February 2013

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Bank sponsors corporate bowls league

SWAKOPMUND - SPORT REPORTER
CONTRIBUTED

Bank Windhoek has sponsored N$15 000 to the Rossmund Bowling Club in Swakopmund to assist the club in hosting the Corporate Bowls League, which will in turn raise funds to host the African States Tournament. Read more about Bank sponsors corporate bowls league

Pirates eye cup glory

WINDHOEK - HECTOR MAWONGA
Orlando Pirates will be eyeing a shot at claiming the Bidvest Namibia Cup when they face Eleven Arrows on Saturday, while a second division team won an appeal against their loss in an earlier round.
HECTOR MAWONGA

With Orlando Pirates trailing log leaders, Black Africa by nine points in the Namibia Premier League (NPL), it would seem the Bidvest Namibia Cup is the best bet the Dolam-based side has to win a trophy this year.

Pirates caused a stir when they eliminated Black Africa in the round of 32 and are regarded as one of the favourites to lift the trophy. Read more about Pirates eye cup glory

James, Wade help Heat topple Kings

MIAMI - NAMPA/REUTERS

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 79 points as the Miami Heat prevailed 141- 129 in a double overtime marathon against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday. Read more about James, Wade help Heat topple Kings

Lorenzo breaks Pedrosa grip at tests

SEPANG - NAMPA/AFP

World champion Jorge Lorenzo ended rival Dani Pedrosa's unbeaten streak in pre-season MotoGP testing after beating the fellow Spaniard yesterday at Malaysia's Sepang circuit. Read more about Lorenzo breaks Pedrosa grip at tests

Fans Flock to Singyu, Ambunda showdown

WINDHOEK - HECTOR MAWONGA
A throng of boxing fans descended on Wernhill Park yesterday to see the opponents in the WBO World Bantamweight title fight come face to face for the first time.
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Wernhill Park was yesterday buzzing with curious onlookers and boxing fans taking time out to see Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda meeting Thailand’s Pungluang Sor Singyu. Read more about Fans Flock to Singyu, Ambunda showdown

First Lady bemoans mother and child mortality rate

WINDHOEK - FAITH SANKWASA

First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba officially launched a N$100 million project aimed at combating Namibia’s mother and child mortality in Windhoek yesterday. Read more about First Lady bemoans mother and child mortality rate

COURT POSTPONES SHALLI’S ASSET FREEZE CASE

WINDHOEK - FRED GOEIEMAN

The former head of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF)’s challenge against the State’s second attempt to have his Zambian assets frozen has been postponed to June 26. Read more about COURT POSTPONES SHALLI’S ASSET FREEZE CASE

NFC vents fury at media over Mad Max

WINDHOEK - ELLANIE SMIT
Authorities of the local fi lm industry say reports of massive environmental damages during the shooting of an international movie are devoid of any truth.
CONTRIBUTED.

The Mad Max movie project was yesterday cleared by the Namibian Film Commission (NFC), following a report that recently cited destructions to the Dorob National park during the movie’s filming. Read more about NFC vents fury at media over Mad Max

SPYL SPITS FIRE AT MEATCO’S RUKORO

WINDHOEK - ELVIS MURARANGNDA

The youth wing of the ruling party Swapo has reacted strongly to what it termed a “barricade in the State’s path towards bringing transformation” at the new Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco). Read more about SPYL SPITS FIRE AT MEATCO’S RUKORO

MPs need training to understand budget - experts

WINDHOEK - ELVIS MURARANGANDA
Political analysts say that with training and support most MPs should be able to contribute knowledgeably and effectively to budget debates.
FEODORA VON FRANCOIS

Political analysts say members of parliament (MPs) need training in order to contribute meaningfully to debates around the country’s budget. Read more about MPs need training to understand budget - experts

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