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The Namibian
Wed 1 Apr 2015
 PRESIDENT Hage Geingob, appoint two deputy ministers at the health and education ministries so that each deputy can be responsible for seven regions.
 WE have to be vigilant, Namibians. The Chinese are very cunning and can get the tobacco project going in the Zambezi region through the back door.
 I AM happy about the decision taken by the Bank of Namibia, which compels all commercial banks to stop deducting money deposited into customers' accounts.
 MINISTER of poverty eradication and social welfare, Bishop Zephania Kameeta and your deputy minister, I wish you all the best and hope that you will raise valuable points concerning poverty in our country.
 ALCOHOL abuse is a big problem in Namibia.
 MEE Monica Geingos resembles Michelle Obama.
Is Hage Geingob's cabinet the right size to deal with Namibia's biggest issues?

1. Yes, his appointments are solid

2. No, too many cooks spoil the broth

3. Maybe, but he'll have to manage them well

4. Hell no! The problems are too big to fix in 1 term

Results so far:
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  • No vacant positions

NEWS - NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Budget focuses on growth, poverty
ECONOMIC growth and poverty reduction are the main goals that the government will be trying to achieve through its public spending plans over the next three years. Read more...
THE BIG FOUR … Bank of Namibia governor Ipumbu Shiimi, the minister in charge of the National Planning Commission, Tom Alweendo, minister of finance Calle Schlettwein and deputy minister of finance Natangwe Ithete arrived early at Parliament buildings yesterday as Namibians awaited the national budget for the 2015/2016 financial year. - Photograph by Jordaania Andima

The Namibian Newspaper Cup 2015
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 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Elyambala village under sewage water
THE residents of Elyambala and Otshinyadhila villages near Ongwediva in the Oshana region are up in arms, after the Ongwediva town council opened some of its oxidation dams to allow sewage water to flow into their villages and beyond. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Katima informal residents refuse to move
THE large number of housing units in the informal settlements is preventing the Katima Mulilo Town Council from expeditiously laying out a sewerage network in the area. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
'No biggies in the budget'
THERE were no major 'biggies' in yesterday's budget by minister of finance, Calle Schlettwein, observers said. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Geingob tells deputies they can resign
PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has advised disgruntled deputy ministers who expressed dissatisfaction over the lack of work in their respective ministries to resign if they are not happy. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
I turned Swapo down - Kahiriri
THE former spokesperson of Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters, Oslen Kahiriri, yesterday said he had turned down the offer of membership from the ruling party and joined the DTA of Namibia instead. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Cop in court over food fight
A SENIOR police officer stationed at Keetmanshoop, warrant officer Abraham /Goagoseb, yesterday made a brief appearance in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court on a charge of assault with intent do to grievious bodily harm. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Imports eat into foreign reserves

NAMIBIA'S continued dependence on imports has put pressure on the country's foreign reserves causing a N$1,8 billion balance of payment deficit for the 2014/15 financial year. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Defence spending a concern
OPPOSITION members of parliament have welcomed the budget announced yesterday by minister of finance Calle Schlettwein, saying it answers calls they have made over the years, but were turned down. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Mixed reactions to pension increase
EVEN before the decision to increase the monthly pension by N$400 was officially signed and sealed, some senior citizens already fear that the intended increase might not be enough to sustain them while others welcomed the windfall. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-04-01
Rape accused in daring escape bid
THERE was drama at the Karibib magistrate's court when a daring rape suspect tried to dash to freedom yesterday in a bid that was described as being 'very scary' but did not get far. Read more...

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