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Loudima Students Resume ClassesThe situation at the Loudima Institute for Technical and Vocational Training in
Loudima Students Resume Classes
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The situation at the Loudima Institute for Technical and Vocational Training in the Republic of Congo has returned to normal and classes have resumed. This was confirmed by higher education permanent secretary, Alfred Adriaan van Kent, during a... Read more
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Suspected Con Artist Disappears With MinibusA Windhoek resident is appealing to the public to be on the lookout for his whi
Suspected Con Artist Disappears With Minibus
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A Windhoek resident is appealing to the public to be on the lookout for his white Inyathi minibus that was stolen last month. A distraught Christof Tjikongo, told The Namibian last week that the 38-year-old suspect had come to him under the pretext... Read more
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Words Are in RetreatAn alien visiting Earth would be able to surmise quite a bit about a city simpl
Words Are in Retreat
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An alien visiting Earth would be able to surmise quite a bit about a city simply by looking at the kinds of shops which line its busy avenues and the types of businesses which fight for space in its crammed side streets. Five-star restaurants on the... Read more
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Mad Maroons Stretch Their LeadMad Maroons maintained their perfect start to the season when they beat Wandere
Mad Maroons Stretch Their Lead
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Mad Maroons maintained their perfect start to the season when they beat Wanderers 5-0 in the Bank Windhoek Indoor Hockey Men's Premier League on Saturday, to extend their lead at the top of the log. It was their third consecutive victory, and with... Read more
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'SPYL Leaders Were Young' ... Swapo Explains Why It Ignored Disciplinary ProceduresThe former Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) leaders that are challenging their e
'SPYL Leaders Were Young' ... Swapo Explains Why It Ignored Disciplinary Procedures
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The former Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) leaders that are challenging their expulsion from the party "were young and, therefore, they were not formally disciplined". They were instead "engaged, consulted and admonished" against serious misconduct,... Read more
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Ngurare Is the Ideological Father of AR - SwapoThe ruling Swapo Party's lead lawyer last week accused expelled youth league se
Ngurare Is the Ideological Father of AR - Swapo
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The ruling Swapo Party's lead lawyer last week accused expelled youth league secretary Elijah Ngurare of being the ideological father of the Affirmative Repositioning movement. In his argument on behalf of the party in the Windhoek High Court in the... Read more
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Hundreds Pay Last Respects to FriedeHundreds of friends, family members and sympathisers gathered at the Eros Airpo
Hundreds Pay Last Respects to Friede
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Hundreds of friends, family members and sympathisers gathered at the Eros Airport in Windhoek Saturday morning to pay their last respects to Ole Friede, who died in a plane crash about a week ago. Friede died when the Cessna 425 aircraft that he and... Read more
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Jah Prayzah Faces CompetitionFred Zindi — He Is a Lanky Six Foot two inches dread locked singer. His relativ
Jah Prayzah Faces Competition
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Fred Zindi — He Is a Lanky Six Foot two inches dread locked singer. His relatively light-hearted attitude permeates his live performance and he smiles more than many artistes I have come across. He is wearing flashy stage gear and also plays mbira as... Read more
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Water Restrictions May Affect EconomyTHE Namibian construction sector will remain vibrant during 2016, with both pri
Water Restrictions May Affect Economy
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THE Namibian construction sector will remain vibrant during 2016, with both private sector and government having aggressive development plans, according to a recent report by IJG Securities. The firm said as the construction at the B2Gold mine and... Read more
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PWC to Audit Land-Dollar ProceedsAUDITING firm PricewaterhouseCoopers will on 15 September this year audit for f
PWC to Audit Land-Dollar Proceeds
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AUDITING firm PricewaterhouseCoopers will on 15 September this year audit for free, the money raised during the University of Namibia's Land-A-Dollar campaign. This will be the day marking the end of the campaign after the campaign board decided to... Read more
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Nam Seeks Us HelpCABINET has directed the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation to
Nam Seeks Us Help
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CABINET has directed the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation to ask the United States government for money to fund the country's campaign against human trafficking. Information minister Tjekero Tweya made the announcement yesterday... Read more
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The Law Must Help Improve LivesJUSTICE will mean nothing if it does not create a socially just society in Nami
The Law Must Help Improve Lives
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JUSTICE will mean nothing if it does not create a socially just society in Namibia. President Hage Geingob said this at the opening of the Namibian judiciary's legal year at the Supreme Court in Windhoek yesterday. He said the role the law plays in... Read more
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Dialogue Is the Only Solution - ChissanoTHE former president of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano, yesterday said the only s
Dialogue Is the Only Solution - Chissano
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THE former president of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano, yesterday said the only solution to end the ongoing conflict in Mozambique is through peaceful dialogue. Chissano said this when answering questions from journalists during a courtesy visit to... Read more
