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 *POWER to the women. We are being abused by men who were brought into this world by women. Why? Because women allow it to happen. Get out of abusive relationships and be free. This is our time to show men that behind the pretty smiles lies the power to fi
 ANTI-CORRUPTION Commission, visit towns like Khorixas and see how government vehicles are being abused after hours as well as during weekends.
 *MINISTER Charles Namoloh, are you really investigating the case of the Omaruru Town Council for a year. Why are you playing delaying tactics until the elections?
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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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Ebola alarm is false - Health
MORE than 100 passengers on Air Namibia flight SW722 were held in isolation for almost four hours Friday morning after it was suspected that one of them had Ebola. Read more...
SAFETY FIRST … Health Officials from the Ministry of Health and Social Services at the Hosea Kutako International Airport put on protective gear before boarding Flight SW722 to assess a passenger suspected to have the Ebola virus. No one was found to have contracted the deadly virus. - Photograph by Jordaania Andima

IJG Daily Bulletin
NEWS
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
PM denounces tribalism
PRIME Minister Hage Geingob called on political leaders not to use tribalism as a means to score political points because they are campaigning for the elections. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Cabinet grills Nghimtina
PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba and his Cabinet do not have kind words for the Minister of Works and Transport Erkki Nghimtina over the chaotic state of affairs at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Govt in grape project land controversy
POLITICAL leaders in //Karas region have raised concern over land potentially allocated to foreign companies at the proposed Tandjieskoppe green scheme irrigation project on the northern banks of the Orange River at Noordoewer settlement. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Pohamba concerned about slow economic growth
PRESIDENT Pohamba has once again expressed concern at the slow economic growth and high unemployment rate in the country. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Decades in prison over Otavi gang rape
TWO Otavi residents were sent to prison for an effective 60 and 20 years respectively this week for gang-raping a woman at the Otjozondjupa town in November 2010. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Rössing plans N$200m desalination plant
A LOW uranium price of US$28 (N$297) and a high cost of N$90 per unit of desalinated water from Areva’s Erongo Desalination Plant (EDA) has forced Rio Tinto’s Rössing Uranium to consider building its own desalination plant. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Wildlife crime penalties need updating
THE maximum fines that Namibian courts can impose for the crime of illegal hunting have become outdated and may need to be increased substantially to be more appropriate in present times, a High Court judge advised this week. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Ebola scientist says can sit next to victims
KATHERINE HADDON and TOM LARKIN

LONDON – The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread
KATE KELLAND

LONDON – For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it’s not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-01
NYS instils discipline in trainees
NATIONAL Youth Service (NYS) trainees are disciplined, loyal and patriotic citizens, commissioner Onesmus Upindi has claimed. Read more...

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