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Namibia will switch to winter time this year

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-Namibia will keep the tradition of switching to winter time, on the first Sunday of April.

Supreme Court sets aside airport upgrading tender

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

-Three Judges of the country's Supreme Court have set aside the upgrading and expansion of the Hosea Kutako International Airport project, overturning an earlier ruling by the High Court.

Swedish NGO donates ambulance motorcycles to Andara and Nyangana Hospitals

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

-In the Ndiyona Constituency of the Kavango East Region, a Swedish Non-Governmental organisation, Mudiro, donated two motorbikes to be used as ambulances by the Andara and Nyangana Roman Catholic District Hospitals.

Namibia should prioritise prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation - PM

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibia should put the prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation on top of its priorities.

Export of rough diamonds is not in Namibia's interest - Kandjoze

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

The Minister of Mines and Energy has warned that the export of rough diamonds, is not in Namibia's interest. Obeth Kandjoze says about 80% of rough diamonds, sold by Namibia Diamond Trading Company in 2016, was exported out of the country.

Two appear in Katima Magistrate's Court on charges of culpable homicide

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

The mystery surrounding a man who died of "unknown causes" last week, is closer to being solved, as two people appeared in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of culpable homicide. John Mununga Musole, a 45-year-old Impalila Island resident and 22-year-old Zambian, Immanuel Mukubesa, were arrested in connection with an incident where a passer-by had found a dead man with fractured legs near the town's Impalila Airstrip on Saturday.

Fights in some local authorities paralyse their operations

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

Fights in some local authority councils have paralysed their operations and limit their ability to provide services to the people. The situation has developed to the extent that Local Authorities are reportedly suspending officials with full pay, without any misconduct charges being laid and without any disciplinary investigation conducted.

NANASO donates food to organisations caring for vulnerable people

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

The importance of access to nutritional food for people living with HIV and tuberculosis can not be over emphasised.

200 teachers in the Khomas Region awarded

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About 200 teachers in the Khomas Region were awarded with certificates and cash for their dedication and outstanding performances during the 2016 academic year.

Use of genetically modified seeds provokes debate on farming methods

by editor1 / Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

The introduction and the use of genetically modified seeds by especially communal farmers has provoked a debate on how this will impact the preservation of indigenous knowledge and farming methods.

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