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Driver dead after fuel tanker catches fire

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments

An unidentified man died in a fire after a fuel tanker he was driving caught fire and exploded about 50 kilometers north of Oshivelo on Saturday afternoon.

Trade fairs are important for sharing of ideas-Erongo Governor

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Governor of the Erongo Region says trade fairs are important for businesses to share ideas, while promoting and marketing their products and services. Cleophas Mutjavikua was responding to an effort of the Swakopmund branch of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry to raise money for an international event.

Local authorities urged to improve their financial reporting

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Local authorities need to improve their financial reporting to ensure proper management of public finances.

Land grabbing at Katima Mulilo continues

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Land grabbing at the town of Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region is continuing.

Namibia Breweries to drill a fourth borehole on its premises

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments
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Namibia Breweries is in the process of drilling a fourth borehole on its premises to help counter water shortages caused by the drought. Managing Director Wessie van der Westhuizen says with the current water shortage, especially in the central areas, NBL will continue to execute its water mitigation plan and reduce dependency on public water resources.

Teachers vote in favour of a strike

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Ninety five percent of the teachers voted in favour of a strike. The results were announced by NANTU President Simeon Kavila in Windhoek this afternoon.

Dr Kaire Mbuende presents his credentials to Dutch King Willem Alexander

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments
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Namibia's Ambassador to the Benelux countries and the European Union, Dr Kaire Mbuende, has presented his credentials to Dutch King Willem Alexander. A statement issued by the International Relations and Co-operation Ministry states that this enables Dr Mbuende to begin official engagements with the Dutch government officials.

Mutorwa warns of Swakoppoort Dam pollution

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments
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Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa has expressed concern about polluting the Swakoppoort Dam. Presenting the ministry's report on an assessment of the water supply in the Erongo Region on Friday, Mutorwa said water from the Swakoppoort Dam was covered with algae which is a clear sign of pollution.

More than 400 fire arms surrendered

by editor / Sep 19, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Namibian Police Force says members of the public have surrendered more than 400 fire arms since the announcement of an amnesty on illegal weapons last month.

VP impressed with vocational education training

by editor / Sep 18, 2016 / 0 comments

Vice President Nicky Iyambo is happy with the improvement of vocational training in Namibia.

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