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12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Appeal to ban explicit music videos on NBC

WINDHOEK Namibian youth parliamentarians have called on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation to ban the showing of music videos that portray women as sex objects and men as sex predators.

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16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Do or die for old warhorses at electoral college

WINDHOEK The Swapo regional coordinators are confident that the 28 candidates from the 14 regions will give the 'old faces' in the party a run for their money during the upcoming electoral college slated for month-end.

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20 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Govt praised for sympathetic ear on constitutional amendments

WINDHOEK Many minority parties have heaped praise on the government for listening to their concerns on some of the proposed constitutional amendments.

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20 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Beware the season of veld fires

WINDHOEK Windhoek with its booming population in excess of 300 000 residents is a potential hot spot for devastating veld fires this time of the year and the city's fire brigade already attends to between eight and ten fires in and around the capital on a daily basis.

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21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Commuter rail service planned for Windhoek

WINDHOEK Plans are in the pipeline to introduce a commuter train in Windhoek to ease peak-hour traffic congestion and as a mode of cheap and safe transport for the city's growing population.

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21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Docket theft case deferred

WINDHOEK The matter in which a court interpreter and another suspect face a charge of theft of dockets will proceed on 10 September.

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21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Ebola restrictions won't harm the economy

WINDHOEK The Minister of Trade and Industry CalleSchlettwein says banning travellers from Ebola-hit countries will not have a significant impact on Namibia's economy.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sep 2

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20 COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal meets Foreign Correspondents Association.

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AllAfrica.com

Southern Africa: 'Unity, Dialogue and Trust Key to Integration'

The 34th Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government closed on 18 August in the resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe with a call for southern Africa to continue working together in pushing forward the regional integration agenda.

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The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Brazilians cancel Namibia visit over Ebola fears,...

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Next Graphite, Inc. Reports 1H 2014 Financial Results and Continues...

GPNE Completes Phase 1 of Development and Reports Positive Findings in Phase 2 on its 125,000 Acre Property in Namibia, Africa NEW YORK, NY and WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2014 / Next Graphite, Inc. , a development stage company in Africa's Republic of Namibia targeting the growing global graphite production industry and market ... (more)

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The Namibian

Follow the Money

Swapo now blames civil society and opposition parties who at least speak in the interest of the public.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newstime Africa

SADC leaders in Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls for summit SADC is a...

More than 12 heads of state and government have arrived in Zimbabwe's resort town of Victoria Falls on Sunday for the official opening of the 34th summit of the Southern African Development Community .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Reuters

DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Aug 28

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20 BANGKOK - Bank of Thailand will release the minutes of its August interest rate meeting.

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Iol.co.za

Nampower: Eskom eyes 300MW from Kudu plant

NAMIBIA Power was in talks to sell as much as 300 megawatts of capacity from its planned Kudu gas-fired plant to Eskom, it said yesterday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mail & Guardian

SADC dons blinkers for summit

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will have reason to smile when he opens the 34th Southern African Development Community summit in Victoria Falls.

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Mail & Guardian

SADC dons blinkers for summit

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will have reason to smile when he opens the 34th Southern African Development Community summit in Victoria Falls.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Namibian Government Committted To Healthcare Issues, Says President

Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba says his government is committed to addressing critical areas such as maternal mortality and access to healthcare for adolescents.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Iol.co.za

Namibia: Kudu gas plant plans expanded

Namibia Power had raised the capacity for its planned gas-fired power plant and planned to sign a purchase accord by December with Tullow Oil, which is developing the Kudu fields that will fuel the facility, it said yesterday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Namibian President To Attend SADC Summit In Zimbabwe

President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia is set to attend the 34th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community in Zimbabwe later this month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here says.

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