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San Antonio Mayor Visits Windhoek

    The City of Windhoek is honored to host His Worship Ron Nirenberg, Mayor of San Antonio, and his delegation, from 24 to 28 July 2024. This visit marks a significant milestone in the relationship between the two cities, which was formalized with the signing of a Sister Cities Agreement in October 2016. Windhoek is proud to be the first African city to have signed such an agreement with […]

todayJuly 24, 2024 2

Namibia

African elections workshop spotlights declining faith in democracy

https://youtu.be/3CXvRhZQnss By Selma Taapopi An Afrobarometer survey of 30 African countries, including Namibia, shows a decline in a preference for democracy. Seventy-three percent of Africans preferred democracy between 2011/2013 as opposed to 66% in 2021/2023. In Namibia, the preference for democracy among citizens dwindled from 64% to 55%. Open Society Foundations senior advisor on advocacy Jeggan Grey-Johnson said the data indicates a loss of faith in democratic elections. Grey-Johnson shared this […]

todayJuly 24, 2024 14

Local

Three more qualify for Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off Final

    The third preliminary round in the Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off competition took place last weekend in Windhoek, where three contestants qualified for the competition final slated for 24 August in Ongwediva. From the 60 contests who took part in the preliminary round on Saturday, 20 July, Hasheni Mandume, Maria Mumbala and Sxelse Tsamases, emerged on top, and will join six other finalists to compete in the final for the […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 4

Africa

Windhoek ranks 7th in Africa for high crime rates

According to the latest crime index statistics by Numbeo, Namibia has the sixth-highest crime index in Africa as of mid-2024, with a score of 63.7. Windhoek ranks as the seventh highest city on the continent with a crime index of 67.6. Socio-economic challenges such as unemployment, inflation, and high living costs, combined with poverty and economic inequality, have contributed to the high crime rate. Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Joseph Shikongo, the […]

todayJuly 18, 2024 26

Oshiwambo

Aanamagumbo 28 oya pewa omagumbo gawo omape ko Goreagab Dam Exten 4 ohela.

Omagumbo oga tungwa ku Muni gwa Windhoek,ehangano lyo NHE,palongelokumwe nuuministeli weyambulepo lyokomikunda noondoolopa,nelelo lyoshitopolwa Khomas,onga oshitopolwa shoshiluku shotango shopololeka yo Informal Settlement Upgrading Pilot Project. Ya tamekithwa mo 25 March 2024,opololeka otayi lalakanene okutunga omagumbo 400 gena oondunda 2 dhoku lala,mwaangoka go stand alonge,noo flats dhoondunda 1-2 miiluku itatu ,okuthika ku april 2025 mo Goreagab dam Ext 4. Omagumbo otaga kotha oodola 392 000 mwa kwatelwa evi ,kegumbo lyoondunda mbali […]

todayJuly 13, 2024 5

Namibia

High rental fees shock Nanso

https://youtu.be/BcYcbGcnnaM     By Josia Shigwedha, via News on One   The Namibia National Students Organisation’s (Nanso) is demanding that private accommodation rental fees be regulated. The call comes after Nanso discovered that some students are paying up to N$3000 for shared and substandard rooms. Nanso president Dorthea Nangolo revealed this during a presentation of the outcomes of the outcome of the 18th National Students Congress held last week in […]

todayJuly 10, 2024 18

Environment

City of Windhoek warns of heightened risk of veld fires

The City of Windhoek says that most veld fires are caused by people and are preventable. With Namibia experiencing a drought, the City’s spokesperson, Lydia Amutenya, has advised residents in fire-prone areas to avoid actions that could lead to the destruction of the environment and property damage.

todayJuly 3, 2024 13

Local

The Nedbank CitiDash Returns

        Nedbank Namibia is thrilled to announce the launch of the Nedbank CitiDash, an exhilarating race designed for both novice and elite runners. Set to take place on 8 September 2024, this event promises a day of fun, fitness, and fierce competition. The Nedbank CitiDash aims to bring together the community in a celebration of health and athleticism. Whether you are a seasoned marathoner or just starting […]

todayJuly 3, 2024 48

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