.
[Namibian] FORMER member of parliament Geoffrey Mwilima, who is serving a prison term on high treason and other charges, is making another attempt in the Windhoek High Court to get the prison authorities to recommend his release on medical grounds.
[Namibian] SOME pensioners say they are disenchanted as they have not received their pension funds that were due last week.
[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob says he is "confused" about how he allegedly assisted South African president Cyril Ramaphosa to conceal a robbery at his Phala Phala game farm in February 2020.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Namibian authorities have identified several suspects linked to the theft of nearly U.S.$4 million from South African President President Cyril's Phala Phala farm in Limpopo in 2020, investigative journalism unit, AmaBhungane reports.
[Namibian] THE impacts of climate change have already started affecting Namibia's economic development, impacting the country's agricultural sector - particularly rural households and small-scale farmers who depend on rain-fed subsistence farming.
[Namibian] WALVIS Bay mayor Trevino Forbes and French ambassador to Namibia Sébastien Minot this week welcomed the arrival of the French laboratory ship, the schooner Tara.
[Namibian] OSHANA regional governor Elia Irimari says his region is faced with the potential risk of drought because of inconsistent rain last summer.
[Namibian] THE annual Nama cultural festival, which took place this past weekend at Keetmanshoop in the //Kharas region, was a melting pot of storytelling and traditional cuisine and attire.