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Political opponents must learn to co-exist- Sam Nujoma

by editor / Aug 22, 2016 / 0 comments
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Founding President Sam Nujoma says democracy will only be realised once Namibia's political opponents learn to co-exist and not see one another as enemies. The former statesman says this will be a crucial catalyst for Namibia in its effort to achieve the desired development goals and plans.

Man accused of killing girlfriend pleads guilty

by editor / Aug 22, 2016 / 0 comments

A man accused of hacking his 28-year-old girlfriend with a panga at the Orwetoveni residential area of Otjiwarongo in Otjozondjupa region on Friday, has pleaded guilty to the murder. Forty-year-old Josia Shimwefeleni preferred to conduct his own defence, after his rights were explained to him this morning.

59-year-old farmer allegedly attacked by one of her employees

by editor / Aug 22, 2016 / 0 comments
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59-year-old farmer was allegedly attacked by one of her employees in the early hours of Sunday morning on her farm in the Otjozondjupa Region. Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha said the incident occurred at around 04h00 on Farm Fokshop, situated approximately 80 kilometers east of Grootfontein.

Bush encroachment creates a unique opportunity for farmers and the economy-NAU

by editor / Aug 22, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Namibia Agricultural Union, NAU, says bush encroachment creates a unique opportunity for farmers and the economy. A statement by the NAU noted that bush encroachment can be a valuable resource if transformed into biomass to create energy and new value chains.

Rundu residents owe council 190-million dollars

by editor / Aug 22, 2016 / 0 comments
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Rundu residents and government ministries, agencies as well as businesses are owing the Rundu Town Council more than 190-million dollars in unpaid bills. The money owed is for municipal services and land sales.

Niger Delta Avengers announce ceasefire

by producers / Aug 21, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Nigerian militant group, Niger Delta Avengers has announced a ceasefire and readiness to engage in talks with the Nigerian government.

Resettled farmers urged to become commercial

by producers / Aug 21, 2016 / 0 comments

Resettled farmers in the Hardap Region are urged to adjust their farming methods and become fully fledged commercial farmers.

Five suicides reported

by producers / Aug 21, 2016 / 0 comments

Three cases of murder, five suicides, three culpable homicide and two rape as well as armed robbery and reckless and negligent driving were reported over the weekend. The incidents were recorded by the police in nine regions across Namibia.

Eight people drown in water wells at Amarika village

by producers / Aug 21, 2016 / 0 comments

At least Eight people have drowned in water wells at the Amarika village, while in search of drinking water.

Boreholes for stranded hippos almost complete

by producers / Aug 21, 2016 / 0 comments

The drilling of boreholes for stranded hippos in the Bamunu Conservancy of the Zambezi Region is almost complete.

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