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Rural communities are key partners in the conservation of the country's water resources and wetlands The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry see rural communities as key partners in the conservation of the country's water resources and wetlands.   Marking World Water Day at Kamutjonga outside Divundu on Thursday Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa called for an all-inclusive approach to water resource management. &nbs...
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The Kunene Region commemorates the World Tuberculosis Day The Kunene Region joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World Tuberculosis Day.   The event commemorated under the theme, 'Reaching all Namibians with Tuberculosis,' took place at the Opuwo on Tuesday.   Namibia in its National TB Day Report of 2013, revealed that 174 multi-drug resistant cases were ...
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The national unemployment rate decreases The national unemployment rate has dropped.   The 2014 Labour Force Survey released by the Namibia Statistics Agency shows a reduction of one-comma-five percent.   Unemployment rate decreased from 29-comma-six to 28-comma-one per cent. ...
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Teachers in the Erongo Region awarded for their hard work in 2014 academic year Teachers in the Erongo Region were awarded for their hard work in 2014 academic year at Swakopmund on Thursday.   The Erongo Governor,Cleophas Mutjavikua was however not pleased with the 2014 grade ten results, saying a privileged  region like Erongo should have done better.   Mutjavikua cited the presence of urani...
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A film depicting the daily hardships endured by farmworkers in Namibia released A film depicting the daily hardships endured by farmworkers in Namibia was released this week.    The film titled Dwaal Net Rond an Afrikaans saying meaning wandering around hopelessly or without knowing what tomorrow will bring was made by a local film producer. ...
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Former Finnish President promises to work hard for the best interest of Namibia Former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari has promised to work hard for the best interest of Namibia as an honorary citizen.    He was speaking to NBC News shortly after paying a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State House on Friday.    Ahtisaari who extended his stay after attending the 25th Indepe...
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A Warrant Officer in the Nambian Police's Special Force at Oshakati shoot and kills his wife The killing of women by their partners continues unabated despite numerous interventions by government and other social partners such as churches.   The latest incident involves a Warrant Officer in the Nambian Police's Special Force at Oshakati, who shot and killed his wife at the Okandjengedhi informal settlement on Wednesday ...
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Attorney General and Deputy Minister for Veterans Affairs sworn-in Attorney General Sacky Shanghala and Deputy Minister for Veterans Affairs Hilma Nicanor were sworn-in on Thursday.    The ceremony took place at State House, with Chief Justice Peter Shivute administering the oath.    Both Shanghala and Nicanor said they were humbled by the President's appointment and are ...
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A group of guards of the G4-Security company at Walvis Bay are demand the immediate renstatement of their self-post-allowance A group of guards of the G4-Security company at Walvis Bay are demanding the immediate reinstatement of their self-post-allowance.   The allowance of 450 dollars per month was allegedly cancelled by the company when the new minimum wage for security guards was introduced by government in August 2014.   ...
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A highly ranked officer in the Namibian Police shoot his wife before turning his service pistol on himself A highly ranked officer in the Namibian Police shot his wife before turning his service pistol on himself.   The 40 year-old Chief Inspector injured his wife and killed himself in Windhoek's Khomasdal residential area on Thursday morning.   NBC's photo journalist Uushona Hiskia was at the scene and compiled this...
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Nanso's former president accused of refusing to hand over the organisation's bank account signatory power to the new leadership The Namibia National Student Organisation, Nanso's former president is being accused of refusing to hand over the organisation's bank account signatory power to the new leadership.   The leadership of Nanso which was voted out of office at the student body's congress early this month has refused to hand over power and ha...
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Employees of the NDC at the Kavango Cattle Ranch demand improved salaries as well as permanent employment Employees of the Namibia Development Corporation - NDC - at the Kavango Cattle Ranch are demanding improved salaries as well as permanent employment.   The workers staged a peaceful demonstration under the auspices of the Namibia Food and Allied Workers Union - Nafau - at Mangetti in the Kavango West Region on Wednesday.   ...
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