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WINDHOEK - Higher Education Minister Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi says Namibia needs graduates that drive knowledge and innovation and in so doing enhance its global competitiveness as a nation. WINDHOEK - Swapo Party secretary general Sophia Shaningwa yesterday came out guns blazing in defence of her recent directives to local authorities on how they should deploy party councillors. WINDHOEK- Wildlife trafficking has become a million-dollar criminal enterprise that has expanded beyond local conservation efforts and game protection. WINDHOEK - Onkundana ya ziilila poNew York otayi kundaneke kutya omulumentu omuRussia, Rashid Sardov, ngoka e na iimaliwa kamana, ano e na oobiliona okwa ya meuvathano nehangano ndyoka tali nana oohotela dhoHabitas opo e ete mo moNamibia ohotela ndjika. Opolojeka ndjika tayi ka kotha oomiliona otayi ka tungwa pehala lyaComsar Properties ndyoka lyomulumentu nguka. Omushangwa gwa pitithwa koombonge WINDHOEK - Despite a failed attempt by Swapo Regional Coordinator for Oshikoto, Armas Amukwiyu to have unity of common purpose in the party as an extra-ordinary item on the agenda at the Swapo congress on Friday, the youthful politician is adamant that all is not well in the ruling party. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob says the fact that some Swapo Party members took the party to court to get last year’s Swapo Congress declared unlawful and invalid, does not mean the ruling party has degenerated. WINDHOEK - Swapo Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa yesterday confirmed that the proposed age requirement for high positions in the party, such as president, was reduced - throwing a lifeline to younger party members who may have ambitions to contest for such positions. WINDHOEK - The ruling Swapo Party yesterday reiterated its strong disagreement with its regional coordinator for Oshikoto Armas Amukwiyu, who charged that it was naive of the leadership to think the party, is currently united. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday outlined some of the highlights of Cabinet business for the year 2018, during which 19 deliberative and decision-making meetings were held and taking 260 decisions. WINDHOEK- Namibia, as a developing nation, has done very little in the financial sector since independence–with 97 percent of its local financial institutions and insurance companies being foreign owned. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob says late Swapo vice-president Brendan Simbwaye is one of the individuals who personified the character traits of heroism by sacrificing his own safety - and ultimately his life - for the freedom of Namibia. WINDHOEK - The University of Namibia (Unam) has sprung to its own defense following a firestorm of criticism from the Namibian Chamber of Mines that feels the decision to relocate the Geology Department from Windhoek to Keetmanshoop “is ill-advised. ” Cabinet has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration to review the agreement on the abolishment of visas between Namibia and Kenya The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) represented by its CEO, Benedict Libanda, signed a Funded Activity Agreement (FAA) with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) worth N$140 million to support climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in Kunene Region. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob has accorded the late retired colonel Matias “Mbulunganga” Ndakolo, who passed away last week Tuesday in the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, a state funeral. WINDHOEK- Cabinet has approved a total allowable catch (TAC) for the upcoming horse mackerel and deep-sea red crab fishing season. WINDHOEK - Parliament is determined to get rid of the existing 143 obsolete laws after the Minister of Justice Sacky Shanghala tabled the long-awaited Repeal of Obsolete Laws Bill (Bill No 21 of 2018) in the National Assembly recently. The Bill provides for the repeal of certain obsolete laws and for incidental matters. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has started reviewing the current design of the Etosha National Park fence to reduce the cost of construction, which may have contributed among other factors to the delay in completing the fence. WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare says the donation account, established for generous organisations and individuals to donate money to help the poor, has been well received. WINDHOEK - A total of 354 medicines were approved by the Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council and subsequently registered during the 2016/17 financial year.