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Minister of State at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, Michelle Müntefering, will lead the German delegation to Windhoek To reciprocate the good gesture of the Indonesian people, Namibia will exempt visa requirements for citizens of that country visiting Namibia, President Hage Geingob has said. Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said yesterday that the German government ought to change its policy and recognise President Hage Geingob will today wrap up his three-day state visit to Indonesia where he stressed the need for the two countries to deepen trade, investment and to create opportunities for shared prosperity. Despite yesterday’s hike in public transport and taxi fares, attributed to a hike in petrol and diesel prices, the rates for City of Windhoek (CoW) municipal busses will remain unchanged. In its bid to revive the dormant Build Together Programme in the region, the Omaheke Regional Council has committed over N$7 million. Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM) executive director Maria Nangolo yesterday met with the head of Botswana’s equivalent institution to NIPAM, the Botswana Public Service College (BPSC). The executive director of BPSC, Botshelo Mathuba, is in Windhoek for three days to WINDHOEK – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba says government will not relent from the genocide course and will continue to seek the acknowledgement, apology and reparations from the German government. WINDHOEK – Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) CEO Augustinus Katiti, who got his marching orders on Friday, said he was surprised by the decision to fire him while a disciplinary process against him was still ongoing. WINDHOEK – SADC chairperson and Namibian President Hage Geingob has invited China and its investment community to fund SADC projects. WINDHOEK - The ruling party Swapo is expected to amend its constitution at the 6th extraordinary congress scheduled for next month, party Secretary for Information and Mobilisation Hilma Nicanor revealed yesterday. WINDHOEK - Fifty-one recognised chiefs with their 306 senior traditional councillors and 306 junior traditional councillors from all over the country will on Monday convene at a local hotel in Windhoek for a five-day annual conference. WINDHOEK – Describing the infighting and instances of leadership succession disputes that continue to prevail among traditional authorities as disheartening, President Hage Geingob cautioned traditional leaders against taking succession disputes into the arena of modern day courts, saying it erodes the traditional values and norms of society. WINDHOEK - Concerned about the sky-high crime rate across the country, President Hage Geingob is considering bringing in the army to assist the Namibian Police Force to help maintain law and order. WINDHOEK - Kambazembi Royal Traditional Authority, Chief Sam Kambazembi has raised serious concerns in what he terms as blatant interference by government in traditional matters. WINDHOEK - Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi on Tuesday postponed to next week Tuesday the first day of parliament after the august House reconvened. WINDHOEK – Institutions responsible for generating land statistics for administrative records must harmonise their databases through the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) for regular reporting and central archiving. WINDHOEK – Previously disadvantaged Namibians own only 16 percent of freehold agricultural land, even after 28 years of government efforts to redistribute land to the black majority. OTJOMUISE- Ouhonapare wOvambazu wOuvara wa Kambazembi kehi yombara Sam Kambazembi waraisa nongendo onene nomerirungiro wohoromende movitjitwa vyombazu. BRAKWATER - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) president, McHenry Venaani has suggested the expropriation of land without compensation from ‘unproductive’ foreign nationals who reportedly own about 250 farms across the country.