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President Geingob to leave for Kigali this afternoon.

by editor / Jul 15, 2016 / 0 comments
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Picture: Namibian Sun

President Hage Geingob will leave for Kigali, Rwanda this afternoon to attend the 27th African Union Summit. The theme of the summit is; The Year of Human Rights, with particular focus on the rights of women.

Many dead as lorry hits crowd in Nice

by editor / Jul 15, 2016 / 0 comments
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Picture:AFP

A lorry has struck a crowd after Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice. At least 84 people are dead, including many children, the interior ministry says.

British PM appoints ministers

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments
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Deutche Welle

Theresa May has spent her first full day as Prime Minister of Britain fleshing out her government .

The Finance Minister becomes the first Minister to declare assets

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

The Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein has declared his assets valued at seven-comma-nine million dollars.

The pelagic industry on the verge of collapse due to a drop in catches

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

The small pelagic industry is on the verge of collapse due to a drop in pilchard catches in Namibian waters.

Namibia and Botswana to draft a boundary treaty

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

Border disputes in Africa have led to bloodshed and therefore there is a need to work out mechanisms to avoid them.

Heads of Foreign Mission urged to mobilise funds to help mitigate drought

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

The Government has appealed to the international community to help mitigate the impact of drought in Namibia after declaring a state of emergency.

A public hearing into the operations of the defunct DBC prematurely adjourned

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

A public hearing into the operations of the defunct Development Brigade Corporation was prematurely adjourned.

JSKA world karate championships to take place at the coast

by editor / Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

-History will be made on the 15th and 16th of July when the Namibia Shotokan Karate Academy hosts the 8th JSKA World Karate Championships at Swakopmund.

Otjiwarongo chess players qualify for African Youth Championships

by editor / Jul 13, 2016 / 0 comments

-Four chess players from Otjiwarongo have qualified for the national chess team that is set to participate in this year’s African Youth Championships next month in South Africa.

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