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Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti recently called up a motley group of young and experienced players to represent the country when they face the Crocodiles of Lesotho tomorrow at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in an international friendly. The Brave Warriors will battle it out against the visiting ...
In other Debmarine Cup results at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the capital on Saturday, NPL outfits African Stars and coastal giants Eleven Arrows both recorded emphatic victories on their way to the next round of the country's biggest football cup competition. Arrows opened the day's proceedings with a ...

On March 21, 1990, Namibia was granted its independence. Sam Nujoma, the leader of the SWAPO at the time was sworn in as the country's first President by the United Nations Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar. Upon its independence in 1990, Namibia's economy was still tied to South Africa's.
Today marks the Independence Day of Namibia. It commemorates the day in 1990 when the country gained independence from South African mandate. The country's first president was Sam Nujoma who won in the electoral process witnessed and observed by representatives from 147 states, including 20 ...
Ngwenya rammed into three vehicles and sped off against traffic along Sam Nujoma Street in Harare. The accident occurred on February ... It is the State's case that on February 25, around 6pm, Ngwenya was driving a Mercedes Benz along Sam Nujoma Street due south. Ngwenya, who was in the turning ...
Prosecutor Isheunesu Mhiti alleged that on February 25 around 6pm, Ngwenya was driving a Mercedes Benz along Sam Nujoma Street due south and was involved in a hit-and-run accident. The court heard that Ngwenya was occupying a lane for cars turning right only but proceeded straight ahead and ...

FOUNDING President Sam Nujoma said the late Nora Schimming-Chase played a pivotal role in shaping Namibian politics, spoke freely and will be located in history as an exceptional servant of the people. Speaking at Schimming-Chase's memorial service in Windhoek on Friday, Nujoma called on ...
The Namibian military has meanwhile come under criticism in the local press for questionable funding decisions. As the army sent its soldiers home, it bought a $4 million farm from a German businessman with close ties to former president Sam Nujoma. Namibia's current land reform minister is Nujoma's ...
... second on the league log table and slowly but surely moving into full speed, it will again be back to the grindstone for former MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) quadruple league champions Black Africa when they face traditional rivals Orlando Pirates tonight at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00.
HARARE - Opposition parties and political activists have dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Constitutional Court (Con-Court), challenging his legitimacy after coming to power last November with the assistance of the military. Mnangagwa was sworn in as the president on November 24, 2017 ...
... (15h00), and then Blue Waters on Sunday (15h00). Waters and Arrows' weekend assignments also include playing Orlando Pirates on Saturday (15h00) and Sunday (15h00), respectively. Black Africa and Citizens get the ball rolling when they clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Friday night (20h00).
NEWLY appointed vice president Nangolo Mbumba's star continues to shine with his latest appointment as the third chancellor of the University of Namibia. The tradition has always been that the sitting president becomes the Unam chancellor, but The Namibian understands that President Hage Geingob ...
“In 1990, my husband was chief of protocol for six years under our first president, Sam Nujoma, and spent four years as a cabinet member of multilateral issues. He doesn't boast. He's very disciplined and likeable. He doesn't compromise on principles…. I never heard of anyone who didn't like him,” she said. “The soldier in ...
On Sunday, two more cracking matches are lined up at the Sam Nujoma Stadium, with Tura Magic hosting Young African at 17h00, while Black Africa take on Tigers at 19h00. Log leaders African Stars, meanwhile, will fancy their chances against a shell-shocked Citizens on Saturday night, but Sunday's ...
Windhoek-The Namibian Founding President Sam Nujoma has offered a portion of his farmland totalling one hectare to the Namibia Society of Engineers (NASE). The land is for the association to develop a place for Namibian engineers to put their skills and knowledge to use and practice, and research ...
Windhoek — Action in the long-awaited second round of the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) will tonight get underway at the Sam Nujoma Stadium when log leaders African Stars confront traditional rivals Orlando Pirates, in what is expected to be a rousing clash. Tonight's encounter will mark a perfect ...
"Lotto and Drikus rode very well, especially after we broke off from the pack when we went into Sam Nujoma Drive. We thought we were clear of the chasing pack and relaxed a bit, which made them close the gap on us, and we decided to increase the tempo, which helped in keeping the gap until the finish ...

