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Namibia’s Ex-Magistrate in Dock On Corruption Charges

Namibia’s Ex-Magistrate in Dock On Corruption Charges

A FORMER magistrate who resigned as a judicial officer after being suspended from her position early last year will have to stand trial on two criminal charges, the prosecutor general has decided. Having been arrested at Rundu on 2 March, ex-magistrate Hileni Kavara (33) made her first appearance in the dock in the Windhoek Regional […]

Wanderers, Unam Charge Ahead in Rugby Premier League Log

Wanderers, Unam Charge Ahead in Rugby Premier League Log

WANDERERS and Unam moved five points clear at the top of the Rugby Premier League log after two comprehensive victories against Walvis Bay and Kudus respectively on Saturday. Both teams received two bonus points for scoring seven or more tries, with Wanderers beating Walvis Bay 48-8, while Unam beat Kudus 50-17. In two other matches […]

Namibia demands $30 billion for German colonial rule genocide

Namibia demands $30 billion for German colonial rule genocide

NY Attorney Kenneth McCallion (L), defending the Namibian tribes and Herero chief Vekuii Rukoro speak at a news conference on March 16, 2017 in New York. The two men discussed a hearing regarding a Namibian indigenous people’s lawsuit against Germany. Namibia is to launch a $30 billion lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial […]

U.S. Court Looks into German Genocide in Namibia

U.S. Court Looks into German Genocide in Namibia

In January, traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint against Germany with a US court demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide. The judge and the plaintiffs’ lawyers to meet in New York on Thursday. Plaintiffs lawyers and the judge are to meet in New York on March 16 to discuss a possible class-action suit against Germany by […]

Windhoek Notorious Gang Arrested

Windhoek Notorious Gang Arrested

WINDHOEK City Police yesterday arrested eight members of a notorious gang that has been terrorising members of the public in the areas between Eveline Street and Monte Christo road in Greenwell Matongo and Havana, Windhoek. City police superintendent Eliaser Iiyambo said the gang members, whose ages range from 16 to 21, have been terrorising the […]

Chinese-Invested Uranium Mine in Namibia Sets Production Goal

Chinese-Invested Uranium Mine in Namibia Sets Production Goal

The Husab Uranium Mine in Namibia, one of China’s biggest single investment in Africa, will target production of 15 million pounds of U3O8 per year. Beata Muteka, Brand Manager at Swakop Uranium’s Husab Mine, told Xinhua that the mine produced the first drum of uranium oxide on Dec 30, 2016. China General Nuclear Power Company […]

Namibian Indigenous Groups Sue Germany Over Genocide

Namibian Indigenous Groups Sue Germany Over Genocide

Namibian indigenous groups filed a lawsuit against Germany in a US court on Thursday, demanding compensation for genocide by German colonial troops in the early 1900s. Berlin appears unperturbed. Germany’s special envoy for dialogue with Namibia, Ruprecht Polenz, told DW that he was “not surprised” by a lawsuit filed by Namibian activists in a US […]

Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

Of the African nations, Namibia ranks 42nd overall, Rwanda ranks 43rd, Botswana ranks 44th and South Africa ranks 46th – all of which perform well on the ‘Policy’ pillar but have some way to go to improve on their infrastructure and education in particular. The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks […]

Transformative Policies Create Investment Opportunities – President Hage Geingob

Transformative Policies Create Investment Opportunities – President Hage Geingob

Namibia’s ambitious agenda to attack inequality can reward investors, as well as transform the country, says President Hage Geingob, who is hosting an international investment conference in the capital. Since his inauguration last year as Namibia’s third democratically elected head of state, Geingob has made the eradication of poverty, which he calls “our biggest divide,” his […]

Namib Skies a Weather Lab for NASA

Namib Skies a Weather Lab for NASA

THE WALVIS Bay airport has, for the next few weeks, become the base for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) ‘Oracles’ (observations of aerosols above clouds and their interactions) mission. Nasa is currently undertaking high-altitude flights with special research aircraft off Namibia’s coast to study the effect of smoke from veld fires on the […]

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