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The Namibian
Fri 29 May 2015
 *KNOWLEDGE Katti, is your money drying up? Please stop your dream of phosphate mining in our waters. We love peace. Please stick to your useless oil prospecting!
 *ROADS Authority, when will the road between Solitaire and Gaub Canyon be upgraded again? The road is in a shocking state. Please act now.
 *MINISTER Bernard Haufiku, first establish a correlation between alcohol prices and its abuse through research. Otherwise you risk diverting more household spending to alcohol and causing more social problems.
Will divorcing teachers' colleges from Unam improve the education system?

1. No, it is a waste of money.

2. Yes, it will attract those with passion.

3. It doesn't matter. Students will enroll anyway.

4. Maybe, but they must raise the entry requirements.

Results so far:
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  • No vacant positions

NEWS - NATIONAL | 2015-05-30
Kambueshe wins damp squib Swakop by-election
Only 4 238 eligible voters out of a possible 29 000 cast their vote in yesterday's by-election in the Swakopmund constituency. There were 20 fixed polling stations plus two mobile stations - eight more than the usual amount - to speed-up the process and ensure shorter queues. How they scored: Juuso Kambueshe (Swapo) 2 621; Marius !Uwu-Gaeb (UDF) 497; Uahimisa Kaapehi (Nudo) 358; Magrietha Hochobes (DTA) 762. Cell phone photo: Adam Hartman

IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Swakop by-election results expected tonight
IF all goes according to plan the new Swakopmund constituency councillor will be known by latest midnight, according to Electoral Commission of Namibia director Paul Isaak. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Slow start to Swakopmund by-election
THE Swakopmund by-elections started slowly this morning but Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) officials are confident that the approximately 26 000 registered voters will have voted for their preferred candidate by the time the polls close tonight at 21h00. Read more...
Listen to Job, KK says
FORMER youth minister Kazenambo Kazenambo says government should engage the Affirmative Repositioning movement that has mobilised mass applications for urban land in order to avoid chaos. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Buhari vows to tackle Nigeria's problems 'head on'
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said in his inaugural address on Friday the nation faced "enormous challenges" but vowed "to tackle them head on", after taking the oath of office. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
A fight well fought
FRIENDS and relatives yesterday flooded social media to pay tribute to radio and television personality Chi-Chi, real name Nancy Muinjo, who died of cancer in the morning. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Mudge gets credit for Namibia's democracy
VETERAN retired politician Dirk Mudge and the party he founded in the 1970s, the DTA of Namibia, helped establish a multi-party and multi-ethnic democracy in Namibia, speakers said at the launch of Mudge's newly published autobiography in Windhoek this week. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
VP shames property developers
VICE president Nickey Iyambo yesterday blasted property developers for buying land cheaply and selling it for exorbitant prices to citizens, saying they have no patriotic sentiments other than to make money in this country. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Napwu rejects plans to outsource cleaning services

THE Namibian Public Workers Union has strongly opposed plans by the ministry of health to outsource cleaning services at hospitals in the country. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Ndatipo inquest hearing to start in July
THE hearing of testimony in the inquest into the death of 'struggle kid' Frieda Ndatipo is scheduled to start in the Windhoek High Court on 9 July. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2015-05-29
Reho communal farmers feel left out
COMMUNAL farmers in and around Rehoboth feel they are losing out on the allocations of resettlement farms under the government's land reform programme. Read more...
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