NASA wants NSFAF to increase its non-tuition fee

The National African Student's Association (NASA) is advocating to NSFAF for an increase in financial assistance to students to help them overcome challenging economic conditions. NASA is urging policymakers to reassess and augment existing financial aid programmes.

The student association has submitted a set of recommendations aimed at improving the operations of relevant funds.

One key proposal is the adjustment of non-tuition fees at NSFAF.

Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras returns

Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras returned from her Miss Universe journey to a warm welcome at the Hosea Kutako International Airport yesterday.

|Uiras who clinched the title of Miss Face of the Universe, was greeted by a jubilant crowd led by the ǂNisa ǂNukhoen of |Ai||ams with entertainment provided by the police's brass band.

Her dedication and hard work shone through as she secured a coveted spot in the top 20, competing against beauty queens from 84 countries.

Miss Nicaragua crowned Miss Universe

In a spectacular showcase of beauty, talent, and global unity, the 72nd Miss Universe pageant reached its grand finale in El Salvador.

The event, which concluded in the early hours of this morning, saw immense support from Namibians as they rallied behind Jameela |Uiras.

Miss Nicaragua, Sheynnis Palacios, emerged victorious and claimed the coveted title of Miss Universe 2023.

Miss Thailand, Anntonia Porsild, secured the position of 2nd runner-up, while Miss Australia, Moraya Wilson, gracefully took the third spot.

MTC Tech Innovation Bazaar 2023 concludes

Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) has concluded its Tech Innovation Bazaar this week, marking a pivotal step towards a digital landscape that accommodates diverse ideas and perspectives.

The event was aimed at fostering a world where innovation knows no boundaries, signifying the beginning of an unlimited future.

The event brought together visionaries, investors, industry leaders, mentors, partners, and innovators under one roof.

An enthusiastic 17-year-old self-taught programmer, Auwanga Enkali, achieved dual success, securing victory.

Namibia, Germany cooperate to preserve historical records

The National Archives of Namibia (NAN) and the Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Germany, have jointly organised a two-day workshop on the preservation, conservation of records, and restoration practices.

The workshop brought together archivists and professionals from both countries to share expertise and knowledge in the crucial field of preserving historical records.

The two countries are hoping to strengthen the preservation and conservation efforts of historical documents in Namibia and foster international cooperation.

NamPol gears for festive season

The festive season is rapidly drawing nearer, and the police are gearing up for their festive season crime prevention and road safety initiatives.

Inspector General Joseph Shikongo addressed officials in his preparatory meeting for the national festive season crime prevention and road safety operation at the national headquarters in the capital.

Shikongo stressed the need for community engagement and partnerships, emphasising that the support and cooperation of citizens are essential in preventing and combating crime.

CoW inaugurates Phase II of the Informal Areas Electrification Project

The City of Windhoek has officially inaugurated Phase II of the Informal Areas Electrification Project in Otjomuise's Extensions 6 and 7.

The atmosphere was charged with enthusiasm and hope as the project, considered pivotal towards enhancing essential services for the local communities, was celebrated.

The inauguration is deemed a beacon of progress and a promise to illuminate the lives of Otjomuise residents.

The Windhoek City Council said it symbolises the commitment of the local government to improve residents' living standards and prospects. 

NCS launches community outreach programme

The Namibia Correctional Services held a community outreach event at Rehoboth on Saturday.

The event was meant to sensitise the community about escalating drug use and crime in Rehoboth and the importance of community outreach programmes in rehabilitating offenders.

The community outreach programme was aimed at facilitating and instilling behavioural change in offenders from the Hardap Region.

Inmates are thus empowered while paying their debts to society.

Broadcasters urged to maintain credibility

The Southern African Broadcasting Association President Stanley Similo has emphasised the significance of credibility among media in a world where misinformation is easily accessible, particularly in the realm of broadcasting.

Similo addressed the just concluded SABA 30th Annual General Meeting and 67th Board Meeting in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

nbc Director General Stanley Similo was re-elected President of SABA for another two years.

He emphasised the need for broadcasters to maintain credibility.