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Zambezi iaba lico zebusula

KATIMA MULILO – Babañwi bane bafumani lico zalinanga zasilimo se, babilaezi kuli lico zene bafumani neli zebusula zesaswaneli kuciwa.Mulyaminzi wa munzi wa Malengalenga mwasilalanda sa Linyanti, Poniso

Nkurenkuru, DBN land deal in limbo

NKURENKURU - The Nkurenkuru Town Council has since 2018 been waiting for the approval of the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) for it to enter into a joint-venture partnership with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) to service 333 residential plots.

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O u tuta o u ngetjefa

OTJOMUISE- O ru veze o rure o u Þuta u kara a u varwa o tjo mbazu poo o mwano we hupo mo vi wa¿a tjiva. Munda umwe o u mune imbwi ngunda mo mbutiro u na o u ngetjefa muwo mena ro kutja muwo mu

Redefining social media strategy

WINDHOEK - Dr Mohammed Shehu, an academic and expert on social media addressed communication professionals and students on “Agile Social” at a networking event organised by the Namibian chapter of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) on August 21 in Windhoek.

Zambezi water front staff unpaid for months

KATIMA MULILO - The prospect resumption of operations of the state-owned Zambezi Waterfront and Tourism Park (ZWTP) remains as bleak as it has been over the past three years when it was temporarily closed down by government, following allegations of mismanagement. 

!Nami#Nüs empowers unemployed youth

LÜDERITZ - !Nami#Nüs Constituency office recently nominated 30 unemployed youths and previous offenders for a basic safety and familiarisation course at the Namibian Maritime and Fisheries Institute in Lüderitz in the //Kharas Region.

Gender empowers communities in Omaheke

GOBABIS – The Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Doreen Sioka last Thursday handed over income-generating activities (IGAs) material and equipment to 12 beneficiaries in Omaheke Region at a ceremony at the women center.

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WGPS to hold memorial for its learners

WINDHOEK-The Windhoek Gymnasium Private School (WGPS) will hold a memorial service next week Thursday in remembrance of its two learners who perished in a car accident on Sunday on the B1 national road between Kalkand and Mariental.

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Elikwamo lyokutunga mambo gomanzi talikaza komeho

WINDHOEK - Ministera gonodoropa ekuliko nomukunda doponze Peya Mushelenga, kayinkondopekere asi elikwamo lyokukadika mambo gomanzi ngesi kuna kuza likatameke hena, omu yina kara asi epangero kuna kugava tupu yimaliva ano omu mokutura asi kampanike nazikarugana yirugana yangoso oyo simpe

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27 face eviction from army ground

OMUTHIYA - The Ministry of Defence is set to evict several households and over 20 farmers whose cattle posts encroach into the army grounds between King Kauluma and Oshivelo in Oshikoto Region.  The area covers about 14 kilometres, locals say. 

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N$1.5 million budgeted for 113 toilets for Khomas Rural

WINDHOEK – For the 2019/2020 financial year the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has allocated N$1.5 million to Khomas Rural Constituency for sanitation. Khomas regional governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua said the Khomas Regional Council has planned to use these funds to construct about 113 toilets.

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Libala la lifulai la Ondangwa likabizwa Ya Toivo

WINDOKO – Ndwalume wa tukuluho niyanali mwatolongo mwasioli sa Robben nyandi Andimba Toivo ya Toivo ukatompwa, libala la lifulai la Ondangwa halikabizwa kalibizo la hae. Libala lika bizwa kalibizo la hae kukala la 22 Muyana ili lizazi lakupepwa kwahae. Mubakweli ku mueteleli wa naha Nangolo Mbumba

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Liluko la silalanda lipulusa likubu

WINDOKO – Kaku alabela kwabutata Liluko la Silalanda ni Bupoti liyepile siliba kuli lipompe mezi kutaza mwatusa mo likubu zemashumi asilelezi kaze lobapeli likwalezwi teñi, ili molisalwaneli feela maino kono

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Omaheke, Ghanzi councils renew MoU 

CHARLES HILL – The Omaheke Regional Council and Botswana’s Ghanzi District Council last week renewed their memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at exchanging experiences and skills in matters related to social, economic and physical development.

