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Affirmative Repositioning Movement Proposes Presidential Age Limit In

Affirmative Repositioning Movement Proposes Presidential Age Limit In

THE Affirmative Repositioning movement says it will mobilise more than 1 000 young people to petition for an upper age limit for future presidential candidates. AR leader Job Amupanda told the media on Monday that while the Namibian Constitution dictates that one must be over 36 years of age to become President, it does not […]

Namibia 9th In Africa Investment Destination Rankings

Namibia 9th In Africa Investment Destination Rankings

NAMIBIA has been ranked the 9th most attractive economy for investments flowing into Africa. This is according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab published on Wednesday. Botswana topped the rankings as the most attractive economy for investments flowing into Africa. According to the index, […]

Activist Seeks Help For People With Disabilities

Activist Seeks Help For People With Disabilities

A YOUNG man at Walvis Bay is appealing for help to support people with disabilities at Walvis Bay. Mario Thaniseb says most people with disabilities are lonely, although they live with family members, who are expected to be their support. He says there is still a problem of stigmatisation and discrimination against people with disabilities […]

Namibia: Rape Cases On The Rise In Ohangwena

Namibia: Rape Cases On The Rise In Ohangwena

AS of yesterday, 13 rape cases had been reported in the Ohangwena region alone since the beginning of this year. According to Ohangwena police spokesperson sergeant Abner Itumba, most cases involve older men raping girls who are their relatives. “This is a worrisome trend. I do not know what is happening with our men in […]

Namibia: First Lady Calls For Sexual Education In Schools

Namibia: First Lady Calls For Sexual Education In Schools

First Lady Monica Geingos has called on schools to include sexual education in their curriculum and to empower young women about their sexual rights. Geingos said this here on Friday during the closing ceremony of the three-day Eastern and Southern Africa regional consultation event on HIV Prevention and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Adolescent […]

Namibia Post And Telecom Holdings Let Go Of Workers

Namibia Post And Telecom Holdings Let Go Of Workers

YESTERDAY marked the last working day of employees at the Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings. This was confirmed by the entity’s board chairperson, Ally Angula. Angula and her board members were appointed to carry out a Cabinet directive to dismantle the entity. She said one of the steps in dismantling the entity was dealing with […]

Namibia Aims For 50/50 Gender Balance Before 2030

Namibia Aims For 50/50 Gender Balance Before 2030

NAMIBIA aims to implement the 50/50 policy in line with the Southern African Development Community Protocol on Gender and Development before the set deadline lapses in 2030. The SADC Gender Protocol (SGP), which is a legally binding document and expects all states to domesticate, was signed and ratified by Namibia in 2015. At the Gender […]

Namibia: Witch Doctor’s Advice Leads To Wife Bashing

Namibia: Witch Doctor’s Advice Leads To Wife Bashing

ACCUSATIONS of infidelity have cost a 34-year-old Windhoek woman marital bliss after her irate husband assaulted her on his return from consulting a witch doctor at Okahandja Park. The witch doctor, George Daniel, had allegedly told the man that his wife was seeing someone behind his back. The couple, who asked not to be named, […]

Namibia: War Veteran Petitions UN

Namibia: War Veteran Petitions UN

Liberation struggle veterans calling themselves Namibian refugees have petitioned the United Nations (UN) secretary general Ban Ki-moon to provide them with a report concerning the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the repatriation, rehabilitation and resettlement process during and after the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 435. They also want Ban to provide […]

Namibia: Woman Stabbed And Burned To Death

Namibia: Woman Stabbed And Burned To Death

Helaria Hainane, 48, became the latest casualty of domestic violence after she was allegedly stabbed and set on fire with a chain tied around her neck at Okahamevona at Okongo last week Thursday. Hainane’s younger sister, Nadula Hainane, told New Era that apart from the burned body, there was apparently a ditch dug at their […]