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Thu 21 Aug 2014
 • REVOLUTIONS lead nowhere. The book Animal Farm says it all. We are at the time when laws are now being changed, just as the animals changed the laws, “all animals are equal but some are more equal than others” . I cannot make sense of these changes. Wil
 • 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.
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 | 2014-08-21
Olufuko Festival kicks off
The Olufuko Festival kicked off yesterday at Outapi. The seven-day event started with a welcoming ceremony which included traditional dances and the introduction of 82 maidens. Read more...
READY ... The 82 young maidens line up inside the traditional homestead to go to the omahangu pounding area, where they participate in a cultural ritual. - Photograph by Jordaania Andima

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 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Communities unhappy with dry toilet project
GOVERNMENT’S plan to construct over 6 500 dry pit-latrine toilets across the country has been greeted with little appreciation from rural community members who stand to benefit, calling the system inferior. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Opposition to blame for constitutional chaos - Govt
GOVERNMENT yesterday blamed 10 opposition parties for the chaos that erupted after changes to the Electoral Act were announced, saying they proposed changes and backed down after it signalled their death. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
N$9 million for NBC election coverage
GOVERNMENT has set aside an additional N$9 million to fund the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation’s coverage of this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Baby dies in electricity shock drama at Okahandja
A NINE-MONTH-OLD baby girl died on Tuesday when her mother allegedly fell on her after suffering an electric shock at Okahandja. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Recusal ruling reserved in Lameck trial
A RULING that might have the effect of sending the High Court trial of former Public Service Commissioner Teckla Lameck and two co-accused back to square one is due to be delivered on 14 November. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Chinese assaulted, robbed of N$300 000 and car
A CHINESE businessman at Uis was severely beaten up by four suspects on Monday, before they stole N$300 000 cash and his vehicle. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Union blames govt for teachers’ poor performance
THE Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) has blamed government for the poor ‘performance’ of teachers. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Uutoni calls for sustainable police-public cooperation
THE deputy Minister of Safety and Security, Erastus Uutoni, has called for sustainable police-public cooperation to effectively combat crime. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Rhino poacher gets seven years in prison
A KUNENE resident convicted of poaching a rhinoceros and possessing the endangered animal’s two horns was sentenced to an effective seven years’ imprisonment and fined a total of N$13 000 at the end of his trial in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court yesterday. Read more...
 INTERNATIONAL | 2014-08-21
Campaign fever hits Swapo
CAMPAIGN fever has hit the ruling party, with Swapo secretary general Nangolo Mbumba saying they will thoroughly prepare for the elections. Read more...
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