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Government to construct its own desalination plant

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The Government will construct its own desalination plant in the Erongo Region by 2019 and not buy the Areva desalination plant because it is too expensive.

Gabon's president tours burnt out parliament

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

Gabon's president, Ali Bongo toured the burned remains of the parliament building following rioting that broke out when his re-election was announced.

South African livestock import measures relaxed

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

Namibian farmers are breathing a sigh of relief after South Africa decided to relax some of its earlier strict measures which hampered the export of livestock to South Africa.

New diplomats commissioned

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

Namibia continues to expand and improve its foot-print on the international diplomatic scene.

New airlines could mean cheaper air fares

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments
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The chairperson of the Namibia Airports Company board, Rogers Kauta says, the arrival of three new airlines in Namibia could create competition which may drive flight ticket prices down. The airlines are Qatar Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines.

Negotiations between Namibia and Germany to start

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The formal negotiations between Namibia and Germany on the 1904-1908 Genocide will commence next week.

Eradication of malaria in SADC possible

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

Ambassador of the Southern Africa Development Community Eight Elimination group says the eradication of malaria in the SADC region is possible.

Otjozondjupa fraud suspects granted bail

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The 15 health officials linked to fraud involving 8,2 million dollars at the Health and Social Services Ministry in the Otjozondjupa Region, have been granted bail. The accused officials appeared before Otjiwarongo Regional Court Magistrate, Marilize du Plessis on Thursday.

Government appeals to NANTU to accept 5%

by editor / Sep 02, 2016 / 0 comments

The Government has appealed to the Namibia National Teachers' Union, NANTU, and all in the teaching profession to appreciate the challenges being posed by their current demand of a more than 5% salary increase. Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says in a statement that the amount is unaffordable for the Government.

Gabon opposition party headquarters bombed

by producers / Sep 01, 2016 / 0 comments
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Gabon's presidential guard has apparently bombed the opposition party's headquarters during post-election violence that has threatened to split the country apart.

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