Namibia

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In critics
Jul 30th, 2014
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By John Travolter Matali OTJIWARONGO – Otjozondjupa Regional Governor Samuel Nuuyoma has slammed government critics who focus only on the negative. He described such critics as  “self-made blinds”. The regional governor also called for more respect from Namibian people for thei...
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In Education
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...
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In cropping
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Deon Schlechter WINDHOEK - Food aid for vulnerable households might be considered from December until the affected households are able to regain their normal livelihoods, the Early Warning and Food Security June Report has recommended. It further recommends reinforcement of food/cash-for-work prog...
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In elections
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Helvy Shaanika  ONGWEDIVA - President Hifikepunye Pohamba has called upon the residents of Ohangwena Constituency to ensure that political campaigns for the upcoming by-election are conducted peacefully. The by-election is set for 5 August. While addressing the Swapo Party rally at Helao Nafi...
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In abduction
Jul 30th, 2014
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By George Sanzila KATIMA MULILO – Linyanti Constituency Councillor Cletius Sipapela says there is a real likelihood that Namibian fishermen were abducted by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF).  This follows recent claims that armed BDF soldiers illegally entered Namibia and ransacked the fis...
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In cash loans
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK – Business has not been good for the infamous cash loan sector, and other micro-lending and credit agreement facilities, during the first months of this year.  Namibians borrowed less money in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the last three months of 2013,...
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In agreement
Jul 30th, 2014
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By John Muyamba RUNDU - The Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (Manwu) signed a recognition agreement with Gecko Mining yesterday at Uvungu-Vungu near Rundu. Gecko Namibia (Pty) Ltd is a wholly Namibian owned company.  Apart from developing own projects in the mineral and chemical industry,...
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In Church
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Tunomukwathi Asino WINDHOEK – A Polytechnic of Namibia (PoN) student probably has to ensure she does not miss the next Jehovah’s Witnesses gathering, as it appears her faith helped her escape prison.  She was fortunate Magistrate Jermaine Muchali sentenced her to a fine and did no...
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In dairy
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Hoandi !Gaeb KEETMANSHOOP -  The Minister of Trade and Industry, Calle Schlettwein, says over the past two years government has taken policy decisions to develop and safeguard Namibia’s interest in the cement, poultry and dairy industries. These interventions, he said, should not be see...
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In Ben Uanivi
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Carlos  Kambaekwa WINDHOEK – Organisers of the newly introduced Ben Uanivi Knockout Cup, under the auspices of the Omuramba Black Beauty Sports Club from Otjinene constituency in the Omaheke region, are appealing to potential sponsors for financial assistance. The club’s main obje...