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Rukoro's application rejected purely based on matters of procedure and principle-Urban Minister Government has no hidden agenda against Ovaherero people with regards to the recognition of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority chief, Vekuii Rukoro.   Urban and Rural Development Minister said Rukoro's application as Paramount Chief of Ovaherero was rejected purely based on matters of procedure and principle.   Dur...
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Children involved in the road safety campaign as ambassadors Stakeholders in road safety have taken their campaign to another level by involving children as ambassadors to reduce the carnage on Namibian roads.   Namibia is said to have the highest road accidents in the world and despite numerous campaigns to reduce the carnage on the country's roads people, including children continue to ...
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The uncontrollable and sky rocketing house prices to be addressed The uncontrollable and sky rocketing house prices will soon be addressed.   Urban and Rural Development Minister Sofia Shaningwa told NBC News that she was worried by the high prices    of houses which has left many people unable to afford basic dwellings.   Shaningwa would therefore make sure that she...
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One hundred and eleven health extension workers graduate at Katima Mulilo One hundred and eleven health extension workers graduated at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region after a six month-long training recently.   The graduates who will now be fully employed by the government are expected to bring basic health services closer to communities in outlaying areas and ensure equitable distribution of communit...
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NUDO wants to win the Swakopmund Constituency by-election NUDO, like the other contesting parties also wants to win the Swakopmund Constituency by-election.   Its rally was addressed by the party's Secretary-General, Meundju Jahanika. ...
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The four political parties that will contest the Swakopmund Constituency by-election round-up their campaigns The four political parties that will contest the Swakopmund Constituency by-election scheduled for the 29-Th of May have rounded-up their campaigns at the town on Saturday.   They are the Swapo Party, DTA, UDF and NUDO.   The ruling party's rally was addressed by its Secretary General Nangolo Mbumba, who called on m...
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Former First Lady, Penehupifo Pohamba describes her tenure as the patron of the OEWONA rewarding Former First Lady, Penehupifo Pohamba has described her tenure as the patron of the Organization for the Empowerment of Widows/Widowers and Orphans of HIV and AIDS in Namibia --OEWONA, as having been rewarding.   Madam Pohamba says a number of projects have been established while many private companies came in to assist the organisa...
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Judgement for the Swakopmund woman charged with trafficking and facilitating sexual exploitation of minors reserved The Swakopmund woman charged with trafficking and facilitating sexual exploitation of minors will know her fate on the second of June.   Deputy Chief Justice Petrus Damaseb reserved judgement in the case against alleged pimp Johanna Lukas after parties in the case made arguments for judgment on Friday. ...
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DTA Party members called to refrain from any form of intimidation or violent acts in the run-up to the election DTA rounded-up its campaigns for the Swakopmund Constituency by-election scheduled for the 29-th of May at the town on Saturday.   The DTA election campaign rally was addressed by its Member of Parliament, Elma Dienda, who called on party members to refrain from any form of intimidation or violent acts in the run-up to the election....
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The Red Data Book on Namibian Birds launched Just like any other animal, birds also need to be protected to ensure their safety as part of nature. It is with this concern that the Red Data Book on Namibian Birds was launched on Thursday.   Speaking at the official launch, Environment and Tourism Minsiter Pohamba Shifeta, reiterated the need to conserve Namibian birds. &nbs...
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Many family's livelihood threatened by food insecurity The year 2015 will be a difficult one for many families with food insecurity threatening their livelihood.   Tsumkwe is no different from other areas that experienced low rainfall.   NBC visited one family in the area to find out how they will cope in 2015.   ...
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The Minister of Urban and Rural Development organises a consultative retreat The Minister of Urban and Rural Development organised a consultative retreat to discuss issues pertaining to effective and efficient service delivery.   The retreat was aimed at coming up with a Ministerial Declaration of Intend as directed by President Hage Geingob.   The consultative meeting which was held at Grootfon...
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