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Sam Nujoma, Namibia's Historic Leader, to Visit Cubawill pay a visit to Cuba September 27 to October 3. According to the Cuban For
Sam Nujoma, Namibia's Historic Leader, to Visit Cuba
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will pay a visit to Cuba September 27 to October 3. According to the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Nujoma met in the capital Windhoek with Cuban ambassador to Namibia Giraldo Mazola and he felt moved to again visit the Caribbean nation, which he... Read more
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Pedal Power Takes Medicine to Rural Villagesfrom left) received the bicycles from the Pupkewitz Foundation chairperson, Mer
Pedal Power Takes Medicine to Rural Villages
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from left) received the bicycles from the Pupkewitz Foundation chairperson, Merle Barry (centre right) at a ceremony in Windhoek. Helping to hold the bicycles are the UNICEF Deputy Country Representative, Marcus Betts and the Permanent Secretary... Read more
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Beef Market Unravelsin the balance, Meatco CEO, Advocate Vekui Rukoro, said this week at their nort
Beef Market Unravels
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in the balance, Meatco CEO, Advocate Vekui Rukoro, said this week at their northern industrial plant and headquarters in Windhoek. The repeat infringement, found within a period of 12 months could lead to the permanent closure of the Okapuka... Read more
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Golfers Raise N$100 000 for WelfareThe Bank Windhoek Holdings Golf Day in Aid of Welfare, which took place at the
Golfers Raise N$100 000 for Welfare
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The Bank Windhoek Holdings Golf Day in Aid of Welfare, which took place at the Windhoek Golf Club late last week was a roaring success with 30 teams battling it out to win the Winner's trophy. Corporate companies, government agencies and NGOs were... Read more
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730 000 Namibians Face Food InsecurityWindhoek — Close to 730 000 of Namibia's rural population are expected to be fo
730 000 Namibians Face Food Insecurity
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Windhoek — Close to 730 000 of Namibia's rural population are expected to be food insecure by early next year, up by more than 150 000 from the current 578 000 inhabitants who rely on food aid in the 2015/16 financial year. According to the latest... Read more
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Land Woes Send Economy Into Spineconomic growth slow up until next year and possibly beyond, due to decreasing
Land Woes Send Economy Into Spin
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economic growth slow up until next year and possibly beyond, due to decreasing building plans as approved by the City of Windhoek. IJG said last week that the 12-month cumulative downward trend in the number of building plans approved, despite... Read more
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Teachers Willing to Compromise On Salary DemandsWindhoek — The Namibian National Teachers' Union (Nantu) yesterday said its mem
Teachers Willing to Compromise On Salary Demands
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Windhoek — The Namibian National Teachers' Union (Nantu) yesterday said its members are prepared to compromise on their wage demand, provided government is willing to meet them halfway. In an interview with New Era this week, secretary to Cabinet... Read more
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Turnover Down, Profits Up, Breweries Smilelaunched two new soft drink variants, as an addition to our non-alcoholic portf
Turnover Down, Profits Up, Breweries Smile
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launched two new soft drink variants, as an addition to our non-alcoholic portfolio, McKane Lemonade and Vigo Marula Lite. Windhoek Draught and Windhoek Lager continued to grow and excite its consumers by amongst others, hosting the Boyz II Men... Read more
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Koevoet, SWATF Soldiers Block StreetsWindhoek — Disgruntled former members of the South West Africa Territorial Forc
Koevoet, SWATF Soldiers Block Streets
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Windhoek — Disgruntled former members of the South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) and Koevoet counter-insurgency unit have assured government of sustained protests in days to come, following yesterday's protest that disrupted the rush-hour... Read more
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King and Queen of the Beach CrownedWietersheim, Steff Palmhert. The fourth of 5 Timeout Beach Series 2016 events t
King and Queen of the Beach Crowned
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Wietersheim, Steff Palmhert. The fourth of 5 Timeout Beach Series 2016 events took place late last week at DTS Beach Arena, Windhoek. This was the third time a competition was held at the DTS Beach Arena this year. 45 athletes and 7 teams battled it... Read more
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Mokuti's Chef Prinz Embraces Local CuisineWindhoek — Executive chef at Mokuti Etosha Lodge Brian Prinz is no stranger to
Mokuti's Chef Prinz Embraces Local Cuisine
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Windhoek — Executive chef at Mokuti Etosha Lodge Brian Prinz is no stranger to the hospitality industry of Namibia, as well as that of South Africa. With 18 years' professional cooking experience combined with hotel/restaurant/food and beverage... Read more
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Valombola Training Centre ShinesWindhoek — Valombola Vocational Training Center (VVTC) won fourteen medals duri
Valombola Training Centre Shines
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Windhoek — Valombola Vocational Training Center (VVTC) won fourteen medals during the inaugural WorldSkills Namibia's National Skills Competition and Exposition at Ramatex. Among the medals scooped on Saturday were six gold, four bronze and four... Read more
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Cricket Team, Saudi Arabia in StalemateWindhoek — The Namibian senior cricket team's two-match series against the visi
Cricket Team, Saudi Arabia in Stalemate
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Windhoek — The Namibian senior cricket team's two-match series against the visiting Saudi Arabia ended in a stalemate with the two nations manufacturing a win apiece in Windhoek last weekend. The guests from the Middle East brought their A-game in... Read more
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Merlus Donates N$600 000 for Poverty Eradicationto identify needy people to be given food parcels on a monthly basis. "We have
Merlus Donates N$600 000 for Poverty Eradication
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to identify needy people to be given food parcels on a monthly basis. "We have a pilot programme currently ongoing in Windhoek and through the programme we have detected over 40 000 severely vulnerable families. Therefore, your donation is... Read more
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State Wins First Battle in Trial of Alleged RapistWindhoek — The state has passed the first hurdle in its quest to convict an all
State Wins First Battle in Trial of Alleged Rapist
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Windhoek — The state has passed the first hurdle in its quest to convict an alleged rapist of three schoolgirls when a warning statement in which he confessed to raping one of the girls was ruled admissible as evidence yesterday. In the statement... Read more
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Community Urged to Guard Against VandalsWindhoek — The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, last
Community Urged to Guard Against Vandals
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Windhoek — The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, last week inaugurated the N$1.2 million office complex of the /Gobanin Traditional Authority at Goreses in Otjinene Constituency, Omaheke Region. The complex consists of one... Read more
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Battle Lines Drawn Over Ivory TradeCOP 17 meeting starting in Johannesburg next weekto be in its favour. Shifeta
Battle Lines Drawn Over Ivory Trade
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COP 17 meeting starting in Johannesburg next weekto be in its favour. Shifeta expressed concern at a media conference in Windhoek on Monday that the discussions will follow a similar trend as those at the 2016 International Union for the... Read more
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Windhoek Jazz Festival in NovemberThe Windhoek Jazz Festival was officially launched in Windhoek earlier this wee
Windhoek Jazz Festival in November
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The Windhoek Jazz Festival was officially launched in Windhoek earlier this week. The chairman of the festival's management committee, Cllr Matheus Amadhila announced the names of the artists, both local and international, who will grace the stage on... Read more
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Grace's Story - a Mother's Nightmareconfident and assertive when she steps into our office. She was born near the
Grace's Story - a Mother's Nightmare
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confident and assertive when she steps into our office. She was born near the border of Namibia and Botswana and moved to Windhoek after getting married about eight years ago. She now has four children and is working as a volunteer in an... Read more
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Gun Shop Owner's Suicide Note Reveals Despairhis wife to his laptop. Ahrens died at his own hand early on Wednesday on the
Gun Shop Owner's Suicide Note Reveals Despair
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his wife to his laptop. Ahrens died at his own hand early on Wednesday on the posh estate Finckenstein, some 12km east of Windhoek. Chief inspector Kauna Shikwambi yesterday afternoon said the police do not suspect any foul play in Ahrens'... Read more
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Migrant Labour Exhibition Creates Awarenessthe 'Omutete wOKaholo' exhibition will be at Walvis Bay for the next two weeks,
Migrant Labour Exhibition Creates Awareness
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the 'Omutete wOKaholo' exhibition will be at Walvis Bay for the next two weeks, before it moves to Swakopmund and then to Windhoek. Walvis Bay mayor Immanuel Wilfried said Walvis Bay was the right place to launch the exhibition because of the... Read more
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Gawaxab Boasts of Turning Namcor Aroundis leaving Namcor with N$436 million cash. In his farewell presentation at the
Gawaxab Boasts of Turning Namcor Around
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is leaving Namcor with N$436 million cash. In his farewell presentation at the State Owned Enterprise (SOE) head office in Windhoek yesterday, !Gawaxab said unlike when his team found Namcor technically insolvent, they are leaving Namcor with a... Read more
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Tourism Accommodation Records the Best August in a DecadeWindhoek — With an average room occupancy of 71.7 percent recorded by Namibian
Tourism Accommodation Records the Best August in a Decade
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Windhoek — With an average room occupancy of 71.7 percent recorded by Namibian tourism accommodation establishments last month, this year's peak tourism month is officially the highest August occupancy recorded by the Hospitality Association of... Read more
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Paralympians Receive Heroes WelcomeParalympians, and especially their two medalists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes
Paralympians Receive Heroes Welcome
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Paralympians, and especially their two medalists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala, received a heroes welcome in Windhoek on Thursday after their return from the Paralympic Games on Wednesday evening. Shikongo and Nambala, who won five... Read more
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Harvesting Encroacher Bush Creating Energy Opportunities?Windhoek — Namibia still faces an energy crisis and plans to develop local solu
Harvesting Encroacher Bush Creating Energy Opportunities?
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Windhoek — Namibia still faces an energy crisis and plans to develop local solutions for electricity generation. Converting encroacher bush to energy seems feasible and has been included in the National Development Plan 4. During peak times... Read more
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Volleyballers Thrash It Out in Timeout Beach Five SeriesWindhoek — This year's fourth tournament of the Timeout Beach Five Series was p
Volleyballers Thrash It Out in Timeout Beach Five Series
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Windhoek — This year's fourth tournament of the Timeout Beach Five Series was played at the DTS Beach Arena, Windhoek, last weekend. It was the third time this year that the arena hosted the popular Red Bull Interpack competition, following hot on... Read more
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South African Hip-Hop Star Anatii to Perform in Namibiathe musical talent of South African hip-hop producer and musician Anatii when h
South African Hip-Hop Star Anatii to Perform in Namibia
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the musical talent of South African hip-hop producer and musician Anatii when he brings his 'Artiifact' album tour to Windhoek next month. But before that, the multi-talented artist will travel to Namibia to shoot the video for one of his... Read more
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Gun Expert Fatally Shoots HimselfSHOCK has gripped the firearms industry following the suspected suicide of Wind
Gun Expert Fatally Shoots Himself
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SHOCK has gripped the firearms industry following the suspected suicide of Windhoek-based gunshop owner Sven Ahrens. The police reported that Ahrens' body was found by a newspaper delivery man a few metres from his home in Finckenstein on the... Read more
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Veteran Politician Hamutenya Recoveringthree weeks at the Ongwediva MediPark in northern Namibia, veteran politician H
Veteran Politician Hamutenya Recovering
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three weeks at the Ongwediva MediPark in northern Namibia, veteran politician Hidipo Hamutenya was flown to a hospital in Windhoek this week. Breaking the silence on his father's health condition, Kela Hamutenya said his father HH - as the elder... Read more
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We Will Not Default On Our Debts - GeingobWindhoek — President Hage Geingob has informed international partners that Nami
We Will Not Default On Our Debts - Geingob
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Windhoek — President Hage Geingob has informed international partners that Namibia will not default on its debt obligations in the near and medium term. In fact, Geingob is of the opinion that the leadership remains 'bullish' about the country's... Read more
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Expert Warns of Forced Jobsowner and director of Food Chain Solutions (Namibia) was speaking at the Bank o
Expert Warns of Forced Jobs
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owner and director of Food Chain Solutions (Namibia) was speaking at the Bank of Namibia's 17th annual symposium held in Windhoek yesterday. Themed "Reducing Unemployment in Namibia', the symposium brought together stakeholders and experts to... Read more
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American Sues Govt Over Solitary ConfinementONE of the United States citizens accused of having murdered a young man in Win
American Sues Govt Over Solitary Confinement
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ONE of the United States citizens accused of having murdered a young man in Windhoek at the start of 2010 is now suing the Namibian government for N$3 million because of the conditions in which he has been kept in prison. Kevin Townsend is claiming... Read more
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Tebele Denies Murdering Mother of His ChildWindhoek — Gobabis resident Erwin Tebele, who stands accused of killing his liv
Tebele Denies Murdering Mother of His Child
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Windhoek — Gobabis resident Erwin Tebele, who stands accused of killing his live-in girlfriend and mother of his minor child, pleaded not guilty this week to the charge of murder in the High Court before Judge Dinah Usiku. According to Tebele, the... Read more
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Ipinge Caught Up in Fight Over LucerneWindhoek — Drought-stricken villagers of Ovitoto in Omatako Constituency, Otjoz
Ipinge Caught Up in Fight Over Lucerne
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Windhoek — Drought-stricken villagers of Ovitoto in Omatako Constituency, Otjozondjupa Region, are crying foul over the manner in which bales of lucerne (grass) are being distributed, claiming that only Swapo members and those known to Otjozondjupa... Read more
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Imawida Hot Favourites to Clinch League TitlesWindhoek — Tension is mounting as the much-anticipated Bank Windhoek Fistball L
Imawida Hot Favourites to Clinch League Titles
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Windhoek — Tension is mounting as the much-anticipated Bank Windhoek Fistball League play-offs get underway in earnest at the DTS sports grounds in Windhoek this weekend, with the first match starting at 08h00 sharp. SKW 1 will be up against old... Read more
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President's N$11 Million Request Above BoardWindhoek — President Hage Geingob's recommendation that N$11.3 million be avail
President's N$11 Million Request Above Board
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Windhoek — President Hage Geingob's recommendation that N$11.3 million be availed from the Development Fund of the Social Security Commission (SSC) was made within the scope of existing laws and for the purpose of training unemployed youth born in... Read more
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Meatco's Empowerment Programme Popular in the NorthWindhoek — Meatco corporate communications officer Undamuje Hambira says Meatco
Meatco's Empowerment Programme Popular in the North
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Windhoek — Meatco corporate communications officer Undamuje Hambira says Meatco's communal farmers' liaison meetings (FLMs) are one of the ways in which the corporation engages with farmers on a personal level to ensure that both parties work towards... Read more
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Best Uukule Learner Says Learning Is Simple and EasyWindhoek — Although the road to knowledge may have obstacles, learning is simpl
Best Uukule Learner Says Learning Is Simple and Easy
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Windhoek — Although the road to knowledge may have obstacles, learning is simple and easy, says the best learner at Uukule Senior Secondary School in the Onyaanya Constituency of Oshikoto Region, Martha Amunyela. More than 300 learners at the school... Read more
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Disabled Petition Mayor Over PropertyWindhoek — A group of persons living with disabilities limped on crutches and c
Disabled Petition Mayor Over Property
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Windhoek — A group of persons living with disabilities limped on crutches and came in wheelchairs to access the office of the mayor of Windhoek where they handed over a petition listing their grievances they want addressed by the city council. "They... Read more
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Amazing Kids Are Disaster Management Quiz ChampsWindhoek — The Amazing Kids Private School and Academy is the 2016 Disaster Ris
Amazing Kids Are Disaster Management Quiz Champs
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Windhoek — The Amazing Kids Private School and Academy is the 2016 Disaster Risk Management School Initiative Quiz champion. They took first place at both primary and secondary school categories during the quiz that took place on Friday at the... Read more
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Members of Water Advisory Council NamedWindhoek — The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa, has a
Members of Water Advisory Council Named
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Windhoek — The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa, has announced the names of nine of the eleven members of the first ever Water Advisory Council. Mutorwa recently said the situation of water shortage is very worrisome, with... Read more
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HAN Invests in Improving Local Service CultureWindhoek — Coinciding with the start of Namibia's National Heritage week on Mon
HAN Invests in Improving Local Service Culture
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Windhoek — Coinciding with the start of Namibia's National Heritage week on Monday, the Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) kickstarted the first two-week "introduction to basic waitron services" training course for 15 mainly unemployed... Read more
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Wilberforce Jets Off to UK for Mega FightWindhoek — Namibia's light heavyweight boxer Wilberforce 'Black Mamba' Shihepo
Wilberforce Jets Off to UK for Mega Fight
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Windhoek — Namibia's light heavyweight boxer Wilberforce 'Black Mamba' Shihepo yesterday jetted off to Manchester, England, where he will confront British opponent Callum Johnson for the vacant Commonwealth light heavyweight title at the Manchester... Read more
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Murder Sentencing Awaits Party Shooterconvicted of murder in connection with the gunshot death of a member of an anti
Murder Sentencing Awaits Party Shooter
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convicted of murder in connection with the gunshot death of a member of an anti-crime community organisation at a party in Windhoek, is set to be sentenced at the end of next week. Magistrate Sarel Jacobs postponed the sentencing of Jackson... Read more
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Sevens Rugby - Safland 7's Moves to SwakopSevens, has been confirmed for the weekend of 12 and 13 November 2016, and will
Sevens Rugby - Safland 7's Moves to Swakop
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Sevens, has been confirmed for the weekend of 12 and 13 November 2016, and will take place at Swakopmund after the debut in Windhoek in 2015. The second hosting of this tournament will once again see world-class sevens outfits in action, such as... Read more
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Minister Failed Airport Project Legal Testset aside the minister's instruction to stop all activities related to the upgr
Minister Failed Airport Project Legal Test
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set aside the minister's instruction to stop all activities related to the upgrading and expansion of the airport east of Windhoek a week and a half ago. Judge Ueitele's full judgement became available at the end of last week. The minister's... Read more
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Pause in Trial Over Killing of Trainee PastorA STATE psychiatrist is expected to be the prosecution's last witness in the tr
Pause in Trial Over Killing of Trainee Pastor
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A STATE psychiatrist is expected to be the prosecution's last witness in the trial of a Windhoek resident accused of having murdered his trainee pastor girlfriend when his case returns to court in November. The trial of Andre Dausab (35), which... Read more
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Kandjeke Urges Councils to Improve Audit Resultsimprovements under the prevailing financial conditions. Speaking during a stak
Kandjeke Urges Councils to Improve Audit Results
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improvements under the prevailing financial conditions. Speaking during a stakeholders' consultative workshop going on in Windhoek, Kandjeke said a lack of funds will never be excuse enough for the financial disarray in which municipalities find... Read more
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Henle Posts Fastest Time At Farm DobraROUND seven of the Bank Windhoek Namibian Enduro Championship took place at Far
Henle Posts Fastest Time At Farm Dobra
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ROUND seven of the Bank Windhoek Namibian Enduro Championship took place at Farm Döbra, close to Windhoek last Saturday. Marcel Henle celebrated the day before his 16th birthday in style by winning the motorbikes up to 200cc class and clocking the... Read more
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New Advisory Council On Water AppointedAGRICULTURE minister John Mutorwa on Monday announced a new advisory council on
New Advisory Council On Water Appointed
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AGRICULTURE minister John Mutorwa on Monday announced a new advisory council on water in Windhoek. The council will advise the minister on water policy development and review, water resources management, water extraction and use, as well as any... Read more
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