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Medical Outreach Brings Specialists to //KarasHUNDREDS of sick people across the //Karas region on Tuesday gathered at the Ke
Medical Outreach Brings Specialists to //Karas
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HUNDREDS of sick people across the //Karas region on Tuesday gathered at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital for services offered by health specialists who are on a week-long medical and surgical outreach programme in the South. The surgical and medical... Read more
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Black Africa Football Club Aim for Maximum Points As Title Race Heats UpBlack Africa Football Club coach Woody Jacobs said his team will do all they ca
Black Africa Football Club Aim for Maximum Points As Title Race Heats Up
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Black Africa Football Club coach Woody Jacobs said his team will do all they can to collect maximum points when they step onto the field of play over the weekend. Black Africa (BA) are second on the log of the 2015/16 Namibia Premier League (NPL)... Read more
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Namibia Has Talented Software ProgrammersNAMIBIA has some very talented and imaginative programmers who got a chance to
Namibia Has Talented Software Programmers
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NAMIBIA has some very talented and imaginative programmers who got a chance to showcase their work at the international software conference held in Windhoek last week. According to the organisers, there is a strong desire and ambition by Namibian... Read more
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Unlocking Namibia's Industrialisation PotentialStructural transformation of the Namibian economy is based on three main pillar
Unlocking Namibia's Industrialisation Potential
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Structural transformation of the Namibian economy is based on three main pillars namely market access, industrial development and infrastructure development. The market access pillar has two components; market access at home and market access abroad.... Read more
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I Will Carry Namibia Forever in My HeartIndonesian Ambassador to Namibia Agustino Sumartono is counting the last days o
I Will Carry Namibia Forever in My Heart
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Indonesian Ambassador to Namibia Agustino Sumartono is counting the last days of his diplomatic posting to Namibia. New Era's Fifi Rhodes caught up with the outgoing ambassador who has been in Namibia since 2012. Your Excellency, share with us your... Read more
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A Tribute to Wilfred Saul Coetzee 1983A bullish centre forward, Saul Coetzee is a product from the Garden Town and wa
A Tribute to Wilfred Saul Coetzee 1983
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A bullish centre forward, Saul Coetzee is a product from the Garden Town and was born in Okahandja on the 4th July 1983. Young Saul was football crazy and would play football at the slightest provocation. His genes dictated that he would be a... Read more
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Relevance of Inclusive Growth to Poverty EradicationIn view of slow of economic growth, widespread poverty, high levels of unemploy
Relevance of Inclusive Growth to Poverty Eradication
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In view of slow of economic growth, widespread poverty, high levels of unemployment and income inequality, Namibia requires inclusive growth in which the unemployed or the majority of the labour force (poor) will engage in productive employment. As... Read more
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FNB Housing Volume and Value Index RetreatedIn the latest FNB housing index Daniel Kavishe, Market Research Manager, FNB Gr
FNB Housing Volume and Value Index Retreated
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In the latest FNB housing index Daniel Kavishe, Market Research Manager, FNB Group advises that the FNB volume and value index retreated in the eve of the fourth quarter 2015 as the housing market eased across the country. He added that the deeds... Read more
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Olympic Blues As Cricketers Astound the WorldCYCLING takes centre stage this weekend when the National Championships take pl
Olympic Blues As Cricketers Astound the World
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CYCLING takes centre stage this weekend when the National Championships take place in Windhoek. With a place at the Olympics at stake, all of Namibia's top cyclists have confirmed their participation, including Dan Craven who has flown in from Europe... Read more
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Records Shattered At Swimming GalaThe Bank Windhoek long course gala has canned new record improvements despite i
Records Shattered At Swimming Gala
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The Bank Windhoek long course gala has canned new record improvements despite it being the first gala for the year. The gala took place last week at the Olympia Municipal Swimming pool, with a total of 113 swimmers participating on Friday, while 102... Read more
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MTC Says N$1 Billion Investment Hangs in Balance Due to Lack of SpectrumMTC's says its planned N$1 billion investment, which is its biggest to date, wi
MTC Says N$1 Billion Investment Hangs in Balance Due to Lack of Spectrum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
MTC's says its planned N$1 billion investment, which is its biggest to date, will be used to significantly expand its 3G and 4G networks, now at risk of non implementation if the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) does not allocate... Read more
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Namib's Wild Horses Run Low On FodderThe southern Namib is home to a community of feral horses much like the wild Mu
Namib's Wild Horses Run Low On Fodder
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The southern Namib is home to a community of feral horses much like the wild Mustangs in the American west. The so-called Namib wild horses keep in small herds in the vicinity of the Garub waterhole just a small distance inside the boundary of theg... Read more
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VIGO Quenches Special LearnersThe Breweries (NBL) this week brought joy again to the learners at three school
