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Members of the Namibia Fuel and Allied Workers Union(NAFAWU) have gone on a nationwide strike, demanding a minimum wage of N$4 600.00, after wage negotiations with the Ministry of Labour and Child Welfare were cancelled. Petrol attendants say the strike will continue indefinitely until their demands are met.  Petrol Attendants Nationwide Strike    Picture: Shell Service […]

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Delegates to the 20th International AIDS Conference assembled in Melbourne, Australia on Monday for the first full day of speeches, seminars and meetings to examine the current state of AIDS research. About 12,000 delegates, including scientists, activists and people living with the disease will meet through Friday to discuss community responses to HIV and AIDS, […]

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The City of Windhoek (CoW) in collaboration with the World Future Council (WFC), supported by the City of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, are hosting a workshop on Food and Nutrition Security from today until the 23rd of July in Windhoek.  The workshop follows the City of Windhoek’s participation in the successful food security study tour to […]

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Namibia said its fish and farm exports will keep quota and tariff-free access to the European Union after a new trade deal was agreed to by five southern Africa countries with the 28-nation bloc. Namibia initialed the economic partnership agreement on July 15 in the South African capital, Pretoria, and is ready to sign and […]

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Namibia is hosting the 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa Conference (SCCA). The three-day Conference that kicked off yesterday , brings together First Ladies from Africa, political decision-makers and experts in the fields of cancer prevention, treatment, research and other vital elements. It is being hosted by the office of the First […]

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The Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine is drawing reaction from leaders around the world. With suspicions growing that a surface-to-air missile shot down the aircraft, there are increasing tensions in the international community over who is to blame. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 -VOA  

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Gobabis Gymnasium is the winner of the 2014 Idiom Competition hosted by the ATKV (‘Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging’ – Afrikaans Language and Culture Association) and the Afrikaans Service of the NBC. The competition that ended earlier this month saw the team of Gobabis Gymnasium take on the team of Keetmanshoop Private School in the […]

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