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Amputee killed over alcohol

4 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKA 26-year-old man with an amputated leg was stabbed to death in Katutura over the weekend when two suspects demanded alcohol from him and his two cousins.According to the police, the incident happened in...

Mosquito spraying starts at Ongwediva

4 hours ago | Health

TUYEIMO HAIDULAONGWEDIVAThe Ongwediva town council last week started with its indoor residual insecticide spraying campaign, targeting Extension 11, Extension 15 and New Reception after a malaria case was confirmed.Council spokesperson Jackson Muma said even though...

President should not appoint information commissioner – analysts

4 hours ago | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUWith the Access to Information (ATI) Bill to be re-tabled in parliament, political commentators Graham Hopwood and Ndumba Kamwanyah have suggested that the appointment of information commissioners should not be done by the president.In...

EIF reaccredited by Green Climate Fund

4 hours ago | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) has been reaccredited by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for a further five-year period.The initial five-year accreditation lapsed in June this year.According to the EIF, the reaccreditation was preceded...

Serious hunger problem in Namibia

4 hours ago | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia has a serious hunger problem, a global report tracking the state of hunger worldwide has found.In the 2021 Global Hunger Index, Namibia ranks 80th out of 116 countries.The report, prepared by Welthungerhilfe and...