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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.

NACE advised to better the education system

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

The National Advisory Council on Education is advised to take into consideration pressing issues that may hinder the process of providing a better education environment for the Namibian child.

Ponds in the Bamunu conservancy continue to dry up

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Ponds in the Bamunu Conservancy in the Zambezi region where more than 100 Hippos are trapped and stranded continue to dry up.

Kavango East farmers to be represented on National Land Policy Committee

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Farmers in the Kavango East Region will now be represented on the National Land Policy Committee.

Sign-language interpreters needed at all parliamentary sessions-Alexia Manombe-Ncube

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

The Deputy Minister responsible for Disability Affairs in the Vice-Presidents Office says there is a need for sign-language interpreters at all parliamentary sessions, broadcast live on television. Alexia Manombe-Ncube says this will allow the deaf community to follow deliberations and gain first-hand information on issues being discussed.

Namibia and UK agree to strengthen existing cooperation

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments
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1000flags.co.uk

Namibia and the United Kingdom have agreed to strengthen existing cooperation and explore new areas of cooperation. Visiting members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Africa from the House of Commons in the UK, met with the National Assembly Speaker and parliamentarians in Windhoek on Thursday.

Workers in the Fishing industry demonstrate against phosphate mining

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments
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walvisbaycc.org.na

Workers in the fishing industry are against turning the ocean into an experimental ground for phosphate mining. About 5 000 workers held a peaceful demonstration at Walvis Bay on Thursday, to condemn phosphate mining.

Meatco shocked at closure of Okapuka abattoir

by editor / Sep 23, 2016 / 0 comments
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informante.web.na

Meatco has expressed shock at the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS)'s decision to close down the Okapuka abattoir early this month. The DVS closed the abattoir on the second of this month after two bulls, out of the 22 cattle sampled, tested positive for zeranol substances.

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