October 2011

'Tired' Hitman Rejects Interim World Title Fight

PAULUS 'The Hitman' Moses turned down a chance to fight Panamanian Richard April for the World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world title next month, citing fatigue.

!naruseb Warns Against Illegal Fencing

MINISTER of Lands and Resettlement Alpheus !Naruseb on Thursday made a strong appeal for communal farmers to desist from illegal fencing.

City Writes Off Pensioners' Debt

THE Windhoek Municipality will in all likelihood write off more than the expected N$7,2 million in pensioner debt as the list of registered pensioners has grown since the decision was taken by the Windhoek City Council.

Karas Regional Census Officials Payments Withheld

SEVEN census officials in the Karas Region had their payment withheld after they have allegedly submitted "inaccurate and incomplete data".

Outcry Over Botswana's Treatment of Tourists

NAMIBIAN and Botswana tour operators have called for an emergency meeting to discuss the actions of Botswana's wildlife authorities, who rounded up and questioned a group of tourists on holiday in Namibia.

Murder Suspects Case Postponed Once Again

MURDER accused Anthea Arnold yesterday made her fourth appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court where the case was once again postponed.

State Kicks South Africa Butt in Karate Tourney

THE National Namibia Shotokan Karate Development team convincingly beat their South African counterparts in a tournament held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, earlier this month.

New Salt Refinery Adds Flavour to Walvis Economy

A NEW N$50 million salt refinery, Ekango Salt Refinery, was inaugurated by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Hage Geingob, in Walvis Bay last week.

Hammer Murder Trial to Continue Next Year

THE man accused of murdering a young radiographer in a hammer attack in the Windhoek Central Hospital Nurses' Home almost two years ago is scheduled to go on trial in the High Court in Windhoek early next year.