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African countries urged to increase cross-border trade within the continent African countries have been urged to increase cross-border trade within the continent.     Ghana's High Commissioner to Namibia Alhaji Haruna Atta says as Africa celebrates the creation of the African Union, efforts should be made towards increasing trade between countries through harmonising trade policies. ...
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Education Minister expressed shock about the maize that got rotten at the Vaalgras primary School Education Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa expressed shock about the maize that got rotten in the //Karas region, specifically at the Vaalgras primary School.   The more than three-thousand bags meant for the school feeding programme were later destroyed. ...
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The Deputy Chairperson of the Caprivi Concern Group who is said to have mysteriously disappeared is alive Matemwa Kangongo the Deputy Chairperson of the Caprivi Concern Group who is said to have mysteriously disappeared recently is alive.   Kangongo's disappearance comes after a video containing scenes of the group practising rituals allegedly aimed at softening the hearts of Namibian political leaders to allow the secession of the ...
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A National conference on sustainable housing to take place in Windhoek A National conference on sustainable housing is scheduled to take place in Windhoek next week.   Town planners, engineers, representatives of construction companies, inspectors and project managers are expected to attend. ...
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Education Minister calls on all tribes in the country to take pride in their leadership, traditions and cultural expressions The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture  Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has called on all tribes in the country to take pride in their leadership, traditions and cultural expressions.   Hanse-Himarwa made the remark at the official launching of Nama Khoen #Nisasib Exhibition and the unveiling of Kaptein Hendrik Tseib statue at Keetm...
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The first play in 2016's theatre festival of Committed Artists of Namibia to be staged on the 27th and 28th of May The first play in 2016's theater festival of Committed Artists of Namibia (CAN), the Afrikaans play, Die Laaste Karretjie Graf, is now ready and will be staged on the 27th and 28th of May.   A selected play extract preview of the Afrikaans drama by South African world-renowned playwright Athol Fugard will be exclusively staged a...
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A 49 year old farmer appears in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate Court on charges of illegal fire arms A 49 year old farmer appeared in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate Court on charges of illegal fire arms and possession of two containers believed to be of military communication nature.   Engelhard George was arrested at his farm last week when he was found with three unlicensed fire-arms and ammunitions. ...
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TUN and the IYF of South Korea sign a Memorandum of Understanding The Teachers Union of Namibia and the International Youth Fellowship IYF of South Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday.    The initiative is to promote educational, social and cultural progress among youth and teachers.   ...
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The motion to establish Old Age Homes in all 14 regions supported by some traditional leaders Traditional leaders of Omusati and Oshana regions support the motion to establish Old Age Homes in all 14 regions.   The motion tabled by DTA MP Elma Dienda in 2015 is now with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development and Family Affairs to seek public views on the matter and report back to parliame...
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Roads Authority urged to prioritise the construction of the Omboto gravel road in Oshikoto region The Roads Authority has been urged to prioritize the construction of the Omboto gravel road in Oshikoto region.   Currently only those with a four wheel- drive vehicles make use of the road. ...
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Unknown wild animals attacked and killed several goats and sucked blood from the goats Unknown wild animals have attacked and killed several goats and sucked blood from the goats or ripped them open at the Okathitu kOnghayi village in the Okalongo Constituency.   The maimed carcasses were found scattered across the kraals while one of the goats was dragged to a nearby bush. ...
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Namibia is to host the 31st of African Caribbean and Pacific group of state Namibia is to host the 31st of African Caribbean and Pacific group of state and the European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Windhoek in June.   The African. Caribbean and Pacific Group of States is an organisation established in 1975 and composed of 79 African members of state. ...
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