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Iilonga hailed as steadfast, courageous

23 hours ago | People

Tributes are pouring in for struggle veteran Petrus Iilonga, who died on Tuesday evening at the age of 71.Iilonga was a former trade unionist and political prisoner on Robben Island, where he was incarcerated for...

Cops heavily in debt

23 hours ago | Police

The police chief, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, yesterday gave President Hage Geingob a frank overview of the tragic state of affairs in the force.According to him the police force has been crippled by cost-cutting measures introduced...

Shifting Red Line 'a long-term strategy'

23 hours ago | Agriculture

An interim strategy has been developed to control outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the Northern Communal Areas (NCAs), as the shifting of the veterinary cordon fence to the Angolan border remains a long-term strategy...

At your fingertips

23 hours ago | Technology

Yolanda Nel - After a break-in at her home three years ago, an entrepreneur decided to develop an app that provides emergency contact numbers at the touch of a button.“After the armed robbery, I realised...

Our big-spending defence ministry

23 hours ago | Columns

Recent calls by parliamentarians in the National Council to increase the defence budget make for interesting reading. Onesi constituency councillor Titus Kanyele recently suggested more funds are needed to bolster the country's defence ministry, in...