VIGO Quenches Special Learners
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The Breweries (NBL) this week brought joy again to the learners at three schools in Windhoek that specialise for the educational needs of learners with hearing, visual and mental disability. The brewer said this sponsorship confirms its commitment... Read more
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Namibian Cancer Manual Launched On Cancer DayThe Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) supported World Cancer Awareness Day on
Namibian Cancer Manual Launched On Cancer Day
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The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) supported World Cancer Awareness Day on 4 February by handing out Namibia's first Cancer Awareness and Prevention Manual at International Pharmacy in Klein Windhoek. The manual is based on guidelines by The... Read more
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State of Art Public TransportOn the 1st of February the public and the media were invited by the City of Win
State of Art Public Transport
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On the 1st of February the public and the media were invited by the City of Windhoek to test and experience the comfort of the new MOVE buses. The City of Windhoek said that they are pleased with the progress that they have achieved so far with the... Read more
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More Wheels Roll At Wheel-AbilityBasketball for paraplegics received a small boost when two American charities p
More Wheels Roll At Wheel-Ability
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Basketball for paraplegics received a small boost when two American charities presented the Wheel-Ability Sports Club with two wheelchairs and a handcycle used by disabled athletes to participate in their favourite sport. "We are so happy about the... Read more
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Namibian Première of the Film 'Concerning Violence'As part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of "African Perspectives", AfricAv
Namibian Première of the Film 'Concerning Violence'
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As part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of "African Perspectives", AfricAvenir Windhoek premieres the highly acclaimed documentary "Concerning Violence", narrated by Lauryn Hill. From the makers of The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. Concerning... Read more
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Southern Business School Roadshow StartsAlbin Jacobs, the Director of Southern Business School Namibia said his institu
Southern Business School Roadshow Starts
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Albin Jacobs, the Director of Southern Business School Namibia said his institution is making registration for tertiary education both accessible and affordable. The School realises there may be logistical constraints to students registering in... Read more
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Urban Drift Worsens SanitationThe target period for improved access to water and sanitation which is expected
Urban Drift Worsens Sanitation
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The target period for improved access to water and sanitation which is expected to increase from the current 34% to 70% coverage by 2017 has been dismally missed. The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa said this at the 9th... Read more
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Wilhem Lukas - an HIV-Aids Activist Helps OutTIME: 8h30. Place: Oluno clinic. The overall atmosphere is not depressing. Neit
Wilhem Lukas - an HIV-Aids Activist Helps Out
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TIME: 8h30. Place: Oluno clinic. The overall atmosphere is not depressing. Neither is the weather. Here and there people move sporadically to other places rather than where they are. This is an uncommon sight at such institutions. I find myself in... Read more
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Victory - Zimbabwe's Concourt Confirms Criminal Defamation UnconstitutionalOn February 3, 2016, Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court granted an application by
Victory - Zimbabwe's Concourt Confirms Criminal Defamation Unconstitutional
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On February 3, 2016, Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court granted an application by MISA-Zimbabwe seeking confirmation of the fact that criminal defamation is no longer part of the law. The ruling followed a concession by the State that Section 96, which... Read more
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Supreme Court to Introduce New RulesWindhoek — New rules for the Supreme Court will be introduced shortly. This was
Supreme Court to Introduce New Rules
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Windhoek — New rules for the Supreme Court will be introduced shortly. This was announced by Chief Justice Peter Shivute when he made his annual state of the judiciary speech at the opening of the legal year 2016. He said a layman's draft of the new... Read more
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Dr Franz Stellmacher DiesHIGHLY respected veteran medical doctor Dr Franz Stellmacher died on Tuesday in
Dr Franz Stellmacher Dies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
HIGHLY respected veteran medical doctor Dr Franz Stellmacher died on Tuesday in Windhoek, bringing to an end over 40 years of serving the community in his hometown of Rehoboth. He was 77. Described as a highly intelligent, principled and caring man,... Read more
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Rapist Wants to Appeal Against SentenceA man who was sentenced for taking part in a gang rape, wants to appeal against
Rapist Wants to Appeal Against Sentence
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A man who was sentenced for taking part in a gang rape, wants to appeal against his sentence of seven years. Kahijambua Kamuingona, 23, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment on four counts of rape on March 29 2015 in the High Court. He is one... Read more
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31 Resettlement Farms Acquired for About N$240 MillionGovernment through the Ministry of Land Reform last year spent close to N$240 m
31 Resettlement Farms Acquired for About N$240 Million
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Government through the Ministry of Land Reform last year spent close to N$240 million to acquire 31 farms for resettlement purposes, the Minister of Land Reform Utoni Nujoma announced on Wednesday. Addressing staff during the annual staff address at... Read more
