Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:51
OSHAKATI - MERJA IILEKA
The health minister, after yesterday receiving an internal “one-sided” report into the death of a baby
boy at the Oshakati State Hospital on Easter Sunday, immediately ordered an independent probe into the matter.
Health Minister Dr Richard Kamwi yesterday announced the appointment of a team of independent investigators to look into allegations that a pregnant woman lost her baby, after it bashed its head on a concrete floor during an unassisted birth at the Oshakati State Hospital.
This followed the minister being handed what he termed a “one-sided” report on the incident by the hospital yesterday.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:49
WINDHOEK - STAFF REPORTER
Responding to an opposition member of parliament (MP) about what his government plans to do about the drought situation in the country, President Hifikepunye Pohamba urged the nation to pray for the rain.
Pohamba was responding to a question on drought by DTA of Namibia President Katuutire Kaura, soon after the Head of State had delivered his State of the Nation address on Wednesday.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:48
OSHAKATI - PLACIDO HILUKILWA
Reports that Inspector-General of the Namibian police, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga was involved in a car accident near Onandjaba in Omusati Region, and that the police has orchestrated an immediate cover up, was apparently a case of mistaken identity. Read more about ‘It wasn’t me’ - Ndeitunga
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:43
WINDHOEK - ELLANIE SMIT
Namibia Airports Company (NAC) employees have asked the Office of the Labour Commissioner to intervene, as allegations of unfair labour practice continue to surface around the so-called structuring exercise at the parastatal.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:40
WINDHOEK - FAITH SANKWASA
An unidentified Zambian national has been killed by a hippopotamus that attacked him in the early hours of the morning, while he was fishing in Lake Liambezi in the Lusu area of Caprivi Region. Read more about Hippo bites man in half
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2013-04-05 08:37
DR CHARLES MUBITA
Picture a scenario of a people from various tribes and nationalities, diverse backgrounds, cultures, and traditions coming together in one place and unable to communicate adequately in either an indigenous or colonial language, let alone in Fanakalo - the lingua franca of miners contracted under the Witwatersrand Native Labour Association (Wenela). In International Relations, such a community of nations is simply referred to as an international community - implying the existence of common duties and obligations. Read more about Kongwa - the mother of Swapo unity