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Namibians must see one another as related-First Lady Geingos Namibians must see one another as related and no one should see their culture as superior to the other.   These were the words of First Lady Monica Geingos when she addressed a women's networking event organised by the #Nukhoe /Humis Women's Cultural group over the weekend.    The event was also aimed at pr...
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President Geingob announces eight special advisors to the office of the President President Hage Geingob has announced eight special advisors to the office of the President.    Many of the names are those that have been speculated in the local print media, which include NBC's Director General Albertus Aochamub, as Press Secretary or Government Spokesperson, Daisry Mathias as Special Advisor on Youth Matt...
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The Namibian police opened a decision case in the death of a 13 year old boy who was killed by two pit-bull dogs The Namibian police has opened a decision case in the death of a 13 year old boy who was killed by two pit-bull dogs in Windhoek on Saturday.   The boy was attacked and killed in Otjomuise's Extension 4 after the dogs allegedly dug a hole under the house fence. ...
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The restoration of eyesight for the elders that ended at the Grootfontein Hospital described as a success The restoration of eyesight for the elders that ended at the Grootfontein Hospital in the Otjozondjupa region on Friday, has been described as a success.   2015's eye camp, led by eye specialist, Dr Helena Ndume, was conducted by the national surgical team, and volunteers from Austria.    More than 200 patients...
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About 19 Namibians lived as refugees in Botswana arrive home at Katima Mulilo About 19 Namibians who lived for the past 17 years as refugees in Botswana have arrived home at Katima Mulilo on Sunday.   While five of the returnees have returned voluntarily to Namibia, 13 just came on a "go and see and come and tell visit" and would go back to Botswana to inform the remaining refugees about the social ...
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The office of the Kavango East Governor crafts its five year strategic statement of intent The office of the Kavango East Governor is crafting its five year strategic statement of intent.   The statement of intent is expected to be submitted to the Head of State by the end of June.   President Hage Geingob expects statements of intent from all 14 regional governors. ...
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The 29th of June mark 100 days since President Geingob took office as the country's third President The 29th of June marked 100 days since President Hage Geingob took office as the country's third President.    The President held a media conference at State House today on his hundred days in office expressing satisfaction on what his administration has achieved so far.    Dr. Geingob pointed out the incr...
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TransNamib employees at the Otjiwarongo Railway Station take to the streets to demonstrate about alleged poor working conditions TransNamib employees at the Otjiwarongo Railway Station in the Otjozondjupa Region took to the streets on Thursday to demonstrate about alleged poor working conditions and the way in which the company infringes on their rights to free association.   They demand improved working conditions and the company to recognise their new trade...
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The Health Ministry cautions persons travelling to Mers affected areas to take precautions The Ministry of Health and Social Services has cautioned persons travelling to Mers affected areas to take precautions.   Mers is a viral respiratory illness affecting lungs and is transmitted through respiration.    The viral illness has been reported in South Korea with more than a hundred cases reported with nin...
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The B&E International North Namibia company signs an agreement with the Mining, Metal, Maritime and Construction Workers Union The B&E International North Namibia company has signed a recognition and procedural agreement with the Mining, Metal, Maritime and Construction Workers Union under the umbrella of the Namibia National Labour Organisation, Nanlo.   In terms of the agreement Nanlo will be the sole bargaining agent for the employees of the company ...
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The Private sector urged to take advantage of COMESA, EAC and SADC Tripartite Agreement The private sector has been urged to take advantage of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, the East African Community, EAC and the Southern African Development Community, SADC Tripartite Agreement.   Prime Minister Saara-Kuugongelwa Amadhila said the agreement presents a good opportunity for the sector to do b...
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First Lady Geingos sets the tone for the First Lady's office First Lady Monica Geingos has set the tone for the First Lady's office.   Geingos identified social empowerment and economic inclusion as well as promotion of business as a way fighting poverty.   She said this when she hosted luncheon in honour of the former first ladies, Kovambo Nujoma and Penehupifo Pohamba at St...
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