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Kuvukiland time bomb

1 day - 23 February 2018 | Local News

Kuvukiland, Tsumeb's largest informal area, has grown from a mere ten inhabitants in 2010 to anywhere between 6 500 and 15 000 people, a Namibian Sun investigation has revealed.These thousands of shack dwellers have no...

Outjo donkey abattoir off the table

1 day - 23 February 2018 | Agriculture

Plans to build a donkey abattoir in Outjo have folded.Fu-Hai Trading Enterprises, reportedly co-owned by Swakopmund estate agent Shane Quinton Hangula and a Chinese business partner identified only as 'Mr Chengdabiek', has pulled the plug...

Union warns private schools

1 day - 23 February 2018 | Labour

JEMIMA BEUKES The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) intends to clamp down on fly-by-night private schools that allegedly exploit foreign teachers for cheap labour.According to TUN secretary-general Mahongora Kavihuha,...

Elephants cause havoc

1 day - 23 February 2018 | Environment

Several elephant herds have over the past few weeks caused havoc on farms in the Outjo District, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages. Three herds of at least 45 elephants invaded a...

Mwoombola fights back

1 day - 23 February 2018 | Justice

Former health permanent secretary Andreas Mwoombola has launched a two-fold application in the Labour Court, in which he wants to court to either halt his disciplinary hearing or compel the respondents to furnish him with...