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Prime Minister directs the Deputy Minister of Labour to address complaints of unfair labour practices by sea-going workers Prime Minister Hage Geingob has directed the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Alfeus Muheua to address complaints of unfair labour practices by sea-going workers.   The directive comes after Seafarers Union visited the Premier's office on Tuesday to discuss the working conditions of sea-going workers and express the...
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Chief Justice Peter Shivute sworn in as the head of the judiciary in Namibia The third amendments to the Namibian Constitution have made Chief Justice Peter Shivute the head of the judiciary in Namibia to be assisted by a Deputy Chief Justice.   The High Court Judge President, Petrus Damaseb, was appointed into this position and took oath of office on Tuesday morning at the Supreme Courth   The ...
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Residents struggling to settle their municipal bills urged to approach their local authority councillors for assistance The City of Windhoek has urged residents who are struggling to settle their municipal bills to approach their local authority councillors for assistance to avoid possible evictions.   On Tuesday, the city council rescued a family in the Dolam residential area whose house was auctioned due to outstanding bills.   The Dep...
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The revamped Pick N Pay Auas Valley Store re-open The growth of a City is always a good indication of a strong and healthy economy.   Deputy Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua said this at the re-opening of the revamped Pick N Pay Auas Valley Store in the Capital on Tuesday.   The revamping of the building was done at a cost of 17 million Namibia dollars. ...
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Omaheke Swapo Pioneers call on the youth to vote for SWAPO to ensure the continuation of free primary education Omaheke Swapo Pioneers called on the country's youth to ensure the continuation of free primary education by voting for the Swapo Party and it's presidential candidate Dr. Hage Geingob.   The movement's regional secretary Elifas Amutenya who rubbed shoulders with the party top brass made the call at a Swapo Party star ra...
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Political parties urged to represent the wishes of the people voting for them National Assembly Speaker Theo-Ben Gurirab says political parties, especially those aspiring to gain seats in the National Assembly, should  truly represent the wishes of the people voting for them.    Addressing the Electoral Symposium in Windhoek on Tuesday, Dr Gurirab also called on the Electoral Commssion of Namibia, E...
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The Swapo Party members urged to ensure victory for the party in the upcoming elections The Swapo Party has urged its members to ensure victory for the party in the upcoming elections including the 14th of November by-election in Windhoek West Constituency.   Approximately twenty new members of whom seven were from the NUDO leadership physically collected their Swapo Party membership at the rally.   ...
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Over two hundred small scale miners and farmers living along the Karibib-Otjimbingwe road receive a Government farm Over two hundred small scale miners and farmers living along the Karibib-Otjimbingwe road in the Erongo Region are the happy recipients of a Government farm.   The farm is intended to accommodate their small scale mining and other economic activities to reduce poverty and generate wealth in the area.   The handover took...
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A 22-year old woman appears in Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court for alleged killing of her boyfriend A 22-year old woman appeared before the Keetmanshoop Magistrate Court for the alleged killing of her 34-old boyfriend Carlos Dirkse on Monday.   Sylvia Esau was not asked to plea and her case was postponed to the 24th of November for further police investigations and bail was refused because of the seriousness of the crime. &nbs...
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The Education Ministry to introduce the e-marking method in 2014 The Ministry of Education is moving away from the traditional paper and pen method of marking examination papers to a electronic marking system.   The e-marking method is set to get introduced in 2014, starting with five Grade 10 subjects.   The Ministry of Education revealed this on Monday in Windhoek, at an official o...
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Inhabitants of the flood prone Kabbe North and South Constituencies urged to vote for the Swapo Party Labour and Social Welfare Minister, Doreen Sioka has urged inhabitants of the flood prone Kabbe North and South Constituencies to vote for the Swapo Party during the upcoming national elections.   Speaking at a Swapo meeting at the Nakabolelwa village over the weekend Sioka denounced tribalism which was rife in the region, urging re...
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MCA Namibia hands over three mobile libraries worth seven million dollars to Education Ministry The Millennium Challenge Account, MCA Namibia has handed over three mobile libraries worth seven million dollars to the Ministry of Education.   The libraries will be used in remote areas of the Omaheke, Ohangwena and Oshana regions to assist the regional resource centers that were being inaugurated about a fortnight ago. ...
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