Manufacturing Indaba to focus on SA opportunities
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Manufacturing Indaba to focus on SA opportunities

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

  By Melania Simeon The fourth annual Manufacturing Indaba is set to kick off in South Africa next week with the aim of growing manufacturers. Organisers of…

Tears flow at Ya Toivo’s memorial service
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Tears flow at Ya Toivo’s memorial service

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

  By Melania Simeon Hundreds of Namibians paid their last respects to national hero and liberation icon Herman Andiba Toivo Ya Toivo at a memorial service of…

Tweya denies pushing through Access to Information Bill
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Tweya denies pushing through Access to Information Bill

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

Albertina Nakale Windhoek-The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tjekero Tweya, yesterday revealed that Cabinet approved in principle the Access to Information Bill, 2017, but denied hastily…

Masire dies
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Masire dies

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

Gaborone (Botswana) (AFP) – Botswana’s former president Sir Ketumile Masire, the southern African country’s second post-independence leader and who led efforts to bring peace to Mozambique, has…

Black President premieres in Nam
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Black President premieres in Nam

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Melba Kaure WINDHOEK – A South African pan African film, Black President was premiered in Namibia last week at the Katutura Community and Art Centre in…

Riky Rick’s emotional Father’s day message
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Riky Rick’s emotional Father’s day message

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu HARARE – South African rapper Riky Rick posted a touching message on Father’s Day as he recounted how he faced hard times growing up…

Cde Chinx, the last of a dying breed?
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Cde Chinx, the last of a dying breed?

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Death as I know it, is never timely. And even if we know it exists, whenever we lose one of our own…

New sport talent scout org born
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New sport talent scout org born

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire An ambitious group of young Zimbabweans has come up with online scouting services for African students athletes called World Athletes Recruits (WAR).  Directors…

Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry
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Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga THE unprecedented rise in the numbers of people traveling to and from sport events all over the world has given rise to the…

Nedbank investing big in SA soccer
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Nedbank investing big in SA soccer

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN – As part of the celebrations of youth month, Nedbank in association with The Sports Trust and the Department of Sport and…

Zimbabwe’s Warriors on a mission to find a way back to the top at the Cosafa Castle Cup
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Zimbabwe’s Warriors on a mission to find a way back to the top at the Cosafa Castle Cup

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – The Warriors haven’t roared at the COSAFA Castle Cup in recent years and their last victory was eight years ago on home…

19 years and still counting . . . The lengthy barren search for a major for Southern African elite golfers
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19 years and still counting . . . The lengthy barren search for a major for Southern African elite golfers

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – Ernie Els provided some hope on the opening day of the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin but, at the…

Contrasting views on NPL football hiatus
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Contrasting views on NPL football hiatus

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Jeremiah Ndjoze WINDHOEK – What is good for the goose is not always good for the gander, at least not when Namibian football politics comes into…

SA’ YouTube sensation joins Bots’s Rollers
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SA’ YouTube sensation joins Bots’s Rollers

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Tsepo ‘Skhwama’ Matete shot to fame when a YouTube video post of his skills attracted more than 700,000 views in 2015. A …

Madinda a possibility as Bots coach resigns
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Madinda a possibility as Bots coach resigns

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Former Zimbabwe international, Madinda Ndlovu has emerged as a possible candidate to replace Briton, Peter Butler who resigned as Botswana national team coach…

AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa
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AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – A window of hope for southern Africa to host the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals within the next six years, appears…

Podmol to entertain at Standard Bank auto show
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Podmol to entertain at Standard Bank auto show

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2017

  By Melania Simeon Windhoek - Free style motocross world champion Liber Podmol will entertain attendees with his gravity and defying dare-devil stunts at the upcoming Standard…

Ya Toivo memorial, burial to be broadcast live on DSTV
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Ya Toivo memorial, burial to be broadcast live on DSTV

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2017

  Southern Times Writer The memorial service for Namibian liberation icon, Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, who died 9 June, is set to take place on Friday 23…

Namibia’s economy contracts 2,7 percent in Q1 of 2017
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Namibia’s economy contracts 2,7 percent in Q1 of 2017

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2017

  Melania Simeon WINDHOEK – Namibia’s economy contracted by 2.7 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to a 4.1 percent growth recorded in the corresponding…

Zambia to unveil new development blueprint
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Zambia to unveil new development blueprint

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2017

  LUSAKA. — Zambia was set to unveil its new development plan which will chart the country’s development path for the next five years, a senior official…