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NBC Director General re-elected SABA President for the 3rd consecutive two year-term The Southern African Broadcasting Association -SABA has re-elected NBC Director General, Albertus Aochamub for the 3rd consecutive two year-term as its President during the 22nd Annual General Meeting held last week in Swaziland.   Aochamub is also the Vice President of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association, CBA for the next 2 y...
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Women from different political parties gather at Otjiwarongo for a two day workshop on women in politics. More than 20 female politicians from different political parties in Namibia are gathered at Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region for a two day workshop on women in politics.   The workshop facilitated by Gender Links Namibia is aimed at equipping women in politics with tools and critical skills to prepare parliamentary candidates....
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UDF President calls on its leadership and supporters to work hard during the election campaign. United Democratic Front President says the commitment shown by the the party's leadership over the years should woo the citizens of Namibia to vote for it during the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections.   Apius Auchab called on the party leadership and supporters to work hard by mobilizing the masses during the...
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A police officer is charged with attempted murder or negligent discharge of a firearm. A police officer in the Namibian Police Force Reserve Team who allegedly turned the Wanaheda Sports Ground into a shooting scene has been charged with attempted murder in the Katutura Magistrate's Court.   Prosecutor Anthony Wilson charged Reserve Force Police officer, Immanuel Paulus, with attempted murder or negligent discharg...
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The Third Constitutional Amendment Bill receives an overwhelming support in the National Council The Third Constitutional Amendment Bill received an overwhelming support in the National Council on Monday.    First to contribute to the debate on the bill, Swapo Chief Whip Bernard Sibalatani noted that such amendments were necessary if Namibia was to hold successful elections in future.    The Zambezi Regio...
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Training for registration officials for the supplementary voter registration kick off at Katima Mulilo. Training for registration officials for the upcoming supplementary voter registration for the November Presidential and National Assembly elections have kicked off at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region.   The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN)'s Regional Coordinator for the Zambezi Region, Alfred Mbukusa urged those who did ...
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Swapo Part Secretary General suprised at the outcome of the just ended electoral college Swapo Party Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba says, he was surprised by the outcome of the just ended Electoral College.    In an exclusive interview with NBC News on Monday, Mbumba said he did not expect many senior party members to perform poorly or fail to make it on the list.    He however added that the re...
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The Health Ministry and UNICEF launch a Namibia Child Survival Strategy to save children's lives over the next 4 years Its official, Namibia will not meet the United Nations Millemium Developmental Goal Four aimed at reducing child mortality rate by two thirds by 2015.   With time running out fast, the Health Ministry in conjunction with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on Monday launched a Namibia Child Survival Strategy to save chi...
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The annual week-long adult literacy celebration is launched at Katima Mulilo The Directorate of Adult Literacy in the Education Ministry launched its annual weeklong adult literacy celebrations at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region on Friday.   Through interventions such as these, Government has made strides in uplifting the living conditions of the most under privileged residents of Namibia, especially tho...
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A bus accident on the Rundu-Divundu road claims one life At least one woman whose identity is yet to be established died in a bus accident that took place on the Rundu-Divundu road in the Kavango East Region on Sunday night.   According to the police at Rundu, the deceased did not have identification documents on her during the time of the accident.   The police have thus req...
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The Erongo Regional Council acquires a 50 hectare piece of land to set-up an Olive Plantation project. The Erongo Regional Council has acquired a 50 hectare piece of land from the Okombahe Traditional Authority in the Daures Constituency to set-up an Olive Plantation project. The council contributed half-a-million dollars, while NAMSOV Fishing Enterprises through its community trust donated 250 000 dollars as financial assistance for the impl...
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A 24 year old woman is killed by her lover at Rundu's Kehemu Informal Settlement A 24 year old woman was killed in cold blood by her lover in the early hours of Sunday at Rundu's Kehemu Informal settlement in the Kavango East Region. Her lover, a member of the Namibian Police then turned the gun onto himself. The woman has been identified as Nghidiwakusho Tuna-Omukulili Lamanguluka while the man is Isai Lazarus H...
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