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Health Ministry carries out evictions for several tenants from its official accommodation The Ministry of Health and Social Services has started carrying out evictions for several tenants from its official accommodation.    At least eight tenants have so far been evicted through the Ministry's attorneys but more evictions are still to be carried out in due course. ...
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The Walvis Bay Municipality boasts with a number of billion dollar projects being developed at the coastal town The Walvis Bay Municipality is boasting with a number of billion dollar projects being developed at the coastal town.   The town Mayor Uilika Nambahu, cited the construction of a four-billion dollar Bulk Fuel Storage facility, the upgrading of a one-comma-three billion dollar gravel road behind Dune-seven among the many projects. ...
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The Swakopmund Magistrate's Court denies bail to yet another police official The Swakopmund Magistrate's Court has denied bail to yet another police official stationed at Walvis Bay who appeared in court on Wednesday on three counts involving corruption.   The 36-year-old Lucas Andreas was arrested on Monday at Walvis Bay, through an identification parade and is charged for corruptly using office or posi...
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NSI together with the NCI work together to create standards and building regulations suitable for Namibia The Namibia Standards Institution-NSI together with the Namibian Construction Industries are working together to create standards and building regulations suitable for Namibia.    A meeting in this regard was held in Windhoek on Wednesday for government ministries, agencies and construction companies to study existing practices...
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Communal farmers in Omuntele Constituency of Oshikoto region facing a critical water shortage Communal farmers in the Omuntele Constituency of the Oshikoto region are still facing a critical water shortage and their livestock has been without water for days.   Some have been forced to queue at water points from ten o'clock in the evening to access water for their animals to drink.    Farmers are now wor...
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Stakeholders in education urged NOT to just focus on the Grade 12 results The Teacher's Union of Namibia has called on the Ministry of Education and all stakeholders in education not to just focus on the Grade 12 results.   Speaking at a media briefing in the capital on Monday, TUN President, Mahongora Kavihuha noted that Grade 12 performers who have become the current focus are just a fraction of the...
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The nine Treason accused who had challenged the High Court's jurisdiction appeal the dismissal of their pleas The nine Treason accused who had challenged the High Court's jurisdiction to hear their case on allegations of abduction from Botswana will appeal the dismissal of their pleas.   Windhoek lawyer Norman Tjombe defending the nine told Judge Petrus Unengu on Monday that his clients have asked him to register an appeal.   ...
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2014/2015 festive season road safety campaign yield positive results The 2014/2015 festive season road safety campaign has been described as a success.   Stakeholders who spearheaded the initiative attributed the success to good collaboration between campaign partners which ensured consistent law enforcement visibility, public awareness interventions, increased high way patrol and increased visibilit...
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A medical doctor at Keetmanshoop State Hospital accused of assaulting a wheelchair bound patient A medical doctor at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital is accused of assaulting a wheelchair bound patient in one of the hospital corridors last week Thursday.   A member of the public who witnessed the alleged assault said the doctor slapped the patient through her face while sitting in the wheelchair. ...
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Namibia reduces its contingent of Police officers to Lesotho that formed part of the SADC observer mission Namibia has reduced its contingent of Police officers to Lesotho that formed part of the SADC observer mission to the mountain kingdom.    Foreign Affairs Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah told NBC News that as the situation in that country has improved for the better, Namibia only has 15 Police officers in Lesotho compared to th...
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An appeal by three convicted criminals struck-off by the Windhoek High Court The Windhoek High Court has dismissed appeals of a rapist, an arsonist and a housebreaking convict due to poor preparation.   Two Judges, Nate Ndauendapo and Christie Liebenberg struck-off the appeals of the ill prepared appellants who were without lawyers. ...
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NANTU calls for more attention to be paid to the lower primary phase The Namibia National Teacher's Union, Nantu says it is satisfied with 2014's Grade 10 and 12 results especially the quality of the symbols obtained.    However, the teachers' union says more attention needs to be paid to the lower primary phase for the country to improve its performance in Grades 10 and 12. &nbs...
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