Education

By IAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- Some University of Namibia (Unam) students who live in the hostels say they are stranded and have to endure the freezing winter cold by squatting around the campus without proper accommodation. Most of the affected students who are Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fu...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Hoandi !Gaeb KEETMANSHOOP - Namibia is endowed with abundant natural resources, but the country continues to exhibit economic inequalities that seem to continue to increase unabated and poverty levels that are growing at alarming rates. That was the view of the Rector of the Polytechnic of Namibia...
By IAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – The former headmaster of Ella Du Plessis High School, Adolf de Klerk, says indiscipline among learners at many high schools in Namibia is one of the biggest “push factors” that drive teachers away from the teaching profession.  “Any teacher wh...
By IAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Gross neglect of the ‘Life Skills’ subject for many years in schools is the primary reason behind the social horrors being experienced by Namibia, reckons Veronica de Klerk, the Executive Director of Women Action for Development (WAD). She expressed thes...
By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Nuusita Ashipala OSHAKATI – The Oshana Education Directorate of Library Services has introduced a children’s afternoon programme to promote the love of books and inculcate a culture of reading in a region perceived to have a poor reading culture. The programme targets young children wi...
By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- Over 10 000 users are currently benefiting from the use of Wi-Fi internet provision since March this year when Namibia mobile giant MTC commenced with special terms for the service. Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Joel Kaapanda, revealed this last w...
By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Kuzeeko Tjitemisa WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Dr Hage Geingob officially opened the School of Health and Applied Sciences building of the Polytechnic of Namibia on Friday. The school was constructed at a cost of N$200 million, which was provided by government. Addressing an audience of mainly ...
By IAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2014
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By John Muyamba RUNDU – Schools in Kavango East and Kavango West renovated by MCA-Namibia were recently handed over to the Ministry of Education. Four of the schools handed over last Thursday are in Kavango East and one is in Kavango West. Residents of both Kavango West and Kavango East joined ...
By IAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2014
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…. Our people don’t read, says Namwandi WINDHOEK - The Russian Embassy says it is concerned about the low uptake of scholarships provided to the Namibian government through a political quota, revealing that only one of the 25 scholarships offered last year was granted. The Ministry of Ed...
By IAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale  WINDHOEK – The University of Namibia (Unam) is sticking to its decision to cancel, suspend and nullify recent written examinations, despite  students threatening to drag the institution to court in search of remedy. Although a compromise was reached between manage...