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Windhoek - Moomu tupu tuna kusika pepi nomazuva gokuturamo mahundiro gokuhuga nomfi, ministeli zonomfi norunone nomarunone ngesi vanatumu mambangu konomukunda nadinye 14 domosirongo omu yina kara asi mahundiro nagenye vahepa kugaturamo kumwe nokugapata yipo asi yipo pakare mpito zina zerere nkenye ogu. Kwedi kuna puko, Ministera gonomfi nomarunone Bernard Esau katente asi ehundiro lyonomfi kukwama WINDHOEK - Cabinet has endorsed the proposals as recommended by the Cabinet Committee on Trade and Economic Development on the introduction of environmental levy on plastic carrier bags, with 100 percent of the revenue from this levy accruing to the Environmental Investment Fund for improved waste management practices. WINDHOEK - Despite the fact that government has since 2013 introduced free universal education as per the constitution, the Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) feels in reality the spin-offs of free education never took effect in Namibia. WINDHOEK - Despite the fact that a total of 5193 Namibians countrywide applied for fishing rights, there is only between 90 to 120 rights to be granted, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau revealed yesterday. WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation in consultation with the finance ministry needs to mobilise an additional N$157 million for the existing Namibian Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) budget to honour the contracts of students for boarding and non-tuition costs. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has explained the unfortunate death of a male lion during the processes of capture from Erongo Region to a farm outside Windhoek, saying it died from capture stress. WINDHOEK - Due to lack of substantial evidence and experience of dealing with cases of human trafficking in Namibia, poverty, unemployment, lack of education and family instability were identified as some of the key factors pushing victims into the illicit trade that is so widespread it has assumed global proportions. WINDHOEK - A group of unhappy adult education practitioners who yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration at government park over some pending issues relating to their wellbeing have threatened that they will not participating on any official organised events of Literacy Week celebration today. WINDHOEK - The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (Namfisa) continues to pursue its mission to protect consumers and has made significant progress in consumer awareness relating to the types of complaints lodged with the authority. WINDHOEK - Teachers’ Union of Namibia (TUN) has emphasised that adult education is a priority in Namibia and should therefore be taken seriously. WINDHOEK - Higher education minister Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi has ordered the Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) to reinstate, with immediate effect, over 40 employees that it recently retrenched. WINDHOEK - Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Minister Tjekero Tweya has revealed that Indonesia expressed keen interest in importing Namibian beef to the Asian nation. WINDHOEK - Cabinet has directed that Namibia explores the possibility of sourcing funds from the BRICS New Development Bank to finance the development of intraregional infrastructure projects promoted by the Ministry of Works and Transport through the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Presidential Infrastructure Champions Initiative. WINDHOEK - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has explained the U$60 billion (approximately N$900 billion) package of aid, investment and loans to Africa offered by China during the just ended Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), against a backdrop of growing concern about rising debt distress on the continent. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob left the country yesterday for Accra, Ghana to attend the state funeral of the revered former United Nations secretary general, Kofi Annan, who will be laid to rest today. WINDHOEK - The Public Office-Bearers Remuneration and Benefits Commission (POBC) has revealed that due to the challenging economic conditions experienced in the country, political office bearers will not receive any salary increment until the economy shows a sign of recovery. WINDHOEK - Namibia plans to source a rice variety from Indonesia for testing at Kalimbeza rice project in the Zambezi Region. WINDHOEK - The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF), in sharp irony, incurred losses of N$7.9 million from a debt recovery contract it had with Tribesmen to collect funds owed to it by former students. WINDHOEK- Profile Investment Holdings Managing Director Solomon Nemaire told New Era yesterday that the way affairs are run at Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) is like ‘people playing a lottery with taxpayers’ money.’ WINDHOEK- The Namibian Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) has started paying the promised N$17 000 to each boarding student as long as their outstanding invoices has been received.