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N$3,5 billion fraud suspects receive bail

N$3,5 billion fraud suspects receive bail

Two Chinese nationals and a Namibian accused of defrauding the Finance Ministry of about N$3,5 billion, through a customs clearing agency, were granted bail on Monday. The trio were given bail of N$1,5 million each with an array of conditions.

Speed limits reduced in Windhoek

Speed limits reduced in Windhoek

The Windhoek City Traffic Department has reduced the speed limits in certain zones from 60 kilometres per hour to 40 kilometres per hour. This is because of a consistent increase in accidents - especially with motorists hitting pedestrians.

Twenty cases of sexual harassment by teachers reported in 2016

Twenty cases of sexual harassment by teachers reported in...

During the course of 2016 alone, 20 cases of sexual harassment by teachers, have been reported. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Sanet Steenkamp, says most cases were reported in the Kavango East region, followed by Ohangwena, Hardap and Khomas regions.

Omitara settlement residents bemoan unequal drought relief distribution

Omitara settlement residents bemoan unequal drought relief...

Some drought relief food beneficiaries at the Omitara resettlement farm in the Okurukambe Constituency, have decided not to accept their allocated bags of maize until all eligible households are registered.

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV a concern for the health sector

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV a concern for the...

The transmission of HIV from a HIV positive mother to her child during pregnancy remains a concern for the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

Health Ministry employees stage clean up of head office and two public hospitals

Health Ministry employees stage clean up of head office and...

Employees at the Ministry of Health and Social Services staged a clean-up of the two public hospitals in Windhoek, as well as their Head Office.

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