• June 16th, 2019
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POSTS BY Albertina Nakale

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Namport could reconsider mass dismissals

WINDHOEK - Following a public outcry over its recent dismissal of 86 employees, the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) is willing to reverse this decision, Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua said in his state of the region address.

No economic jeopardy by interventions on timber harvest- MET

WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Environment and Tourism says it has noted with disappointment the allegations made in a video circulating on social media that government’s interventions on timber harvesting are aimed at jeopardising economic development in the Kavango East and West regions.

Green schemes to award solar tender soon

WINDHOEK  – Agribusdev MD Petrus Uugwanga who oversees the green scheme operations has revealed that the tender to install a solar system at Etunda, Sikondo, Hardap, Shadikongoro and Uhvungu-vhungu will soon be awarded.

Arts council members appointed

WINDHOEK – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has announced the appointment of the National Arts Council of Namibia new board members who will serve for a three-year

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Food imports  sky-high - Kavhura

WINDHOEK - Ndonga Linena Constituency Councillor Petrus Kavhura has expressed concern that Namibia’s food import is still sky-high, as a result of lack of local food production in the country.  

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Councillor wants MET office closure at Ndiyona halted

WINDHOEK - Ndonga Linena Constituency Councillor Petrus Kavhura says he is much disturbed and disappointed by the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to close down the Ndiyona satellite offices that serve three constituencies, namely Ndiyona, Ndonga-Linena and Mashare. 

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NSFAF loan applicants demand funding for all

WINDHOEK – A large crowd of tertiary students staged a peaceful demonstration in Windhoek on Wednesday, demanding from the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) and the minister of higher education that all qualified and eligible students be funded to further pursue their studies.

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Call to amend fishing right requirements

National Council Swapo Member of Parliament Damian Nakambare, who is also Nkurenkuru Constituency Councillor, has proposed that the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources considers amending some of its fishing rights requirements to ensure that all Namibians – irrespective of their social status – can freely apply for fishing rights. 

Externalisation of money is a crime - Ndjago

Karibib Constituency Councillor, Melania Ndjago, is adamant that Namibia must introduce a clear and concise law such as the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act in line with the South African Act, noting that externalisation of money is a criminal act.

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Nanso briefs Geingob on student challenges

The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) on Wednesday met President Hage Geingob to present him with a detailed document on urgent contemporary issues, challenges and concerns currently being experienced by  students and trainees.

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Namibia, Russia strengthen ties

WINDHOEK - International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said Namibia and Russia remain special friends and their friendship needs to be nourished and maintained, not only at the political level but through other platforms as well.