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Dispute over unity in Namibia Paralympic Committee

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Tensions within the Namibia Paralympic Committee (NPC) have come to the forefront, with NPC Treasurer Jean-Paul Schmidt challenging Secretary General Michael Hamukwaya's claims of unity within the organization.

Despite Hamukwaya's recent affirmations of cohesion, allegations of internal conflict persist within the NPC. Schmidt, a key figure within the Executive Committee, presents a contrasting viewpoint, highlighting discord and governance issues within the committee.

NNPC hosts para & talent event in Windhoek

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The Namibia National Paralympic Committee hosted a para sport festival and talent identification event in Windhoek on Tuesday. 

On Tuesday a parasports event was held at the Okuryangava community hall in Windhoek, where the athletes took part in Archery, Weightlifting and Handball activities. 

Some of the participants said they were excited that initiatives like these were brought closer to them.

Release funds early to prepare adequately - Hamukwaya

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With a hectic sporting calendar awaiting para-athletes, the secretary general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee, Michael Hamukwaya, has appealed for an early release of the required funds for athletes to start with timely preparations.

The local sporting calendar for Namibian para-athletes is set to kick off this weekend at the coast, with a track and field competition. Meanwhile, the first international event is scheduled for March in South Africa, where the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled competition will take place.