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Namibian LGBTQ exile dies in UK

2 weeks ago - 25 April 2021 | People

Windhoek • [email protected] young Namibian who reportedly fled Namibia and sought asylum in Britain because of discrimination experienced due to his bisexuality, died by suicide in Britain.While devastated family and friends declined to go on...

Music industry mourns Tunakie

2 weeks ago - 25 April 2021 | People

Windhoek • Michael KayundeIt was a sad weekend for the Namibian music industry as news of Tunakie’s death broke on Saturday (24 April).A family source told the media that the singer died in South Africa...

Juffrou Vissie groet die skoolgeewêreld

3 months ago - 11 February 2021 | People

Me. Elsabe Visser (beter bekend as Juffrou Vissie) het op 31 Desember 2020 ná 42 jaar in die onderwys, afgetree.Nadat sy in 1974 matriek geslaag het, is Elsabe Onderwys Kollege Paarl (OKP) toe waarna sy...

Groot planne vir jong skoolhoof

3 months ago - 25 January 2021 | People

Windhoek • [email protected] 1 Februarie, staan ’n jong vrou in groot skoene.Die 25-jarige onderwyseres, Tiandra Olivier, sal van volgende week die pos as skoolhoof van dienuwe Lingua privaatskool volstaan. Dié skool is deel van die...

Helping to feed the nation

5 months ago - 16 November 2020 | People

One of the women behind the beloved staple of households across Namibia, Talia von Maltzahn, Operations Manager at Namib Mills (a member of Team Namibia), has been a key driving force in the local pasta...

Mafwila leads NamPol's HR directorate

6 months ago - 03 November 2020 | People

NamPol Inspector-General, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, announced the appointment of Commissioner Elina Mafwila as head the force’s Human Resources Directorate.In a statement, NamPol said Mafwila was...

Beuke to lead NTA for the time being

7 months ago - 01 October 2020 | People

Cor Beuke (pictured) has been delegated to serve as caretaker chief executive of the Namibia Training Authority (NTA), effective 1 October for a period of...

Sen Pang leads UN Namibia

7 months ago - 17 September 2020 | People

Sen Pang, the newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator in Namibia, was received at State House, where he handed over his Letter of Credence and...

Nakawa bids farewell

7 months ago - 16 September 2020 | People

Paul Nakawa, Air Namibia’s head of corporate communications and stakeholder management, has resigned. His last working day is 30 September 2020.Nakawa joined Air Namibia on...

High honour for Omba’s Karin le Roux

8 months ago - 11 September 2020 | People

The Finnish Hän Honour award has been bestowed on the founding director of the Omba Arts Trust, Karin le Roux.With this award, Finnish embassies around...

Namibian to head UN program

8 months ago - 08 September 2020 | People

Namibia’s former tourism director Sem Shikongo has been appointed to head the Access and Benefit-sharing Unit Thematic (ABS) at the Secretariat of the Convention of...

Buy a t-shirt, help save a life

8 months ago - 02 September 2020 | People

Windhoek • [email protected] in and out of hospital for the better part of 2019, JC Nolte finally received a diagnosis. Cancer. According to his sister,...

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US bring hulde aan Mudge,...

8 months ago - 27 August 2020 | People

Die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US) in Suid-Afrika is diep bedroef oor die afsterwe van twee vooraanstaande Namibiese US-alumni, dr Japie van Zyl, een van die wêreld...

Hard work and perseverance pay...

8 months ago - 25 August 2020 | People

Juanita Frans is the newly elected staff representative to the NUST Council, having garnered the majority votes in a two-day poll held amongst the campus...

GIPF celebrates female trailblazer

8 months ago - 24 August 2020 | People

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) announced that one of their own is now a Certified Internal Auditor – a globally recognised designation by the...

NUST’s Masake joins ICC investigators

9 months ago - 10 August 2020 | People

Dr Pilisano Masake, a lecturer and Deputy Head of Department: Social Sciences, in the Faculty of Human Sciences at the Namibia University of Science and...

Staff changes at Nampol

9 months ago - 15 July 2020 | People

The Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force announced a number of changes of position in the force.• Deputy Commissioner Moritz Norres !Naruseb has been...

Poor countries fail to support...

11 months ago - 12 June 2020 | People

Fewer than 10% of countries have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education, according toUnesco’s 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report: Inclusion and education –...

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