Chinese Funds to Boost Infrastructure Development, Wildlife Protection in Namibia
[Focac] Windhoek -A Chinese trade and economic delegation led by Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Qian Keming held here on Wednesday consultations with Namibian officials to strengthen the economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.
Damara Film in Top 10 At British Film Awards
[Namibian] THE 'Damara King's Festival' film of last year's Damara Goab festival held at Okombahe was among the top 10 films at the arts and humanities research council's 'Research in Film' awards in London last week.
Communities Shun Child Marriage Research
[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare is experiencing challenges in compiling data on child marriage, singling out non-compliance from the target communities.
Mobilising Funds for Climate Finance Costly
[Namibian] THE Environmental Investment Fund (EIF), has found preparing project proposals for funding by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to be a costly exercise.
Latest Building and Vehicle Data Points to a Prolonged Recession
[Namibia Economist] The latest Namibian vehicle sales statistics show a contraction by 5.4% to 1 100 units in October 2017, while there was a slight increase in building plans approved by the City of Windhoek (101.1% compared to a 52.5% in September.)
Namibian Student in Russia Does Research On Cardio-Vascular Diseases
[New Era] Anna Katysheva (AK) a reporter for Russia's news portals on science and technologies, Indicator.Ru, interviewed Chase Bassingthwaighte (CB) a Namibian medical student at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, which is also known as RUDN University.
Mob Out Mete Instant Justice
[Namibian] MORE than 1000 residents of Johan Pandeni Consistuency in Okuryangava came out to deliver mob justice after hearing of a case of suspected kidnapping this morning.
Youth Organisation Rails Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse
[New Era] Windhoek -Leadership Excellence 2030 will be hosting its first ever motivational seminar at the Multipurpose Youth Centre in Katutura on December 2. The seminar will be hosted under the theme, 'Your Life Will Never Shift, Unless You Shift Your Mind'.
Namibian Student Attends Global Leaders Seminar
[New Era] Windhoek -Maria Sheya, a Namibian Masters degree student in Public Policy, majoring in Regional Development and Environmental Policy at the Korea Development Institute of Public Policy and Management in South Korea, became the first Namibian to represent the country at the Saemaul Undong (SMU) training programme for young global leaders in Korea over the weekend.
Afrima Win for the Dogg
[Namibian] AFTER enjoying one of his best years, from bagging commercial endorsements to the success of his music and business endeavours, The Dogg received one more big win for the year after scooping the Afrima Fan's Favourite award. He won with his hit song, 'Shuukifa Kwii'.
Swapo Begs From SOEs
[Namibian] SWAPO has asked several individuals, private companies and those working for state-owned enterprises to contribute towards the party's elective congress set for later this month.
Gender Activist and Journalist Dies
[Namibian] LEGENDARY gender activist and former journalist Sarry Xoagus-Eises has died. She was 60.
Suspect Who Dragged Dead Body With Car in Court
[Namibian] A 32-year-old farm worker accused of beating his victim to death, and then dragging his dead body behind a vehicle with a rope, appeared on a murder charge in the Keetmanshoop Magistrates' Court yesterday.
Pionierspark Robbery Suspects Expected in Court
[Namibian] The four Zimbabweans and two South Africans arrested on Monday following a daylight robbery at Westlane Lifestyle Centre in Pionierspark's Extension 1, are expected to make their first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court today.
Namibia Surges Towards 90 - 90:90
[Namibian] ACCORDING to the Namibian surges campaign, it is estimated that 19 people are infected with HIV in the country every day.
Farm Workers Get New Minimum Wage
[Namibian] THE Namibia Farm Workers Union and the Agricultural Employers Association yesterday signed an agreement on the minimum wage for workers in the sector.
Lawyers Ask for Probe On Trustco Non-Payments
[Namibian] One of the law firms claiming that the company Trustco Insurance has been failing to pay them for legal services provided to Legal Shield policyholders has now instituted a complaint against the company with the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority and the Bank of Namibia.
Women and Diabetes - Our Right to a Healthy Future
[Namibian] DIABETES is a condition that affects more and more Namibians each year, yet very few people are aware of the extent of the problem, hence the Namibia Diabetes Lifestyle Foundation was established in 2012.
Integration of Traditional Healers Into Primary Health Care
[Namibian] A LOCAL medical anthropologist has suggested that traditional medicine and biomedicine should be used in tandem in order to accommodate and treat mental illness, not only in traditional settings in state facilities.
Kaura's Blood Now Red, Green and Blue
[New Era] Windhoek -Katuutire Kaura, a one-time arch nemesis of the ruling party Swapo, yesterday officially joined the party he tried to topple from power in three democratic elections.