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Nakathila Turns On the Power

[Namibian] JEREMIAH Nakathila gave a stunning performance to beat Prince Dlomo of South Africa with a ninth round knockout on Friday night. (AllAfrica)

Seidler Smashes Own Jetty Mile Record

[Namibian] PHILIP Seidler (20) of Swakopmund won the 12th Pupkewitz Jetty Mile for the sixth consecutive year in 19 minutes and 8 seconds, smashing his last year's record by 50 seconds. (AllAfrica)

Our Wish for 2019

[Namibian] A SENSE of relief is palpable as 2018 draws to a close. Surely, 2019 cannot be worse. And we suspect even people, who presided over the 'year of reckoning' by dispensing retribution or making others pay for 'misdeeds', are just as relieved to bid 2018 farewell. (AllAfrica)

Eunice Nghifikwa Reveals the Best and Worst of 2018

[Namibian] Eunice Nghifikwa, founder of Iyaloo Omahangu, is one of the few women who managed to make her business dream a reality this year and her local omahangu/millet flour brand has earned her a place among Namibia's innovative entrepreneurs. Nghifikwa opens up about this year's best and worst moments: (AllAfrica)

Elize Angula Reveals the Best and Worst of 2018

[Namibian] One of the most outspoken female lawyers in the country, Elize Angula, has had an eventful year. From advocating the rights of Shoprite workers in their case against their employer, to threatening legal action against the government in an attempt to stop it from borrowing N$10 billion from China, Angula did not have a quiet year. Here are this year's best and worst moments according to her: (AllAfrica)

Julius David Reveal the Best and Worst of 2018

[Namibian] With the year coming to an end, The Namibian interviewed some of the individuals who made news on the social, political and business front to share some of their 2018 highlights and their hopes for 2019. (AllAfrica)

Fired Health Minister Haufiku to Meet President

[Namibian] FORMER health minister Bernard Haufiku who was dismissed yesterday said he will meet president Hage Geingob today over the issue. (AllAfrica)

Haufiku Mum On His 'Advisory' Appointment

[New Era] Despite the fact the dismissed Health and Social Services Minister Dr Bernard Haufiku yesterday accepted his appointment letter as Special Advisor on health issues in the Office of the Presidency- he was tight-lipped on his new role. (AllAfrica)

Namibia's Dependency Syndrome On South Africa

[New Era] Namibia and South Africa have enjoyed long cordial relations on multifaceted levels during the last two decades, spanning from political partnerships, shared history and certainly various multilateral agreements. (AllAfrica)

Economy Shows Recovery - Schlettwein

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein has denied the depression state of the economy, rather calling it a prolonged recession, with signs of slow recovery emerging. (AllAfrica)

Namibia First Developing Country On COP24 Track

[Namibian] NAMIBIA is the first developing country to submit its biennial update report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). (AllAfrica)

Skeleton Coast Ranked 9th Out of 50 Best African Beaches - Travel Experts Praise Its Allure and Remoteness

[Namibia Economist] Flight Network, with the help of over 1200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies, has ranked Namibia's Skeleton Coast at number 9 on their list of '50 best beaches in Africa.' (AllAfrica)

Local Albums to Rave Festive Season

[New Era] Local artists have gone out of their way to release albums that will be roasting the airwaves this festive season. (AllAfrica)

Minister Calls for Talks Before Demos

[Namibian] HEALTH minister Bernard Haufiku says people should consider engaging government officers before embarking on demonstrations demanding for jobs. (AllAfrica)

Shangula Sworn in As MP

[Namibian] KALUMBI Shangula was sworn in as a member of the National Assembly yesterday. (AllAfrica)

N$400 000 Mealie-Meal Up in Flames

[Namibian] A TRUCK and its cargo of mealie-meal worth N$400 000 burnt to ashes near Usakos yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Drunken Airnam Crew Delays Flight

[Namibian] FOUR Air Namibia cabin crew members were suspended yesterday after they were drunk and delayed flights to Lagos, Luanda, Accra and Windhoek by up to seven hours. (AllAfrica)

