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The Namibian
Wed 22 Oct 2014
 • THE escalating land prices should be a priority on the agenda for the next government in 2015 to address. It must come up with a regulatory law to overcome this matter which is benefiting only certain individuals.
 • IF Vendelinus Hamutenya really said that political parties which oppose homosexuality should move with the times, then this is the first time I am learning that homosexuality is something like a fashion statement. I will never accept homosexuals just li
 • THE repairs done on the Western Bypass in the Khomasdal area have made the street bumpier than before. Why is the RCC quality inspector lenient towards the company doing the repairs? - Conti
 • SWAPO party is just like any other party. If you hate it, don't waste your time because Swapo will give you headaches. But to those who love Swapo, please go out in big numbers and vote for Swapo. Viva Swapo party. - Opuwo resident
 • IF what I have read in the local media reports about tender corruption is true, I doubt that the poor people of this country are facing a secure and prosperous future.
 • THE government needs a new ministry to be called 'Ministry of State Funerals' because our heroes are old now and will need state funerals very soon.
Should presidential candidates have public debates before the elections?

1. Yes, it will help us make up our minds.

2. No, it will have no effect on the outcome.

3. Maybe, but will Swapo agree this time?

4. No one cares!

Results so far:
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NEWS - NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Gyrocopter crashes in Windhoek
A PILOT and his dog escaped death this morning when the gyrocopter they were flying in dropped from the sky after an engine failure. Read more...
CRASHED ... Pilot, Reinhard Hoppe, survived the crash in the Prosperita industrial area on the outskirts of Windhoek unscathed. Aircraft investigator Thomas Hipondoka Herman said the aircraft (number V5UMO) took off just before 07h00 from Eros Airport's runway 19 heading from north to south. - Photograph by Henry Van Rooi

Electoral Commission of Namibia
IJG Daily Bulletin
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Blade Runner gets 5 years

PRETORIA - South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Government workers on party lists ignore rule
THE law compelling civil servants who are nominated for the next parliament to take leave appears to be ignored and challenged by those affected despite a reminder from Secretary to Cabinet, Frans Kapofi. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Rape victim says police tried to bribe her
AN Oshakati police officer has been taken off a rape case she was investigating after she allegedly tried to bribe the victim to withdraw the case. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Telecom board split over CEO appointment
THE Telecom Namibia board is allegedly divided over the appointment of the chief executive officer of the ailing parastatal. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Chinese woman wins back seized dollars
A CHINESE resident of Namibia who was prosecuted and found guilty of a contravention of the Exchange Control Regulations after she was caught trying to take US$67 000 out of the country has won an appeal against her conviction. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Electronic marking for Grade 10 and 12
THE Ministry of Education has implemented electronic marking in some subjects for the 2014 national examinations of Grades 10 and 12. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
Riemvasmakers seek recognition
THE Riemvasmakers community at Khorixas have requested government to recognise their traditional authority. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-22
No legal aid for two men in cement fraud case
THE trial of six people accused of having defrauded cement company AfriSam Namibia of N$77 million could be delayed until the second half of next year, after the Directorate of Legal Aid turned down an application by two of the accused to be provided with State-funded legal representation. Read more...
 NATIONAL | 2014-10-21
Pohamba's daughter gets N$100m contracts
A COMPANY owned by President Hifikepunye Pohamba's daughter KaupomhoteKata Investment stands a chance of being awarded over N$500 million worth of State contracts within a year if she and her partner get a N$400 million road construction job that is yet to be issued. Read more...
 AFRICA | 2014-10-21
Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Killing Reeva
PRETORIA - South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison today for killing his girlfriend, in the climax of his sensational trial. Read more...
Windhoek 18° 34° -
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Oshakati 20° 38° -
Keetmanshoop 15° 35° -
Grootfontein 14° 36° -
Gobabis 12° 34° -
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