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The Namibian Newspaper Cup 2014 - 18 - 21 April 2014
 SMS Of The Day *I AM of the opinion that our lawmakers are the ‘chosen ones’ and role models, who lead by example. Ironically, as Gwen Lister puts it, instead of hearing of high calibre debates in our legislature, one hears of a litany of foolish ideas,
 *AIR Namibia, a Grade 1 pupil would have told you that from an economic perspective the Accra route would never work. Hope the bright spark who introduced the route will be taken to task.
 *COMRADE Kazenambo Kazenambo do not think you are the only educated one in the whole parliament or in Swapo Party. You always act selfishly when you speak in parliament.
 *ALBERT Kawana, speed up the implementation of legal changes of the town names. And you the local authorities in the south, get your proposals ready and forward them to Kawana.
 *THE reason for estimating our water by City of Windhoek is bankruptcy.
 *NAMIBIAN doctors overcharge the Angolans if they come to our country. Shame on them.
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.

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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Ritual dance
Pupils from a Man- getti cultural group perform a ritual dance as their peers and the villagers from the community look on at Tsumkwe in the Otjozondjupa region. They were performing during the official open- ing of the Mangetti Dune School’s new dining hall. Photo: Jordaania Andima
Windhoek 10° 23° -
Walvis Bay 20° 30° -
Oshakati - - -
Keetmanshoop 14° 24° -
Grootfontein 14° 23° -
Gobabis 12° 25° -
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IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Govt spends N$57m on livestock subsidy
HARDAP, Omaheke and Otjozondjupa regions claimed the biggest chunk of government’s livestock marketing incentive scheme, receiving a combined N$36 million of the N$57 million disbursed countrywide from March 2013 to January this year. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Critical drugs run out at State hospitals
A SHORTAGE of two critical drugs used in anesthetic has hit Windhoek Central and Katutura State hospitals, with sources saying the drugs ran out of stock about six months ago. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Over 1 500 die of malnutrition-related causes
MORE than 1 500 children died of malnutrition in Namibia since 2008, the head of the epidemiology department in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Clementine Muroua, revealed yesterday. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Revamped Dolphin Park attracts scores during east weather
IT would have easily been mistaken for a hot summer day during the December festive season at Walvis Bay’s revamped Dolphin Park this past weekend – if it had not been for the fact that winter is already here. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
85% of youth register to vote
THE National Youth Council of Namibia (NYC) has expressed great satisfaction over the 85% of young Namibians who registered to vote in the 2014 elections, saying this was the largest turnout of youngsters since independence. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
First arguments heard on Schiefer appeal bid
A RULING that should indicate if double murder convict Romeo Schiefer will be allowed to appeal to the Supreme Court, against his conviction and 48-year prison term, is expected to be given in the Windhoek High Court by early June. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Engineer gets date for trial on rape charges
THE trial of a civil engineer accused of raping women in Windhoek and in the Rundu area is due to start in the Windhoek High Court in January 2015. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Nepotism allegations continue at Katutura court
ALLEGATIONS of corruption and nepotism continue to surface at the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court in Katutura, with some senior clerks allegedly hiring close relatives and friends to serve as casual clerks. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Intamba declared national hero
PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba has declared the late Namibian Ambassador to Egypt, Andrew (Bongi) Intamba, a national hero. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-04-15
Ministry leaves nursing students in debt
OVER 47 nursing students, who are due to graduate under the training of the Ministry of Health and Social Services National Health Training Centre (NHTC), are neck-deep in debt after the ministry failed to pay their loans. Read more...

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