Hai//Om Chief Wants Power Over Concession

[Namibian] HAI//OM chief David Khamuxab has amended the !Gobabub Association constitution so that he can have power to choose any investor he wants for the development of the concession awarded back in 2012. (AllAfrica)

Ambassador Mbuende Invites Dutch Business Community to Namibia

[New Era] The Namibian ambassador to The Netherlands has welcomed the Dutch business community to come and invest in Namibia. "Our embassy would like to organise a large business delegation from The Netherlands, so they can have Business-to-Business meetings in Namibia," Ambassador Kaire Mbuende said, during the "Doing Business in Namibia" seminar. The seminar was organised in the Dutch city of The Hague by the Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC) and the Netherlands Namibia Trade and Investment Forum (NNTIF) (AllAfrica)

Musonda Named New Captain As Zimbabwe Women Face Namibia

[263Chat] Mary-Anne Musonda has been named captain of the Zimbabwe women's national team, ahead of the side's tour to Namibia for five Twenty20 (T20) matches in January. (AllAfrica)

What a Blessing 2018 for Esperance

[New Era] Spoken Word artist Esperance Luvindao is a gifted poetess. Many may know her from the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) stage but Esperance writes poetry to speak about death, rape and depression in contemporary environment. She started her year off by releasing the first ever poetry album in the country, to being ambassador against Gender Based Violence. Well reserved is surely a force to be reckoned with, hence her vow to deliver poetic justice. (AllAfrica)

A Year of Personal Discovery - Exit

[New Era] Shapumba David Shikalepo, Exit, is Namibia's Kwaito genius. From lifting up the Namibia Annual MUSIC Awards (NAMAs)'s Most Disciplined Artist trophy in the past years to cling Best Kwaito award that he currently holds, Exit is striving for his music label, Rockaz, to be one of the most successful in the country. His latest album, The Life of Kunta Kinte, is propelling him to a magna cum laude Kwaito artist, going by its sales in the market. (AllAfrica)

Year Brings Great Achievements for D-Naff

[New Era] D-Naff, real name Naftalie Shigwedha Amukwelele is a former street gangster turned multiple award winning gospel rapper known as D-Naff, who sings inspirational gospel classics. To date, D-Naff is a motivational and inspirational speaker and born again musician who owns his music label D-Naff Entertainment that signed his wife Lady Dyna and saw former pop singer Lady May Africa joining the label. (AllAfrica)

Lack of Funds Halt 11 000 Veteran Projects

[New Era] Windhoek -Due to the financial hardships facing the country, individual projects and educational grants for liberation veterans and their dependants have ground to a halt pending the approval for more government funding. (AllAfrica)

The Flying President

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob this year travelled to 16 countries, spent 64 days abroad and qualified for an estimated N$850 000 in travel allowances. (AllAfrica)

Athletics Coaching and Training Camp to Start Early January

[Namibia Economist] Bank Windhoek in partnership with the Windhoek Hochland Sport Athletics Club will host the 26th Quinton-Steele Botes Athletics Coaching and Training Camp from 3 to 6 January 2019 at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek. (AllAfrica)

Swart Baster Keeps It Afrikaans On 'Vrede Is Die Rede'

[Namibian] Sticking to his style of mixing various music styles from across Namibia, Swart Baster has once again put together an album that is a rearrangement of many Afrikaans classics. (AllAfrica)

Admin War Engulfs Sports Commission

[Namibian] THE present discord at the Namibia Sports Commission amplified by maladministration claims and the resignation of a senior official is the type of crippling liability that sport minister Erastus Uutoni is battling to rid the ailing sector of. (AllAfrica)

Namibian Hawks Excel At PSI Nationals

[Namibian] THE Namibian Hawks excelled at the PSI nationals indoor hockey championships in Cape Town to win both the boys u14 A and girls u14 A titles yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Steady Progress for Netball

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN netball continued its revival this year. (AllAfrica)

Germany Urged to Own Up to Colonial Past, Increase Awareness

[Deutsche Welle] Germany must put 'maximum' research into colonial-era artifacts and trace their origins, insist two deputy ministers. Museum directors recently issued study guidelines, saying 'large gaps' in public awareness remain. (AllAfrica)