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Canadian Twin Engine manufacturers of the Cessna 425 plane that crashed over a week ago to be in Windhoek It has been confirmed that the Canadian Twin Engine manufacturers of the Cessna 425 plane that crashed over a week ago, will be in Windhoek next week, while the USA, which is the Plane manufacturer, will provide logistical support.   Chief Public Relations Officer at the Ministry of Works and Transport, Julius Ngweda, confirmed this...
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The Agriculture Industry in the country will perform to expectation once role players join efforts-Agriculture Minister The  Minister of Agriculture Water and Forestry says the Agriculture Industry in the country will perform to expectation once role players join efforts in the fight against challenges facing the sector.   John Mutorwa made the observation when he addressed farm leaders and other role players at a two day seminar which ended at ...
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Ten television production students from the College of the Arts receives bursaries worth 60 thousand dollars The Namibia Film Commission on Friday gave bursaries worth 60 thousand dollars to 10 television production students from the College of the Arts.   Executive Secretary of the Namibia Film Commission, Florence Haifene, in her address noted that this is a good opportunity to ensure that Namibia obtains a skilled workforce in the Film ...
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The Headman of Oerwoud Resettlement arrested for raping a 13 year old grade 5 learner The Headman of Oerwoud Resettlement was arrested and appeared before the Tsumeb Magistrate court for raping a 13 year old grade 5 learner.    It is alleged that the suspect offered the girl traditional liquor before raping her.  The suspect was denied bail  and his case is postponed to 19th of May ...
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Oshana Police confiscates several illegal imported goods from an Angolan national Oshana Police confiscated several illegal imported goods from an Angolan national on Friday at Oshakati.   The items were found at Okandjengedi Golf location hidden in a corrugated iron shack, and include Yes Cigarettes with a street value of 332-thousand dollars and 338 pairs of flip-flops. ...
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New privately own businesses to soon be required to have 25% shareholding of previously disadvantaged persons before operation New privately own businesses will soon be required to have twenty five percent shareholding of previously disadvantaged persons before they are allowed to operate.   This is part of the National Equitable Economic Empowerment Bill, which aims to implement the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework which provides for the introd...
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Malaria outbreak hits the Ohangwana Region days after Namibia receives an award Days after Namibia received an award for meeting the target of the millennium development goal for malaria, an outbreak of the disease hit the Ohangwana Region with Four Hundred and 25 patients diagnosed with it.   The minister of Health and Social Services Dr. Bernard Haufiku is concerned about the situation saying that five people...
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A Ford Ranger Bakkie driving from the city centre collides with a Combi belonging to UNAM A Ford Ranger Bakkie driving from the city center collided with a Combi belonging to UNAM, which was on its way to the University's school of Medicine on Saturday night. ...
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The Swapo Party Youth League elected to the position of Vice President on the WFDY in Russia The Swapo Party Youth League was elected to the position of Vice President on the World Federation for Democratic Youth (WFDY) in Moscow, Russia, to represent the African Region,    This is a full time position based in Budapest, Hungary.   It is the first time the SPYL is elected to a high platform of WFDY since i...
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The Executive Council of School Principals in the Oshana region appeals for additional benefits to all school Principals The Executive Council of School Principals in the Oshana region is appealing for additional benefits to all school Principals.   They petitioned the National Teachers Union-NANTU as their bargaining union, to engage Government to re look at their incentives as they do not perceive them as fair.   They also said the auto...
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More than ten people narrowly escape death when a minibus they were travelling in overturn More than ten people narrowly escaped death when a minibus they were travelling in, overturned, some 20 kilometers south of Otavi in the Otjozondjupa region, on Saturday   It is believed the driver of the minibus with 12 occupants lost control of the vehicle when he drove over a pool of water on the road.   The incident...
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Workers at Komsberg Farm vow to continue with their strike until management gets rid of the farm General Manager Workers at Komsberg Farm have vowed to continue with their strike until management gets rid of the farm General Manager Jannie Thiart.   The method of strike the workers have decided upon is to report for duty only on days Thiart is out of office like they did Friday when the manager was allegedly in Windhoek on official business. ...
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