Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:27
The nitty gritty
After many years of deceiving people in Windhoek and other urban centres that I am a farmer of note, I came to realise that what I know about farming is as fatal as a black mamba’s bite! Loosely interpreted - I know jack about farming.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:01
WINDHOEK - FESTUS NAKATANA
A Presidential Commission of Inquiry that investigated the state of the public health sector has put the professional conduct of nurses in the spotlight. The report unearthed that some nurses were reporting for work drunk, without any disciplinary action being taken against them.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-04-04 09:45
WINDHOEK - SELMA IKELA
A shocking 55 951 cases of gender-based violence were reported to the police and Gender Directorate between 2007 and 2011.
Seemingly annoyed by the spate of murders and other violent crimes committed against women and children in the country, Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Rosalia Nghidinwa this week took a swipe at some of the country’s men.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-04-04 09:42
WINDHOEK - DENVER ISAACS
The Government Institutions Pension Fund’s (GIPF) much publicised investigation into the affairs of its investment partner Safland Property Group, merely attempted to answer the many questions raised about the partnership.
So explained GIPF CEO David Nuyoma yesterday when asked about progress in the probe the fund launched earlier this year.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-04-04 09:38
Windhoek resident Matheus Grevasius is the winner of last week’s edition of the Woermann Brock/Namibian Sun reader’s competition. The 24-year-old student won N$1 000 worth of groceries from the retail giant and could hardly hide his excitement. Here Gervasius is receiving his voucher from Namibian Sun Assistant News Editor Corry Ihuhua yesterday. This week’s competition question can be found somewhere in this edition. Readers will be able to submit their answers via SMS until this coming Sunday at midnight. Read more about Manna from heaven
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-04-04 09:33
OSHAKATI - MERJA IILEKA
The Oshakati High Court has received a glimpse of what Angolan-born witchdoctor Bonifatius Mbwale will testify in his own defence during his rape trial, when his written statement was read in court yesterday.
In the statement, given to the Ohangwena police on November 27, 2011 (the day of his arrest), the 64-year-old Mbwale admitted to investigators that he had consensual sex with many of his female patients.