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  1. .com | Namibia ready to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    Namibia's election commission says preparations for next week's national elections are going well as the country becomes the first in Africa to use electronic voting machines. "We will deploy 2080 teams to the 121 constitutions in the 14 regions of the country to operate 1255 fixed and 2711 mobile polling stations," electoral body chair Notemba Tjipueja told reporters on Thursday.

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  2. Defence denies Chinese base developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Namibian

    ... about it, but we cannot say more yet." Yesterday, Sheya said the article suggested that she confirmed the news that Namibia was in fact aware of such plans, and that it was being discussed on the higher levels. This was apparently a ...

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  3. Public to give input on Child Care and Protection BillRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Namibian

    ... president of Uruguay. That is a true leader for me. I WONDER what kind of people, especially the youth, we have in Namibia. Fighting each other during political campaigns is not good at all. Let us respect each other. - Angry citizen AFTER 24 years, ...

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  4. Namibians forget too soon - AmathilaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Namibian

    ... are coming from concerning housing. We always hear nothing has changed. We found a serious situation of housing in Namibia at independence," she said. Amathila reminded the audience that thousands of Namibians were squatting and displaced in the ...

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  5. 1 000 houses for Osona next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Namibian

    BREAKING ceremony signalling the construction of over 1 000 houses was held near the Osona Military Base yesterday. The construction site, 10 kilometres from Okahandja and 50 kilometres from Windhoek, will be called Osona Village and will be home to low and middle-income earners, said chairperson of Preferred Management Services , Jacob Nghifindaka.

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  6. Mother's anguish over impregnated teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Namibian

    IT seems Swapo is going to get all 96 seats thanks to the people for the trust they have in Swapo. Keep up the good work.

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  7. IUM in fake degree scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Namibian

    IT seems Swapo is going to get all 96 seats thanks to the people for the trust they have in Swapo. Keep up the good work.

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  8. Young men open case against policeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Namibian

    IT seems Swapo is going to get all 96 seats thanks to the people for the trust they have in Swapo. Keep up the good work.

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  9. Empower Single Mothers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Namibian

    ... participation is a farce to keep you away from the real thing (the economy). There are more women than men in Namibia, more single mothers than married mothers, more absentee fathers than present fathers, more corrupt men than corrupt women, more ...

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  10. .com | Namibia gets new air carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    German low cost carrier Condor Air has started a new route from Frankfurt to Windhoek, with the landing in Windhoek of its first passenger plane bearing the airline's yellow "Sunny Heart" logo. "This new direct flight indicates the growing interest in Namibia as a travel destination," said Maureen Posthuma, Europe director of the Namibia Tourism Board.

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  11. Namibia welcomes Vodacom Cup opportunity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RuggaWorld

    NRU president Bradley Basson, confirmed on Tuesday that the South African Rugby Union has agreed to Namibia's request to be included in the 16 team competition that will run from early March through to the end of May. " It is the best thing that could have happened to Namibian rugby in our build-up towards the Rugby World Cup, we have a number of local based players who are not exposed to high level rugby and they will benefit from this, " said Basson from Carcavelos, Portugal where the national team is preparing for a test match against Portugal on Saturday.

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  12. Namdeb expects to mine until 2050Read the original story

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    NAMDEB, Namibia's joint venture with Anglo American unit De Beers, intended to mine the precious stones on land and from the ocean until at least 2050 by deploying new technology, it said yesterday. Maintaining operations for that long would depend on "continuous innovation" and "investing in new technology to mine mid-water areas", Pauline Thomas, a spokeswoman for Namdeb, said.

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  13. Farmers urged to open gates on election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    THE Electoral Commission of Namibia's Otjozondjupa regional elections' co-ordinator has urged commercial farmers in the region to keep their farm gates open on election day. Voters are expected to go to the polling stations and vote in the Presidential and National Assembly elections on 28 November.

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  14. Kavekotora says Namibians should vote for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    ... said the Swapo Party government had failed the Namibian nation in all respects. "Swapo did not have any vision for Namibia's administration before independence, and so it continued without vision after independence. That resulted in the current ...

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  15. Namibians vote out of loyalty - Afro barometerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    This means that the Swapo party wins elections by a landslide because of empathy and not because people are satisfied with its service delivery. The Afro barometer is a comparative series of public attitude surveys, which measures citizens' attitudes on democracy and its alternatives, evaluations of the quality of governance and economic performance.

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  16. Desert Rose developer 'out of touch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    ... to unify people. It will never have. It will, however, masterfully accentuate and perpetuate that which plagues Namibia - the great divide between rich and poor," a circular issued by Swakopmund Matters on Sunday says. It makes reference to ...

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  17. Frenchman appeals against extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    THE extradition of French citizen Mathieu Nicolas Furic, who is wanted in India in connection with child molestation charges, will now depend on two judges of the Windhoek High Court, who yesterday heard an appeal through which Furic is trying to avoid being sent to India to face a criminal trial. Furic's lawyer, Sisa Namandje, argued before Judges Naomi Shivute and Christie Liebenberg yesterday that the Indian government's request to Namibia for Furic's extradition to India was defective.

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  18. Namsov fights for bigger quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    ONE of the main players in Namibia's horse mackerel fishing sector, Namsov Fishing Enterprises, on Monday waged a courtroom battle with the minister of fisheries and marine resources in an attempt get a bigger fishing quota awarded to it. After hearing oral arguments in an urgent application that Namsov and another horse mackerel fishing rights holder, Atlantic Harvesters of Namibia, launched against the minister of fisheries two months ago, Judge Shafimana Ueitele reserved his judgement in the matter in the Windhoek High Court late on Monday afternoon.

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  19. Chinese naval base for Walvis BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    ... costs of rent in Windhoek. OUR cattle land in Dordabis is sold to a Russian to do game ranching. Can someone from Namibia buy land in Russia? Lord, have mercy on us. WE are still waiting for the Minister of Health and Social Services, Richard Kamwi, ...

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  20. NYC firm in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Namibian

    ... costs of rent in Windhoek. OUR cattle land in Dordabis is sold to a Russian to do game ranching. Can someone from Namibia buy land in Russia? Lord, have mercy on us. WE are still waiting for the Minister of Health and Social Services, Richard Kamwi, ...

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