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AR movement threatens to take Government to court over Rent Ordinance Act

by producers / Aug 10, 2016 / 0 comments

The Affirmative Repositioning, AR, movement has threatened to take Government to court over its failure to honour an agreement signed between the two in April 2016. The parties agreed, among others, that the state would put it into operation the Rent Ordinance Control Board as provided for by the Rent Ordinance Act 13 of 1977 as a matter of urgency.

Swanu claims Government's drought relief food is not fit for human consumption

by producers / Aug 10, 2016 / 0 comments
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africaelections.org

Swanu of Namibia claims that the Government's drought relief food lacks nutritional value and is not fit for human consumption. This is despite the opposition party's failure to produce a nutritionist to back up their claims.

Blood stocks running low-NamBTS.

by editor / Aug 10, 2016 / 0 comments
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99fm.com.na

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Service, NamBTS, has warned that its blood stocks are running low. The service says blood transfusion collections dropped by 75% during winter as a result of immunisations.

Mix settlement residents living in fear of attacks by Struggle Kids

by editor / Aug 10, 2016 / 0 comments
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namibiansun.com

Residents of the Mix settlement in the Windhoek Rural Constituency say they live in fear of attacks by the Struggle Kids, who have been harassing them. They are thus calling for immediate police protection and compensation for damaged property by the group at the settlement.

Okahandja abattoir closed temporarily.

by editor / Aug 10, 2016 / 0 comments
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meatco.com.na

Meatco says its Okahandja abattoir has been temporarily closed due to the low influx of cattle and the current water crisis in Namibia. In its newsletter, the company says the abattoir will remain closed until the situation changes or improves.

The Namibian Olympic team facing challenges in dealing with the case of Jonas Junius

by producers / Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments

The Namibian Olympic team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is facing some challenges in dealing with the case of boxer Jonas Junius.

Kunene Regional Council officials urged to comply with Public Service Act

by producers / Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments
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Staff members and Sector Heads of the Kunene Regional Council have been urged to comply with the Public Service Act in performing their duties.

ECZ appeals to political leaders to desist from violence

by producers / Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Electoral Commission of Zambia has appealed to political leaders to desist from violence ahead of the polls on Thursday.

3rd Africa Drylands delegates want more funds allocated to land degradation

by producers / Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments

Experts attending the Third Africa Drylands Week in Windhoek want more funds allocated towards land degradation as well as training communities in land conservation.

Government urged to refuse bail for serious crimes to prevent GBV

by producers / Aug 09, 2016 / 0 comments

Gender-based violence can only be prevented if government introduces strict measures, including the refusal of bail for serious crimes.

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