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Delays in finalising petty cases against police officers should be completed within a maximum of six months-Safety Minister Safety and Security Minister, Charles Namoloh says delays in finalising petty cases against police officers, should be completed within a maximum of six months.   Major-General Namoloh says some personnel in the Police's Internal Discipline Unit are sitting on other officers's cases, to deprive them of promotions because of ...
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Donations continue to pour in for a 16-year-old wheelchair bound school-girl at Walvis Bay Donations continue to pour in for a 16-year-old wheelchair bound school-girl at the Duinesig Combined School at Walvis Bay.   Benitha Johannes, a Grade Ten student, became disabled at the age of 13 after being run over by a train, an accident in which she sustained serious injuries to her limbs, resulting in the amputation of her le...
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A Windhoek man accused of killing his girlfriend pleads not guilty to the charges A Windhoek man who is accused of killing his girlfriend has pleaded not guilty to the charges.   The accused, Jeffrey Barman denied injuring or killing late Melanie Booysen or attempted to kill her brother, Charlton Swartz at their daughter's birthday party on the tenth of November 2012. ...
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A book titled, SWAPO, a lion against Apartheid is launched in Windhoek A book titled, SWAPO, a lion against Apartheid was launched in Windhoek on Tuesday.    Vice-President, Dr Nickey Iyambo at the occasion called for more Namibian history books, so that they could become part of history subjects in government schools.    Dr Iyambo says the younger generation should be taught the...
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The Founding President of RDP re-joins the Swapo Party The Founding President of the Rally for Democracy and Progress, Hidipo Hamutenya, has re-joined the Swapo Party, which he left eight years ago.   Hamutenya returned to the ruling party on Thursday along with RDP members Nora Apollus and his son, Lineekela Hamutenya. ...
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European Union and SADC expected to sign EPA towards the end of 2015 An Economic Partnership Agreement, EPA, between the European Union and SADC is expected to be signed towards the end of 2015.   Outgoing EU Head of Mission to Namibia, Raul Fuentes Milani says negotiations on the EPA were concluded in 2014, followed  by a provisional implementation by the end of 2015.   However the...
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Gerhard Komeya is convicted for the killing of his girlfriend The Windhoek High Court has convicted Gerhard Komeya for the killing of his girlfriend in September 2011.   Judge Naomi Shivute found Komeya guilty of all five charges as contained in the charge sheet. ...
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Two people die on the spot and twenty-nine others sustain serious to minor injuries Two people died on the spot and twenty-nine others sustained serious to minor injuries, when two cars collided head-on in the Otjozondjupa region on Tuesday morning.   The accident involving a Citi Golf with three occupants and an Iveco minibus with 28 people took place at around six o'clock, some four kilometers south of the Et...
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President Geingob to continue his engagements with communities around the country President Hage Geingob will continue his engagements with communities around the country with another town hall meeting at the Tamariskia Community Hall in Swakopmund in the Erongo Region on Friday.   The President has been using town hall meetings to interact with the citizens on issues affecting them and how these could be address...
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Zambian President arrives in Namibia to attend the commemoration of the Heroes Day Zambian President Edgar Lungu arrived in Namibia on Tuesday afternoon to attend the commemoration of the Heroes Day.   Lungu told the media that he was honored to be part of the historical event. ...
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Three local businessmen at Rundu respond to the appeal for assistance by a 25 year old mother who delivered quadruplets Three local businessmen at Rundu responded to the appeal for assistance by a 25 year old mother who delivered quadruplets in the Rundu State Hospital last week.   The three reacted promptly to distress call on NBC News on Monday for assistance of any kind.   The Rundu based startup companies are Namibia Investment Conta...
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All Namibian citizens urged to fully participate in the remembrance of the Heroes Day As Namibia marks Heroes Day on Wednesday, all citizens have been urged to fully participate in the remembrance of this day.   Information and Communication Technology Ministry warns that disregard of the day is equal to disregard for those whose blood waters our freedom. ...
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