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WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Central Prison is home to a total number of 950 sentenced offenders in its facilities, while 113 offenders are awaiting trial. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob says it is pertinent to demonstrate the political will of the United Nations membership with regards to redressing Africa’s exclusion from the international body’s Security Council. WINDHOEK- Despite the fact Namibia’s poverty levels being evident, the ministry tasked to alleviate poverty failed to fully utilise allocated funds of N$26 million meant to roll out food banks to other regions. The food bank has only been rolled out in Khomas Region thus far. WINDHOEK - Despite high continuing poaching, Namibia prides herself in having a healthy elephant population. WINDHOEK – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba says the dawn of new technology and its positives also brought negative externalities. WINDHOEK - Namibia is said to be among the countries of the world highly rated with severe cases of tuberculosis and one of the highest in Africa. WINDHOEK – Contrary to claims that some key topics were supressed ahead of the land conference, leading to mass withdrawals of some invited delegates, those very topics will actually form the backbone of this week’s proceedings. WINDHOEK – Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba says the growing demand for tertiary education in Namibia has surpassed the expectations of public tertiary institutions. WINDHOEK – Although Resolution 17 of the first national land conference of 1991 stipulated that women should have the right to own land and the right to inherit it, to date only 23 percent of them own commercial land. WINDHOEK – The plight of farmworkers – who are often forgotten in national conversations – was a centre of attention during lengthy sessions at the second national land conference underway in Windhoek. WINDHOEK - From an economic perspective, the success of land reform in Namibia depends on the degree to which reform leads to increased flow of net economic benefits in terms of per capita income, jobs, profitability and increased productivity and social welfare. WINDHOEK - According to the latest updated statistics, there are 308 informal settlements in Namibia with a staggering 228 000 shacks accommodating about 995 000 people in urban areas.