News

Breeding pure

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

With poultry farming become a lucrative business, especially in drought-stricken areas of northern Namibia, well-known chicken breeder, Ranch Koiimasis, is advising farmers to consider mixing household breeds with purer ones, to improve size and meat...

Governor wants renamed airport upgraded

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Oshana governor Elia Irimari has welcomed the renaming of the Ondangwa Airport to Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo Airport, while also appealing to the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) to consider upgrading the facility to a fully-fledged...

Hopeless and no one to turn to

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Local News

A struggling family of 11 at Ncamagoro village in Kavango West are finding it hard to make ends meet.They go days without a proper meal, which is part and parcel of their daily life struggles....

Shoombe is kapana champ

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Local News

Emiliana Shoombe, 38, a vessel steward from Onepungu village, was named the winner of the fifth Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off, after the final was held on Saturday at the Game Shopping Centre in Oshakati.She was announced...

Passionate about agriculture

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

Former security guard Victor Kasinda says he gets much more job satisfaction from his current job as caretaker at an irrigation project near Rundu.Kasinda (57) has been working at the Salem agriculture cooperative, situated about...

Kavango youth swamped by challenges

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Local News

During this month's Kavango East presidential town hall meeting, youth did not shy away from laying bare their challenges, while saying they want the 62.5%...

Tailored for success

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Local News

Annachletha Kudumo (32) is a tailor who operates from the Rundu open market.She is determined to own her own workshop where she would like to...

Ondangwa discovers go-karting fun

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Sports

The Ondangwa town council is finalising an agreement that will see the council leasing part of the town's showgrounds to Windhoek Go-Karting.Go-karting proved to be...

Mbappé has big dreams

3 weeks ago - 28 August 2019 | Sports

A 13-year-old boy from Mpora village in Kavango West dreams of playing for the Namibian national football team.Haushona Thomas, who is a grade 7 learner...

A daily battle for survival

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Local News

A struggling family of 13 in Kavango West, who survive solely on the pension grant of the head of the house, is pleading for support.Ewi...

Meet the bowstring maestro

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The 60-year-old Shilengifa shaNaimbudu has urged youth and children not to take their cultural and traditional practices for granted, as they will be useful to...

Consultation is key, says Mbambo

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Local News

Kavango East regional governor Samuel Mbambo says consultation among stakeholders should be made a priority when planning and implementing community projects.Mbambo made the remark during...

News

Ndonga Linena youth initiate Ghupampi...

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Youth

The youth of Ndonga Linena constituency in the Kavango East Region are planning “a day of hard work”, to be known as Ghupampi Day. The...

Keeping culture alive

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Cultural

Arts and cultural festivals not taking place in Namibia means that cultural practices are dying, without being transmitted to the younger generation.Matheus Itula, a senior...

North to host sports awards

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Sports

The north is geared up to host the 2019 Namibia Annual Sports Awards (NASA), scheduled for 25 and 26 October.Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) officials, accompanied...

Rural sports neglected

1 month - 31 July 2019 | Sports

The chairperson of the JS Kahonzo third-tier league, Lyvere Voito, has accused government leaders of neglecting sport development in rural areas.Voito made the remark in...

Unhappiness over beneficiary registrations

2 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A decision by government to exclude households with a combined income of more than N$2 600 from getting drought assistance has been heavily criticised.It is...

Face-to-face with poverty

2 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A family of four from Shiwandamo village in the Rundu Rural constituency is living in abject poverty, a situation that has been exacerbated by the...

Load More