Local News

Catherine Sasman

If it will create jobs, a donkey abattoir may be established in town, says Okahandja mayor, Johannes Hindjou.

He welcomed the establishment of the proposed abattoir by Chinese company AgriNature Investment and Trading CC, saying the town is in desperate need of...

A new handbook which looks at urban agriculture was compiled in Windhoek recently by Ina Wilkie from the World Future Council.

The handbook gives information on regulations and water usage for urban agriculture. It shows different gardens across the city and the many ways in which...

Barry de Klerk – The Windhoek City Police had a busy evening last Friday and caught various criminals and traffic law violators.

Windhoek Express joined the City Police, Camp David and Copps 94.1 to track perpetrators and prevent crime and traffic violation around the city. The team take...

The Namibia Scientific Society presents a talk on “Farmers’ rights vis-a vis genetically modified seeds in the context of Africa” by Elize Shakalela tonight at 19:30.

Pertinent to farmers is their ability to save, exchange, sell and replant seeds. Hence, this presentation makes reasonable...

While some residents of Windhoek spent Independence Day leisurely at home, those who chose to spend the day somewhere else, was confronted by a few hundred ‘children of the liberation struggle’ who blocked the B1-road outside the city and demanded money from motorists.

The group...

Limba Mupetami

The world of aviation has long been known as a male dominated occupation and hobby. Today it is becoming an increasingly popular vocation for women to discover and enjoy. Windhoek Express sat down with Namene Mbumba (31), one of Air Namibia’s 14 female pilots, to reflect...

Limba Mupetami

The Namibian Lawyers Association, together with the ‘Be Free Movement’ lead by the first Lady of Namibia, Monica Geingos hosted a lunch talk on gender based violence at the University of Namibia in Windhoek on 7 March.

The event also commemorated a young woman from...

Entertainment

Barry de Klerk – The Windhoek CBD will be filled with different music this weekend when the Tafel Lager NamRock Festival kicks off.

The event will start on Friday with more than 20 local acts performing on three stages at the Warehouse Theatre. This is the twelfth year the festival takes place. NamRock Music...

Barry de Klerk – Auditions for the rap battle competition is completed and participants are preparing themselves to be crowned the champion.

This is the first Namibian rap competition and is organised by PK Administration. During the audition stage three judges judged participants on five different aspects...

Barry de Klerk – Keanu Reeves is terug as die bekende sluipmoordenaar John Wick en hierdie keer is daar meer aksie en geweld.

John Wick: Chapter 2 is dalk nog slegs vir 'n paar dae in teaters, maar dit is reeds geruime tyd in teaters wêreldwyd waar dit sover baie goeie resensies gekry het. Die fliek is...

Goût de France (Good France) will be celebrated worldwide this month with the objective to host an annual gathering where people enjoy French cuisine.

Restaurants all over the world will join together to prepare different French dishes. Le Petit Paris chef Arvan Carelse, will join 2000 other chefs to...

Barry de Klerk – More music and a bigger variety of artists is what concert goers can look forward to at this year’s Tafel Lager Namrock Festival.

This year the event is reinvented after a one-year hiatus. Acts not only include bands and acoustics performers, but also a DJ to entertain everyone regardless of...

Education

FNB global united visited three schools in Gobabis last week as part of the 2017 FNB Global United climate kick. At the Flhhoandawes Primary school they came across a "taappy-tap” which is used to wash hands and learn how to save water.

Fabian McCarthy, former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer...

The 2017 FNB Global United Climate Kick, with the theme ‘play your part’ assisted learners in Gobabis in planting trees and explained the important role itplayed in the environment.

Stanton Fredericks, South African soccer player who retired in May 2013, was part of the drive. He...

Leerlinge van Dagbreek Skool vir gestremdes het hierdie week Namibië se onafhanklikheid op kleurryke wyse gevier. Van die onderwysers en helpers het met tradisionele kleredrag gespog, terwyl van die leerlinge met gesigverf en aktiwiteite hul trots getoon het.

Barry de Klerk – Several schools in and around Windhoek celebrated Independence Day earlier this week and late last week.

Dawid Bezuidenhout Secondary School gave learners the opportunity to express their diversity and heritage through various performances at their celebrations last week...

The schools for the hearing and visually impaired pupils this year joined in celebrating independence last Friday. At the occasion, the newly appointed inspector for the Khomas region, Ms Victoria Katanga-Shikwambi, was also introduced.