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WINDHOEK - Following the launching of the National Safe Schools Framework (NSSF), Education, Arts and Culture Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has condemned the ongoing violence in schools. WINDHOEK - Despite the hefty fines and beefing up conservation efforts by government, wildlife trafficking continues at alarming rates, with 29 black and white rhinoceros poached from January to date. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob concluded what has been described as a successful stop-over visit to Guinea-Conakry and immediately headed for Canada where he intends wooing that country’s investors and address issues of global peace, climate change and women empowerment. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Environment and Tourism disclosed in an exclusive interview with New Era on Thursday that the current size of Namibia’s ivory stockpile is 69 391.71kg (69.4 tonnes) valued at N$125.48 million. WINDHOEK - The Directorate of Namibia Library and Archives Service in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, targets for all public libraries to have access to computers and internet by the year 2022. WINDOKO – Naha Namibia ilela kuisa peu ya rice kuzwela kwa Indonesia kuli iyolikwa kwasimu ya rice ya Kalimbeza mwa sikiliti sa Zambezi. Zeo nelipatuluzwi ki Likwambuyu wa Njimo, Alpheus !Naruseb, hana sindeketile mueteleli wanaha, WINDHOEK – Recently registered political party Landless People’s Movement (LPM) and pressure group Affirmative Repositioning (AR) have been included on the list of delegates to the all-important second national land conference slated for next week. WINDHOEK - With the recently tabled Basic Education Bill, the Teachers’ Union of Namibia (TUN) has questioned the logic behind certain sections of the Bill regarding powers of school boards to recommend to school management in terms of disciplinary matters in relation to teachers, learners and other staff members. WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Central Prison is home to a total number of 950 sentenced offenders in its facilities, while 113 offenders are awaiting trial. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob says it is pertinent to demonstrate the political will of the United Nations membership with regards to redressing Africa’s exclusion from the international body’s Security Council. WINDHOEK- Despite the fact Namibia’s poverty levels being evident, the ministry tasked to alleviate poverty failed to fully utilise allocated funds of N$26 million meant to roll out food banks to other regions. The food bank has only been rolled out in Khomas Region thus far. WINDHOEK - Despite high continuing poaching, Namibia prides herself in having a healthy elephant population. WINDHOEK – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba says the dawn of new technology and its positives also brought negative externalities. WINDHOEK - Namibia is said to be among the countries of the world highly rated with severe cases of tuberculosis and one of the highest in Africa. WINDHOEK – Contrary to claims that some key topics were supressed ahead of the land conference, leading to mass withdrawals of some invited delegates, those very topics will actually form the backbone of this week’s proceedings. WINDHOEK – Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba says the growing demand for tertiary education in Namibia has surpassed the expectations of public tertiary institutions. WINDHOEK – Although Resolution 17 of the first national land conference of 1991 stipulated that women should have the right to own land and the right to inherit it, to date only 23 percent of them own commercial land. WINDHOEK – The plight of farmworkers – who are often forgotten in national conversations – was a centre of attention during lengthy sessions at the second national land conference underway in Windhoek. WINDHOEK - From an economic perspective, the success of land reform in Namibia depends on the degree to which reform leads to increased flow of net economic benefits in terms of per capita income, jobs, profitability and increased productivity and social welfare. WINDHOEK - According to the latest updated statistics, there are 308 informal settlements in Namibia with a staggering 228 000 shacks accommodating about 995 000 people in urban areas.