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Government to oversee research on the surface water flows

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

Government has established a Joint Management Committee to oversee researchers on the surface water flows in the North-Eastern part of Namibia.

Namibian youths converge on Windhoek

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

Young people across Namibia are meeting in the capital for the national youth development seminar to chart the way forward on youth development and how to become part of the economic mainstream.

Parents urged to realise the importance of reading

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

Education, Arts and Culture Minister Karina Hanse-Himarwa has urged parents and guardians to realise the importance of reading.

Rhino poachers arrested at Otjiwarongo

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments
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Four suspected rhino poachers have been arrested near Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa region. Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha told Nampa that the suspects, aged 42, 60, 51, and 40, were arrested about 27 kilometers south of Otjiwarongo on Friday.

Jonas allocated docket judge

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

Namibia's Olympic boxer, Jonas Junius, has been allocated a docket judge for his case, after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the recently concluded 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Junius was arrested on 7th of August in connection with an alleged sexual assault at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro.

Progress in the construction of the Home Affairs Ministry offices a concern

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments
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namibiansun.com

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security is concerned about the slow progress in the construction of the Home Affairs and Immigration Ministry offices at Keetmanshoop. Deputy Chairperson Agnes Kafula says it is shocking to learn that the project was stopped and the site abandoned because the contractor was experiencing cash-flow problems.

Education is crucial in transforming the future of humans-Higher Education

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

Higher Education, Training and Innovation Minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi says education is crucial in transforming the future of humans. Dr Kandjii-Murangi says gaining knowledge is a key element in paving the way to Namibia's industrialisation and poverty eradication goals.

Swanepoel wins Red Bull Brave Man pro long

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments

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Government's target of creating 90 000 jobs exceeded

by editor / Sep 05, 2016 / 0 comments
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informante.web.na

The Government has exceeded its target of creating 90 000 jobs under the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4) over the last four years. Statistics presented by the National Planning Commission, NPC, at Swakopmund on Thursday show that 110 000 employment opportunities were created.

Finance Minister reacts to Namibia's downgrading

by editor / Sep 04, 2016 / 0 comments

As Fitch Rating has revised Namibian economy from stable to negative, Finance Minister Calle Schletwein has appealed to the nation to help government not to put unnecessary demands on the economy.

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