Bobby Samaria's misfiring soldiers suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against mid-table Citizens under floodlights at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday evening. The result leaves them without a win since the resumption of second round league activities in the MTC Premiership with the Reds collecting a ...
Addressing the media last Friday, he said project is being constructed in two phases comprising of phase one, which consist of the upgrade to a dual carriageway over urban portion between main road 49 (Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue) and the extension of Sam Nujoma drive to the south east of ...
He also thanked his two chancellors with whom he worked closely on matters of Unam and Namibia's development, namely the founding president Dr Sam Nujoma and former president, Dr Hifikepunye Pohamba, for their accessibility, wisdom, invaluable advice as well as inspiring skills and visionary ...
WINDHOEK – Namibia Premier League (NPL) defending champions Tigers on Tuesday rewarded their players who formed part of Namibia's historic Chan adventure. Absalom Iimbondi, Benyamin Nenkavu, Ferdinand Karongee and Roger Katjiteo contributed to the Brave Warriors fairytale run to the 2018 ...
Extracts from Geingob's doctoral thesis at Leeds University (UK), which he completed after former President Sam Nujoma fired him as Prime Minister in 2002, are used by his opponents to suggest Geingob at one point believed Nujoma was behaving like the old Zaire's former dictator, Mobutu Sese Seko.
Windhoek-Action in the long-awaited second round of the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) will tonight get underway at the Sam Nujoma Stadium when log leaders African Stars confront traditional rivals Orlando Pirates, in what is expected to be a rousing clash. Tonight's encounter will mark a perfect ...
The four wrote to Swapo secretary general Sophia Shaningwa on 12 February, and copied in former Presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba, President Hage Geingob, and those who belonged to the now-disbanded A-Team. The leading members of the A-Team were Jerry Ekandjo, Nahas ...
THE Namibia Premier League on Monday rebuffed media reports that they are in financial trouble and therefore unable to fulfil their objectives. Additionally, the NPL says it will have a chief executive officer appointed by the end of the month, and resolve all pending disciplinary cases within the same time ...
I've been in this industry for seven years now and I know how hard people work behind the scenes, in order to make things happen for us. "My biggest wish is for women's football to gain more support and hopefully we will win a lot of you over on March 31st. We will be there, Sam Nujoma Stadium, show up ...
"Lotto and Drikus rode very well, especially after we broke off from the pack when we went into Sam Nujoma Drive. We thought we were clear of the chasing pack and relaxed a bit, which made them close the gap on us, and we decided to increase the tempo, which helped in keeping the gap until the finish ...
... football general manager Jacqui Shipanga announced a training squad of 29 players on Tuesday, stating that the emphasis will be on attaining sufficient fitness levels by the time Zimbabwe come to town for the first-leg encounter which takes place on Saturday, 31 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.
Harare's central business district and Mbare Musika are a carnival of activity. Littered with illegal vendors, pirate taxis, touts, kombis and long distance buses, going there is like walking a tight rope in a tornado. Navigating these parts of Harare is both fascinating and adrenalin pumping, but upsetting for ...
Boxing promoter Nestor Tobias on Wednesday launched the traditional Namibian independence boxing bonanza, which this year will pay tribute to Namibia's first three Presidents, Dr Sam Nujoma, Hifikepunye Pohamba and Hage Geingob. "For the past 17 years we've been celebrating Namibia's ...
The event aims to celebrate and honour the legacies of former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba and current President Hage Geingob. Promoter Nestor Tobias said he is pleased to will celebrate Namibia's 28th independence by way of boxing and distinctly honouring the legacy of ...
The burial, which attracted people from as far as the //Karas region, was also attended by Founding President Sam Nujoma, vice president Nickey Iyambo, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila and a host of members of parliament. President Hage Geingob said in a speech read on his behalf that ...
THE late Rosalia Nghidinwa was a true patriot who actively participated in Namibia's struggle for independence and never demanded recognition, Swapo secretary-general Sophia Shaningwa said on Wednesday. She made these remarks at Nghidinwa's memorial service in the capital, describing the ...
