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WINDHOEK - Namibian children are more likely to watch video content and listen to music, than spend time on social media. Kaspersky Lab’s latest report, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules, has revealed. WINDHOEK- Tov Read-A-Thon is on September 29 at Tov Multipurpose Centre in Vinia Ndadi Street Erf 1392 from 08h00 to 17h00. WINDHOEK – The 17th edition of the School Olympiad of German Schools in Southern Africa was opened with a festive ceremony last Saturday at Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) in Windhoek. WIDHOEK - Paulina Dreyers, a Windhoek resident accused of stabbing to death her cousin over a maize meal earlier this year, wants to be considered for bail. KATIMA MULILO – Fisheries and marine resources permanent secretary, Dr Moses Maurihungirire has called on member countries of the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) to strengthen cross border participation in the management of fish resources, by involving riparian and floodplain communities. WINDHOEK - The Bank of Namibia (BoN) will host its 19th annual symposium today at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. This year’s Symposium will be held under the theme “Creating Employment Through Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Namibia.” WINDHOEK - The Economic and Social Justice Trust has written to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism asking it to permanently cancel the environmental clearance certificate of Namibia Marine Phosphate (Pty) Ltd to prevent the company from commencing phosphate mining operations off the Namibian coast. WINDHOEK - NamPower has cautioned Namibian motorists of an abnormal heavy load, which is one of the heaviest loads to ever be transported on Namibia’s roads, that is making its way down to Cape Town, South Africa. WINDHOEK – The not-so-friendly Otjihase racetrack will host this weekend’s much-anticipated Otjihase 2 Race, round number 6 of Namibian Enduro Series. WINDHOEK - One hundred and thirty learners in Kavango East, Kavango West and Oshikoto regions this week became the latest recipients of the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship. WINDHOEK – The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) has demanded that government retracts some key tender pre-qualification processes invited recently, as they overlooked local bidders ahead of foreign firms on technical bases. WINDHOEK - The latest figures from the Namibia Statistics Agency indicates that the domestic economy performance remained suppressed in the second quarter of 2018, recording a contraction of 0.2 percent compared to the same period of 2017. Quarter on quarter, the economy maintained the same pace of declining growth of 0.2 percent. WINDHOEK - The 22 September is commemorated as International Business Women’s Day. Desery van Wyk, Head Digital Products at FNB Namibia, said that International Business Women’s Day recognises that all women are seeking and deserve equal business opportunities and “we, at FNB Namibia feel the same”. KALKFELD - Governor of Otjozondjupa Region Otto Iipinge has expressed disappointment that some youths have received material support from government but have underutilised such assistance. WINDHOEK- A Namibian police force officer accused of shooting two people and killing one with a stray bullet in Okahandja Park informal settlement last week was denied bail during his first court appearance. WINDHOEK – Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi has launched the institution’s first strategic plan aimed at, among others, strengthening the institutional capacity in order to effectively achieve its constitutional mandate. WINDHOEK - Trauma Healing Network recently trained 27 participants in the Colour-Me-Healed Programme. Trauma in people manifests in ways that most people do not even recognise as the effects of unresolved traumatic experiences. WINDHOEK - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, on Friday said government intervention in the agricultural sector will continue to be substantial during the next three years, until 2021, government plans to invest about N$3.6 billion over the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) into the development of this sector. While speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Asparagus Agro-Proc WINDHOEK – Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) on Friday handed over 19 brand-new Toyota 2.4 Hilux single cab vehicles, to 19 lucky customers. In a spectacular handover ceremony, held in the Windhoek’s central business district, MTC officially handed over the car keys to the respective winners from its recently ended Recharge & Win Competition that ran as from the beginning of August until WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during their meeting on Friday in Ottawa, reaffirmed commitment to grow the two nations’ bilateral commercial relationship and stressed the importance of achieving economic growth that benefits both parties.