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UNESCO adopts Plan of Action on Safety of Journalists

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-UNESCO’s Commission on Communication and Information has adopted a resolution to strengthen the UN agency's leadership in the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on Safety of Journalists and the issue of impunity.

Ovambanderu senior Councillor dies before annual traditional leaders meeting

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob, and those attending the annual meeting of the Council of Traditional Leaders, observed a moment of silence for Alpheus Hange, who died between Sunday and Monday morning.

Hardap governor hosts education indaba with schools in the region

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Governor of the Hardap Region, Esme Isaack hosted an indaba where she encouraged all school principals in the region to improve their schools' academic results this year, from what has been the pattern over recent years.

NBC's Chief Commercial Officer Umbi Karuaihe-Upi new NAMA's Chairperson

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibians can expect another music bonanza with the launch of the 2018 Namibian Music Awards. The annual event also has a new chairperson, the NBC's Chief Commercial Officer, Umbi Karuaihe-Upi, who takes over from MTC's Tim Ekandjo.

Home Affairs urges public to acquaint themselves with national documents and their uses

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Home Affairs and Immigration Ministry is urging members of the public to gain relevant knowledge on the importance of each national document.

Amendment to Education Bill paves way for free education

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-Parents and guardians will no longer be required, by law, to contribute to the school development fund or pay examination fees.

Opposition parties walk out of NA over tabling of urban and regional planning bill

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-Opposition parties in the National Assembly staged a walk out on Tuesday in protest against the tabling of the Urban and Regional Planning Bill.

NamPower workers' salary negotiations reach deadlock

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Mineworkers Union (MUN) and NamPower union representatives are dissatisfied with the company's management, specifically the newly appointed board, who they termed are negotiating in bad faith during the deliberations for wage increment.

Hospitality Association of Namibia to hold its annual congress

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments
Photo credits: 
NAMPA

-The Hospitality Association of Namibia will hold its annual congress later this month.

Crossing the road has become high risk

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Being hit by a vehicle while crossing the road has become a high risk, countrywide.

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