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Oshamukweni learners sleep on stick beds

9 hours ago | Education

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIThe almost 40-year-old Oshamukweni Combined School in Okongo circuit, Ohangwena Region, does not have a school hostel and its pupils and teachers sleep in corrugated iron shacks.The school opened in 1978 at Oshamwukweni village,...

Govt under fire for selling Samherji vessel

9 hours ago | Fishing

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKLocal former minority shareholders of the Heinaste, a fishing vessel owned by Fishrot-embroiled Icelandic company Sahmherji, are challenging the decisions by the offices of the prosecutor-general (PG) and attorney-general (AG) to sanction the sale...

Police guilty of beating woman

9 hours ago | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEK A High Court judge has awarded N$10 000 to a woman after he found she was beaten in the face by a police officer during questioning in late 2017.The award of N$10 000...

Five dams more than 100% full

9 hours ago | Weather

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKEphemeral rivers in floodStorage dams in central and southern Namibia are full to the brim, but the East has not been that lucky.The average level of Namibia’s dams has increased to 87.7% after receiving...

ECN breaks silence on vehicle payments

9 hours ago | Politics

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOOwners of vehicles that were used by the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) in last year's elections are disgruntled as they still have not received payments promised to them.Due to a shortage of vehicles,...