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WINDHOEK - Following the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso)’s high level engagement with higher education stakeholders recently, the Ministry of Finance has availed N$360 million to the Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) in order to settle and pay out all 2018 outstanding tuition and non-tuition fees, for students at all tertiary institutions. WINDHOEK – In its effort to support education the Ohorongo Otavi Community Trust (OOCT), in collaboration with Support Ulm e.V., donated textbooks and teachers’ guides to Green Leave Primary School in Windhoek’s Okahandja Park informal settlement. WINDHOEK – The Veterinary Council of Namibia is expected to conduct an audit towards the end of this year to determine whether the University of Namibia’s School of Veterinary has complied with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) requirements as well as Namibian health legislation. WINDHOEK - Ever since Namibia experienced its worse year of poaching in 2015 when 97 rhinos were poached, the country has lost an average 50 rhinos annually to poaching. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob says the judiciary system should ensure all unjust laws from the apartheid-era are replaced with just laws in a democratic Namibia. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday raised concern over the slow pace of finalising cases in Namibian courts, having hear that only 49 percent of cases heard in the magistrate’s courts between January and September 2018 were finalised. WINDHOEK - Minister of Information and Communication Technology Stanley Simataa yesterday said President Hage Geingob does not travel overseas for pleasure but for official engagements. WINDHOEK - Namibian President, Hage Geingob, who is also the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Chairperson, has called on his counterparts in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to update the Africa Union (AU) on the political developments in their countries. WINDHOEK - Cabinet has directed the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to advise farmers in areas with poor grazing to take precautionary measures, as drought looms due to erratic rainfall. WINDHOEK - Lack of sufficient food supplies have forced San families in the Zambezi Region to feed on wild fruits as a means of survival. WINDHOEK - Cabinet has authorised the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to sign on behalf of Namibia the revised Orange-Senqu Watercourse Commission (Orasecom) Agreement and to subsequently table the agreement in Parliament for ratification. WINDHOEK - The University of Namibia (Unam) has revealed it has dismissed eight of its employees since last year, resulting from various cases of theft under false pretence, fraud, corruption, maladministration, absenteeism, misrepresentation or breach of trust.