Namibia Newswire (Page 3)

Namibia Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Namibia. (Page 3)

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  1. Namibia: Drought Casts Deathly Shadows On FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | AllAfrica.com

    AN OLD man recently wanted to commit suicide. Such is the severity of the impact of the drought on farmers in and around Otjimbingwe.

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  2. Namibia launches automated biometric identification systemRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Xinhuanet

    Namibia became the first country in the Southern African Development Community to launch the automated biometric identification system Friday in the capital city of Windhoek. The system is used in the issuance of conduct certificates, which until now have been taking about a year to be produced.

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  3. Zimbabwe: Prosecutor-General Tomana Tribunal Given Three MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the circumstances, I accepted it," he said. "I have been in the position before. I have held a similar position in Namibia where, I was Deputy Prosecutor-General, and then I was the Deputy Government Attorney, I became Government Attorney and then I ...

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  4. Meet a Namibian cyclist pedaling for a diverse Israeli teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Jewish Journal

    Dan Craven, foreground, riding on a training run in Delaware with Cycling Academy teammates, May 2016. Photo by Hillel Kuttler/JTA Growing up in Namibia, Dan Craven would bicycle long distances upon the only two paved roads in his hometown of Omaruru - 80 miles heading north to Otjiwarongo and 45 miles south to Karibib.

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  5. Namibia: Windhoek May Disconnect Water to 3 800 HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | AllAfrica.com

    Given the low level of water in the dams supplying Khomas Region and the capital in particular, some 3 800 households in Windhoek could have their water disconnected if they do not reduce their consumption to below 40 000 litres of water per month, which is the volume of an average-sized swimming pool. City of Windhoek strategic executive finance officer George Esterhuizen revealed that they have identified clients whose water consumption exceeds 40 000 litres and have put a task team in place to engage the residents to reduce their water consumption.

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  6. What Will New Leadership Mean for the UN?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Nation

    ... tighter Human Rights Council. (He is now the UN deputy secretary general.) In the late 1990s, Theo-Ben Gurirab of Namibia was a strong voice for developing nations, unafraid to tangle publicly with the secretary general over UN policies not in their ...

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  7. Namibia: Poverty Drives Khorixas Youth Into ProstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Droves of young women in the informal settlement of Donkerhoek in Khorixas are being driven into sex work, as a result of widespread poverty and unemployment. "Sometimes I do laundry and housekeeping but I have not even landed any odd jobs and my daughter has not eaten for two days now.

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  8. Namibian - " German Development Cooperation lays foundations for...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | World News Report

    Three new park management stations are being constructed in the Khaudum and Nkasa Rupara National Parks in Namibia's Kavango East and Zambezi Regions. This exciting programme is co-funded by the Republic of Namibia and the Federal Republic of Germany in support of the Namibian Government's development and conservation initiatives in north eastern Namibia.

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  9. Namibia: Uiseb Set to Take Pig Farming to a New LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | AllAfrica.com

    PIG farming has an immense growth potential in Namibia and farmers stand to benefit a great deal from the introduction of a Pork Market Share Promotion Scheme implemented recently. One man on a mission to expand pig farming in Namibia is Amon Uiseb, owner of White Meat Training Solutions in Windhoek.

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  10. Namibia: Oshakati Cop Jailed for 28 Years for MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | AllAfrica.com

    A former constable in the Namibian Police Force in Oshakati was recently sentenced to an effective 28 years in prison in the Oshakati High Court. Judge Marlene Tommasi sentenced Andreas Hashiyana, 32, after she convicted him of murder for shooting his girlfriend, schoolteacher Eunike Aluteni, three times with an AK-47 rifle.

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  11. Namibia: Booming Business in Kavango West Overwhelms BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | AllAfrica.com

    ... while another is under construction at Katwitwi settlement, 30km west of Nkurenkuru at the border post between Namibia and Angola," she said. Both banks each has one ATM and one branch to cater for the entire region and this compels many inhabitants ...

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  12. Hazleton native celebrates 50 years in the ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... theology until he was reassigned to Venezuela in 1992. Next came service at a new African mission site in Namibia. He taught at St. Charles Lwanga Major Seminary and the University of Namibia, where he also served as chaplain. In the summer of 2003, ... 2 comments

  13. How Africa's 7 Newest Nations Mark Their Independence DaysRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Zimbabweans sing and dance during a ceremony at a sports stadium in Harare marking the country's 36th independence anniversary. For many African nations, their independence is so recent that people still remember the day it happened.

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  14. Namibia: N$958 Million Dual Carriageways for the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to the Walvis Bay traffic circle. Officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony !Naruseb, said as a developing country Namibia must make continuous efforts to position the country's economy favourably and to make it competitive at both regional and ...

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  15. Genocide negotiations reopen colonial wounds in NamibiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Al Jazeera

    Beneath the striking sandstone massif of the Waterberg Plateau lies a walled graveyard and an ornate monument commemorating German soldiers who fell in battle against Namibia's Herero people. genocide that left an estimated 65,000 Ovaherero, or Herero people, and 10,000 Nama dead at the hands of the Germans by 1909.

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  16. Namibia: Baronice Hans Takes Over the Reins At Bank WindhoekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | AllAfrica.com

    BANK Windhoek announced yesterday that following a period of five months in the position of managing director: designate, Baronice Hans has officially taken over from Christo de Vries as managing director of Bank Windhoek today. During the past five months, Hans has worked closely with De Vries and the executive management of the bank to ensure a smooth period of transition.

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  17. Namibia: Taking Care of Future German TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | AllAfrica.com

    The German Embassy in Windhoek, in partnership with the coalition of German School associations said this week they will support four more education students with funds to complete their studies. At the presentation ceremony, the German Ambassador, HE Christian Schlaga said it is also hoped that more school leavers will consider teaching as a career.

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  18. Namibia: Livestock Producers Getting 'Raw' DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | AllAfrica.com

    With the on going drought prevailing across large parts of Namibia, livestock producers seem to be getting the short end of the stick when it comes to putting their livestock on the market. For producers in the Northern Communal Areas, conditions are dire since grazing is dismal and an official marketing channel is lacking.

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  19. Kombat Copper Provides Clarification on Scaled Production Decision at the Kombat MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Market Wire

    Kombat Copper Inc. announces that, as a result of a review by staff of the Ontario Securities Commission, the Company is issuing the following news release to clarify the disclosure on the scaled production decision relating to the Kombat Mine. In Kombat Copper's news releases relating to the decision to use EBM Mining Namibia as mining contractor, and in subsequent progress updates, it was reported that the Company, through its mining contractor, EBM, was moving towards scaled production at the Gross Otavi, Kombat East and Kombat Central areas of the Kombat Mine.

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  20. German Embassy and AGDS Provide Scholarships to Namibian Students...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | World News Report

    The lack of qualified teachers is one of the main challenges faced by the Namibian education system. For many years, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Namibia and the AGDS have therefore provided scholarships to Namibian students studying for a Bachelor of Education in order to make this study course more attractive.

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