Tracy Tafirenyika

Tracy Tafirenyika


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Ministry resolves food supply delays in schools

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has resolved the delays that led to over 15 000 Windhoek pupils going hungry. Education executive director Sanet Steenkamp, responding to questions by The Namibian on Thursday, said it was never the ministry’s…

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Food delay leaves 15 400 pupils hungry

More than 15 400 Windhoek pupils have allegedly gone hungry after food supplies to 36 schools have been delayed since January. Teachers claim the crisis has been so severe that some students have fainted in class. The Ministry of Education,…

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Founding president hospitalised

Namibia’s founding president, Sam Nujoma, has been admitted to a Windhoek hospital. His son, Utoni, says Nujoma was admitted on Thursday and is currently recovering. “He was not feeling well, but he is okay now,” he said on Friday. Utoni…

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‘Swapo is dying in silence’

…Okorukambe district coordinator claims victimisation from Shaningwa Swapo Okorukambe district coordinator Frans Murangi says the party is dying silently because members are afraid of discussing leadership issues. Murangi, who is also a member of Swapo’s think tank, was speaking to…

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Police investigate students’ sex exploitation

The Namibian Police are investigating cases of university students and school-children that have become victims of online sex work. The investigation comes two years after a 2022 Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Child Welfare report titled ‘Disruptive Harm…

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Healthcare scholarship launched

Namibian medical doctor Esperance Luvindao has announced the launch of the Doctor Esperance Luvindao Healthcare Scholarship Award. The launch, in partnership with Osaat Africa Health Foundation, aims to support aspiring healthcare students in Namibia by providing financial assistance to those…

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Man arrested for attempting to rape his mother

A 40-year-old male was arrested last week for attempting to rape his mother (79) at Onesi in the Omusati village. According to the weekend crime report released by the police, the suspect pushed his mother and grabbed her with the…

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Brave Warriors make Namibia proud, says Mbumba

President Nangolo Mbumba has congratulated the Brave Warriors for reaching the Cosafa Cup 2024 finals, in which the national men’s football team is set to face Angola on Sunday. Mbumba said in a statement on Saturday that the Brave Warriors…

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NTB defends buying top brass N$60 000 outfits for carnival

The state-owned Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) is set to spend N$60 000 on outfits for politicians, such as president Nangolo Mbumba, vice president Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and their spouses, to attend a festival in northern Namibia. The other beneficiaries of outfits…

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Nangombe denies bed shortage at Katutura hospital

The executive director of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, says there is no shortage of beds at Katutura State Hospital, although he admits there is a shortage of space. This statement follows reports from several mothers…

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‘Pay back the money’

… mineworkers demand answers on missing millions Former and current members of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) are questioning the whereabouts of millions they have paid in dividends, which they claim they have not benefited from in 27 years.…

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