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Nurse accused of stealing medicine denied bail

by editor1 / Feb 21, 2020 / 0 comments

-A 29-year-old nurse Naholo Shihafeleni, working at Odimbwa Clinic in Etayi Constituency, who was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing medication from the clinic, has been denied after he appeared in the Outapi Magistrate's Court this morning.

Okahandja without water for two days after heavy rains

by editor1 / Feb 21, 2020 / 0 comments

-Okahandja has been without water for two days. Mayor Congo Hindjou confirmed to NBC News this afternoon.

Hangana launches aerial search for captain Carlo Gordon

by editor1 / Feb 21, 2020 / 0 comments

-Hangana Seafood has launched an aerial search on Friday for captain Carlo Gordon who is still missing following the sinking of its hake trawler, Resplendent, on Tuesday.

Flash floods affect Omusati villages

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Good rains coupled with the opening of two flap gates at Ruacana Hydropower station has resulted in flash floods in the area, affecting villages along the Kunene River in the Omusati Region.

PM urges Executive Directors to reconcile payrolls monthly

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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OPM

-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has urged Executive Directors to reconcile payrolls of their respective ministries every month and ensure approved positions are filled.

Tanzania to open high commission in Namibia this month

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Tanzania is to open its high commission in Namibia this month.

Minister Schlettwein tells staff that debt must be managed carefully

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein says the total debt is on the increase and has now reached 52% of the gross domestic product (GDP), from 49%, the previous year.

Government vows not to bow to pressure on trophy hunting

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Government has reiterated its position to continue promoting Namibia's campaign on trophy hunting, vowing not to bow to pressure from the international community that criticises the hunting of protected species, such as rhinos.

Walvis Bay Inland Revenue employees appear in court on bribe allegations

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Two employees of the Ministry of Finance's Inland Revenue Division at Walvis Bay made a brief appearance in the Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court.

No growth forecast for Namibia's economy in 2020

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Economic activities will contract again making 2020 another year of no growth for the country's economy.

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