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Namibian President Off to Zimbabwe for State Visit

Namibian President Off to Zimbabwe for State Visit

President Hage Geingob is scheduled to depart for Zimbabwe tomorrow for a state visit that will see bilateral discussions and interaction with the business sector. The visit is scheduled to end Friday, the presidency announced yesterday. “This visit is the first of its kind to that fraternal country by the Namibian president since assuming office […]

Namibian President Hage Geingob to force white-owned businesses sell 25% stake to blacks

Namibian President Hage Geingob to force white-owned businesses sell 25% stake to blacks

President Hage Geingob has said Namibia will make it mandatory for white-owned businesses to sell a 25% stake to blacks, calling the country one of the most unequal in the world. A draft bill on the Namibia Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) was expected to be tabled before his cabinet soon, Geingob said in a speech […]

Namibian Tribe Where The Birth Date of a child is Counted Not From Birth But…..

Namibian Tribe Where The Birth Date of a child is Counted Not From Birth But…..

The Himba are an ethnic group of about 20,000 to 50,000 people living in northern Namibia, in the Kunene region (formerly Kaokoland) Recently they have also built two villages in Kamanjab which have become a tourist destination. They are mostly a nomadic, pastoral people, closely related to the Herero, and speak Otjihimba, a dialect of […]

Botswana rocked by strongest EVER 6.8 earthquake sending tremors across Southern Africa

Botswana rocked by strongest EVER 6.8 earthquake sending tremors across Southern Africa

BOTSWANA has been rocked by what appears to be its strongest ever earthquake – just hours after South Africa was also struck. This afternoon’s earthquake has measured 6.8 on the Richter scale – a rare strong quake for Africa. It is unknown whether much damage has been caused by the quake, which occurred at around 5.40pm […]

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 […]

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