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Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Africa is growing as a tourist hotspot for many young people around the world and unearthing more of its landmark gems only continues to strengthen its appeal. Take the case of the little-known Pride of Africa’s luxury train tour offered by South African private rail company, Rovos Rail. The train allows travelers to journey between […]

Angola Settles U.S.$51,1 Million Debt

Angola Settles U.S.$51,1 Million Debt

Bank of Namibia deputy governor Ebson Uanguta said the Banco Nacional De Angola has paid the outstanding US51,1 million debt owed Namibia. Speaking at a press briefing this morning, Uanguta noted that the outstanding amount was settled last Friday. “The Bank of Namibia is delighted that the debt repayment has been concluded in a spirit […]

Namibian Home Affairs Accused of Defaming Investors

Namibian Home Affairs Accused of Defaming Investors

The Africa Development and Education Foundation in Namibia (ADEF), says the visa rejection of two investors from Saudi Arabia, are linked to derogatory remarks by Home Affairs and Immigration officials. ADEF says one of the top officials in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration made the derogatory remarks against the Saudi investors. In a […]

Namibia Close to Controlling HIV Epidemic

Namibia Close to Controlling HIV Epidemic

Namibia is one of 13 countries close to achieving HIV epidemic control. The Namibia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (NAMPHIA) survey results to be released soon will give a clearer picture on how close the country is to that target. Epidemic control is considered when there are more people dying of AIDS related deaths, compared to […]

Windhoek Serial Rapist Gets 60 Years in Jail

Windhoek Serial Rapist Gets 60 Years in Jail

A serial rapist who carried out attacks on two teenage girls and two adult women in Windhoek in May 2007 and March 2010 was sentenced to an effective prison term of 60 years yesterday. Jan Rooinasie (53) carried out brutal and vicious attacks on defenceless women and girls, and he deserves to be removed from […]

President Hage Geingob’s “New Africa” Vision Can Inspire SADC

President Hage Geingob’s “New Africa” Vision Can Inspire SADC

President Hage Geingob is billed to take over the SADC chairmanship in August, a move that grants him a chance to place on a trajectory his vision for the sub-region and Africa at large. One such vision is what he termed a “new Africa”, which he coined to mean that the continent has embarked on […]

Namibia Shuns Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid … Over Western Sahara Issue

Namibia Shuns Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid … Over Western Sahara Issue

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has thrown their weight behind ongoing continental and international efforts to free the people of Western Sahara from the oppressive jaws of Morocco, after the football association resolved at last Saturday’s executive meeting not to support Morocco’s bid for the 2026 World Cup. With the Namibian government having already declared […]

We Want Western Sahara Independent says President Hage Geingob

We Want Western Sahara Independent says President Hage Geingob

President Hage Geingob has called on the international community to compel Morocco to implement a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for Western Sahara’s independence. Geingob made the call at State House yesterday during the official visit of the president of Western Sahara, Brahim Ghali, to Namibia. Ghali’s three-day state visit will focus on enhancing […]

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has said that leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe’s footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries. Grace said this while consoling the family of a revolutionary musician Dickson “Chinx” Chingaira in Harare on Tuesday. She also said that the white community around […]

Namibia Mourns Iconic Freedom Fighter Imprisoned With Mandela

Namibia Mourns Iconic Freedom Fighter Imprisoned With Mandela

Words of admiration flowed in from freedom fighters, heads of state and many more including South African political parties and other African organisations for Namibia’s revered anti-apartheid struggle icon, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who died in Windhoek at the age of 92. Ya Toivo died at his Klein Windhoek home on Friday evening from a […]

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