Otjozondjupa residents urged to take control of their own destiny

The Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region has encouraged all residents in the region to take control of their own destiny by re-organizing themselves and becoming united.
Otto Ipinge says the region has abundant natural resources and should not find it difficult to improve people's lives through various sectors, once the focus is on unity of purpose.
He was speaking at a Gala dinner on Friday, organised by his office.
The event raised over 900 000 dollars in pledges which would be used to renovate the Okakarara School hall which burnt down before independence.

Debate on the ACC Amendment Bill to start on Tuesday

The National Assembly will start its debate on the Anti-Corruption Amendment Bill on Tuesday.
The Bill, tabled by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila last week, is meant to align the act with the 2014 constitutional amendment.
It aims to change the title of the Director and Deputy-Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, to Director-General and Deputy-Director General, respectively.

UNAM student dies after jumping from 2nd floor

A student at the University of Namibia has died after jumping out of his room through the Window.
UNAM Public Relations Officer John Haufiku told NBC News, that the student jumped from the second floor and was taken to the Katutura State Hospital where he died on Sunday morning.
He was a pharmacist student at the School of Medicine.
It is not yet clear whether the deceased was trying to commit suicide or not.
The police are investing the matter.

A campaign against smuggling of contraband into correctional facilities launched

Safety and Security Minister Charles Namoloh has launched a campaign against smuggling of illegal items into correctional facilities.
Major-General Namoloh urged members of the Correctional Service to be exemplary in their service delivery.
He was addressing more than 330 correctional officers at a graduation parade at the Julius Mahoto Correctional College on Friday.
The wardens graduated after a successful six-month Correctional Service Training at the college, situated at Omaruru in Erongo region.

"Investors in potential renewable energy to be looked after"-Malango

A number of investors who have shown interest in potential renewable energy will be looked after to make sure they generate returns on their investments.
This was said by the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines Veston Malango during a panel discussion on Namibia's energy policy organised by the French Embassy.