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John-Colin Namene

John-Colin Namene

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National Youth Games launched

The delayed third National Youth Games (NYG) will take place later this year, the organisers said following the official launch at Oshakati on Friday. Organised by the Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and…

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98 500 benefit from mass registration exercise

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security has attended to 98 581 applicants for various services in the ongoing Mass Registration Programme for national documents. This was revealed by ministry executive director Etienne Maritz yesterday. The campaign started in…

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United Nations criticises Govt’s development spending

President Nangolo Mbumba this week told development agencies to do more “serious and tangible” work, but they countered by criticising ministries’ funds management. During a courtesy visit between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country resident Alka Bhatia and Mbumba yesterday,…

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Register where you live – ECN

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says people can register to vote where they stay for work purposes. This was said by ECN director of operations Zenia Klazen during a visit to State House on Tuesday aimed at addressing urgent…

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Lukato promises increased mineral enrichment

The National Democratic Party (NDP) aims to ensure at least half of Namibia’s mineral resources are processed locally. Party leader Martin Lukato yesterday told The Namibian the NDP’s manifesto will focus on addressing the country’s high unemployment rate. “The NDP…

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Ugandans ‘disruptive’ about king in Namibia, Govt says

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security says supporters of the king of Buganda, Ronald Mutebi II, have caused disruptions by falsely claiming the Ugandan king was unlawfully detained in Namibia and staging protests at Namibian diplomatic missions.…

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Business association fears not being heard by Mbumba

The Namibia Local Businesses Association (Naloba) says president Nangolo Mbumba has declined its request to discuss the country’s economy with him. This comes after Naloba president Erastus Shapumba wrote Mbumba a letter on 25 June, requesting an urgent appointment to…

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Mbumba, Shaningwa criticised for meeting electoral commission

Experts say the meeting president Nangolo Mbumba and Swapo secretary general Sophia Shaningwa had with the country’s eletoral body shows the two are panicking. Shaningwa and Mbumba met with the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) at State House on Tuesday.…

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Medical interns fight working long hours

Medical interns practicing at various hospitals in Windhoek say they are subjected to long working hours without compensation. They claim that despite their contracts indicating that they should work 40 hours per week, they work more than that and work…

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We can still do magic – parties on voter registration

Political parties are hopeful that more eligible voters will register in the remaining weeks before the end of the general voters’ registration period. The Electoral Commission of Namibia’s (ECN) deadline of 1 August is drawing near, with many eligible Namibians…

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UDF promises free education at all levels

United Democratic Front (UDF) spokesperson Mabasen Narib says the party will offer free education at all levels if elected in government. Narib said this yesterday in an interview with The Namibian, stating that Namibians need to attain the most from…

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Govt rejects Ugandan King Mutebi II’s visa extension request

The government has rejected a visa extension request by the king of the Buganda tribe of Uganda, King Ronald Mutebi II. This was confirmed by Erastus Hailwa, the foreign relations officer in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation yesterday.…

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