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Chinese labour on cement project to be phased out

22 hours ago | Labour

Whale Rock Cement, currently building the second cement factory outside Otjiwarongo, says it will retain 150 out of 400 Chinese workers when the construction phase ends in early 2018.A spokesperson for Whale Rock Cement, Manfred...

Govt slammed over vote against UN resolution

22 hours ago | International

While there has been no direct comment from the government, social commentators have responded to Namibia's resistance to discussing genocide, war crimes and ethnic cleansing.The motion to propose that the 'Responsibility to Protect' and the...

Teen dies after jumping from moving car

22 hours ago | Crime

JANA-MARI SMITH Ondangwa police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 13-year-old boy died when he jumped out of a Toyota Hilux at Ompandakani village.Police say the 24-year-old...

Chicken-stealing neighbour arrested

22 hours ago | Crime

KENYA KAMBOWE The Omusati police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Omagalanga village in the Oshikuku constituency who allegedly stole and slaughtered about 20 chickens belonging to his neighbour. According to the regional police...

BIG back on the cards

22 hours ago | Social Issues

There is proof that a basic-income grant can improve the lives of people, says the special advisor to the minister of poverty eradication and social welfare, Bience Gawanas. Speaking during a recent discussion of...