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Veterans want to be appointed to boards

22 hours ago | Politics

TUYEIMO HAIDULAEMBANDU The president of the Namibia National Liberation Veterans Association (NNLVA), Ben Shikongo, says members of the organisation want to be appointed to strategic positions, including boards of directors, as reward for fighting...

'Premature' to discuss fracking

22 hours ago | Environment

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEnvironment minister Pohamba Shifeta says it is “premature and confusing” at this stage to discuss the risks of fracking in the Kavango regions, when ReconAfrica has not even applied to use the method yet.Shifeta...

Gondwana and Hollard head back to court

22 hours ago | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKGondwana Collection Namibia and Hollard Insurance Namibia will face each other again in court on 31 March after Gondwana last week brought an urgent application over client confidentiality.Gondwana was successful last Wednesday in demanding...

Fishing rights announcement soon

22 hours ago | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKFisheries minister Albert Kawana is expected to announce who his ministry has chosen for new fishing rights at the end of this month.This brings to a close a two-year vetting process undertaken by the...

Covid-19 aggravates GBV

22 hours ago | Social Issues

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated gender inequalities and placed women and girls at a much greater risk of gender-based-violence, a United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) policy report has shown.It was found that...