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O Swanu ya yauza o ma tjangwa wehi ro tjizeero

Otjomuise- O Swanu  yaya kura no mutima auhe ondiero yo tjiuru tjehi ko ru seinina oku ri kwamba ko ma ningira waa vehe mbari na mbehari po mbongarero yOtjiwa¿a Oitjavari yEhi kutja pe kare otji hungiriro tjehi ro tjizeero nu ko ru seinina tji tja yeta kutja pekare Okomusara yOngonÿononeno mOmaheya

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Rhino fatally bumped in Etosha

OMUTHIYA –  A rhino was fatally bumped by a vehicle driven by an employee of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET). The incident happened about 10 kilometres from Namutoni on the road leading to King Nehale Gate in Etosha.

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MKP pledges N$50 million to Swapo

TSUMEB – MKP South Africa, the brainchild company behind a new Smart City township in Tsumeb, has pledged a N$50 million ‘monthly’ contribution to Swapo as a token of appreciation for having created political stability which provides a conducive environment for business. 

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Mushelenga denounces nepotism, corruption

RUNDU - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, says Namibians must denounce nepotism and corruption such as employing or favouring people because they are from a certain ethnic group or are related to them. Most importantly, they must reject racism.

PLC, AR like-minded but separate

WINDHOEK – The People’s Litigation Centre (PLC) and Affirmative Repositioning (AR) are two separate entities comprised of like-minded persons, said the centre’s spokesperson Vilen Hifindaka. 

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Mungunda hails biomass, technology expo

OTJIWARONGO - The Chief Executive of Standard Bank Namibia, Vetumbuavi Mungunda, has hailed the just-ended Biomass and Technology Expo, saying it helps to develop technologies that can be applied for better use of rangeland and productivity of farming communities in Namibia. 

64 confirmed Hepatitis E cases in Kavango

RUNDU - By Wednesday last week, 64 cases of hepatitis E were confirmed in the two Kavango regions, with recent cases rocking Mpungu village in Kavango West where one death was recorded and eight cases were diagnosed with the lethal virus, health officials say.

Home Affairs embarks on Project Khaedu

WINDHOEK – About twenty-five Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration officials yesterday embarked on a two-week workshop aimed at addressing challenges and strengths and also exploring ways of improving service delivery.

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Ngambela ubata puluko ya sizo

SANGWALI – Ngambela wa naha Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila ukupile baeteleli basizo mwanaha, kusebeza katata kubona kuli milao yasizo yabulukwa nikutambekwa kwamasika asataha. Nabulezi manzwi

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Scholtz pens youth guide

KEETMANSHOOP- !Nami#uis Constituency Councillor, Jan Scholtz recently produced a youth leaders’ guide as a means to address the socio-economic and cultural  challenges being experienced by both the youth and

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Lion scare in Kavango East

RUNDU - Officials from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) are investigating reports that there are lion tracks traced in the areas of Ncaute and Naingopo where there are communal farms under the

Omuthiya youth fair aborted

OMUTHIYA -The annual Omuthiya Youth Fair and Trade Expo has been cancelled at an eleventh hour, due to financial constraints and the lack of sponsorship due to the drought in funding caused by the general poor performance of the country’s economy.

Accident victim fights for his life in ICU

WINDHOEK - A passenger is in a critical condition in Katutura state hospital after the driver of the vehicle hit a steel barricade along the road. The incident happened at about 21h00 along Andrew Kloppers Street in Khomasdal on Friday evening. 

Summary of summit highlights

Finalisation of National Equitable Economic Empowerment Bill (NEEEB) was identified as a key priority and the Bill will be tabled in parliament within six months. This would help restore certainty for the private

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NCS moving with the times

LUSAKA, Zambia – The Commissioner-General of the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS), Raphael Hamunyela, says his department is working hard to uphold the rights of inmates as it strives towards being

ǁHûi-aon xoamâisens ge kaise go ǂau i ǀKhomas !nâ

   ǀAeǁgams – ǀOro tsēdi ǀguidi nē hāǀaro ra xoamâisens ǁaxasib nî !gûǀams xa !gau hâ, xawes ge xoamâisensa kaise ǂause gere ai!gû. ǁHûis ǂHanumās, 38(1) ra mîsa !oas ge hāǀaro ra xoamâisens ǁhûi-aon disa 18 tsēdi ǁaeb !nâ nî dīhe tsîs ge ǁHûis !Nansa nē ǂhanumās ǁgaragu !naka nē kurib xoamâisendi ǀkha 8

