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Human milk bank coming

1 day - 20 October 2017 | Health

A plan to establish the country's first breast-milk bank is at an advanced stage and may see the milk reserve opening its doors as soon as January next year. Nursing mothers will soon be...

Netumbo's huge ambition

1 day - 20 October 2017 | Politics

Deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has her eyes set on the ruling party vice-presidency, but she is also relishing the prospect of becoming the country's first female president.However, she faces a long road and must...

Knife crime soars

1 day - 20 October 2017 | Crime

Okapi knives, youth and boozy nights are frequent fatal elements in male-on-male murder cases, an analysis of these violent crimes from the past six months shows. A Namibian Sun overview of crime reports dating...

NUNW: Deadline comes … and goes

1 day - 20 October 2017 | Politics

The leadership of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), which had demanded an apology from Swapo secretary-general Nangolo Mbumba by yesterday afternoon, has not disclosed whether this ultimatum yielded any results. NUNW secretary-general...

NSFAF cash flow in red

1 day - 20 October 2017 | Education

The N$2.7 billion requested by the Namibia Students Finance Assistance Fund (NSFAF) since April by far outstrips the fund's annual budget of N$962 million, a situation that has resulted in severe cash-flow problems.The ministry of...