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  1. No end in sight for city migrant hardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Namibian

    Keep it up Mrs Nafuka for giving us a decent education. - Head girl A SAD STATISTIC ... Tobias Hainyeko constituency resident Selma Shigweda is nearing the age of retirement but has never earned a formal salary.

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  2. Opposition to Rukoro's coronationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Namibian

    THE Kambazembi and Zeraeua Traditional Authorities yesterday denounced the coronation of the elected paramount chief of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority, Vekuii Rukoro, this weekend. In a joint press release yesterday, leaders of the two traditional authorities said Rukoro's election which took place at Ehungiro last year September, was done in the absence of relevant chiefs from recognised Ovambanderu and Ovaherero traditional authorities.

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  3. Pohamba to attend Rukoro's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Namibian

    THE Ovaherero Traditional Authority will officially inaugurate paramount chief Vekuii Rukoro during a ceremony which former President Hifikepunye Pohamba is expected to attend. Speaking during a press conference at the Red Flag Commando hall in Windhoek yesterday, Mbakumua Hengari said the event will take place in Okahandja from Friday to Sunday.

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  4. Shaningwa takes on greedy leaders ... My dear, share it with others, she tells themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Namibian

    URBAN and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa has criticised some leaders for dishing out land to themselves without thinking of the future, and warned that she will force them to share the land with others. Shaningwa made the remarks on Friday during the debate on her ministry's budget, where she also spoke about the troubled mass housing project, greedy contractors, foreign land ownership and her plans to turn around the ministry.

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  5. Shaningwa exposes Okahandja land dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Namibian

    THOSE shortsighted people who want the colonial statues removed, agree then that all of them must be removed, including the so-called unknown soldier at Heroes Acre who was never in the front of the battle, like Jonas Savimbi. PRESIDENT Hage Geingob, did your staff inform you about the pending water crisis in Windhoek? Within the next decade there will not be enough water for Windhoek residents.

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  6. Ex-Okahandja deputy mayor wants name clearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Namibian

    THE former deputy mayor of Okahandja Municipality is fighting to clear her name of allegations that surfaced in 2013 that she held dual party membership of both Swapo and Rally for Democracy and Progress . Paulina Gomusab Kuyandeka was suspended from Swapo until she fully and unquestionably proved that she was not a member of RDP.

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  7. Namibia: TSEs Glass Project Yet to Secure FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AllAfrica.com

    All technical work on the Tses glass project has been finalised, however, lack of funding for the project is still a headache. Ivan Vries, Chief Executive Officer of the Tses Village Council, says lack of funding is of great concern for the council.

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  8. Namibia: Electricity Tariffs to Go Up 13 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AllAfrica.com

    ELECTRICITY tariffs are expected to increase by an average of 13% annually for the next five to six years, NamPower managing director Paulinus Shilamba says. Speaking at a media briefing yesterday, Shilamba said the situation will stabilise after the introduction of the Kudu gas-to-power project by the end of 2019, with the first block expected to be online by the end of 2018.

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  9. Namibia: Esh-Ham Workshop Equips Entrepreneurs With SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AllAfrica.com

    "Unemployment is a common problem in Namibia and government and various non-governmental organisations have been encouraging a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship with Namibians becoming more job creators rather than job seekers. The primary objective of the workshop was to heed to government's call by equipping business people with the necessary knowledge and skills to start and manage their own businesses," Esh-ham Managing Director and founder, Ester Hamukoto, explained.

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  10. Namibia: Walvis Bay Showcased As Alternative Corridor for BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Walvis Bay Corridor Group , together with Namport, last week attended the 21st Intermodal South America, which is the second biggest logistics Expo in the world. With a Gross Domestic Product of over US$2,2 trillion in 2013, Brazil is the world's 7th wealthiest economy.

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  11. Okahandja leaders no show shocked !NawatisebRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Namibian

    I AM writing as a concerned parent. My daughter graduated last year from IUM and up to now she did not receive her qualifications yet.

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  12. Namibia: House Prices Grew By 19,8 Percent in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | AllAfrica.com

    HOUSE prices in Namibia increased by 7% in the quarter ending December last year to bring the annual average growth to 19,8% growth for 2014. "Short-term data points towards softer property prices in the latter part of the year, driven mainly by price weakness in the central and southern region property markets, coupled with weaker economic data and rising interest rates.

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  13. Feeding many, one child at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Namibian

    FEEDING MANY ... Over 300 children are fed at the soup kitchen which is based at the Nathaniel Maxuilili Centre in Katutura, Windhoek. EMILIE Hausiku is just a few metres away from reaching the Nathaniel Maxuilili Centre at Okahandja Park in Windhoek.

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  14. Six perish in fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Namibian

    IT'S that time again. President, please revisit the winter time change. It doesn't make any economic sense.

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  15. Suspected cell phone thief stoned to death in MondesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The Namibian

    I believe this can also help. - Zasana, Ovikango a IF President Hage Geingob really meant to declare war on poverty and income inequility, he should firstly review the medical aid scheme and housing allowance of N$800 for civil servants! a COMRADE President, I am a resident of Onesi village in Omusati region.

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  16. New domestic workers' union demands N$3 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Namibian

    A NEW union for domestic workers has urged government not to implement the N$1 218 minimum wage, saying it is too low. The Union of Institutional and Household Employees of Namibia wants the minimum wage to be raised to N$3 500 instead.

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  17. Be yourself, advises GeingobRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Namibian

    They received the advice from President-elect Hage Geingob on Friday at the closing of a workshop themed 'Enhancing the effective participation of women parliamentarians in Namibian politics' outside Okahandja. The seminar was designed to equip women with skills to make meaningful contributions in parliament.

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  18. 9 people die in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Namibian

    The incident occurred when a pickup and a minibus collided between 18h40 and 19h00, said Namibia Police deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi during a media briefing yesterday. He said an unspecified number of people with minor to serious injuries were taken to the Katutura State Hospital, including the driver of the pickup.

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  19. Weather service forecasts heavy rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Namibian

    This will be Swapo's biggest test and challenge. If it is not dealt with urgently, we will have serious issues to be concern - I PERSONALLY witnessed how corrupt certain staff members of the National Youth Service in Henties Bay are.

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  20. Water worries for WindhoekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Namibian

    Swapo leaders went into exile to launch the liberation struggle in order to ensure that every citizen of this country lives a better and dignified life. They are now in charge of the country but they are refusing to give us th a I PERSONALLY witnessed how corrupt certain staff members of the National Youth Service in Henties Bay are.

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