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The Namibian
Fri 22 Aug 2014
 • DO all struggle kids think the same way? Is there no one among them who can think logically and say “Comrades we are wasting our time, Swapo’s main objective was independence for all Namibians”. Even their leaders lack leadership quality.
 • WHY not introduce Basic Income Grant as a constitutional right? Because nowadays one cannot live anymore without at least a certain small amount. Life is BIG.
 • USAKOS Town Council, thanks for cleaning the town. Keep it up. – Legend
 • THIS is how our country is. Everybody, including the minister of transport, are still in their positions, except Theo Namases of Air Namibia who was suspended. Even the ACC is afraid to investigate. Everything is quiet. Why? The President and Prime Mini
 MATHEW Mumbala, your statement in The Namibian to Venaani shows why the people are still living in shacks after 24 years of independence under the Swapo government. That mentality won’t change anything.
POLL
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


Results so far:
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SPORT - INTERNATIONAL | 2014-08-23
Mandzukic hands Atletico Super Cup win over Real

MADRID - Atletico Madrid gained some measure of revenge for their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid by beating their city rivals 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon on Friday to win the Spanish Super Cup 2-1 on aggregate.
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Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin (C), Koke (L) and Mario Mandzukic celebrate with the trophy after they won the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid August 23, 2014. Photo: Nampa-Reuters

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NEWS
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
‘Native’? Sorry, no dried peas
DRIED peas, sexually transmitted diseases, stray donkeys, obscene songs and Sundays are some of the topics included in a range of outdated laws that the Law Reform and Development Commission has recommended should be removed from Namibia’s law books. Read more...
2014-08-22
Tribute to Tatekulu Ya Toivo
THIS month several Namibian leaders, including President Hifikepunpye Pohamba and Prime Minister Hage Geingob, celebrated their birthdays. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Companies support Swapo for tenders
NUDO parliamentarian Arnold Tjihuiko yesterday said companies that support Swapo financially do so for the tenders they get. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
ACC investigates fisheries director
THE Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating allegations that a Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources director, Anna Erastus, received about N$700 000 from Omualu Fishing Company. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Minors break into aircraft to steal headphones
AN attempt by three minors to steal a set of headphones from a chartered plane at Sesfontein is expected to cost Namibia Desert Air company over N$1 million in damages. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Labour opens criminal case against doctor
THE Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has opened criminal charges against a prominent Windhoek clinical psychologist Ockert ‘Ocky’ Jooste for not paying his workers and for dishonesty. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Accommodation facilities in the North fully booked
MANY travellers and tourists who are planning to visit the Olufuko Festival and the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair in the North have no accommodation as most facilities are fully booked. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Ongwediva trade fair opens
THE 15th edition of the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair opens to the public today under the theme; “Imparting knowledge, enhancing capacity”. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
MDGs suffer from experimentation
MOSES MAGADZA

A SENIOR United Nations official has said the failure by many African countries to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can be attributed to lack of precedent, which led to experimentation as well as to over-reliance on external support. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-22
Rehab centre’s application postponed
THE Windhoek municipality has delayed an application to build a rehabilitation centre, despite the fact that it issues 12 liquor licences per month. Read more...
BUSINESS
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