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Witvlei Meat Dismisses Agribank ClaimsWindhoek — Witvlei Meat yesterday reacted strongly to Agribank's claim that it
Witvlei Meat Dismisses Agribank Claims
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Windhoek — Witvlei Meat yesterday reacted strongly to Agribank's claim that it is the legitimate owner of the Witvlei abattoir, accusing the bank of unjustly holding N$1.5 million of Witvlei Meat's money and "extortion" of a further N$3... Read more
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Fewer Men Support Family Planning ServicesAlthough men play a pivotal role in sexual reproductive health including the ch
Fewer Men Support Family Planning Services
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Although men play a pivotal role in sexual reproductive health including the childbearing process, very few men actively support women in accessing family planning services. And even though women end up accessing these services, very few of them are... Read more
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Church Commends Govt for Its SubsidiesWindhoek — Members of the Namibian Catholic Bishops Conference said as far as t
Church Commends Govt for Its Subsidies
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Windhoek — Members of the Namibian Catholic Bishops Conference said as far as the church partnership with the government is concerned there is a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in place especially in the area of education and health, but the... Read more
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Geingob Reaffirms Commitment to Effective JusticeWindhoek — State President Dr Hage Geingob has reassured the judicial fraternit
Geingob Reaffirms Commitment to Effective Justice
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Windhoek — State President Dr Hage Geingob has reassured the judicial fraternity and the country as a whole that government is still and has always been committed to an efficient and effective administration of justice. He said this when he... Read more
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Youths Buy Spectacles for LearnerThe Lüderitz Corporate Youth collected N$980 to buy spectacles for a Grade 5 le
Youths Buy Spectacles for Learner
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The Lüderitz Corporate Youth collected N$980 to buy spectacles for a Grade 5 learner attending school in the town. Lüderitz Corporate Youth is a group of upcoming youths who lend a helping hand to communities that are vulnerable and poor. The... Read more
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NBL Awarded Four Gold Medals At 2016 DLG Quality EvaluationThe Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group proudly announced that Namibia Breweries Limit
NBL Awarded Four Gold Medals At 2016 DLG Quality Evaluation
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The Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group proudly announced that Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) - a subsidiary of the O&L Group - earned top recognition at the internationally established Deutsche Landwirtschafts Gesellschaft (DLG) Quality Evaluation. For... Read more
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Forty-Six Percent in Rural Namibia Still Subjected to Open DefecationA mammoth task awaits government to improve on sanitation services after it tra
Forty-Six Percent in Rural Namibia Still Subjected to Open Defecation
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A mammoth task awaits government to improve on sanitation services after it transpired on Tuesday that only 34 percent of the national population of 2.3 million people have access to improved sanitation. In rural areas the situation is acute with... Read more
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Archers Set Sights On Total of 650 in Order to Make Rio OlympicsSouth Africa's archers have it all to do if they are to continue the streak of
Archers Set Sights On Total of 650 in Order to Make Rio Olympics
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South Africa's archers have it all to do if they are to continue the streak of having Olympic Games representation for the last 20 years. The country's top bowmen and women took part in the African Qualification Tournament in Windhoek, Namibia last... Read more
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Welwitschias to Put Shoulder to the Wheel... As Thrilling Clashes Loom in Currie CupWindhoek — Gone are the days when Namibian rugby would play second fiddle to bi
Welwitschias to Put Shoulder to the Wheel... As Thrilling Clashes Loom in Currie Cup
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Windhoek — Gone are the days when Namibian rugby would play second fiddle to big brother South Africa, and gone are the days when the now rejuvenated Welwitschias would just be content with making up numbers in the highly competitive South African... Read more
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Imawida Invites Young TalentWindhoek — One of the Namibia's pioneers in football, the Sport Klub Windhoek (
Imawida Invites Young Talent
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Windhoek — One of the Namibia's pioneers in football, the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW), aka Imawida, has invited aspiring, talented and dedicated footballers born between 1997 - 1998 for its Under-19 team. Interested youngsters are welcome to attend... Read more
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Cream of Crop to Vie for Olympic Cycling SpotWindhoek — Fierce competition is expected from the country's leading cyclists t
Cream of Crop to Vie for Olympic Cycling Spot
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Windhoek — Fierce competition is expected from the country's leading cyclists this weekend when they take part in the prestigious National Road Cycling Championships, slated for tomorrow and Sunday in the capital. The championships will see... Read more
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Places Up for Grabs for U/17sWindhoek — The Namibia Football Association (NFA) is to host another training c
Places Up for Grabs for U/17s
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Windhoek — The Namibia Football Association (NFA) is to host another training camp this weekend at the NFA Technical Centre. The gathering is aimed at trimming down the national Under-17 football team from its provisional 34-member squad to a... Read more
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