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The Namibian
Thu 26 Mar 2015
 • AN open suggestion to City Police or the traffic department: can your office please assign traffic officers at robots and junctions on weekdays, especially during peak hours. I believe this can also help. - Zasana, Ovikango
 • IF President Hage Geingob really meant to declare war on poverty and income inequility, he should firstly review the medical aid scheme and housing allowance of N$800 for civil servants!
 • COMRADE President, I am a resident of Onesi village in Omusati region. Please hear my cry! The gravel road between Epalela and Onesi is only 17km long, but until now, 25 years after independence, the road is still not tarred. We are also human beings li
 • MAYOR of Outjo, we the people born in Outjo are still struggling to get houses, but the people who came to this town recently got houses already. Please correct this situation.
 • MR President, the road from Ongha, Ohalushu, Ondjadjaxwi, Onamutayi to Ongwediva and Oshakati is still a gravel road and useless. It is not taken care of by the government at all; please do something about it, comrade
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Is Hage Geingob's cabinet the right size to deal with Namibia's biggest issues?

1. Yes, his appointments are solid

2. No, too many cooks spoil the broth

3. Maybe, but he'll have to manage them well

4. Hell no! The problems are too big to fix in 1 term


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ECONOMIC NEWS | 2008-02-07
Nedbank Cycle Challenge to hit Windhoek
Local cyclists will have a mammoth task to overcome on Sunday when they pedal it out in the 24th edition of the Nedbank Cycle Challenge here in the capital.
The aspiring cyclists will compete in the 20km, 35km and 75km
categories, starting in front of Nedbank's head office in
Independence Avenue and finishing at the Cohen Fistball Club near
the SKW Sport Ground in Olympia.
Speaking at the launch on Tuesday, Nedbank Managing Director
Erastus Hoveka said the event, which started in 1986 had grown in
leaps and bounds and attracted a record 1 500 participants during
the 2007 edition.

Hoveka said he was confident that the cycling event would
attract a huge following this time around following the
introduction of the 20km section for family teams.

The biggest growing sporting event will once again showcase the
talents of cyclists from Oshakati in the Oshana Region.

The cyclists' expenses will be covered by Windhoek Pedal
Power.

"Since its inception, the Nedbank Cycle Challenge has become the
biggest fun and fitness event on the Namibian sporting calendar in
terms of participation," said Hoveka.

"It is an event that has spurred enthusiasm, potential and
excitement year after year not only amongst staff, but also amongst
clients and non-clients," he added.

Cyclists competing in the 75km race will have the challenge of
beating last year's champion Dan Craven's record time of one hour
and 50 minutes.

Johanita de Waal won the women's race over 70km followed by
Charmaine Shannon and Angelique Rall, while Simon Shileka from
Oshakati won the 35km race.

Nedbank Communication & Sponsorship Manager, Gernot de Klerk
said that all participants would be presented with medals while the
winners in the respective categories would receive cash prizes.

Interested persons are thus advised to get registration forms
from any Nedbank outlet.

Hoveka thanked Nedbank co-sponsors namely Old Mutual Namibia,
Mutual & Federal Namibia, Windhoek Pedal Power, Namibia
Beverages (Coca-Cola), Namibia Health Plan and Radio Wave for their
individual contributions.

Cyclists who have not yet registered can still do so at the
registration point on Saturday, at the Cohen Fistball Club.

The event starts at 08h00 on Sunday and will once again be
preceded by a Kidz Cycle Challenge on Saturday, for children under
the age of six.

Nampa

Speaking at the launch on Tuesday, Nedbank Managing Director
Erastus Hoveka said the event, which started in 1986 had grown in
leaps and bounds and attracted a record 1 500 participants during
the 2007 edition.Hoveka said he was confident that the cycling
event would attract a huge following this time around following the
introduction of the 20km section for family teams.The biggest
growing sporting event will once again showcase the talents of
cyclists from Oshakati in the Oshana Region.The cyclists' expenses
will be covered by Windhoek Pedal Power."Since its inception, the
Nedbank Cycle Challenge has become the biggest fun and fitness
event on the Namibian sporting calendar in terms of participation,"
said Hoveka."It is an event that has spurred enthusiasm, potential
and excitement year after year not only amongst staff, but also
amongst clients and non-clients," he added.Cyclists competing in
the 75km race will have the challenge of beating last year's
champion Dan Craven's record time of one hour and 50
minutes.Johanita de Waal won the women's race over 70km followed by
Charmaine Shannon and Angelique Rall, while Simon Shileka from
Oshakati won the 35km race.Nedbank Communication & Sponsorship
Manager, Gernot de Klerk said that all participants would be
presented with medals while the winners in the respective
categories would receive cash prizes.Interested persons are thus
advised to get registration forms from any Nedbank outlet.Hoveka
thanked Nedbank co-sponsors namely Old Mutual Namibia, Mutual &
Federal Namibia, Windhoek Pedal Power, Namibia Beverages
(Coca-Cola), Namibia Health Plan and Radio Wave for their
individual contributions.Cyclists who have not yet registered can
still do so at the registration point on Saturday, at the Cohen
Fistball Club.The event starts at 08h00 on Sunday and will once
again be preceded by a Kidz Cycle Challenge on Saturday, for
children under the age of six.Nampa

         


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