Ndilimani stars in ICU after deadly car crash

WINDHOEK—Two top Ndilimani Cultural Troupe front-men are fighting for their lives at Lady Pohamba hospital after a tyre-burst on a curve causing a deadly accident on their way to Opuwo on Tuesday, this week. The accident claimed the life of Ndilimani business partner (name withheld) who was also travelling with the duo of Castro and Matangara in a brand-new Toyota twin-cab owned by band leader Jessy Nombanza. Nombanza was not in the car. Castro Lileni…

"Ndilimani stars in ICU after deadly car crash"

Repo Rate maintained @ 7% as Nam records N$24b in international reserves

  WINDHOEK—The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia kept the Repo rate unchanged at 7 percent following a review of global, regional and domestic economic and financial developments. In its monetary policy announcement today, the Central Bank says this rate remains appropriate to maintain the one-to­ one link between the Namibia Dollar and the South African Rand, without compromising growth. This as global economy is projected to improve slightly in 2017, compared…

"Repo Rate maintained @ 7% as Nam records N$24b in international reserves"

Ya Toivo Memorial at Oluno

WINDHOEK- The remains of late Namibian liberation icon and African freedom fighter Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo will be transported to the North for a memorial service. A memorial service will be held at Andimba Toivo ya Toivo Secondary School, at Oluno, in Ondangwa on Friday 16 June 2017. The second memorial service for the struggle icon will be held on Friday 23 June in the capital, before burial at the Heroes Acre. Share on: WhatsApp

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SME loan repayment nightmares- DBN advises

WINDHOEK-In the wake of recent reports of lapses in repayment of debt on small and medium enterprise loans issued with the purpose of enhancing Namibia’s development, economic activity and prosperity, DBN Senior Communication Manager Jerome Mutumba has clarified important aspects of mutual responsibility for lending and borrowing, which must be factored into the concept of development finance. Mutumba says that there is a distinction between finance for development and commercial finance. Finance for development will…

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Ya Toivo: 3-Days of National Mourning & Funeral Date Set

WINDHOEK- Today President Hage G. Geingob has formally conferred the honour of national hero status upon the Late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo (1924-2017). With that proclamation, the President has directed that a State Funeral be held in honour of the Late Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo. “As is customary with this announcement the remains of Ya Toivo will be interred at the Heroes Acre and it is directed that all flags in Namibia be flown at…

"Ya Toivo: 3-Days of National Mourning & Funeral Date Set"

The Andimba that I knew

WINDHOEK—VICKI and the late Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo got married exactly a week after Namibian independence in 1990. They had first met in 1984. Oshili24 Editor, Confidence Musariri reproduces an interview he had with the couple earlier on the eve of one of his birthday celebrations recently, where Vicki opened up on the Andimba that she got to know… “If old age implies limitations rather than wisdom, then neither of us believes in being old.…

"The Andimba that I knew"

Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, anti-apartheid icon dies

WINDHOEK- Anti-apartheid activist, World War II veteran, Robben Island political prisoner and one of the co-founders of the Swapo Party, Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, has died. He was 92. Ya Toivo died around 18H00 on Friday the 9th of June 2017, at his Klein Windhoek home in the Namibian capital, the President of Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob announced. He is survived by his wife Vicky (56) and twin daughters, Mutaleni and Nashikoto (23) as…

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Bruised Amukwiyu lines up Oshikoto victory

The Onayena District Conference on Tuesday evening chose youthful Swapo’s Oshikoto Regional Coordinator Armas Amukwiyu as its preferred candidate for the regional coordinator position, after he garnered 29 votes to Marx Nekongo’s 20 votes. After a flop at Omthiya district conference on Monday, Amukwiyu (35) recovered to discharge President Hage Geingob’s much fancied Nekongo, on his own turf of Onayena. That Onayena is the home ground of Marx Nekongo where he was a Councillor until…

"Bruised Amukwiyu lines up Oshikoto victory"

Swapo veteran knocks out Armas Amukwiyu

The man once credited for smoothening President Hage Geingob’s march to power in 2012 has suffered a light blow after Swapo’s Omuthiya district stopped him from being nominated for Oshikoto regional coordinator’s position last night. Instead, it was Marx Nekongo (70), who garnered 69 votes over the incumbent Armas Amukwiyu’s 48 votes, and will likely pass the Central Committee vetting and nominate President Geingob at the November Swapo Congress to stand in the 2019 presidential…

"Swapo veteran knocks out Armas Amukwiyu"

President Launches NDP5

Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia this morning launched Namibia’s Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5). Below is his entire speech: Development is often defined as the process by which a country improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its citizens.  Measures of such development are aggregates or averages, such as, GDP per capita. Our objective is to go beyond just the aggregates and subjective wellbeing. Obviously, such calculations are flawed as…

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