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Jonas officially named Namibia’s flag bearer

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments

-Boxing sensation Junius Jonas has officially been named Namibia's flag bearer for the Olympic Sommer Games, beginning this Friday in Rio de Janeiro.

Helao Nafidi's Deputy Mayor told to leave office before Friday

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments
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informante.web.na

The SWAPO Party Politburo has reportedly directed the Ohangwena Regional Co-ordinator, Hafeni Hatutale, to withdraw Helao Nafidi's Deputy Mayor not later than Friday. The Deputy Mayor, Panduleni Hainghumbi, confirmed on Tuesday that Hatutale, accompanied by the Ohangwena District Co-ordinator, Sarafina Shekunyenge, delivered a letter directing that she be withdrawn from the council to her homestead on Monday.

Namibia to host its first-ever Solar Energy Development Expo and Conference in two-months

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments

Namibia will host its first-ever Solar Energy Development Expo and Conference in two-months. Scheduled for 13th and 14th October in Windhoek, the event brings together international and local companies as well as experts.

Skorpion Zinc investment pays dividends

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments

-The Baby Warriors' triumph in Mauritius at the 2017 Cosafa U-17 Championships on Sunday has been partially attributed to Skorpion Zinc’s support.

NMRC addresses the newly appointed health practitioners

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments
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thevillager.com.na

The Namibia Medicine Regulatory Council, NMRC, on Tuesdsay held a meeting to address the newly appointed health practitioners. A statutory body established in terms of the 2003 Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, the NMRC, regulates the use of medicines in Namibia.

National Council parliamentarians adopt the 27th Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar report

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments

National Council parliamentarians have adopted a report on the 27th Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar. Tabling the Report in the House on Tuesday. SWAPO MP, Petrus Kavhura said, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - CPA - introduced new online courses, including Master's Degree classes on procedural key policy and corporate areas.

Dienda to contest for the DTA SG position in 2018

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments
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namibiansun.com

The former Acting Secretary-General of the DTA says the party has a long way to go in achieving gender parity in its leadership structures. Elma Dienda told Nampa that she preferred to remain in parliament, but that she would contest for the Secretary-General position at the 2018 party congress.

Some of the Safety and Security Ministry's capital projects in Zambezi region put on hold.

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments
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economist.com.na

Some of the Safety and Security Ministry's capital projects in the Zambezi region have been put on hold. The projects were planned for completion during the previous and current financial years and the delay is reportedly caused by financial constraints.

Tendering on construction of Prime Minister's Office building was fair-Works PS

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Works and Transport Ministry Permanent Secretary says the tendering on the construction of the second Prime Minister's Office building was fair. Willem Goeiemann made the remark at a media conference in Windhoek on Tuesday.

Swaai Rokkie emerges victorious at Gobabis Horse Racing event

by editor / Aug 01, 2016 / 0 comments

-The 2016-Omaheke version of the celebrated July Handicap has been a resounding success.

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