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WINDHOEK - Despite its huge resource endowments, the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) food and nutrition security situation remains unstable and unpredictable. WINDHOEK- The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is in the implementation phase to establish an agency tasked with increasing the transparency of political party financing. WINDHOEK - Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Tjekero Tweya has cautioned that Namibians should do away with ancient and counter-productive practices that frustrates potential investors, inventors, innovators and anyone who has a brilliant idea that can make a positive difference in society and thereby catapult Namibia on a positive economic trajectory. WINDHOEK- With industrialisation at the centre stage of the regional integration agenda, the application of Standardisation, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology, (SQAM) principles in promoting competitiveness is essential, as it makes businesses efficient, competitive in terms of price, time to market, safety and environmental compliance. WINDHOEK - The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has expressed its condolences to governments in the region who have lost scores of citizens to prevailing floods. WINDHOEK- The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) budgetary allocation to peace and security increased from 14 percent to 17 percent, slightly higher than the resources allocation framework by two percent, while the allocation for programmes of regional dimension decreased from 48 percent to 35 percent the same period. WINDOKO – Muñoli wakatengo kakamaiso yamuuso, George Simataa ukupile yomuhulu wasipokola sanaha Sebastian Ndeitunga, kuli atalime taba yaku beya yanali muzamaisi wa Liluko la Makete Andreas Mwoombola milatu ya busholi ni WINDHOEK - Namibia together with other African nations across the region have opened a new chapter in their military cooperation with India, a step stretching the long-standing close relationship between the Asian giant and the African continent. WINDHOEK - The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) last Friday arrested a chief customs official employed by the Ministry of Finance for allegedly soliciting two bribes amounting to N$9 000 from an importer of goods into Namibia. WINDHOEK – The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says the N$220 million allocated to it for the 2019/20 financial year is not sufficient to successfully cover the November Presidential and National Assembly elections. WINDHOEK - Namibia will be the first African nation to host the Global Focal Point Network’s third annual meeting on women, peace and security. The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation will host this international meeting this week from April 10 to 11 in Windhoek. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has committed to the containment of its wage bill which is 83 percent of total allocation of 2019/20 financial year, without having to lay off workers. WINDHOEK – A N$1.1 billion portion of the money advanced to Namibia by the African Development Bank (AfDB) will be – together with government’s own funding of N$831.9 million - channelled towards logistics infrastructure, mainly rail and road, agricultural mechanisation and school infrastructure renovation. WINDHOEK - The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) received N$61.6 million for the 2019/2020 financial year, which translates to 1.4 percent more than the previous year and totalling about N$184.8 million over the medium-term expenditure framework - an estimate of the budget over the next three years to support activities to fight against corruption. WINDHOEK - The Namibia National Student’s Organisation (Nanso) has welcomed the appointment of its president Ester Simon by President Hage Geingob to serve on the High level Panel on the Namibian Economy, which was announced last week. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob during his four-day visit to Portugal for the Horasis Global Meeting was centered on building investor confidence and promoting Namibia as a country with a favourable business environment and destination of choice for international businesses and investors. WINDHOEK - The 2018 report of the UN Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security reveals that the representation of women among military troops and police officers remains unacceptably low, at four percent and 10 percent respectively. WINDHOEK - The Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) needs an estimate of N$4.2 billion to provide a coordinated regional response action to meet the immediate humanitarian needs and early recovery actions following the devastating tropical cyclone Idai that hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. WINDHOEK - Burundi’s long quest to become the 17th member of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has reached an advanced stage, as the regional body’s evaluation team will next month (May) visit the eastern African country for inspections on whether it meets the requirements before being admitted. WINDHOEK - Government has reminded officials in the ranks of government and public enterprises, who seemingly still cling to their jobs after they have reached the retirement age, of the law requiring them to leave.