Namdebs ge supu ǂganǀgauba ūhâ omde sîsenaona ra omba

   ǀAEǁGAMS – ǀNoreǀuidi gaos, Namdebs hîa 50 persentga Namibiab ǂhanub xa tsî nau 50 persentga De Beers xa a ǀhonkhoe-aihes ge !nae!khaixa!nâ ǁnâuguxoaǁguib hîa !nona kuriga nî !khōǂgāba Namibiab Maindi Sîsenaon ǂNûǁkhaeba!nans (MUN) ǀkha ge xoa!gao. Nē ǁnâuguxoaǁguib ge ǀasa !ēde hoa ǀkhākha nî

Outapi prioritises low-income earners

ONGWEDIVA - In its quest to bring development to its people, the Outapi Town Council has during the 2018/2019 financial year put up development infrastructure particularly for low-income earners despite the prevailing economic hardships.

AfCFTA will boost intra-Africa trade - Zhang

WINDHOEK - Chinese ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming yesterday said the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is ‘an important milestone’ in Africa’s quest for economic integration as it will erase trade barriers, enhance interconnection and promote industrialization on the continent.

Balimi baimululwa hala tifo yamutelo

WINDOKO – Hala kutalima linanga leli taselize sicaba, Liluko la Masheleñi nelizibahalize viki yefelile kuli balimi habana kulifiswa habaleka lika zeimulula batu haiba kuna ni linanga. Likwambuyu wa Masheleñi Calle

Selling Rössing was a hard decision - Rio Tinto

ARANDIS – British company, Rio Tinto, says selling its stake in Rössing Uranium – one of the flagship mining companies in Namibia – was not an easy decision to make but one that needed to be taken to ensure a strong future for the mine.

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Namibia applauds Maduro “no-surrender spirit”

WINDHOEK - Namibia has applauded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for his “determination and spirit of no-surrender” saying it has upheld the country against the onslaught of foreign powers bent on crippling the long-held history and principles of the country.

Local women interested in PrEP

WINDHOEK - Local women are interested in learning more about pre-exposure prophylaxis, which is also known as PrEP, a pill taken by HIV negative people that prevent them from contracting HIV.

Baby girl drowns in tombo bucket

WINDHOEK - A 16-month old bay girl died after drowning in a bucket of tombo at Groot Aub on Saturday. The incident happened at a house at about 17h21. According to Namibian police crime report issued this

Minors burn to death in a hut

OMUTHIYA - Two minor children burned to death in a sleeping hut at Oshikondeilwa village, while their parents were away at local cuca shops. According to the Oshikoto police report, the incident happened

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From the town hall: Omaheke engages Geingob in lively interaction

Residents of Omaheke Region last week Thursday flocked to the Ben Van Der Walt Primary School hall in Gobabis to engage with President Hage Geingob on issues affecting them and their communities. The President is on a series of such meetings, with each region to interact with him. Journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa captured some of the interactions as follows:

Grazing areas in Uuvudhiya to receive water

OSHAKATI – The water crisis in the Uuvudhiya grazing areas will soon be an issue of the past after the Oshana Regional Council, in collaboration with the Rural Water Supply Department, secured 10 water tanks from the Office of the Prime Minister. 

Schlettwein tables two financial bills

WINDHOEK – Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein last Tuesday tabled two bills in Parliament, which are the Financial Services Adjudicator Bill and the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (Namfisa) Bill.

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Oranjemund needs a bigger airport

WINDHOEK – There is an urgent need for a bigger airport at Oranjemund to accommodate more visitors. Since Oranjemund has been proclaimed an ‘open town’, there is a higher demand and need for more

Impalila naval base officially opened

IMPALILA – The Minister of Defence Penda Ya Ndakolo last Friday officially opened the Impalila Naval Base which he believes will play a pivotal role in providing security and to bolster the fight against crime in the far-eastern island bordering Zambia and Botswana.

Rapist gets more than he bargained for

WINDHOEK - A resident from Otjiwarongo unhappy with his sentence of 17 years on a rape conviction got more than he bargained for when two judges of the Windhoek High Court increased his sentence instead of decreasing it as he wished.

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Escaped Etosha lions kill cow

OMUTHIYA - A cow is said to have been killed by two lions that escaped from Etosha National Park outside a farm near Oshivelo, revealed Romeo Muyunda the spokesperson for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.