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Namibia duo shrug off DSD controversy to grab gold-silver at U20 champs

Olympic silver medalist Christine Mboma, who is unable to compete at certain events due to controversial rules over testosterone levels, won the women’s 200m at the World Under-20 Championships in a world record time of 21.84 on Saturday. BOMBSHELL | SA RUNNER FAILED DOPING TEST AHEAD OF TOKYO OLYMPICS Her fellow Namibian…
bubmag
October 10, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Namibia Says No to Afghan Refugees

NAMIBIA has opted not to take in refugees from Afghanistan following the Taliban's lightning-quick seizure of Kabul, the country's capital city. This was yesterday revealed by executive director of international relations and cooperation Penda Naanda. The Taliban has swept Kabul and took power on 15 August after the government collapsed…
bubmag
October 4, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Fishrot Accused Attacks Part of Criminal Law

FORMER National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) chief executive Mike Nghipunya, who is facing charges in one of the two Fishrot cases pending in the High Court, wants to challenge the constitutionality of a part of the Criminal Procedure Act. An urgent application in which Nghipunya is asking for a…
bubmag
October 4, 2021
Namibia

Egypt grab draw, Morocco flee coup attempt

Mostafa Mohamed has scored an 89th-minute equaliser to snatch a point for a 10-man Egypt as they drew their World Cup qualifier 1-1 in Gabon. The result elevated Egypt to the top of Group F and followed a surprise win for Namibia over Togo, and a draw for Rwanda at…
bubmag
September 28, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Fisheries Agency Warns Against Pilchard Harvesting

DESPITE reports of pilchards being caught as bycatch, especially by horse mackerel vessels, the Fisheries Observer Agency (FOA) has warned against the harvesting of this species. In a strong-worded letter to the fishing industry, the agency's operations manager, Victoria Erasmus, warned that a penalty would be charged for sardines being…
bubmag
September 26, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Genocide – ‘We Are Prepared to Sacrifice Our Lives’

THE Ovaherero and Nama leaders say they are ready to sacrifice their lives in the same way their forefathers did if they do not get a comprehensive reparations package for the1904-08 genocide. The above was stated in a statement signed by both the chairpersons of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority Transitional…
bubmag
September 26, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: I Am Coming to Testify – Fishrot Whistleblower

ICELANDIC whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson says both Namibian and Icelandic Fishrot accused are trying to jeopardise and delay the fishing rights bribery scheme cases by lying to the court. This is what Stefánsson, the former director of operations in Namibia for Icelandic fishing company Samherji, told The Namibian on Monday. This…
bubmag
September 24, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Woman Allegedly Gives Birth At Hospital Unassisted

A WOMAN at Otjiwarongo State Hospital allegedly gave birth to her child in the hospital's reception area unassisted last Friday. Fabiola Katjitjivi (23) says she arrived at the hospital at 12h00 after going into labour. Upon her arrival, Katjitjivi was allegedly left at the reception area unattended. One of her…
bubmag
September 18, 2021