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The Namibian Newspaper Cup 2014 - 18 - 21 April 2014
 HOW on earth does the Ministry of Health and Social Services want to legalise incompetency and negligence on the part of those responsible for leaving foreign objects in patients’ bodies? The ministry does not want to be sued, what a joke? Is it because t
 *I WOULD like to know why in independent Namibia, people are still being body searched in public when leaving shops like Mr Price.
 NAMIBIA Airports Company (NAC) must be renamed to Namibia Airports of Corruption.
 *REHOBOTH Town Council, the press release in The Namibian of 14 April 2014, about the so-called land grabbing at Rehoboth shows your hopelessness. UPM please keep it up.
 *LADY Pohamba Hospital has nothing to do with the Swapo Party. Find out who will manage the hospital and the shareholders.
 *THE government should send our refunds straight to us students. We are still waiting for last year’s refunds at IUM.
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.

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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Aangandjera gathering cancelled
ACTIVITIES of the Ongandjera People United Party have been put on ice indefinitely including its intended launch which was initially planned for last Sunday. Read more...
Sophia Shaningwa, Hifikepunye Pohamba
Windhoek 26° -
Walvis Bay 14° 20° -
Oshakati 18° 32° -
Keetmanshoop 24° -
Grootfontein 12° 26° -
Gobabis 25° -
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IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Pensioners spend money on alcohol
A PARLIAMENTARY committee research into the abuse of alcohol in Namibia has revealed widespread misuse of money by pensioners on liquor, different rules on the opening and closing times of shebeens and called for controls on traditional alcohol brews. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Hunger season reaches its peak – Agriculture
FOOD shortage remains a challenge for rural Namibians as the hunger season reaches its peak, following the severe drought, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has revealed in its Crop Prospect and Food Security Situation Report. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Card cloners get sentencing date
THE five men convicted of having been involved in an international fraud scheme in which cloned bank cards were used to withdraw money in Namibia are due to be sentenced on 16 June. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Cuban doctors face theft charges
THE Ministry of Health and Social Services has opened a case against Cuban doctors allegedly found with medical supplies in their quarters suspected to have been taken from Windhoek hospitals last month. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Nam joins search for missing Botswana helicopter
THE Ministry of Works and Transport and the Police Air Wing unit yesterday launched a search mission for a missing helicopter from neighbouring Botswana. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
AU member states engage in labour dialogue in Windhoek
UNEMPLOYMENT and under-employment are still at high levels, in particular among youth and women. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Power outage in Okandjengedi south
ELECRICITY distributor, Oshakati Premier Electric (OPE), announced yesterday that there will be a power outage today in Okandjengedi South informal settlement between 08h00-17h00. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Import tariffs strain rich-poor gap in ‘madly expensive’ Luanda

LUANDA – In Luanda’s Jumbo supermarket, a half-litre tub of imported vanilla ice-cream used to cost US$25, testament to the Angolan capital’s rank as one of the world’s most ex- pensive cities. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-24
Informal settlers upgrade settlements
THROUGH the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), informal settlers of Tweetheni and Ehangano in Okuryangava together with the Polytechnic of Namibia’s Architecture students and lecturers started a participatory planning workshop on 8 April 2014 for the preparations of working models for housing solutions for the communities. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-23
50/50 could rock Swapo CC boat
THE discussion around the 50/50 gender representation at all structures of Swapo is expected to spark fireworks this weekend when the party holds its first Central Committee (CC) meeting for this year. Read more...

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