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Unam student at the Katima Mulilo Campus accused of murder denied bail

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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namibian.com.na

The 22-year-old Unam student at the Katima Mulilo Campus, who is accused of murder, has been denied bail in that town's magistrate's court. Sitwala Sitwala was charged with the murder of 20-year-old Reagan Segwa Siyinda two-months ago at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi region.

Shikage's family opposes bail for his killer

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments

Family and friends of a man who was allegedly killed by his friend nearly two months ago demonstrated in front of the Katutura Magistrate's Court to protest against bail being granted to the suspect.

Human wildlife conflict-Kunene region

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Environment and Tourism Ministry says although it recognizes human/wildlife conflicts in many parts of Namibia, such conflicts will always be there as long as people and animals co-exist. The Ministry says in a statement this co-existence makes it virtually impossible to eradicate such conflicts.

TUN accuses Hardap Education Director of intimidation

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Teachers' Union of Namibia - TUN - has threatened to take the Director of Education in the Hardap Region to court for what it terms - intimidation of the highest order. The threat came after Mzingisi Gqwede wrote a letter to school principals on Monday, requesting the names of teachers who will not be part of the looming strike.

NSSU happy with Sport Act Review

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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-NSSU applauds sports act review

Government to donate millions towards projects for liberation struggle children

by editor / Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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thevillager.com.na

Cabinet has resolved to donate 11,3 million dollars to fund a range of projects aimed at addressing the plight of 1000 Children of the Liberation Struggle, CLS. The money will be spent on training, uniforms, catering services, training equipment, accommodation and allowances for six months.

Climate change challenges should not be downplayed-PM

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says the challenges to peace and security emanating from adverse effects of climate change, should not be downplayed. She notes that Namibia, like many member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement -NAM - has been adversely affected by the El Nino weather phenomenon and is experiencing the worst drought in 30 years.

African higher education institutions encouraged to invest in research

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

A top Namibian academic has encouraged African Higher Education institutions to invest more in research and innovation to improve education and quality assurance of African goods and services. The University of Namibia's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lazarus Hangula, made the plea in Windhoek on Tuesday at the opening of the Eighth International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa.

Clashes in Kinshasa leave 50 dead-DRC opposition groups

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Police and demonstrators have clashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the latest round of violence sparked by the ongoing political crisis.

Pumping of water to Uuvudhiya progressing well

by editor / Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Water being pumped from the Olushandja Dam in the Omusati Region is about to reach the Uuvudhiya communal farmers as planned.

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