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The Namibian Newspaper Cup 2014 - 18 - 21 April 2014
 *SAME old story, civilians on military aircraft? Instead of Air Namibia, I should fly military. When will Namibia get serious?
 *WHY are children loaded onto army helicopters? To cut costs or save money? My goodness.
 *THE African National Congress of South Africa gives social grants and is assured of loyal voters.
 *LADIES at the exams department, we need our certificates as we cannot wait for months. Hurry up IUM.
2 days to go!
Do you think Namibian MPs deserve better perks?

1. No! They already get too much.

2. Maybe, we should respect our leaders.

3. Yes, they work hard.

4. Hell no! Their pay should be performance-based.

Results so far:
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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Frog play
A boy, who is part of the Mangetti cultural group in Tsumkwe, performs a dance. The act called ‘frog play’ is performed by a shaman, crouching on the ground in a hopping frog-like way to fight off an opponent.
Windhoek 11° 27° -
Walvis Bay 14° 29° -
Oshakati - - -
Keetmanshoop 15° 29° -
Grootfontein 11° 28° -
Gobabis 12° 28° -
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IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
6 ‘passion’ deaths in 6 days
ABOUT a month after President Hifikepunye Pohamba called for a day of prayer on 6 March, six people have been confirmed dead in gender-based crimes while one woman is battling for survival. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Angry ELCRN members petition bishop
TWENTY members of Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) were locked out on Friday, after the church’s bishop, Ernest //Gamxamub, refused to take their petition. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Mangetti - better than no school
FIFTEEN–YEAR–OLD Rauna Simpson stands still, staring into a closet in the hostel of the Mangetti Dune School at Tsumkwe where she is a Grade 3 pupil. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
UNAIDS applauds Nam efforts in HIV fight
UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Professor Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, has given Namibia a thumbs-up for its efforts to reduce the number of HIV cases, saying the country has shown exemplary political leadership and community mobilisation in the AIDS response. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Otjimbingwe residents want compensation for damages
ABOUT 50 residents of Otjimbingwe settlement in Karibib are claiming compensation for damages to their electrical gadgets due to electrical faults on the Erongo RED network. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Labour unrest at NWR’s Halali
LABOUR relations at the national tourism company continue to be problematic with recent disputes reaching State House. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Murder appeal focuses on autopsy report
AN AUTOPSY report that lacked a medical doctor’s sworn confirmation of its contents was in the spotlight in an appeal hearing in the Supreme Court yesterday. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Erongo RED launches customer care call centre
ERONGO’s electricity distributor Erongo RED yesterday officially launched its customer care call centre in Walvis Bay. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Katali irked by locals selling EPLs to foreigners
THE Minister of Mines and Energy, Isack Katali, says he is deeply disturbed by many Namibians who are holders of the exclusive prospecting licences (EPL’s) in the mining sector, but opt to sell them to multinational foreign companies, and remain mere proxies. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-16
Crash victims identified
A MOTHER and her young son were amongst the five people killed in the Namibia Defence Force helicopter crash at Grootfontein last Friday. Read more...

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