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Chinese on San resettlement farm

12 hours ago | Agriculture

The ministry of land reform is investigating allegations that a San resettlement farm is being illegally sublet to Chinese nationals.However, a former unionist has denied allegations that he is illegally subletting the piece of land...

Poaching fines to increase to N$25 million

12 hours ago | Crime

The National Assembly yesterday approved an amendment to the Nature Conservation Ordinance to increase fines related to elephant and rhino poaching from the current N$200 000 to a maximum of N$25 million.The period of imprisonment...

Minister hand-picks Meatco board

12 hours ago | Agriculture

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa yesterday announced the new Meatco board members, all of whom were appointed by him and none nominated by the company.This follows an allegedly illegal meeting by Meatco members on 12 August...

Pupils sent home over hair

12 hours ago | Education

Learners and their parents were spotted on Monday morning roaming around Ompunda village looking for barbershops, saying that the Otala Combined School principal, Kanisius Sheyanale, had sent home everyone who had turned up at school...

Accused spat at magistrate

12 hours ago | Justice

A Walvis Bay man was yesterday sentenced to three months' imprisonment after spitting at a magistrate. Magistrate Rivermo Williams sentenced Venancio Muller (36) to three months' imprisonment without the option of a fine for...