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WINDHOEK - In a rare move, as the National Council adjourned Thursday for the festive season, its chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams encouraged the Members of Parliament to take the lead by being safe drivers, and obey the rules of the road, most especially the speed limit. WINDHOEK- With the Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season around the corner, many a times the well-off families WINDHOEK - The Council of Churches in Namibia (CCN) is greatly concerned that Christmas or the festive season, which is an ideal atmosphere of family fun WINDHOEK - As part of his festive season message to travellers and visitors alike, the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta says litter and irresponsible waste disposal creates an eye sore, unattractive environment and is hazardous to wildlife and a risk to people’s health and wellbeing. WINDHOEK - Many Namibians are venturing into small-scale fish farming and government hatcheries have provided fingerlings to about 150 registered farmers. WINDHOEK - Out of 44 863 candidates who sat for Grade 10 full-time examination this year at 731 schools, 23 911 learners, representing 53.3 percent have qualified for admission to Grade 11 for 2019 compared to 22 363 (55.3 percent) in 2017. WINDHOEK - The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) has reacted over the pathetic Grade 10 results indicating nearly half of the learners failed, saying majority of students are not fully equipped for the examinations. WINDHOEK - Despite the fact the dismissed Health and Social Services Minister Dr Bernard Haufiku yesterday accepted his appointment letter as Special Advisor on health issues in the Office of the Presidency- he was tight-lipped on his new role. WINDHOEK – A total number of 9 534 full-time candidates who sat for the 2018 Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) Ordinary and Higher Level examinations qualify for admission to tertiary institutions in 2019 compared to 8 632 in 2017. WINDHOEK - International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has congratulated Felix Tshisekedi, 55, the leader of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s main opposition party, who has been declared the provisional surprise winner of the December 30 presidential election in the vast central African country. WINDHOEK- The pension fund industry is calling for inclusive and wider consultations before government amends the Administration of Estates Act of 1965, which could collapse some of the industry’s players. These concerns follow amendments which have been made to certain parts of the Administration of Estates Act, 1965 (Act No. 66 of 1965) but did not address issues relating to the administration o WINDHOEK - A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security has concluded that Mpacha Airport in Katima Mulilo is in a bad shape, especially its runway. WINDHOEK - With the 2019 academic year having kicked off and so many learners’ placement taking place, the teachers unions have expressed concern regarding the overcrowded classrooms in schools. WINDHOEK - Grootfontein air force base, which is mandated to monitor the Namibian airspace among other national duties, is faced with a shortage of accommodation for its members. WINDHOEK- Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC), Namibia’s pioneering non-governmental organisation in the national Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme, on Friday received a donation of 11 brand-new vehicles. WINDHOEK- The Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) says new and continuing students will be required to pay up a full deposit tuition fees of N$4 200 upon registration, which already started on Monday. WINDHOEK - In an attempt to accommodate excess learners who still do not have placement, the Khomas regional education directorate has resorted to placing pupils in tents to address the shortage of classroom spaces in schools. WINDHOEK- The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) has warned prospective students to be careful, saying this time of the year, bogus institutions are hard at work to scam the public their hard-earned cash for worthless qualifications. WINDHOEK – With only 54 permanent staff members, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says it is critically understaffed ahead of national elections later this year. WINDHOEK - Despite widespread speculation that the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) is driven by political ambitions at the expense of students’ interest, the student body’s leadership has dismissed such claims saying they reject being used by politicians to achieve any of their narrow ulterior motives.