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Housing for skilled employees important for development

Housing for skilled employees  important for development

Talking at a groundbreaking ceremony for 112 erven in Katima Mulilo, Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) Head of Lending, John Mbango, explained the importance of serviced land and affordable housing for managers and highly skilled employees. Mbango said that while the Bank’s provision of finance for serviced land and affordable housing is contributing to adjustments […]

Lichtenstrasser back to prison

Sharlien Tjambari Ernst Lichtenstrasser (58) appeared on a charge of double murder in the Swakopmund Magistrate Court on Friday, 27 September. His case was remanded to 17 December because of pending investigations and outstanding lab results. Lichtenstrasser is accused of the brutal killing of the NIMT Director Eckhart Mueller (72) and his Deputy Heimo Hellwig […]

Golf news from Rossmund

Golf news from Rossmund

Monthly Medal kindly sponsored by Novanam/Pescanova was held on Saturday 28 September. Weather conditions were a little on the cool side and overcast but actually ideal for golf as one can be seen from the excellent score posted by our Chairman – well played Marco. Sponsors representative Jose Rodriguez also joined us for the day […]

African Shield Eventing Team excelled

African Shield Eventing Team excelled

For a second time in two weeks the young African Shield Eventing Team from Namibia excelled. Following their resounding victory over the teams from Zimbabwe (on loan horses) and South Africa at Duneside Stud outside Gobabis, Namibia, this time on loan horses themselves, pipped the South African and Zimbabwean Teams to the post in Shongweni […]

Swakopmund youngster secures trophy

Swakopmund youngster secures trophy

Rudi Bowe  Swakopmund youngster Emily Braune and her horse Baron von Sphinxblick secured the Pfohls Trophy for the best child rider and horse combination in 61st annual show jumping, and dressage recently held at the Reitclub in Okahandja. The Clydon Namibia Trophy for the best child rider in show jumping went to Taria Britz from […]

Kickboxers still undefeated

Kickboxers still undefeated

Rudi Bowe Eight countries participated in Desert Storm III that was held the past weekend was a huge success with the Namibians Lesley! Hoaëb and Delano Müller retained their Sub-Saharan title for the 3rd consecutive year. Mr Aslam Mahomed President of Region 5 Kickboxing Confederation said “The key to any Federations success is through Development […]

The gap has closed

The gap has closed

South Africa eased to a nine-try 57-3 win over neighbours Namibia, but it was a far from polished performance in their Rugby World Cup Pool B clash at the City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday. Billed the ‘African Derby’, there was only one winner despite what Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus termed his ‘fringe’ selection, and […]

X Team 2018/19 Awards

Rudi Bowe  Zoe Du Plessis and Vialli Visagie won the Best Girl and Boy awards respectively at the X Team Hockey Club’s 2018-2019 Awards in Walvis Bay. During the ceremony Francois Bou handed over to the club a new playing kit for the 2019-2020 season. The award recipients were: Beginners: Anel Zwemstra, Antonio Johannes, Arina […]

FEI jumping World Challenge in Walvis Bay

FEI jumping World Challenge in Walvis Bay

The Walvis Bay Equestrian Centre will host this years’ Leg 2 of the FEI Jumping World Challenge from 27-29 September. The FEI Jumping World Challenge is run under the watchful eye of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and offers our local riders the opportunity to measure their skills against riders from all across the world. […]

Namibia vs Springboks in far-away Japan

Namibia vs Springboks in far-away Japan

The Rugby World Cup clash between Namibia and South Africa on Saturday is going to be a tough battle. Namibia is going into battle with ten changes to the team that faced Italy last Sunday, making it the second biggest change to the team. In the 2015 Rugby World Cup the coach made 11 changes […]

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