Author: Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
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Disability is a cross-cutting issue that cannot be implemented by one institution alone, if the plight of the disabled is to be met, all sectors must mainstream people with disabilities in their programmes. WINDHOEK – Out of the 6 605 corruption reports registered with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) since its inception in 2006, only 347 have been finalised in the courts, while 212 cases are still pending for trial, ACC Director General, Paulus Noa has said. WINDHOEK - Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director-general Paulus Noa has asked experts in various fields to play their roles in the fight against corruption. WINDHOEK - The shifting of the Veterinary Cordon Fence (VCF) or the Red Line requires clear minds and a very well thought-out strategic approach, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Alpheus !Naruseb has said. WINDHOEK - Chalton Hwende, a Member of Parliament for Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance, is in Namibia amidst reports in his home country that he is wanted by police in connection with recent protests in which about 12 people died. WINDHOEK - Namibia has added her voice to growing international concern over the political crisis in Venezuela, calling on the international community to allow the Venezuelans to resolve their internal issues in an amicable and peaceful manner. WINDHOEK – The new Indian High Commissioner to Namibia, Prashant Agrawal, said his country – the world’s sixth largest by nominal GDP – intends to boost investment and economic ties with Namibia. WINDHOEK – Over 50 protesters yesterday gathered in front of the U.S Embassy in Windhoek, condemning the US intervention in the internal affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. WINDHOEK – The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) national executive committee (NEC) overwhelmingly passed a vote of no confidence in its acting president Desley Somseb for alleged poor decision-making and dividing the union. WINDHOEK - Three months after President Hage Geingob instructed the ministries of Land Reform and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to restore Ongombo West to its productive glory, the farm remains unproductive. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob has defended his intervention in the City of Windhoek (CoW) infightings, saying those claiming that his involvement into the City affairs violated the separation of power principle were “completely false”. WINDHOEK – Namibian Defence Force (NDF) chief, Lieutenant-General John Mutwa, has issued a directive that the force will not permit its employees to take up ad-hoc vacancies recently advertised by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN). WINDHOEK – The number of Namibians relying on the government’s various social grant schemes currently stands at 211 447, representing nearly nine percent of the country’s rough estimation of 2.6 million population. WINDHOEK - Windhoek Mayor Muesse Kazapua yesterday said a meeting will be convened tomorrow to discuss President Hage Geingob’s directive that suspended City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise and City Police Chief Abraham Kanime should be reinstated to their positions. WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob yesterday expressed frustration at Cabinet ministers refusing to respond to media queries, saying this often deprived government its side of the story. WINDHOEK – The Namibian Public Workers Union (Napwu) yesterday threatened that if the City of Windhoek implements President Hage Geingob’s directive to lift the suspensions of CEO Robert Kahimise and City Police Chief Abraham WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob yesterday rallied the Executive behind the economic advancement pillar of his signature Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP) as a thrust for government’s work this calendar year. WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has assured unemployed youth – currently constituting 43 percent of youth in general - that they will be prioritised in the recently advertised vacancies by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN). WINDHOEK – The El Nino–induced drought that ravaged the entire Sadc region in recent years has killed an unspecified number livestock in the Omaheke Region, estimated to be worth millions of dollars. WINDHOEK – A special City of Windhoek (CoW) meeting slated for yesterday to discuss President Hage Geingob’s directive that suspended City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise and City Police Chief Abraham Kanime be reinstated has been postponed indefinitely.