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    2 800 rape cases in two years

    2 800 rape cases in two years

    2020-12-11  Nuusita Ashipala
    AKUNIIHOLE – Namibia has witnessed an increase in rape with records indicating that 2 818 cases of rape were registered between January 2018 and September this year. Gender minister Doreen Sioka further indicated that of the rape cases registered about 2 357 were perpetrated against women and children.
    Geingob reshuffles diplomatic pack

    Geingob reshuffles diplomatic pack

    2020-12-11  Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
    Former presidential affairs minister Martin Andjaba as well as former international relations executive director Selma Ashipala-Musavyi will return to the diplomatic fold, while former National Council chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams and ex-Tsumeb councillor Lebbius Tobias are among new ambassadors appointed by President Hage Geingob. 
    Second Covid wave fears grow

    Second Covid wave fears grow

    2020-12-11  Nuusita Ashipala
    Namibians were grappling yesterday with fears of a second Covid-19 wave similar to the one experienced in neighbouring South Africa after 301 new infections were recorded. 
    LPM wants disputed vote declared

    LPM wants disputed vote declared

    2020-12-11  Roland Routh
    The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) has maintained there is no need to have the outcome of the regional council and local authority elections in Mariental Rural constituency, as well as at Koës, Aroab and Stampriet nullified. 
    Busch rewarded for hard work - Hengari

    Busch rewarded for hard work - Hengari

    2020-12-11  Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
    Presidential spokesperson Alfredo Hengari has congratulated newly elected National Youth Council (NYC) executive chairperson Sharonice Busch, describing her win as “well-earned rewards for hard work, consistency and dedication”.
    Nudo demands action against tender body

    Nudo demands action against tender body

    2020-12-11  Kuzeeko Tjitemisa
    The National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) has challenged the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to institute criminal proceedings against the management of the Central Procurement Board of Namibia (CPBN) following a damning ombudsman report, which found some recent recruitments at the tender body as “irregular, unfair and prejudicial”.
    Inambao’s life celebrated

    Inambao’s life celebrated

    2020-12-11  Loide Jason
    The media fraternity, family and friends gathered on Wednesday in Windhoek to celebrate the life of acclaimed New Era editor Chrispin Inambao who died on 3 December after battling cancer.
    Namibia recommits to human rights protection

    Namibia recommits to human rights protection

    2020-12-11  Albertina Nakale
    In celebrating Human Rights Day, Namibia has pledged to continue recognizing the importance of promoting and protecting all fundamental human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development, to realise the goals of the 2030 Agenda.  
    Private capital to fund N$5bn green economy

    Private capital to fund N$5bn green economy

    2020-12-11  Staff Reporter2
    The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) says an envisaged investment of N$5 billion into a programme called the New Green Economy (NGE) 2030 will come from private capital to be generated by the South African-based Growth Catalyst Fund which is owned by a businessman in that country named Vuyo Jack. 
    Judge dismisses cops’ murder conviction appeal

    Judge dismisses cops’ murder conviction appeal

    2020-12-11  Roland Routh
    High Court Judge Dinnah Usiku on Wednesday dismissed an appeal against conviction by three former Windhoek City Police officers and a counter appeal on the 10-year sentence by the State.
    Pundits throw weight behind Young Warriors…to face Comoros today

    Pundits throw weight behind Young Warriors…to face Comoros today

    2020-12-09  Maurice Kambukwe
    Judging from Monday’s performance in their 2-1 win over Malawi, local football pundits believe that the country’s junior football side the Young Warriors stand a great chance of reaching the semi-finals of the 2020 Cosafa U/20 Cup, which is underway in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.
    NRU to benefit from Rugby Africa grants

    NRU to benefit from Rugby Africa grants

    2020-12-09  Maurice Kambukwe
    Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) chief executive officer, Theo Grunewald, says the financial grants that will soon be coming from the continental rugby governing body Rugby Africa will be used for various developmental projects.