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Land reform a hot topic at law conference

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Local News

During the Society for Law Teachers of Southern Africa conference Namibia’s Chief Justice Peter Shivute highlighted the importance of the ownership of land. In his speech at the conference in Swakopmund on Wednesday, he said...

AR withdraws from land servicing programme

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Local News

Government and the “political elites” were today put on notice by the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) group who warned that this year will be marked by practical action, and that land occupation remains central to the...

Northern learners encouraged to take higher level

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Local News

The deputy minister of education, arts and culture, Anna Nghipondoka says the ministry is implementing a revised curriculum and higher level options which will improve performance and widen learners' opportunities after leaving school. Nghipondoka urged...

MultiChoice invests in education

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Local News

Minister of Education Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, reflecting on the 2016 Grade 10 and 12 results, said the results are now history and appealed to learners to focus on their studies. She urged the...

Murder suspects allege abuse

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Local News

Two of the five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Hans Möller alleged that reserve force officers responsible for their transportation from Windhoek to Walvis Bay for court appearances are ill-treating them. ...

Governor to address land issue

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Local News

A planned march by shack dwellers and landless residents of Kuisebmond in Walvis Bay has been set aside following the intervention of Erongo regional governor...

Kalekeni kashona ontotwaveta yevi - OTA

5 days ago - 18 January 2017 | Local News

ØOmuleli gwo OvaHerero Traditional Authority (OTA), Vekuii Rukoro, okwa pula Ominista yEtalululo lyEvi, Utoni Nujoma opo yi lelepeke omasiku ga hugunina gokugandja omaiyuvo kombinga yontotwaveta...

Red Cross appoints new SG

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Local News

The Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) has appointed Naemi Patemoshela Heita as the new secretary-general for the humanitarian organisation with effect from today.Heita succeeds Dorkas...

Neckartal complete by year-end

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Local News

Salini expects to complete the construction of the Neckartal Dam by the end of the year. This is according to company spokesperson, Gilles Castonguay, who...

Farm resettlement frowned upon

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Local News

Residents of Maltahöhe have expressed anger at their systematic exclusion from land allocation, claiming that marginalisation is institutionalised. In a petition handed over to the...

Ondama yaNeckartal otayi manithwa pehulilo lyomvula

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Local News

Ehangano lyoSalini okwa tegelelwa li manithe iilonga yetungo lyondama yaNeckartal okuya pehulilo lyomvula. Uuyelele mboka owa gandjwa komupopiliko gwehangano ndyoka, Gilles Castonguay ngoka akuthileko oNamibian...

German tourist dies at Halali

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Local News

The body of a German tourist was discovered at the Halali campsite in the Etosha National Park last week. According to the police's crime investigations...

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Land dispute turns ugly

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Local News

An Otjinene businessman, Ernst Merero has accused the Maharero Traditional Authority of trying to stop him from successfully opening a service station in the Otjinene...

Illegal immigrant fined N$5 000

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Local News

A South African citizen was this week fined N$5 000 by the Windhoek Magistrate's Court for contravening the immigration law.Christiaan Stephanus van Niekerk contravened the...

Placement problems put 50 in...

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Local News

The regional director for education for the Ohangwena Region, Isak Hamatwi, has confirmed that they have squeezed Grade 11 learners into schools and have exceeded...

Amnesty bears fruit

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Local News

The deputy commissioner for operations in Erongo, Tobias Gerber, announced that the extended amnesty for the surrendering of illegal, unlicensed and unwanted small arms and...

Nabta saga drags on

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Local News

Association leadership opts for legal routeThe dispute between the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association and its suspended president Vespa Muunda shows no signs of abating...

Police stop planned protest

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Local News

The police last week stopped a planned march by shack dwellers, backyard tenants and other landless people in Walvis Bay. About 100 people...

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