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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:29:29 GMT
Guide to Some of Continent's Best, and Cleanest Beaches
[The Conversation Africa] Africa has some of the best beaches in the world. Tourists will be flocking to them soon as those in the southern hemisphere take summer holidays and those from the north look for ways to escape their winter.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:56:56 GMT
Treason Trial Witnesses Given Indemnity
[Namibian] Twelve state witnesses who gave self-incriminating testimony during the main Caprivi high treason trial have been indemnified from being prosecuted over the alleged crimes in which they may have been involved.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:43:33 GMT
Namibia Lose Indoor Hockey Test to South Africa
[Namibian] NAMIBIA's women's indoor hockey team lost 5-0 in a Test series against South Africa at the Kwazulu Natal University in Durban over the past week.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:45:50 GMT
KK Palace Win Nations Cup
[Namibian] OSHANA Region's King Kauluma Palace Football Club won the 2015 Tafel Lager Nations Cup on Sunday after dispatching of Young Stars 2-0 from Omusati in the final.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:03:20 GMT
National Planning Commission Highlights Year of Success
[Namibian] The National Planning Commission said they had a year of success as they prepare for consultations for the drafting of the National Development Plan (NDP) 5.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:01:06 GMT
TD Jakes Coming to Namibia
[Namibian] Internationally acclaimed charismatic leader bishop TD Jakes will visit Namibia in April next year for a leadership conference.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:45:00 GMT
Solidarity Tax Still Under Consultation - Schlettwein
[New Era] Government is still investigating the introduction of the proposed Solidarity Tax in the 2016/17 budget that would see income-generating citizens above a specified threshold make contributions towards a fund dedicated to poverty eradication...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:44:46 GMT
Audit Exposes Loopholes At Nipam
[New Era] An audit conducted at the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (Nipam) by Ernst & Young has unearthed how its axed boss, Professor Joseph Diescho, allegedly abused benefits such as cellphone and car allowances.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:29:16 GMT
NAU Seeks Closer Ties With GRN
[New Era] The Namibian Agricultural Union (NAU) wants to remain a credible, acknowledged and respected partner of the government by building on the existing relationships and by making positive contributions to assist the government to achieve its go...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:28:50 GMT
NGCL Appoints Logan Fransman As Director
[New Era] The Namibian German Centre for Logistics (NGCL) has appointed a new director. Logan Fransman has worked for the NGCL for the last six years in various management positions and his background and experience make him a natural for this challe...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:13:41 GMT
NEF and NISO Sign MOU
[New Era] The Namibian Employers' Federation (NEF) and the Namibia Informal Sector Organisation (NISO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to improve the already good existing relationship between them.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:12:43 GMT
Two Women With Cannabis Arrested
[New Era] Two Namibian females were arrested at a roadblock near Keetmanshoop on Saturday after cannabis worth about N$3 630 was found in their possession.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:08:30 GMT
'Loved' Geingob Takes Stock of 2015
[New Era] President Hage Geingob yesterday said there are attempts to discredit his gains as head of state so far, but added that besides the prayers from the church community for him to succeed the greater part of the populace loves him and the job ...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:07:34 GMT
Mbambo Praises Former Councillors
[New Era] Kavango East Regional Governor Dr Samuel Mbambo has applauded the councillors who just left office, saying their work is visible and commendable. Those praised by Mbambo worked under the chairmanship of Bonifatius Wakudumo.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:04:37 GMT
Khomas Wins Amateur Boxing Cup Again
[Namibian] The Khomas Region boxers Friday won the Sunshine Cup for the second consecutive year.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:24:10 GMT
Mbakera Lauds Brave Baby Gladiators
[Namibian] NAMIBIA'S Baby Gladiators showed great character on Friday when they overcame Botswana to reach the second phase of qualification for the 2016 Fifa women's under-17 World Cup.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:04:55 GMT
Drogba and NBL to Aid Eye Care in Namibia
[Namibian] Former Ivory Coast national team player, Didier Drogba and Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) on Saturday signed a donation agreement of N$400 000 towards the Ministry of Health and Social Services eye care unit.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:54:47 GMT
Hanse-Himarwa Says Culture Unites People
[Namibian] Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa says culture must be used as a pillar of strength for uniting the nation.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:53:50 GMT
Internet Sensation Pelly Fresh Queen Sets Sights On TV
[Namibian] A star in the making, Pelly Fresh Queen (real name Pelagia Joseph) has been amassing quite a following on social media. With this growing success, she is aiming for TV screens come January 2016.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:52:51 GMT
'Rock the Kasbah'
[Namibian] The question you have to ask yourself after watching 'Rock the Kasbah' (2015) is: How can so many good actors make something so insensibly bad?

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:51:25 GMT
NTA, GIZ Set to Address Skills Shortage
[Namibian] In the hope of addressing the skills shortage in the country, the Namibia Training Authority and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) signed a Promotion of Vocational Education and Training (ProVET) agreement last wee...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:14:51 GMT
University of Namibia Increases Fees
[Namibian] Hot on the heels of violent protests in neighbouring South Africa over university fee hikes, the University of Namibia has announced that come registration 2016, their fees will increase by 7,5%.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:03:50 GMT
Let Us Learn to Live Together
[Namibian] "WHERE are you these days? We don't see each other much anymore, but we all live in Windhoek. Windhoek het groot geraak, my sista." This kind of conversation has become way too common in Namibia.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:14:40 GMT
P-Square to Perform at Kora Awards
[New Era] Nigeria's sensational pop twins, Paul and Peter Okoye - better known as P-Square - are scheduled to perform at the 2016 Kora All Africa Music Awards in Windhoek.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:49:42 GMT
BoN Stance Influenced By U.S Fed Reserve
[Namibian] The Bank of Namibia decided to leave the benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6,50%, citing the need to maintain a supportive monetary stance and the downward improvement in instalment credit extended to households.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:44:59 GMT
'What If Hip-Hop' 2015 Finale Rocks Jojo's
[Namibian] If you consider yourself a part of Namibia's underground hip-hop scene, you probably found yourself at Jojo's Music and Arts Café this past Wednesday for the 2015 finale of the 'What If Hip Hop' sessions.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:43:40 GMT
'Struggle Kids' Moved to Brakwater
[Namibian] About 480 'struggle kids' who were camped at the Swapo head office in Windhoek have been moved to the Ndilimani farm at Brakwater on Saturday.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:40:20 GMT
16 Namibians Return From Dukwe
[Namibian] Sixteen Namibians returned from the Dukwe refugee camp in Botswana on Friday.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:31:24 GMT
Baby Gladiators Advance in World Cup Qualifiers
[Namibian] Kylie van Wyk's 60th minute equaliser against Botswana was enough to see Namibia's under-17 girls' team through to the first round of the 2016 FIFA Women u17 World Cup qualifiers as they advanced 3-2 on aggregate at the Sam Nujoma stadium ...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:42:21 GMT
Stimulus Acquires 50 Percent of Neo Paints
[Namibian] Stimulus Investments has acquired 50% shares in Neo Paints Holdings. Stimulus managing director Monica Geingos said in a note on the Namibian Stock Exchange that Stimulus has acquired 50% of the total issued ordinary share capital of the ...



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