Windhoek — Founding President Sam Nujoma yesterday chronicled how late former minister Rosalia Nghidinwa operated secretly as an "intelligence operative" to aid the country's liberation struggle. It was therefore perhaps no surprise that it was Nujoma who handed Nghidinwa her first ministerial post ...
Even more defiant were vendors like Millicent Chikukwa, 32, a single mother of two operating at the corner of Robert Mugabe Road and Sam Nujoma Street in capital Harare. "Soldiers must come and shoot me. I will never leave the streets unless the government moves me from here to a job at some ...
Fittingly so, Founding President Sam Nujoma conferred on her in 2003 the Most Excellent Order of the Eagle in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the liberation struggle. Swapo was her lifeblood. She was a leader, and a humble member of Swapo. I remember when President Pohamba and I ...
Windhoek-Founding President Sam Nujoma yesterday chronicled how late former minister Rosalia Nghidinwa operated secretly as an “intelligence operative” to aid the country's liberation struggle. It was therefore perhaps no surprise that it was Nujoma who handed Nghidinwa her first ministerial post ...
I am reminded of this experience because during the many interrogations I was subjected to, they kept on asking me about people such as Sam Nujoma, Hidipo Hamutenya, Theo-Ben Gurirab, and others. My goodness, I thought, these were almost mythical figures (at the time) of whom we heard about on ...
These are among the challenges that groomed Sam Nujoma's chief diplomat as he shuttled between European capitals in the daunting task to implore London, Paris, Ottawa, and Berlin that the cause upon which the American Administration in Washington had landed was leading to nowhere. In the end ...
Even more defiant were vendors like Millicent Chikukwa, 32, a single mother of two operating at the corner of Robert Mugabe Road and Sam Nujoma Street in capital Harare. "Soldiers must come and shoot me. I will never leave the streets unless the government moves me from here to a job at some ...
Born on October 26, 1952 in Nkurenkuru in what is today known as Kavango West Region, the former nurse went on to become the deputy minister of labour in 2000, during the presidency of then president Sam Nujoma. “She assisted PLAN fighters who fought the war inside the country by providing them ...
Namibia was home to the San, Damara, and Nama people before becoming a German colony in 1884. The country gained its independence on March 21, 1990, and swore in Sam Nujoma as its first president. The capital and largest city by population is Windhoek, which is home to over 200,000 people. The second largest ...
Namibia's former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba attended Mnangagwa's inauguration in Harare. Mnangagwa also said that his one-day courtesy call was to brief President Geingob on the new Zimbabwean administration. Geingob who received a sculpture of a bull said he was happy ...
Windhoek-The president's voice came booming in through the open window of Rosa Namises' house, crackling over the speakers from the soccer stadium next door. It was the early 1990s, just years after Namibia's independence from South Africa, a time when nearly every speech a politician here gave ...
But all of it is predicated on an extraordinary gesture by the Namibians when we saw the sitting President (Hage Geingob) coming in the company of his two predecessors (Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba) to witness the inauguration of President Mnangagwa. It's a turn, which more than deserves ...
BW: I am a student of and an adherent to the teachings of Haile Selassie, Marcus Garvey, Edward Wilmot Blyden (an early proponent of repatriation for the African diaspora), Kwame Nkrumah, Malcom X, Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael, Dr Frances Cress Welsing, His Excellency Sam Nujoma ...
Namibia's two former presidents, Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba, attended Mnangagwa's inauguration in Harare last year and also paid a courtesy visit to Mugabe, who had just given up power days earlier. Mugabe resigned after weeks of uncertainty in Zimbabwe, catapulted by his sacking of ...
... from South Africa, a time when nearly every speech a politician here gave seemed full of outsized meaning – like a series of patriotic “how to” guides on building a new country. That day in her kitchen, Ms. Namises heard President Sam Nujoma explain that Namibia was a small nation. Too small, in fact.
A CITY of Windhoek legal officer said companies that lost out on the N$35m Hochland plots last year could sue. Urban development minister Sophia Shaningwa issued a directive in 2015 to cancel the sale of the plots that are along Sam Nujoma Avenue close to the Orban Primary School in Hochland Park.
A CITY of Windhoek legal officer said companies that lost out on the N$35m Hochland plots last year could sue. Urban development minister Sophia Shaningwa issued a directive in 2015 to cancel the sale of the plots that are along Sam Nujoma Avenue close to the Orban Primary School in Hochland Park.


 

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