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8 hrs ago | The Namibian

Nujoma misses Ya Toivo anniversary

SACKY Shanghala, you head the Law Reform Commission and you place an advertisement from that Commission to congratulate yourself on your new position in Swapo? Is there any higher level of arrogance and waste of public funds than this? NAMIBIA should introduce a salary commission. Some people are paid way too much for their jobs, while others are paid way too little.

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12 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

"West must restore morality to global affairs"

Ghana's former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, has in an address in Windhoek, Namibia, challenged the United States and other Western powers to restore morality into the manner they manage global affairs. The former President said while Western countries have preserved the essence of moral values within their countries, their interests and not morality counts more when dealing with other countries.

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16 hrs ago | The Namibian

NDF says 'exile kids' left jobs

POLITICAL power without administrative power is useless. Swapo Party is not in charge of the government but the officials sitting on 'neutral fences of political convenience'.

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20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Namibia: AirNam Cabin Crew Fed Up

AIR Namibia cabin crew on Friday marched to the office of the Labour Commissioner from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare seeking a solution to the outstanding issues between their employer, the commissioner and themselves. The crew, members of the Namibia Cabin Crew Union , handed over a petition to Labour Commissioner, Bro-Matthew Shinguadja.

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22 hrs ago | The Namibian

Namibia has lost an accomplished freedom fighter - Pohamba

Speaking during the deceased's memorial service in Windhoek on Thursday, Pohamba said he was a "strategist and results-oriented cadre". "These same values and attributes guided the late Mushimba to serve his country and his people before and after independence," the President stated, adding that he will mostly be remembered as having played a crucial role in promoting investment in Namibia after independence in 1990.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Namibian

Woman admits rape claim was false

POLITICAL power without administrative power is useless. Swapo Party is not in charge of the government but the officials sitting on 'neutral fences of political convenience'.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Namibia: Labour Force Survey to Correct Past Errors

The statistics show that 51% of all households derive their income through salaries and wages, 19% indicated their main source of income as subsistence agriculture, 9.5% from remittances and only 7% listed business activities as the source of their main income. The Namibia Statistics Agency will embark on the 2014 Labour Force Survey, scheduled to start on 29 September, to seek to correct past mistakes in unemployment calculations, particularly inconsistencies in data generation.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

In-depth Africa

Editorial Comment: Lesotho crisis needs finality

SADC chairman President Mugabe says the regional bloc will convene an extraordinary Summit in South Africa next week to discuss disturbances in Lesotho where there were reports of an attempted military coup towards the end of last month. Although soldiers occupied some Government buildings and two police officers were killed in the skirmishes, forcing the Prime Minister of the kingdom - Thomas Thabane - to temporarily flee to South Africa, the army denied the reports of a coup.

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The Namibian

Iilonga sets the record straight

Swapo Party is not in charge of the government but the officials sitting on 'neutral fences of political convenience'. Let us have executive mayors and executive ministers and then we can blame th a BERNARD Esau, Brazil and Paragon.

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Travel Weekly

Oceania to call in several new ports in winter 2015-16

Oceania Cruises unveiled its winter schedule for 2015-16, listing Jeju, South Korea, and Luderitz, Namibia, among the dozen destinations it will be calling on for the first time. Itineraries for the upper-premium line are focused on Asia, Australia and the South Pacific, so many of the new ports are clustered in those regions.

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In-depth Africa

Kavango West organises itself towards development

RUNDU The Governor of Kavango West and businesspeople in the region met this week to discuss how government can work with local business in accelerating service delivery in the region. Sirkka Ausiku, the governor, was particularly interested to know the services and products offered by institutions and businesses present in the region.

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In-depth Africa

e-Government Strategic Action Plan to bring services closer to the people

WINDHOEK Prime Minister Hage Geingob yesterday officially launched Namibia's e-Government Strategic Plan, which strives to promote a more efficient and effective government and to make it more accessible and accountable to citizens through the use of information and communication technologies. "E-Government will help enhance our ability to improve service delivery and in so doing bring us closer to the public, who are then customers of government", remarked Geingob.

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The Namibian

Accused offers plea on rhino horn charges

ONE of the Chinese men accused of attempting to smuggle 14 rhino horns out of Namibia nearly six months ago has offered to plead guilty to the charges that he and two co-accused are facing. Public prosecutor Eric Naikaku told Magistrate Alpha Haihambo in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in Katutura yesterday that Li Zhibing has tendered to plead guilty in the case in which he and two fellow Chinese citizens, Pu Xunin and Li Xiaoliang , are charged with the possession and export of controlled wildlife products.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Namibian

Checkers and Shoprite probed over mislabelling

So what, if she doesn't want you anymore - the way I se a WE, as Namibians, have not fully grasped the principle of 'separation of powers'. Our legislators are also executors, which leads to too much power for one man or woman to have.

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Resource Investing News

Afri-Can Marine Minerals Retracts Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserves

Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation reported that l'AutoritA© des marchA©s financiers reviewed Afri-Can's technical reports called: A Preliminary Feasibility Study of Marine Diamond Mining in Area ML111, Offshore of Luderitz, Namibia dated January 15, 2014 and the report called: The Diamond Resources in Mining Lease Area ML 111, ML 32, ML 138 & ML 139 dated September 27, 2013. AMF has noted issues of non-compliance with the requirements of NI 43-101.

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The Namibian

Medical students in China face deportation

ABOUT 11 Namibians studying in China face deportation if the government does not come to their rescue by the end of September. All the students are studying medicine at the Liaoning Medical University.Some of the students who refused to be named, spoke to The Namibian from their hostels in Jinzhou province in China through Whatsup messaging, and said although they went to China on their own, they took the risk for the country because it has a medical shortage.

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The Namibian

No 'safe houses' for victims of violence

DESPITE the prevalence of gender-based violence cases in Namibia, government does not have any safe houses in the country. A director in the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Helena Andjamba, confirmed this, saying setting up shelters for survivors of abuse is a long-term project.

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The Namibian

Windhoek mass housing delayed

THE Windhoek mass housing project has not yet started, despite the fact that in other towns, construction is almost complete. President Hifikepunye Pohamba launched the mass housing project at Otjomuise extension 10 in November last year, where Afrikuumba Construction is supposed to build 1 191 houses.

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The Namibian

Bail hearing in Windhoek rape and murder case

A SOUTH African citizen facing a charge of murder and rape after the death of a Windhoek woman nearly three months ago launched a bail application in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday. "I am not guilty," Wilhelm Derick Februarie told Magistrate Jermaine Muchali when he testified in support of his request to be granted bail after close to three months in custody.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Namibia: Areva relooks at uranium mine

GAINS in the uranium price might prompt a restart of Areva Namibia's mine at Trekkopje, the Namibian unit of the largest producer of nuclear reactors said on Tuesday. "The price is going where we want it to go," Areva Namibia managing director Hilifa Mbako said.

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