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WINDHOEK- Namibian nationals are facing difficulties with obtaining visas to the European Union (EU), officially or privately. WINDHOEK- Namibian nationals are facing difficulties with obtaining visas to the European Union (EU), officially or privately. WINDHOEK - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Jennifer van den Heever, says the blacklisting of people in Namibia has led to financial discrimination against workers. WINDHOEK- A law to protect wildlife and protected areas is expected next year following consultations in this regard. Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta revealed this on Thursday during a consultative meeting. WINDHOEK - Swapo Member of Parliament, Lucia Nghaamwa, thinks there must be set requirements for appointing parents on school boards. WINDHOEK - In an attempt to improve its fleet, the ruling party Swapo spent N$3 million to acquire five Toyota Dakar double cabs for its regional use in Zambezi, Kavango East, Kunene, Hardap and Omaheke. WINDHOEK - The revised Namibia Investment Promotion Act of 2016, which is currently in its draft form, will soon enter the legal drafting process and is expected to be promulgated soon. WINDHOEK - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein on Tuesday tabled the Deposit Guarantee Bill of 2018 in the National Assembly, aimed to protect depositors in the event of failure of a banking institution. WINDHOEK – The outflow of wealth from poor African countries through tax evasion, money laundering, corruption and other misdeeds is becoming an even bigger worry for the continent. WINDHOEK – Namibia must demonstrate to the rest of the world that it is a safe place to visit, amid threats to the tourism sector such as the possible outbreak of Ebola and frequent hepatitis E episodes, as well as crime targeting tourists. WINDHOEK- A public accounts parliamentary standing committee has observed the handling of public funds by some state-owned enterprises (SOEs) remains a major concern considering the fact these SOEs are funded by taxpayers. WINDHOEK- The Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation is there to ensure that Namibia fills its job quotas at the AU Commission when vacant positions are advertised by the continental body. WINDHOEK - In a rare move, Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) and the Namibia National Teachers Union (Nantu) leaders has joined hands demanding that the recent tabled Education Bill be referred to a relevant parliamentary committee for further public scrutiny and consultations. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has from 2016 to date received N$25,6 million from the Game Products Trust Fund for wildlife protection, management, anti-poaching, wildlife research, studies and surveys. WINDHOEK - A Civil society group has called on President Hage Geingob who is the Chairperson of SADC to call for dialogue between the major political parties and all interested parties with the aim of de-escalating tension in Zimbabwe. WINDHOEK - With increasing industrialisation and urbanisation taking place, the issue of waste management has become a critical national concern and was identified as a priority area in Namibia’s Fifth National Development Plan. WINDHOEK- President Hage Geingob on his recent three-day state visit to Kenya not only committed to strengthen diplomatic ties with that country but also took time to tour some of the flourishing Kenyan commercial flower farms. WINDHOEK- A total of 114 trees, mainly the African teak and Zambezi Teak were illegally harvested and 1 693 cubic metres of timber and 35 logs were found without permits during the 2017 period up to date. WINDHOEK - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has officially launched the e-Death Notification System, a new component of the civil registration and identity management system in Namibia. WINDHOEK – With the prolonged drought in Aminius Constituency in Omaheke Region, more than 300 livestock have died as farmers watch their animals helplessly succumb to famine.