Okahandja, Namibia Newswire

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  1. Skin trade takes a heavy toll on world's donkey populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Horsetalk

    The trade in donkey skins for use in traditional Chinese remedies is placing Namibia's working donkey populations at great risk, according to The Donkey Sanctuary. The world's donkey population is being decimated because of an insatiable demand in China for a gelatinous substance in their skin which is prized in traditional Chinese medicine.


  2. Namibia: Polycare Ready for Nam Housing CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | AllAfrica.com

    THE German company Polycare Research and Technologies that promoted the low-cost housing initiative launched as part of the Invest in Namibia conference last November has found local partners. At the end of last year's international investment conference in Windhoek, Polycare Research and Technologies chief executive officer Gerhard Dust told The Namibian that he was looking for private partners, as the company works on a franchise model.


  3. Namibia: New Road Threatens Wood Carvers' LivelihoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | AllAfrica.com

    A new road which is part of an 8,4-kilometre Hosea Kutako International Airport dual carriageway is threatening the 35 wood carvers who have been making furniture opposite the SKW sports stadium and the Arebbusch Travel Lodge in Windhoek. If completed, the road will link Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue and extend Sam Nujoma Drive to the south-east of the capital.


  4. Namibia: China's Role in Reshaping Walvis Bay PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The shuttle speeds past Hilton Hotel but Oiva Willbard's pensiveness turns into apprehension as he finds himself stuck in traffic around Windhoek High School. "It's lunch-hour, I am afraid you might miss the flight if these parents are this slow," says his chauffeur; stomach-churning words that compound Oiva's fears.


  5. Namibia: N$400m Already Spent On Windhoek-Okahandja Road UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Roads Authority has to date spent N$400 million on the upgrading to a dual carriageway of the Windhoek-Okahandja road. The RA commenced with the construction of section 3 of the massive project, covering the road from Brakwater to the Dobra River, in January 2014, which was completed in December 2016.


  6. Namibia: Harambee Roads Face U.S.$23 Million ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Companies whose machinery and equipment are standing idle on major road construction sites can demand almost N$300 million from government for costs incurred while no work was being done, according to a Roads Authority presentation to finance minister Calle Schlettwein. The presentation by RA officials was made on 21 June 2017, and concerned how the budget cuts have affected the parastatal.


  7. Namibia: Windhoek Budgets for Capital ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua has announced that the city will invest N$638 million of its 2017/18 budget in infrastructure development, ranging from new wastewater treatment plants, the upgrading of roads, servicing of land, development of markets and other initiatives spread throughout the city. Speaking at the official launch of the City of Windhoek's first round of public meetings in Khomasdal on Saturday, Kazapua said that as in any budgetary process, not all projects requested by the residents could be accommodated due to limited resources.


  8. Namibia: Ruling Party Politician Hikopua in Car CrashRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Swapo's Otjozondjupa regional coordinator, Susan Hikopua, is in a stable condition after the vehicle she was travelling in hit a kudu and overturned at Ovitoto on Monday. She said all four people who were in the Toyota 2.5D Hilux sustained minor injuries, and are in a stable condition.


  9. Namibia: From Maggot to the Dining TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    AFTER visiting his farm recently to find out how potential fly farming producers are trained, The Namibian asked Netcor founder Johan van der Merwe to explain in detail what this type of farming entails, and how beneficial it is to the animal feed industry. "It is not magic.


  10. More can and needs to be done to fight old age poverty - " UN expert urges NamibiaRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | World News Report

    The United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, today commended the Namibian Government for "its political determination and vision on how to improve the lives of all Namibians by 2030 and to protect their human rights", and "urged the Government to deliver on its promises ." " I call on the Government to deploy every effort possible to finalize and put into motion the comprehensive national policy on the rights, care and protection of older people.


  11. Namibia: Care Centre Accused of Cult BrainwashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    SOME parents of the 60 children at the Amitofo Care Centre believe their children are being brainwashed by a Chinese Buddhist cult. Amitofo, about 10 kilometres outside Okahandja, started operating in November 2015.


  12. Demands for return of land block German effort to atone for African genocideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Namibia's Herero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect something that Berlin says it cannot give. "What we want is our land," said Alex Kaubtauuapela, 74, whose parents survived the extermination of 80 percent of the community - a precursor to the Holocaust.


  13. Land halts Germany atonement of Africa genocideRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Otago Daily Times

    Namibia's Herero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect something Berlin says it is not in a position to give. "What we want is our land," said 74-year-old Alex Kaubtauuapela, whose parents survived the extermination of 80% of the community, a precursor to the Holocaust.


  14. Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on March 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Reuters

    ... its annual general meeting on April 6. The board will propose the positions be left open for the moment. OKAHANDJA, Namibia Namibia's Herero people are heartened that Germany is keen to atone for the genocide of their ancestors, but they expect ...


  15. Namibia: Water Scarcity Not Ended By Rise in Dam LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    THE rise in dam levels over the past month should not lull Windhoek residents into thinking that the water scarcity affecting the city has ended, the City of Windhoek cautioned this week. The water scarcity which the city is facing will not be overturned by one good rainy season, City of Windhoek spokesperson Lydia Amutenya remarked on Monday.


  16. Namibia: Evicted Farmers Cannot Be ResettledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ERONGO regional governor Cleophas Mutjavikua said evicted farmers are disadvantaged when it comes to meeting requirements for resettlement at government-owned farms. He said this while speaking to The Namibian on the case of the evicted farmer who has been living on the B2 corridor for over a year now.


  17. Namibia: Okahandja-Otjiwarongo Accident Victims IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha said the deceased persons were identified by their close relatives on Saturday afternoon. Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Fisheries and Marine Resources, Ulitala Hiveluah and 48-year-old Ruben Pienaar, a member of NamPol who was stationed at Epako Police Station in the Omaheke Region, are amongst those who perished in the accident.


  18. Namibia: Promising Projects From InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development, Hon Immanuel Ngatjizeko on 9 November gave a press briefing on the closing ceremony of the Invest in Namibia International conference and informed the press that the conference secured 11 investments projects throughout the country, one of which bagged US$250 million. The Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila explained that the conference was held under the theme 'Industrialization and Inclusive Growth', saying that through partnership of the government and the private sector, Namibia can discuss new market opportunities, and create revenue streams.


  19. Eight new truck stops for Kalahari CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The Trans-Kalahari Corridor Secretariat said it would set up eight new truck stops to provide rest and refreshment services for truckers operating along the road that links Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. TKC executive director Leslie Mpofu said the new truck-stops would provide rest and refreshments for drivers in an environment that also guaranteed vehicle and cargo safety.