Local News

Limba Mupetami

Local paralympic swimmer, Mateus Angula (23) is appealing to the community for financial assistance in order to attend his swimming lessons at Olympia swimming pool in Windhoek.

Mateus was born without legs in a village called Iilambo in the Omusati region but says...

Mariana Balt

By sommige mense brand die vreugdevure reeds hoog, terwyl ander nog versigtig optimisties is oor die feit dat 'n langdurige droogte dalk gebreek mag wees.

In die verspreidingsgebied van Windhoek Express, wat naas Windhoek ook Okahandja, Gobabis en Rehoboth insluit, het...

Tuesday marked the opening the fifth session of the sixth parliament of Namibia, with Pres. Hage Geingob and both his two predecessors, as well as other distinguished guests, present at the ceremony.

In his opening address he described 2017 as “the year in which we recommit ourselves to...

Limba Mupetami

On 8 February, the Museums Association of Namibia, in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland and the Katutura Community Art center (KCAC) launched the mobile exhibition titled Omutete wOkaholo: migrant labour and the making of Namibia in Windhoek.

The exhibition...

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has decided to lease the former Rhino garment factory living quarters and dining hall without the relevant certification and an approved building plan.

According to a document availed at a recent council meeting, the CoW management has decided to lease part of...

On Monday 20 February at 19:30 the Namibian Scientific Society presents “ORACLES (ObseRvations of Aerosols above CLouds and their intEractionS)” by NASA expert Robert Wood.

The South East Atlantic is home to one of the three permanent subtropical stratocumulus cloud decks in the world....

Barry de Klerk – The City of Windhoek has given all legal car wash owners 28 days, starting on 3 February, to make the necessary arrangements to ensure they comply with municipal regulations and bylaws.

The CoW is looking at eliminating all illegal car washes that operate within the city...

Entertainment

Namibians are in for a Blues/Rock concert on Friday 24 February when South African Ann Jangle, supported by Riaan Smit, will perform her unique style of music at the Warehouse Theatre.

Ann Jangle’s ominous style of dark folk, eclectic rock, gypsy infused, theatrical, soulful style of writing and performing...

This Is (Just) a Teacup, Niina Turtola’s latest project in the context of the fictive Ministry of Truth and Typography, opens on 20 February at 17:30 at the FNCC. It can be seen until 16 March.

The exhibition provokes thinking and discussion around posters and their representation of objects and the artist...

The second Showbiz workshop will take place in the Cellar of Rock at the Warehouse Theatre in Windhoek this Saturday from 14:00 to 17:00

It will assist artist to adhere to business principles so they can become self-sustainable. Topics such as communication, artist etiquette and taboos in the events industry...

Barry de Klerk – Batman het oor die laaste paar jaar die teaterskerms oor geneem, maar The Lego Batman Movie vertel 'n heel nuwe storie oor die welbekende karakter.

Die fliek is 'n opvolgverhaal van The Lego Movie en vertel die storie van Batman in 'n humoristiese manier wat deur almal geniet kan word. Dit...

Barry de Klerk – Die Resident Evil-reeks kom tot ’n einde met Milla Jovovich wat vir die laaste keer die rol van Alice vertolk.

In Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, het die T-virus wat deur Umbrella Corp vrygelaat is, reg oor die wêreld begin versprei. Dit veroorsaak dat mense in demone, monsters en zombies...

Education

Limba Mupetami

The University of Namibia (Unam) in Windhoek opened its doors for the academic year on 14 February.

Unam’s vice chancellor, Professor Lazarus Hangula, who spoke at the ceremony, said that the bulk of Unam’s academic offerings do not only cover undergraduate and...

A total of 41 learners of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) were awarded their German language diplomas (DSD I and DSD II) recently.

Mr Ullrich Kinne, permanent representative of the ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Ms Marion Krooß (DHPS coordinator for...

M&K Gertze High School in Rehoboth held their annual athletics on 11 February. The top athletes for the day are Bruce Sinvula (junior victor ludorum), Jesse Joseph (senior victrix ludorum), William Freyer (senior victor ludorum) and Melane Coleman (junior victrix ludorum) with (middle) ds....

The basketball artists school (BAS) in Katutura on 8 February awarded their players for academic performances in the previous school year.

The awards ceremony was attended by all BAS rookies, juniors, seniors, staff, coaches and volunteers. The ceremony saw 44 awards as well as prizes...

Barry de Klerk – The School for the Hearing Impaired, the School for the Visually Impaired and Môreson School in Khomasdal, recently received 360 cases of Vigo.

These non-alcoholic beverages were donated to the school by Ohlthaver & List (O&L) to show their continued support to...