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Thu 28 Aug 2014
 *IF they give work for the struggle kids, what about us who were in children’s homes? We also want work in order to make a living for ourselves.
 *DO consultations on constitutional amendments carried out by Prime Minister Hage Geingob amount to a referendum? How will they be measured?
 *PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba, don’t start crying if Namibians become targets of Ebola because people are begging you to stop people from affected countries to enter Namibia, but to no avail.
 EBOLA virus is spreading. Any president who allows people from affected countries to enter his country is inhumane.
 *THE Swapo Party district leadership for Katutura Central must act against their councillor Ambrosius Kandjii to ensure discipline within the party.–A concerned Swapo member
What do you make of the proposed changes to Namibia's Constitution?

1. It's a power grab

2. It's needed to manage government better

3. Such changes must go to a referendum first

4. Such changes shouldn't be centred on personalities

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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
‘Struggle kids’ shot ... Police claim retaliation
THE killing of 26-year-old ‘struggle kid’ Frieda Ndatipo yesterday at the Swapo headquarters was in retaliation, police have claimed. Read more...
GONE TOO SOON ... Three police officers sustained injuries during the demonstration. - Photograph by Jordaania Andima

IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
‘Struggle kids’ shot ... Geingob blames third force
PRIME Minister Hage Geingob has passed the blame for the shooting of the “exile kids” to a third force that he says is plotting to embarrass government, using the desperate plight of the youth. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
‘Struggle kids’ shot ... Exile is not an excuse – Mbumba
“BEING born in Angola is not an excuse.”
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Peers have lost a leader
FRIEDA Ndatipo’s fatal shooting by the police has brought back sad memories. It is the second time someone in the family has been shot and killed by the police. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Dax plans appeal against eviction order
FORMER National Council member Alfred Dax, who is facing eviction from a piece of farmland next to the Oanob Dam near Rehoboth, says he plans to take his battle to be allowed to remain on the land to the Supreme Court. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Constitutional amendments passed
PARLIAMENT yesterday passed the Third Constitutional Amendment Bill that has been mired in controversy since its tabling last month ahead of the national elections. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Outrage On Twitter
ANGER. Anguish. Disbelief. Shock. Sadness. Overwhelming sadness. Emotions ran high on Twitter yesterday as news broke of the fatal shooting of one of the ‘struggle kids’, a young woman, protesting in Katutura. Just a few of the flood of comments on Twitter: Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Endangered Kunene lion killed
A RARE male desert lion that has been a valuable source of information for a lion research project in the Kunene Region was killed over the past weekend. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
16 injured as minibus hits dead cow on highway
SIXTEEN people were admitted to the Otjiwarongo State Hospital on Tuesday evening after a minibus they were travelling in rode over a dead cow on the B1 main road between Otjiwarongo and Otavi. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Govt bans livestock movement in Zambezi
THE Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has imposed a ban of all susceptible livestock movements within and into Zambezi Region with immediate effect. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-28
Amendments shamed honourables – Geingob
PRIME Minister Hage Geingob told Swapo supporters at Swakopmund over the weekend that “so-called honourables, who are not honourable” were shamed for claiming they had not been consulted about the constitutional amendments – even when a record of dates, times and the names of the parties consulted were presented. Read more...
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