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WINDHOEK - As of next year, the new school curriculum for junior and senior secondary schools would have pupils who pass Grade 8 this year entering Grade 9 where they would from now on sit for the Junior Secondary school examinations. The new curriculum makes Grade 9 certificates equivalent to the current Grade 10 certificate. WINDHOEK - As the closing date for the fishing rights application is nearing, the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has dispatched ballot boxes to all 14 regions where such application forms will be submitted and sealed in order to ensure transparency. WINDHOEK - Despite the significant achievements in the implementation of programmes across all priority areas under his watch, wealthy South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says there are still areas that require regional leaders’ urgent attention. WINDHOEK - Namibia Cabin Crew Union (NCCU) said it is shocked that the national airline is on a recruitment drive of foreign pilots at a monthly salary scale of more than N$150,000 tax-free at the expense of local pilots. WINDHOEK – There are forecasts of an increase in employment within the travel and tourism industry, based on the assessment of what the industry contributed to employment in 2017. WINDHOEK - Namibia and China are expected to sign a cooperation deal under the Belt and Road Initiative during President Hage Geingob’s visit at the upcoming China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing Summit slated for September 2 to 4, as Beijing seeks to cement its strategic influence in Africa. WINDHOEK - The Game Products Trust Fund (GPTF) has reinvested close to N$100 million into conservation efforts such as wildlife protection and anti-poaching. WINDHOEK - In an unexpected move the members of various student representative councils (SRCs) yesterday snubbed the invitation extended to them by higher education minister Dr Itah Kandjji-Murangi to attend a meeting to discuss the disunity among the Namibian National Students Organisation (Nanso) leadership. Windhoek - Moomu tupu tuna kusika pepi nomazuva gokuturamo mahundiro gokuhuga nomfi, ministeli zonomfi norunone nomarunone ngesi vanatumu mambangu konomukunda nadinye 14 domosirongo omu yina kara asi mahundiro nagenye vahepa kugaturamo kumwe nokugapata yipo asi yipo pakare mpito zina zerere nkenye ogu. Kwedi kuna puko, Ministera gonomfi nomarunone Bernard Esau katente asi ehundiro lyonomfi kukwama WINDHOEK - Cabinet has endorsed the proposals as recommended by the Cabinet Committee on Trade and Economic Development on the introduction of environmental levy on plastic carrier bags, with 100 percent of the revenue from this levy accruing to the Environmental Investment Fund for improved waste management practices. WINDHOEK - Despite the fact that government has since 2013 introduced free universal education as per the constitution, the Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) feels in reality the spin-offs of free education never took effect in Namibia. WINDHOEK - Despite the fact that a total of 5193 Namibians countrywide applied for fishing rights, there is only between 90 to 120 rights to be granted, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau revealed yesterday.