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Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend With Axe

[Namibian] A man allegedly attacked his girlfriend with an axe at Farm Dabis in Omaheke region Thursday, killing her with a chop to the head. (AllAfrica)

Whistleblower and Witness Protections Become Law

[Namibian] The Whistleblower Protection Act and Witness Protection Act were signed into law yesterday by President Hage Geingob. (AllAfrica)

Geingob Confirms His Choice for Top Ruling Party Positions

[Namibian] President Hage Geingob has confirmed that he picked deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as his choice for Swapo's vice president. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Nominates Candidates for Elective Congress

[New Era] Today the politburo of the ruling party Swapo converges in Windhoek to, amongst others, nominate candidates for next month's elective congress. (AllAfrica)

President Geingob to Address House of Lords in London

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has been invited to deliver remarks at the House of Lords - the upper house of the parliament of the United Kingdom - as part of the BURJ CEO Business Summit on 10 October in London. (AllAfrica)

Mother Accused of Strangling Her One-Month-Old Baby

[New Era] Windhoek -A mother accused of strangling her one-month-old baby after she experienced problems with the baby's father last year denied guilt when she took the stand in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in Katutura on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Burning Pregnant Teens Was a Joke - Ekandjo

[Namibian] YOUTH minister Jerry Ekandjo has had to walk back and explain that a remark made in parliament about burning pregnant teens was made in jest and should not be taken literally. (AllAfrica)

Muharukua - May the Hero Rest in Eternal Peace

[Namibian] DURING my many years of interaction with her, professionally and personally, I came to know comrade Muharukua as a selfless, assertive and principled person, who was always on the side of the most vulnerable. (AllAfrica)

Works to Advertise 74 Engineering Posts

[Namibian] SEVENTY-FOUR engineering positions will be advertised by the works ministry next week, said works permanent secretary Willem Goeiemann yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Gender-Based Violence Crisis in the Black Community

[Namibian] AT the beginning of this week, Namibians woke up to a nightmare that they are already accustomed to. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Vendors Irk Namibian Business People

[Namibian] SOME Namibian small business owners and vendors in the north have expressed discontent with the increasing number of Angolan citizens selling on the streets of many northern towns. (AllAfrica)

Kandjoze Urges Inclusivity in Mining Sector

[Namibian] MINISTER of mines and energy Obeth Kandjoze bemoaned the lack of inclusivity in mining to enable Namibians, including women, better opportunities to contribute to the country's GDP. (AllAfrica)

Geingob Picks Nandi-Ndaitwah

[Namibian] SWAPO acting President Hage Geingob has picked deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as his choice for Swapo's deputy president. (AllAfrica)

Pupils Enjoy Lessons in Classrooms Without Walls

[Namibian] PUPILS at the Munganya Junior Primary School listen attentively to their teacher during a lesson on nouns. (AllAfrica)

Police, FNB Offer Reward for Burglary Suspects

[New Era] Windhoek -FNB Namibia, in co-operation with the Namibian Police Force, is offering a generous reward for any information that may lead to the successful arrest and prosecution of culprits, who have been responsible for various cases of burglaries and housebreaking between November 2016 and September 2017. (AllAfrica)

Conmen Prey On Elderly in Oshana

[New Era] Ongwediva -Police in Oshana have warned the public against prowling con artists particularly targeting elderly citizen in the region. (AllAfrica)

Construction Industry Likely to Rebound in 2018 Only - Schlettwein

[New Era] Windhoek -Although suggesting an improvement for the construction sector, Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein feels this is likely to only occur in 2018. (AllAfrica)

Only Five Years for Local Authority Employees - Shimbulu

[Namibian] The Association for Local authorities in Namibia's president Katrina Shimbulu said local authorities in the country need to do away with workers' permanent contracts. (AllAfrica)

AU Mining Vision Serves As Framework for Minerals Policy Review

[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Mines and Energy has just embarked on the long-outstanding review of the national Minerals Policy to align this policy document with the developmental objectives of the African Mining Vision, adopted in 2009 by the African Union at its Heads of Governments summit. (AllAfrica)

Namport Wants Speedy Approval for Logistics Hub

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Cargo in transit destined for landlocked countries via the Port of Walvis Bay has significantly increased, with Malawi leading the pack. On this basis, NamPort wants relevant stakeholders to timely approve all plans and funding of the envisaged logistics hub that would see the smooth handling of such increased cargo. (AllAfrica)

Skulls in U.S. Museum Must Lay Foundation for a Genocide Section

[New Era] Namibians living in the United States of America (USA) last month announced the discovery of eight skulls, which have been identified as of Namibian origin, in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The eight skulls are only a drop in the ocean of thousands of human remains in this museum. Can this discovery really be surprising in view of the fact that human remains in their thousands and thousands have already been discovered in museums in the Federal Republic of Germany, a number of th (AllAfrica)

Bowling Teams Acquit Themselves Well

[New Era] Francistown -Three Namibian bowls teams returned home earlier this week from Francistown, Botswana, where they participated in the annual Botswana Invitational Trips Tournament, hosted by Francistown Bowling Club. (AllAfrica)

'Early Childhood Development Centres Enhance Children's Skills'

[New Era] Omitara -Deputy Minister for Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Lucia Witbooi, has said in the past two financial years her ministry has supported 14 Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDs) with teaching and learning materials in the Omaheke Region. (AllAfrica)

Fatima Vying for Top Crown

[New Era] Windhoek -Local model, beauty queen and student Fatima Shaningwa is ready to put Namibia on the international map when she competes in this year's Miss University of Africa beauty pageant finals in Abuja, Nigeria. (AllAfrica)

Priest, Dying Man Dialogue Ending

[New Era] Windhoek -Theatre lovers still have the opportunity to enjoy and watch an interesting stage play about the dialogue between a priest and a dying man, which will soon end at the Theatre School. (AllAfrica)

Katima Home Demolitions Continue Unabated

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The Katima Mulilo Town Council yesterday continued its drive to demolish houses erected illegally on its land, leaving dozens of families in the open. (AllAfrica)

We'll Bring Our a-Game - Ketjijere

[Namibian] Namibia's senior national team captain Ronald Ketjijere says they will approach Saturday's friendly international football match against bogey team Botswana with a competitive mindset. (AllAfrica)

Residents Receive Training in Brickmaking

[Namibian] Twenty-three residents of the Otjozondjupa region received training at Build-It's Otavi branch on Wednesday to manufacture bricks. (AllAfrica)

Informal Settlements Need Sanitary Awakening

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo chief whip in the National Assembly Evelyn !Nawases says the unsanitary conditions in most households on the outskirts of Windhoek and throughout the country, especially in the informal settlements, are appalling and need to be solved. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Intervene in Elephant-Troubled Omatjete

[Namibian] GOVERNMENT is deliberating on permanent interventions to stop the loss of human lives and property caused by elephants in the Omatjete area of the Erongo region. (AllAfrica)

University Owed Over U.S.$24,6 Million in Tuition Fees

[New Era] Windhoek -Students at the University of Namibia owe the institution a bank breaking N$326 million in unpaid tuition fees, literally a month before the commencement of the final examinations. (AllAfrica)