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Namibia: Paralympians Demand Equal Recognition

DESPITE dining with president Hage Geingob following their brave performance at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, Paralympians are still not impressed with the treatment they receive from the government in comparison to their able-bodied compatriots. The president on Wednesday hosted a dinner to honour the Paralympians after their return from…
bubmag
September 16, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: ‘Dark Web’ Links Lead to Windhoek

INFORMATION received from the police in the Netherlands and Australia set Namibian detectives on the trail of Windhoek resident Johann Maree, who is charged with committing numerous sex crimes with underage boys and selling child pornography to paedophiles on the internet. This was conveyed to magistrate Celma Amadhila when Namibian…
bubmag
September 14, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Jazz Weekend for Tsumeb

As the country is slowly opening up, Tsumeb will be treated to a night of good Jazz sounds tomorrow. The first-ever festival will be held at Lilly's Pub in the heart of the copper town. Tickets are going for N$150 in advance, while a N$250 fee is payable at the…
bubmag
September 14, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Legal Setback for Seabed Mining Plan

THE company Namibian Marine Phosphate's controversial plan to carry out seabed mining off the Namibian coast has received another setback, with a High Court judge finding that the company did not correctly apply for an environmental clearance certificate which it needed to commence test mining and mining. In a judgement…
bubmag
September 9, 2021
Namibia

Christine Mboma, Beatrice Masilingi Ineligible for Olympics Due to Testosterone Level

Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images Namibian sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi have been ruled ineligible for the Tokyo Olympics by the World Athletics organization. Per an official statement from the Namibian Olympic Committee, Mboma and Masilingi have been deemed ineligible to compete because they have naturally high testosterone levels that are above the threshold…
bubmag
September 6, 2021
Namibia

‘Two Covid patients from abroad are fully vaccinated’

Hong Kong on Wednesday reported three imported Covid-19 cases – from Namibia, Cyprus and Ghana. All of them carry the potentially more contagious L452R variant of the coronavirus. The Centre for Health Protection said one of the patients, a 53-year-old man who returned from Namibia, had received two doses of…
bubmag
August 29, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Hospitality Association Gets Its First Woman Chair in 34 Years

Despite struggling through a severely stunted phase, the Namibian hospitality trade made history earlier this month when the General Manager of Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre, Janet Wilson-Moore was elected as the first women to lead the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) in the 34 years of its existence. Janet…
bubmag
August 26, 2021