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Only Swakopmund Municipality has good financial reports-AGO

by editor / Sep 24, 2016 / 0 comments

The office of the Auditor General has hailed the Swakopmund Municipality as the only local authority in Namibia with good financial reports.

Long queues at Oshakati hospital pharmacy

by editor / Sep 24, 2016 / 0 comments

The old and the young, as well as people with disabilities, all have to endure long queues to obtain their medicine at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital pharmacy.

Scientists urged to find solution to food security

by editor / Sep 24, 2016 / 0 comments

Scientists have been urged to come up with a solution to food security as climate change poses a serious threat to food production.

Youth urged to unite in fight against GBV

by editor / Sep 24, 2016 / 0 comments

Some youth at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi region say alcohol and drug abuse is the main contributing factor to the increasing domestic violence.

Namibia hopes to tap into US expertise in the agriculture sector

by editor / Sep 24, 2016 / 0 comments
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Immanuel Thomas

Namibia hopes to tap into US expertise in the agriculture sector, particularly food production. President Hage Geingob met US Secretary of Agriculture, Douglas Fisher, in New York who he informed that Namibia intended to accelerate food production especially through green schemes.

Ethiopia rejects South Sudan Vice president

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Ethiopia has stated that the former South Sudan Vice president is only welcome to the country on a temporary basis.

First Lady Geingos proposes funding for sexual health programmes

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments
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confidente.com.na

First Lady Monica Geingos has identified several underlying factors as challenges in securing funds for reproductive health programmes. She says under funding of such programmes and closing the gender-inequality gap, remain major stumbling blocks in the removal of social barriers.

Fishing workers against phosphate mining

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Workers in the fishing industry are against the idea to turn the ocean into an experimental ground for phosphate mining.

The Pupkewitz Foundation donates bicycles to Health extension workers

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments
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economist.com.na

Health extension workers will no longer have to do their work on foot as they have received a welcome donation of 200 bicycles. The Pupkewitz Foundation donated the bicycles, worth 260 000 dollars to the Health and Social Services Ministry in the capital on Friday.

Chief Justices of Southern Africa meeting in Windhoek

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Chief Justices of Southern Africa are meeting in Windhoek for their annual conference which in 2016 is focusing on the prevention of organised crime.

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