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  1. Nujoma portrait sells for N$100 000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Namibian

    A BLACK and white portrait of Founding President Sam Nujoma fetched N$100 000 at an auction at Mokati Stadium in Otjiwarongo on Saturday. The portrait is a graphically enhanced photograph and portrays Nujoma during the early years of the liberation struggle for the independence of Namibia.

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  2. Rainfall figures show scale of droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Namibian

    ... season has been the worst on record in more than 80 years for Grootfontein, new rainfall figures released by the Namibia Meteorological Service indicate. The total quantity of 229 millimetres of rain recorded at the Grootfontein weather station ...

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  3. Red sand dunes, barren river beds and stunning scenes of the famed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Daily Mail

    ... Rome apartment goes on sale Red sand dunes, barren river beds and stunning scenes of the famed Skeleton Coast: Namibia stands in as post-apocalyptic Australia in the much-anticipated blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron ...

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  4. Namibia: 'It Took Us Time to Understand Namibia On Epa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Namibia's hesitancy to sign the European Union 's Economic Partnership Agreement had at first left Europe perplexed. "They told us they need policy space for development and it took some time [for us] to understand," said the Head of European Union Delegation to Namibia, Ambassador Raul Fuentes Milani, as he narrated the to and fro negotiations on EPA that started in 2007.

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  5. Namibia: Nepc Gives Gift to KaapandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | AllAfrica.com

    ... C Dr Audrin Mathe, Chief Financial Officer of NEPC Beatus Amadhila, and former ICT minister Joel Kaapanda. LAST year Namibia lost 24 rhinos to poaching. For the first four months of this year, 60 rhino carcasses have already see more>>

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  6. Namibia: Minimum Wage Still Elusive for Many WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Within the three industries that have a defined minimum wage in Namibia, namely the agriculture, security and construction industries, only about 41 percent to 64 percent of the covered workers actually receive a minimum wage. This figure was revealed by Albius Mwiya, Director of Labour Market Services in the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, during a workshop on Sustainable Media Capacity Enhancement.

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  7. Namibia: FNB Strives for a Healthy WorkforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | AllAfrica.com

    According to Jaunita Slinger, wellness specialist at FNB Namibia, this workshop was vitally important as it highlighted numerous health aspects that any good company needed to know and be aware of in order to ensure a healthy and happy workforce. She added: "We all know that wellness programmes improve staff morale, reduce absenteeism, and contribute to the health and longevity of each employee.

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  8. Let Geingob Rule Free Of Swapo InsecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Namibian

    IF HE has not said it already, we believe that former President Hifikepunye Pohamba is trying to send a critical message to Swapo and the rest of Namibia by stepping down as head of the ruling party. He simply does not believe in the current different centres of power between party and state and the confusion they create.

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  9. Mad Max and Namibia's Skeleton Coast: Movie magic in the wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Independent

    Soaring over Namibia's Skeleton Coast in a single prop Cessna 210, just 1,000ft from the ground, I could see the contours of hundreds of vessels that have run aground on this remote Atlantic headland, slowly corroding in the saline mist and rusting beneath the sand dunes. The only sign of life was the hundreds of seal colonies that commandeer huge sections of this seemingly endless coastline, like infantries patrolling their territories.

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  10. Big governor, big challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    CLEOPHAS Mutjavikua is a big man standing close to two metres tall and tipping the scales at 130 kilogrammes. He was recently reappointed for a second five-year term by President Hage Geingob as governor of the Erongo region and he knows he needs wide shoulders to ensure the "mighty Erongo" remains a key player in Namibia's economy on the one hand while on the other managing some huge challenges like resource availability, land development, service delivery and wealth distribution.

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  11. NHE in deception claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    THE National Housing Enterprise is being castigated by the line ministry for providing unreliable statistics on the progress of the mass housing project while some beneficiaries are also complaining about the affordability of the houses. NHE confidential reports seen by The Namibian show that the information given to the ministry of urban and rural development does not add up, resulting in the minister not believing the statistics.

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  12. //Karas fraud shoots past N$4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    ... which the money had been paid still had about N$455 000 in them when the accounts were first frozen by the Bank of Namibia's financial intelligence centre on 17 February. It is alleged that Snewe, an employee of the regional education authority, and ...

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  13. N$7b NamPower project worries governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    ... has achieved throughout the years compared to other public hospitals. We must not always criticise our people. THE Namibia Power Corporation will have to scrap its controversial multi-billion power project after the Ministry of Mines and Energy and ...

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  14. 'Gay refugee' alleges violation of interdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    ... our people. A YOUNG man claiming to be a refugee from the persecution of sexual minorities in Uganda is accusing Namibia's immigration authorities of having violated a court order by deporting him from the country near the end of November last year. ...

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  15. Behind the scenes of Mad Max: Fury RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Radio Times

    Thirty years after the original Road Warrior first put the pedal to the metal, George Miller's post-apocalyptic, gear-head franchise Mad Max is set to return, with Tom Hardy, instead of Mel Gibson, as our motorhead hero . And it's not just the cast that's changed in Mad Max: Fury Road, this time around the backdrop will be Namibia instead of Australia.

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  16. The keeper of the flame in NamibiaRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Jerusalem Post

    It is late afternoon on a Friday and I'm waiting for Zvi Gorelick outside the Windhoek Hebrew Congregation synagogue, Namibia's only synagogue. It stands behind a locked gate, fortified with electric fencing in a depressingly bleak neighborhood of Windhoek, the capital city.

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  17. Movie ReviewMad Max is back - and better than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Boston.com

    ... landscape of devolved city states and marauding bands. (The film was shot in the Namib Desert in the Republic of Namibia.) Max, tormented by the ghosts of the family he couldn't save, is captured and taken to the Citadel, a tower of rock and massed ...

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  18. Police officer denies murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Namibian

    A POLICE officer accused of murdering a young man and wounding another person in a shooting incident in Windhoek two and a half years ago denied guilt on four charges in the Windhoek High Court yesterday. The trial of police officer Justin Munsu Simataa started before Judge Nate Ndauendapo with Simataa pleading not guilty to counts of murder, attempted murder, alternatively negligent discharge or handling of a firearm, malicious damage to property, and discharge of a firearm in a public place or on a public road.

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  19. Confessions of a Namibian drug muleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Namibian

    ... brother - at the airport. "The arrangement was that I would collect the hair from him and be on my way back to Namibia the following day," she says. However, when Frank still had not provided the hair as agreed, Tjombe began to ask questions. "He ...

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  20. Energy ministry doubts HRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Namibian

    BRAZILIAN oil firm HRT has informed the Namibian government that it still wants to explore for oil in Namibia, despite skepticism from top officials in the ministry of energy who are not convinced by that assurance. Information that HRT wants to stay in Namibia is linked to speculation that there are plans to revamp the brand and restart the whole exploration process which will give several well connected businessmen a chance to make more money from perceptions that Namibia has oil off its coast.

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