Sheefeni – The Man Who Beat HIV Stigma and Found Love

[New Era] Windhoek -Everyone knows 32-year-old Immanuel Sheefeni, an HIV/AIDS activist who tested positive to HIV three years ago and publicly spoke of his previous strong hatred towards women and how he wanted to pass on the virus to as many women in …

[New Era] Windhoek -Everyone knows 32-year-old Immanuel Sheefeni, an HIV/AIDS activist who tested positive to HIV three years ago and publicly spoke of his previous strong hatred towards women and how he wanted to pass on the virus to as many women in revenge. It took him a long time to adjust and to become an HIV/AIDS awareness activist.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Trio Nominated for 2016 Cyclist of the Year

[New Times] Rwandan cyclists Valens Ndayisenga, Joseph Areruya, and Jean Bosco Nsengimana have been included on the list of 20 riders nominated for the best African cyclist of 2016. However, this award is different from the UCI Africa Tour Cyclist of t…

[New Times] Rwandan cyclists Valens Ndayisenga, Joseph Areruya, and Jean Bosco Nsengimana have been included on the list of 20 riders nominated for the best African cyclist of 2016. However, this award is different from the UCI Africa Tour Cyclist of the Year Award.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Country Club Resort Pays Govt in Dividends

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a large number of its rooms being unavailable for occupation due to a full refurbishment, the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) on Wednesday revealed financial results which showed gross margins for the year whi…

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a large number of its rooms being unavailable for occupation due to a full refurbishment, the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) on Wednesday revealed financial results which showed gross margins for the year which ended on April 30, 2016 were N$80 million. Gross operating profit for the year was N$43 million, slightly down on last year's N$44 million, mainly due to higher operational costs, which enabled the payment of N$5 million in dividends to government, its only shareholder.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Despite Many Challenges, Parliament Ends Year On a High Note

[New Era] As the curtain closes on the legislature for the year 2016, New Era’s chief political reporter Elvis Muraranganda engaged the Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, to share insight on the year that was – its achievement…

[New Era] As the curtain closes on the legislature for the year 2016, New Era's chief political reporter Elvis Muraranganda engaged the Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, to share insight on the year that was - its achievements, challenges and setbacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Climate of Impunity ‘A Big Problem’ – Expert

[Deutsche Welle] A United Nations inquiry into the human rights situation is wrapping up its second visit to South Sudan today. DW talked to analyst Henrik Maihack about the situation and how it could be improved.

[Deutsche Welle] A United Nations inquiry into the human rights situation is wrapping up its second visit to South Sudan today. DW talked to analyst Henrik Maihack about the situation and how it could be improved.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Massive Water Debt Swamps Katima

[New Era] Katima Mulilo Town Council pays a whopping N$380 000 each week and an additional amount of N$300 000 towards the combined monthly instalment of N$1.5 million to redeem its historic debt of N$48 million that it owes the water utility NamWater.

[New Era] Katima Mulilo Town Council pays a whopping N$380 000 each week and an additional amount of N$300 000 towards the combined monthly instalment of N$1.5 million to redeem its historic debt of N$48 million that it owes the water utility NamWater.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia