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AllAfrica.com
Man in Court Over Fatal Stabbing of GirlfriendThe boyfriend of a 62-year-old woman found stabbed to death in a Windhoek house
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The boyfriend of a 62-year-old woman found stabbed to death in a Windhoek house over the weekend made a first court appearance on a charge of murder yesterday. In the charge on which Benjamin Strong (55) appeared before magistrate Bernedine Kubersky... Read more
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Cigarrette Fraud Convict Sentenced to 10 YearsWindhoek — Both the State and the defence counsel for a woman convicted of frau
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Windhoek — Both the State and the defence counsel for a woman convicted of fraud involving cigarettes asked the court to sentence her to 10 years' imprisonment with part of the sentence suspended. They however disagreed on the portion of the term to... Read more
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Deputy Mayor Turns to Help Bereaved Havana ResidentWindhoek — The City of Windhoek's deputy mayor, Fransina Kahungu, yesterday bou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — The City of Windhoek's deputy mayor, Fransina Kahungu, yesterday bought irons sheets and poles to give to a Havana resident in Windhoek whose home burned down last month, in the fire in which she lost two of her three children. The... Read more
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Windhoek Country Club's Asset Base GrowsWindhoek — The asset base of Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino grew of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — The asset base of Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino grew of the company from N$174 million in 2009 to N$329 million in 2016 under the management of the current board. This was revealed by Environment and Tourism Deputy Minister... Read more
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Syndicate Suspected in N$4 Million FraudWindhoek — The theft of N$4 million dollars from an Oshakati businessman's bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — The theft of N$4 million dollars from an Oshakati businessman's bank account might be the work of a syndicate that involves many people, says Erongo regional crime investigation coordinator Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu. Iikuyu told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Takes First Auto Show to the CoastWindhoek — For the first time since its inception, Standard Bank is taking its
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — For the first time since its inception, Standard Bank is taking its coveted Auto Show to the coastal town of Swakopmund this coming weekend. Boasting the same spectacular benefits and features as the annual Auto Show that is hosted in... Read more
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Scouts Get Recognition At World ConferenceWindhoek — The Scouts of Namibia organisation has been recognised for achieving
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — The Scouts of Namibia organisation has been recognised for achieving 100 years of scouting in the country, from 1917 to 2017. The recognition was bestowed on Namibia during the 41st World Scout Conference and 13th World Scout Youth Forum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Economic Situation Worsened By Mismanagement'not have money to make that plan a reality. The hospitals were to be at Ondangw
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not have money to make that plan a reality. The hospitals were to be at Ondangwa, Nkurenkuru, Rosh Pinah, Otjiwarongo and Windhoek. "At the moment this ministry I am leading is critically short of money. I'm hearing some statements that the worst... Read more
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Speed Humps for Western BypassSpeed humps will soon be installed on the Western Bypass in Windhoek as part of
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Speed humps will soon be installed on the Western Bypass in Windhoek as part of an upgrade of the bypass from a highway to a freeway. Works minister Alpheus !Naruseb made this announcement on Tuesday in the National Assembly (NA), saying traffic... Read more
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Development Bank Opens Doors to SMEsWindhoek — Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO Martin Inkumbi has announced t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO Martin Inkumbi has announced that the bank will resume financing SMEs. The announcement follows in the wake of the suspension of the operations of the SME Bank. Talking about the resumption of SME... Read more
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New Minimum Wage for Security GuardsWindhoek — The collective agreement stipulating a minimum wage for security gua
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Windhoek — The collective agreement stipulating a minimum wage for security guards of N$8.75 per hour, entered into between the Security Association of Namibia (SAN) and affiliated employers in January, has been extended to all employees and... Read more
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Paralympic Gold Medalist Shikongo to Host Athletics EventWindhoek — Namibia's three-time Paralympic gold medalist Ananias Shikongo is se
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Windhoek — Namibia's three-time Paralympic gold medalist Ananias Shikongo is set to host a first-of-its-kind athletics event at the DTS Sports Field in Windhoek this Saturday. The event will see Shikongo, who lost his eyesight as a child and... Read more
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Businesswomen Shortlisted for Awardsas well as community involvement," added Lundon-Muller. She said funds from th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
as well as community involvement," added Lundon-Muller. She said funds from their main sponsors Telecom Namibia, Bank Windhoek and Jaguar Windhoek will be utilised to organise the awards event, the compilation of a visual production of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Ready for 2017 Oktoberfest1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are modelled after the Munich event. The 2017 Windhoek Oktoberfest, through a partnership between Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) and the Sports Klub Windhoek (SKW), will... Read more
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State-Owned Wildlife Firm Attends South Africa ShowcaseWindhoek — Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) have
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Windhoek — Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) have just returned from the South African Airways (SAA) Africa Showcase. The Showcase is the largest travel trade event in North America featuring exclusively African... Read more
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A. Shipena SS Awards Top LearnersWindhoek — The A. Shipena Senior Secondary School hosted its awards ceremony la
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Windhoek — The A. Shipena Senior Secondary School hosted its awards ceremony last Friday at the school hall to reward its top learners who passed with good marks in the April and August exams. Up to 135 learners were awarded trophies, certificates... Read more
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Govt Does Headcounts to Curb FraudWindhoek — The education ministry is literally counting the number of teachers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Windhoek — The education ministry is literally counting the number of teachers and non-teaching staff at every school and education office in every region to see if the numbers tally with those on the payroll - amidst fears a good number comprises... Read more
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Group Loses Legal Challenge Over Pension TenderWindhoek — Windhoek High Court Judge Boas Usiku yesterday dismissed an applicat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Windhoek — Windhoek High Court Judge Boas Usiku yesterday dismissed an application by United Security Services - a subsidiary of United Africa Group - to review and set aside a decision by the Tender Board of Namibia regarding the tender to... Read more
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MTC Gives Away 300mb to Each of 2.47 Million CustomersWindhoek — MTC yesterday confirmed it will give each of its 2.47 million custom
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Windhoek — MTC yesterday confirmed it will give each of its 2.47 million customers 300MB free data to apologise for any inconvenience customers may have experienced during the company's recent system enhancement. The free data will be available for... Read more
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Suburbs With Backs to the WallWESTERN Suburbs will have to win their two remaining matches in the Gold Cup, s
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WESTERN Suburbs will have to win their two remaining matches in the Gold Cup, starting with INT Sishen in Windhoek on Saturday, if they hope to make it to the playoffs. Suburbs lost their second successive match going down 43-25 to Roses United in... Read more
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19 Teachers Arrested Over FraudWindhoek — The Namibian police have arrested 19 teachers in the Zambezi Region,
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Windhoek — The Namibian police have arrested 19 teachers in the Zambezi Region, some of whom are believed to be 'ghost teachers', for allegedly defrauding the government of N$10 million. The 19 teachers arrested, of the initial 22 suspects, stand... Read more
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Investigating Officer Grilled in Cross-ExaminationWindhoek — The investigating officer in the murder of renowned community anti-s
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Windhoek — The investigating officer in the murder of renowned community anti-stock theft stalwart, Hiambepo 'Major' Kazeurua, ended yesterday with the cross-examination of Inspector Kephas Iyamboh, a Warrant Officer at the time of Kazeurua's... Read more
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Hockey - Indoor Hockey World Cup Preparations Stepped Upthe 2018 Indoor Hockey World Cup picked up a gear over the weekend when the nat
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the 2018 Indoor Hockey World Cup picked up a gear over the weekend when the national women's team held a training camp in Windhoek last weekend. According to national coach Erwin Handura the main aim of the camp was to reduce the squad from 23 to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunners Take Aim At MagiciansFA Cup semis also see Young African battle Young Chiefs at 17h00 at the same ve
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FA Cup semis also see Young African battle Young Chiefs at 17h00 at the same venue for a place in the November final in Windhoek. Hengari stated that his side are keen on reaching the final of the competition, and have prepared well to overcome... Read more
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19 'Ghost' Teachers Arrestedtransactions in our finance department, and we decided to launch an investigati
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transactions in our finance department, and we decided to launch an investigation, using auditors from our headquarters in Windhoek. "The auditors then concluded their report in August this year, in which they [state] that there were teachers who... Read more
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DBN Supports Social Transformation Through EducationWindhoek — In terms of the third pillar of the Fifth National Development Plan
