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Namibia drops on corruption index

18 hours ago | Local News

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] Namibia has been ranked 58 out of 180 countries by Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, on its latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI).Namibia scored 49 points on...

Two-year pandemic exposes vast schisms between Namibia’s rich and...

18 hours ago | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] Nearly two years after the World Health Organisation first sounded the alarm about a novel coronavirus outbreak spreading across the globe, analysts say the pandemic not only exposed Namibia’s socio-economic cracks...

NaTIS tackles licence backlog

1 week ago - 18 January 2022 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] New bookings for student licences at NaTIS have been temporarily suspended so that the huge backlog can be made up.According to Roads Authority (RA) spokesperson Hileni Fillemon, the backlog differs from...

‘Free water’ costs hundreds of millions

1 week ago - 18 January 2022 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] The provision of free water to vulnerable communities in informal settlements since April 2020, has almost doubled the debt of municipalities, town councils and settlements to NamWater until 31 December 2021.Information...

NSA secures funding for delayed census

1 week ago - 16 January 2022 | Local News

Windhoek ∙ Ogone Tlhage The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) will be able to conduct its census later this after securing funding for the exercise.The census was supposed to be conducted last year but...

Wrong body buried

2 weeks ago - 13 January 2022 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] Two grieving families suffered more trauma after their loved ones’ bodies were accidently switched, allegedly at the Swakopmund district hospital,...

Municipal resorts experience good holiday occupancy

3 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | Local News

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The local resorts experienced more bookings this festive season compared to the previous year, according to Florentia Mutrifa, the head...

More locals on holiday at the coast

3 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | Local News

Swakopmund ∙ [email protected] There were many more Namibians enjoying their festive season at the coast than foreigners, according to several business people and institutions to...

‘Kersfeeskomeet’ sorg vir skouspel uit Namibië

3 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | Local News

Windhoek • Ronelle Rademeyer Soos in Betlehem van ouds het die “wyse manne en vroue” van die astronomiewêreld die afgelope Kerstyd na Namibië gereis agter...

Pa swem nog 'n myl vir sy outistiese seun

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] Haller het voor die Nuwejaar die jaarlikse Jetty Myl in Swakopmund geswem met sy outistiese seun, Fanilo (12), asook die bewusmaking, aanvaarding...

Toerismesekuriteitseenheid vir kusdorp

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | Local News

Swakopmund ondervind die afgelope tyd ’n toename in geweld en rooftogte wat op toeriste gemik word. Die Swakopmund-munisipaliteit weier egter om terug te sit...

Mobiele verkeerskantoor 'n aanwins

3 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | Local News

Walvisbaai • [email protected] mobiele “Booze Bus'-verkeerskantoor het 'n uiters besige tyd beleef vandat dit op 10 Desember amptelik in die kusstreek begin werk het. Dié...

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Use of fireworks prohibited in...

3 weeks ago - 31 December 2021 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] use or exploding of fireworks within a local authority area is prohibited as stipulated in section 3 of the Local Authorities Act...

A ‘million’ needed to complete...

1 month - 27 December 2021 | Local News

Henties Bay • [email protected] The Henties Bay Lions Club needs a million dollars to complete its N$3,2 million state-of-the-art dementia centre.The construction process started...

Use of fireworks prohibited in...

1 month - 26 December 2021 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] The use or exploding of fireworks within a local authority area is prohibited as stipulated in section 3 of the...

Exploding wreck blows fuse of...

1 month - 25 December 2021 | Local News

Swakopmund ∙ [email protected] of the Fukuseki ‘wreck reduction’ project representatives claiming that the environmental damage caused by the explosive demolition of the three-year-old wreck on...

Pelican Point Turtle on path...

1 month - 24 December 2021 | Local News

Swakopmund ∙ Kevin Santy In November this year, French seal scientists Mathilde Martin and Isabelle Charrier made an unusual discovery on the Pelican Point Peninsula.A...

Fukuseki blown to pieces

1 month - 23 December 2021 | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Japanese fishing vessel, Fukuseki Maru, that ran aground just south of the Ugab River mouth in 2018, underwent a “wreck...

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