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4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Namibia Power Seeks Tenders for $285 Million, 250-Megawatt Plant

Namibia Power Corp. asked interested companies to bid to build a 250-megawatt solar-thermal plant as part of plans to curb an electricity-supply shortage in the southwest African nation.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CFR.org

The Global Fund's China Legacy

A doctor draws blood from the neck of a patient at an emergency room of a hospital in Shanghai May 15, 2013.

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AllAfrica.com

Namibia: Defence Mourns Helicopter Crash Victims

Four people died on Friday morning after a Namibian Defence Force helicopter crashed at the Grootfontein Air Base.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

News24

Military helicopter crashes in Namibia

Zimbabwe's envoy has been called in for a complaint about President Robert Mugabe's remarks about corruption in Nigeria, a report says.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Nerve News

Helicopter crash kills four in Namibia

A military helicopter crashed Friday on the runway at an air base in central Namibia's Grootfontein, killing four people on board and injured others.

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The Namibian

Never forget. Never repeat. Never again?

THIS WEEK, Rwanda commemorated the 20th anniversary of probably the most prolific genocide in living memory when 800 000 to one million people were massacred over a period of just about 100 days.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Serica Energy plc: Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2013

Serica Energy plc today announces its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Namibian President Calls On Political Parties To Be mature

Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba appealed to political parties to be "mature" by conducting themselves properly and peacefully during the general elections slated for November this year.

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Xinhuanet

China, Namibia seek closer investment co-op

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with with visiting Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob in the southern Chinese city of Sanya on Wednesday, eyeing more Chinese investment in Namibia.

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In-depth Africa

Big drive to eliminate malaria

It is expected Namibia will eliminate malaria in six years' time, the Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Richard Kamwi said during a World Health Day commemoration event in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Iol.co.za

JSE debut opens up avenues for Safari

Safari Investments RSA, which strongly focuses on township retail property, was successfully listed yesterday on the retail real estate investment trust sector of the JSE.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Men's Journal

Shred Sand with the World's First Dune-Skiing Outfitter

Since 2003, Henrik May has spent six months every year skiing down 400-vertical-foot runs on Namibian sand.

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Sys-Con Media

Kombat Copper Appoints Justin Reid as Chairman and Appoints New Director

Mr. Reid's appointment follows Mr. Charles Mostert's resignation as Chairman and a director of the Board.

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ABS-CBN News

Comelec commissioner, envoys take oath before PNoy

President Benigno Aquino III has sworn into office Comelec Commissioner Luie Tito Guia, several Philippine envoys and other Palace executives.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Namibian

Swapo is not divided

SWAPO secretary general Nangolo Mbumba on Saturday said there is no division or a "cold war" among members of the ruling party.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Namibia: Business Not Renewing Their Licenses

The City of Windhoek has announced through its spokesperson, Joshua Amukugo, that among the 16,840 businesses that were registered in 2013, only 5,836 have renewed their business licenses, which is only 35%.Therefore the City is reminding the business community and the public at large that any person operating a business within Windhoek is required ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Uranium Miners in Namibia Face Rise in Water Price, Paladin Says

Uranium miners in Namibia, already coping with water shortages in the semi-arid Erongo region, face a steep rise in costs, Paladin Energy Ltd. said.

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The Namibian

Look before you leap

Compare poor pensioners' N$600 per month to an MP's N$51 000 per month, plus an additional N$6 500 per month for transport and N$3 000 per month for furniture and they still li - EDUCATION Minister David Namwandi, could you please encourage inspectors and school board members to select HODs and principals who are productive to run our schools? ... (more)

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The Namibian

Namibians should refrain from violence

THE Council of Churches in Namibia has condemned violence and called on its members to speak out against this type of behaviour, which it says, appears to be gaining ground in Namibian communities.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

In-depth Africa

Airline worker gets bail

WINDHOEK An Air Namibia employee was granted bail when he made his first appearance in the Katutura Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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