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Windhoek — In terms of the third pillar of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) concerning social transformation, Namibia requires substantial and targeted activity in the field of education. This encompasses early education, primary and... Read more
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Special Olympics Namibia License Revoked ... Boardroom Politics Leave Athletes StrandedSpecial Olympics Namibia (SON) stripped of its license. Windhoek — Special Oly
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Special Olympics Namibia (SON) stripped of its license. Windhoek — Special Olympics Namibia (SON) has been stripped of its license by its mother-body, Special Olympics International (SOI), due to alleged misappropriation of funds, maladministration... Read more
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Lady Cricket Cranes Showered With PraisesCricket Cranes on their return from the International Cricket Council (ICC) Afr
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Cricket Cranes on their return from the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa Women's Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier in Windhoek, Namibia on Monday evening. The new-look national women's cricket team, a student-packed side, stunned the... Read more
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Namibian Students Shine At Chinese Proficiency CompetitionWindhoek — The University of Namibia (UNAM) hosted here on Friday the 10th Chin
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Windhoek — The University of Namibia (UNAM) hosted here on Friday the 10th Chinese Bridge proficiency competition for secondary school students. The annual event saw 12 students from four different schools battle for the crown for the best student... Read more
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Ombudsman Issues Clean Bill of Health For NewspapersWindhoek — New Era Publication Corporation's (NEPC) two newspapers, New Era and
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Windhoek — New Era Publication Corporation's (NEPC) two newspapers, New Era and Kundana, have again emerged as the only two national newspapers that did not have any complaint registered against them by the public to the media ombudsman for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The surprising German enclaves around the world that celebrate Oktoberfestpedestrians can now be done for drink-walking. Yes, really: in a bid to crack d
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
pedestrians can now be done for drink-walking. Yes, really: in a bid to crack down on alcohol-related road accidents, the Windhoek City Police has reportedly started treating pedestrians in the same way as they would drivers – by breathalysing... Read more
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Gulf News
Raza stands tall among bowlers in ICC Intercontinental CupCup tournament following his six-wicket spell that ensured the UAE a 34-run vic
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
Cup tournament following his six-wicket spell that ensured the UAE a 34-run victory over Namibia at Wanderers Ground in Windhoek, Namibia.Raza overtook George Dockrell of Ireland with 22 wickets from five matches. He now has 27 wickets from five... Read more
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Waste a Nuisance in Africa - Environmental Expertand refurbished electronic products dumped in African markets as a reason for c
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and refurbished electronic products dumped in African markets as a reason for concern. It is estimated that in Namibia the Windhoek area alone produces approximately 300 tons of electronic waste every year, while the national electronic waste... Read more
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Intense Battle in Field Hockey Premier LeagueWindhoek — Action in the Bank Windhoek Field Hockey Premier League entered its
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — Action in the Bank Windhoek Field Hockey Premier League entered its ninth round in Windhoek over the weekend, with thrilling exploits witnessed in both the men and women leagues. In the men's league, WOBSC maintained its dominance and... Read more
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Amupanda in Venezuela for Solidarity Against AggressionWindhoek — Affirmative Repositioning (AR) co-founder Job Amupanda is in Caracas
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Windhoek — Affirmative Repositioning (AR) co-founder Job Amupanda is in Caracas, Venezuela on the invitation of that country's government which said it needed him to join voices against supremacist ideologies of the West. The Venezuelan Embassy in... Read more
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Arrest Warrant Issued for Murder Suspect Van WykWindhoek — After he failed to make a scheduled court appearance in the High Cou
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Windhoek — After he failed to make a scheduled court appearance in the High Court before Judge Nate Ndauendapo, a warrant of arrest was issued yesterday for a man from Karasburg in southern Namibia, who allegedly had his victim washed and dressed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Men Called On to Refuse Patriarchal PrivilegesWindhoek — In a recent interview with New Era a feminist from Swaziland called
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — In a recent interview with New Era a feminist from Swaziland called on men to be courageous enough to refuse privileges that come with being male, such as patriarchy and supremacy. Patricia McFadden, who referred to herself as a radical... Read more
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Namibia's Johannes Comes Second in Cape Town MarathonWindhoek — Namibia's veteran long distance runner, Helalia Johannes, narrowly m
