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Youth Ministry investigates reported missing funds

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Minister of Sport, Youth, and National Services, Agnes Tjongarero, says she is investigating reported financial mismanagement within the ministry.

Tjongarero was responding to a question by Landless People's Movement's (LPM) Utaara Mootu regarding the Executive Director's employment status without a contract.

Tjongarero said the results of the investigation will be made known once the established committee concludes its work.

She stated that consultations between her ministry and the Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises are still ongoing.

Namibia Assumes Chairmanship of MOU in Sport with Botswana

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Namibia has officially taken over the rotating chairmanship of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in sport with Botswana for the next two years.

The handover ceremony took place in Gaborone, Botswana earlier this week, marking the beginning of Namibia's leadership in this cooperative agreement.

The MOU, signed in 2021, serves as a collaboration framework between the national sport commissions of Namibia and Botswana, focusing on sport development.

Experts discuss gender pay gap

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Gender inequality in sports has long been a pressing issue, particularly for female athletes who do not receive equal pay in comparison to their male counterparts.

But while the disparities are not the same in all the codes, people have questioned whether compensation among sportsmen and women is actually measured by accolades?

Football analyst Salome Iyambo and Namibian national women's rugby coach Christel Kotze share their views on the matter.