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Two people die in a car accident in the Omusati region Two people died in a car accident on Thursday.   The accident happened at Oshuungu village in the Omusati Region along the Oshikuku/Oshakati road.   ...
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National Council goes on recess after passing the Child Care and Protection Bill The National Council went on recess on Thursday after passing the Child Care and Protection Bill.    The Bill will repeal some laws including the Children's Act of 1960 and the Children's Status Act, while also establishing the National Advisory Council on Children and the Children's Fund.    Givin...
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The Health Ministry dismisses rumours that an Ebola case has been detected in the Kunene region The Ministry of Health and Social Services has dispelled rumours that an Ebola case has been detected in Opuwo in the Kunene Region.   Epidemiologist Clementine Muroua said such talks are unfounded and are unnecessarily scaring the public. ...
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The NBC's television licence competition back with a second car to be won The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's Television licence competition, Driv-A-Car is back. Once again, the NBC will give away a brand new car to a lucky paid up TV licence holder in February 2015. ...
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NBC reaches more than sixty-six percent covergae in its digital migration process Namibia is well on track for the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting. The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation on Thursday.   reached 66 comma six percent coverage in its digital migration process. This follows the switching on of two new digital transmitter sites at Epukiro in the Omaheke Region and the Signalberg transmi...
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NBC digital decoders selling like hot cakes at Katima Mulilo Residents of Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region have been flooding the NBC's Lozi Radio Station premises for about a week now, to buy digital decoders.   Due to the high demand, the decoders have been flying off the shelves in record time.   The station's Acting Manager, Zecks Linosi is now calling on the viewe...
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The NTA and Namibia Careers Expo to host a national skills expo in 2015 The Namibia Training Authority and the Namibia Careers Expo are set to host a national skills expo in February 2015.    The two parties signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday which allows them to formalize their partnership in organizing and staging the event. ...
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Decomposed body of a man found in swamp at the Kavango river A partially decomposed body of a man was retrieved from a swamp along the Kavango River on Thursday's afternoon.   The body was spotted by passers-by floating in the deep swamp near Rundu's Sauyemwa Informal Settlement in the early hours of the morning.   ...
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Face of Namibia hands over three painted houses to vulnerable children at Walvis Bay The Face of Namibia Beauty Peagent is not only there to empower young women to become independent in their lives, but also takes care of the less privileged children, its founding member Mary Shikongo said when she handed over three painted houses to vulnerable children at Walvis Bay on Wednesday.   The houses were painted free of c...
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44 year old Woman born with deformed face pleads for help Born with a deformed face and fighting everyday teasing from childhood years to adulthood is a nightmare some people live with.   The 44 year old Embrenzia Matroos is one of those still living with this nightmare.   She was born with a facial condition which her mother said was a result of complications during her birth...
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The high rate of school drop-outs at Tsumkwe attributed to the lack of school hostels The lack of school hostels in the Tsumkwe Constituency of the Otjozondjupa region is the major contributing factor to the high rate of school drop-outs at the Tsumkwe settlement.   Since most of the schools are less accessible due to the long distances and a lack of accommodation facilities, learners are forced to abandon their stud...
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Shoprite employees in Windhoek go on an illegal strike Shoprite retail shops in Windhoek were forced to close on Thursday following a wildcat strike by its employees.   The workers are demanding a salary increment of 20 per cent and have vowed that until such time that the money is paid into their bank accounts, they will not return to work.   However, the union representin...
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