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Lands Ministry presents the final draft land use plan for coordinated land use and development planning in the Zambezi Region The Ministry of Lands and Resettlement presented the final draft land use plan for coordinated land use and development planning in the Zambezi Region.   Speaking at the event, the Zambezi Regional Governor said, the land use plan is a tool for the protection of bio-diversity, sustainable natural resource management and for the adap...
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President Pohamba commends different political parties for the role they played in shaping the development democracy in the country President Hifikepunye Pohamba has commended different political parties for the role they played in shaping the development democracy in the country.   He said through their contributions the culture of democratic governance has become the norm in the country.   The Head of State made the remarks at a farewell reception...
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NANSO calls on the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund to write off all outstanding student loans The Namibian Student Organisation-NANSO- is calling on the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund to write off all outstanding student loans.   Speaking at a media conference on Thursday, the Student Representative Council presidents of the University of Namibia, Polytechnic and International University of Namibia further called...
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Domestic workers are entitled to all of the basic conditions of employment contained in the Labour Act-Labour Minister Domestic workers are entitled to all of the basic conditions of employment contained in the Labour Act.   Labour and Social Welfare Minister Alfeus Muheua says benefits such as annual leave, sick leave, limitation on the amount of working hours and protection against unfair dismissal, are not enjoyed by many domestic workers. &n...
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The Windhoek City Council reaffirms its commitment to create better conditions for the city's residents The Windhoek City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to create better conditions for the city's residents to uplift their living standards.   In his address to the City Council's montly meeting held in Windhoek on Thursday night, Mayor Muesee Kazapua enumerated on a number of planned development initiatives.   ...
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ACPCN condemns rogue pastors and other bogus clergymen who have infiltrated the church of Jesus Christ The Association of Charismatic and Pentecostal Churches of Namibia --ACPCN-- has condemned rogue pastors and other bogus clergymen who have infiltrated the church of Jesus Christ.   In most cases, such fake pastors claim to have miraculous healing powers to solve health or spiritual problems and promises of fortunes in exchange for ...
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The Namibian government and the public service face immense challenges in delivering effective and efficient services The Namibian government and the public service, in particular, face immense global and local challenges in delivering effective and efficient services.   Deputy Prime Minister Marco Hausiku made the remark at the Second Intra-Regional Workshop on the African Charter on Public Service and Administration, at Rundu in the Kavango East ...
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The Shoprite Group of companies obtains an order to stop a strike planned at its shops countrywide The Shoprite Group of companies has obtained an order in the Windhoek High Court on Thursday to stop a strike planned at its shops countrywide on Friday.   High Court Judge Elton Hoff granted the unopposed application after lawyer Ramon Maasdorp for the Group said the certificate that paved way to the strike was issued irregularly. ...
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Teachers and learners of the Mayuni Senior Secondary School encouraged to study hard The Chief of the Mashi Traditional Authority in the Zambezi Region has encouraged teachers and learners of the Mayuni Senior Secondary School to study hard to improve the school's academic performance in 2015.   Chief Joseph Tembwe Mayuni also called on the parents to instill the necessary discipline among their children from an...
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The Parliamentary Standing Committee expresses shock at the deteriorating conditions of government flats The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Economics has expressed shock and dismay at the deteriorating conditions of government flats throughout the country.   The committee members visited some government flats in Windhoek on Thursday to see for themselves a number of issues raised in the Auditor-General's re...
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Fisheries Minister urge his staff to redouble their efforts in providing services to Namibians The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has started the year's activities with a call to its staff to redouble their efforts in providing services to Namibians and to promote the image of the ministry and government in general.   In his first address to ministry officials for 2015 in Windhoek on Wednesday, line Minister B...
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Triumphant College students urged to play a key role in transforming Namibia into a knowledge-based economy Home Affairs and Immigration Deputy Minister has called on Triumphant College students to play a key role in transforming Namibia into a knowledge-based economy.   Speaking at the official opening day of the college, Dr Elia Kaiyamo noted that Triumphant College's objective is to develop and offer research degrees and have areas...
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