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The Namibian
Mon 20 Oct 2014
 • IT seems when our government leaders make promises to the nation to build more schools, provide better medical facilities and create more jobs, etc, they delay those plans and at times brush them under the carpet that is lavishly laid out for them. But
 • SWAPO leaders, our Lord does not care much about the importance of your work as you are creating two Namibian countries. One is where your own children are assured of a better future while the other passes on poverty to the next generation.
 • HAPPY International White Cane Day! I would like to wish all visually impaired and those partially sighted a blessed day. Remember, even without sight there is vision. Let us keep on advocating our rights.
 • WHY does the government not appoint independent bodies to supervise tender boards? The tender boards are perceived to be corrupt and we don't know where to go. The relevant authorities must help us poor Namibians.
 • ONDANGWA Magistrate's Court, please familiarise yourself with court proceedings at other courts. Police officers are abusing people. One cannot even cross his or her legs or even lean against those hard chairs. Go to Windhoek or watch the Oscar Pistoriu
 • I, ELIFAS Shoombe Shaanika, lost a wallet with my personal documents in a taxi in Windhoek. If found, please contact me on 081 2167308 or 081 2984947.
POLL
Should presidential candidates have public debates before the elections?

1. Yes, it will help us make up our minds.

2. No, it will have no effect on the outcome.

3. Maybe, but will Swapo agree this time?

4. No one cares!


Results so far:
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NEWS - AFRICA | 2014-10-21
Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Killing Reeva
PRETORIA - South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison today for killing his girlfriend, in the climax of his sensational trial. Read more...
SENTENCED ... Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is seen in the dock as judgment is delivered at the high court in Pretoria, on October 21, 2014. South Africa's star athlete Pistorius was sentenced to five years imprisonment for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was also sentenced to three years, suspended for five years, for firing a pistol under a table at Tasha's restaurant in Johannesburg in January 2013. The sentences run concurrently.

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 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Russian land baron to invest N$600m
INVESTORS in the Marula Game Ranch project claimed yesterday that they plan spending N$600 million buying and developing farms as part of a project spearheaded by Russian businessman Rashid Sardarov. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Pohamba's daughter gets N$100m contracts
A COMPANY owned by President Hifikepunye Pohamba's daughter KaupomhoteKata Investment stands a chance of being awarded over N$500 million worth of State contracts within a year if she and her partner get a N$400 million road construction job that is yet to be issued. Read more...
2014-10-20
The poor lose out in land sale
Windhoek municipality makes N$48m after selling 49 plots meant for first-time buyers Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Nam dog guns for top spot in South African slimming competition
A SWAKOPMUND Labrador retriever, named Captain Haddock, almost died last year because of obesity, but after shedding an amazing 15,1 kilogrammes, the dog is in the running for this year's biggest loser of weight in a pet slimming competition in South Africa. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Venaani campaign manager gets job at ECN
McHENRY Venaani's campaign manager, Hella Nghifindaka, is doubling up as an Electoral Commission of Namibia coordinator in the information technology department. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
'Painful and difficult' to lose a child to death
THE parents of 22-year-old Silvia Esau who is accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend, say it is painful and difficult to lose a child to death, particularly a violent one, and that such a death is 'painful' for both families. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Roads contractor suspends manager
THE head of internal audit and risk management at the Roads Contractor Company was suspended last week Tuesday after she allegedly told the board chairperson about a case of suspected conflict of interest involving the acting chief executive officer. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Nguvauva on course for chieftaincy
THE deputy minister of works and transport, Kilus Nguvauva, is back on track to become the paramount chief of the Ovambanderu community in Namibia, following the withdrawal of an appeal against a High Court order that cleared the way for his rise to the Ovambanderu chieftaincy. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
NamPower, Zim sign new deal
NAMPOWER has signed a 15-year power purchasing agreement with the Zimbabwe Power Company for the supply of 80MW of electricity to Namibia. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-20
Russian buys huge land in Namibia
WHILE government has made public statements against absentee foreign landlords, a Russian businessman has bought several farms in Namibia amounting to 28 000 ha where he intends to set up a game ranch and intends to buy more. Read more...
BUSINESS
www.weatherphotos.co.za
Windhoek 15° 33° -
Walvis Bay 10° 21° -
Oshakati 18° 37° -
Keetmanshoop 17° 35° -
Grootfontein 16° 35° -
Gobabis 12° 34° -
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