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Windhoek — Namibia's veteran long distance runner, Helalia Johannes, narrowly missed out on a decisive win at the grueling Sanlam Cape Town Marathon after she finished second overall, just six seconds behind winner Betelhem Moges of Ethiopia. The... Read more
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Bishop Denounces Same-Sex MarriageWindhoek — The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), one of the largest Christian denominations in the country, during his sermon on Sunday in Windhoek emphatically rejected same-sex marriage and condemned the... Read more
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President Geingob, UN Chief Talk North KoreaWindhoek — President Hage Geingob on Sunday met with UN Secretary-General Anton
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Windhoek — President Hage Geingob on Sunday met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the General Assembly currently underway in New York, USA and discussed a wide range of issues, among them Namibian relations with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Less Tax for Agricultural LandWindhoek — Parliament last week decided to decrease the rate of land tax payabl
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Windhoek — Parliament last week decided to decrease the rate of land tax payable by Namibian citizens to 0,4 percent (previously 0,75 percent) with an increase of 0,25 percent for each additional unit, and for foreign landowners to 1,4 percent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
//Karas Man Faces Arrest After Trial AbsenceA warrant for the arrest of a Karasburg man accused of murdering his girlfriend
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A warrant for the arrest of a Karasburg man accused of murdering his girlfriend three years ago was issued in the Windhoek High Court yesterday, after he failed to appear for the start of his trial. Judge Nate Ndauendapo issued an arrest warrant for... Read more
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State-Owned Firm Enriches Businessman By Millionsand Ndapewoshali Shapwanale Financially struggling state-owned Agro-Marketing
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and Ndapewoshali Shapwanale Financially struggling state-owned Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency (Amta) bought a property in Windhoek for N$40 million, thereby overpaying by as much as N$27 million, documents show. The government formed Amta in 2015... Read more
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Sport Perspective - Gladiators' Failure Is On All of UsThe indicators of the Brave Gladiators' level of fitness were evident when scra
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The indicators of the Brave Gladiators' level of fitness were evident when scraping to a 3-2 friendly win over Swaziland in Windhoek last month. They stormed to a 3-0 half-time lead, but faded alarmingly in the second half as their rivals turned on... Read more
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Govt to Ratify SADC Treaty On Arms TradeWindhoek — Namibia is currently working towards ratification of the SADC Protoc
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Windhoek — Namibia is currently working towards ratification of the SADC Protocol on Arms Trade Treaty, Major General Annamarie Nainda said yesterday at the opening of the Southern African Regional Police Chief Council Organisation (SARPCCO)'s... Read more
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Union Mounts National Campaign to Boycott ShopriteWindhoek — The Namibian Commercial Catering, Food and Allied Workers' Union (NA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — The Namibian Commercial Catering, Food and Allied Workers' Union (NACCAFWU) together with Shoprite Checkers workers have mounted a national campaign that urges consumers to boycott shopping at any Shoprite or Checkers store in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Injury-Hit Welwitschias Mauled By Leopardshe said. "The players are in good spirit and looking forward to next week's ch
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he said. "The players are in good spirit and looking forward to next week's challenge that the SWD Eagles will bring to Windhoek," he added. Jones added that Tromp was much better by Saturday although he wasn't sure how long he would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Accused of Deliberately Running Over, Killing Manhis head, had a lung rupture as well as fractures on his right rib. Morkel, wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
his head, had a lung rupture as well as fractures on his right rib. Morkel, who is currently in custody, appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in Katutura on a charge of culpable homicide last Wednesday. The court denied her bail, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Wakes Up to a Dead Womantwo unidentified men were seriously injured when they were hit by a government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
two unidentified men were seriously injured when they were hit by a government vehicle on Saturday in Soweto, Windhoek. They were admitted to the Katutura Intermediate Hospital. Police said the men were pushing a broken-down vehicle... Read more
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Finalists for Rap Battle Competition SelectedWindhoek — Up to 21 local upcoming rappers were selected to compete in the much
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Windhoek — Up to 21 local upcoming rappers were selected to compete in the much-anticipated Rap Battle Namibia Volume 2 competition slated for October 29 at the Warehouse Theatre. The audition took place at the Warehouse Theatre on Saturday and... Read more
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