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By IAfrica
Dec 7th, 2014
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The air over Sesfontein this time of year is usually a peculiar metallic hue, tinged by the talcum-fine dust whipped by the harsh desert wind blowing from the Skeleton Coast, 250 kilometres away to the west. But today, the white heat seemed bleaker tha...
By IAfrica
Dec 1st, 2014
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It took a little longer than expected for Africa’s first-ever electronic voting system to deliver the results of the Namibian elections, held on Friday. By Monday afternoon, the final figures for both the presidential and parliamentary polls were...
By IAfrica
Sep 17th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Many locals have come to dislike the rapid increase of Chinese nationals in their midst, whom many blame for wrestling potential employment opportunities away from them as a result of the Chinese modernised techniques and vast expertis...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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The Namibian Poultry Producers’ Association (PPA) decided to celebrate World Egg Day this year with the rest of the world. This event will take place on October 10. Jan Hennetjie, the local World Egg Day ambassador for this year now has an own Fa...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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WEST NEST LODGE – Namibia could soon receive a grant of N$11.6 million from the European Union to kick-start the implementation of the country’s first National Rangeland Management Policy and Strategy (NRMPS) that could change the face of r...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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The now defunct South African Provincial Currie Cup Competition was inaugurated towards the end of 18th century and ever since been the flagship amateur football showpiece of the Republic of South Africa. Originally, there were only six teams but with ...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - The Inspector General of the Namibian Police, Lieutenant General Sebastian Ndeitunga, yesterday assured the country’s political parties that the police force is apolitical and will ensure protection for everyone during this year’...
By IAfrica
Sep 12th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – About 140 Air Namibia cabin crew are set to hold a peaceful demonstration at the office of the labour commissioner today, Namibian Cabin Crew Union (NCCU) president Reginald Kock announced yesterday. Kock said the union would express i...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has sent birthday wishes to renowned Pan Africanist, Namibian liberation struggle veteran and freedom fighter Andimba Herman Toivo Ya Toivo, who turns 90 on Friday.
By IAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The Deputy Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU),  Houlin Zhao, has praised Namibia for its achievements in information and communication technology (ICT). Zhao, who arrived in the country on a famil...