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Fix NBC, Remove Politicians

[Namibian] ALL NEWS MEDIA are in all sorts of trouble. Namibians should be worried. (AllAfrica)

Ex-Magistrate Sent to Prison On Corruption Charges

[Namibian] A FORMER magistrate found guilty on 16 charges of corruption and defeating or obstructing the course of justice was sent to prison for an effective period of two years at the end of her trial in the Windhoek High Court today. (AllAfrica)

NSX Lists First Energy Company

[Namibian] THE Namibian Stock Exchange has listed an energy company for the first time, a good sign of deepening and diversifying Namibian capital markets. (AllAfrica)

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article Iv Consultation With Namibia

[IMF] On August 30, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Namibia and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting. (AllAfrica)

Swapo's 2019 Electoral College Outcome

[Namibian] Here is the final list of Swapo's National Assembly candidates for 2019, as chosen at the electoral college held last weekend. (AllAfrica)

Botswana to Deport Over 800 Namibian Refugees

[Namibian] OVER 850 Namibians who have been living as refugees in Botswana will be deported to Namibia after that country nullified their refugee status. (AllAfrica)

Pharmacies Challenge Govt Restriction On Codeine

[Namibian] THE Pharmaceutical Society of Namibia is suing the government for restricting public access to vital medicine such as painkillers and cough syrup because they contain codeine. (AllAfrica)

3 000 Rape Cases in Three Years

[Namibian] Oshikoto and Khomas region recorded the highest number of cases between April and June this year. (AllAfrica)

PG to Decide Fate of Woman Accused of Killing 70-Year-Old Lover

[New Era] Windhoek -The prosecutor general is set to decide the fate of a woman who is in police custody for allegedly killing her pensioner lover when she stabbed him multiple times to death last year. (AllAfrica)

Over 30 000 Drought-Related Cattle Deaths Recorded in Seven Months

[New Era] As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 -- the normal rainfall season. (AllAfrica)

Govt Houses Cheap As Chips

[Namibian] A SENIOR government official bought a N$1,8 million house in Windhoek from the state for N$336 000, despite a directive by the finance ministry not to sell the government houses for peanuts. (AllAfrica)

Investors Must Come to Africa On Our Terms - Geingob At WEF

[New Era] Windhoek -Hopes for Africa's economy have been raised before, particularly when the continent enjoyed boom times prior to the financial crash of 2008, much in part to a commodities "super cycle" that saw sustained high prices for its raw materials. However, prices for Africa's minerals are well down on those heady days while few countries have yet to escape the extractive model by managing to add value to their commodities. Now, however, there is a growing determination to achieve this, with Zimbabwe's President Emm (AllAfrica)

Namibia Prioritises Local Food Value Chain

[Namibian] NAMIBIA is striving to create a conducive climate that will increase the number of business operators in the local food value chain. (AllAfrica)

Geingob's 'Long Shot' At Swapo Unity

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob faces the mammoth task to unify a shattered Swapo Party ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections in November. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Youth League Wants Term Limit for Prosecutor-General Job

[New Era] Windhoek -The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has called for the revision of the prosecutor-general's job so that it has a term limit for its incumbents. (AllAfrica)

131 Illegal Immigrants Deported to Zambia

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Zambezi regional police commander Commissioner Karel Theron says the second phase of the Kalahari Desert Operation is progressing well in the region. (AllAfrica)

Youth Left Licking Wounds in Parly Contest

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo youth were once again outwitted at the party's electoral college over the weekend, but President Hage Geingob's grip on the party tightened further as those perceived to be his staunch supporters retained their place on the party's parliamentary list. (AllAfrica)

Bank Windhoek Launches Nationwide Vishing Awareness Campaign

[New Era] Windhoek -As a responsible corporate citizen dedicated to fighting e-crime and financial fraud, Bank Windhoek has launched a vishing awareness campaign, which highlights how vishing telephone fraud works. (AllAfrica)

Veya ICT Helps Swimming Sensation Canjulo Realise Olympic Dream

[New Era] Windhoek -Veya Information Communication Technology (Veya ICT) has partnered with 13-year old junior swimming athlete, Jose Canjulo, to help him realize his goal of reaching the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar and beyond. (AllAfrica)

Invasion Wellness Hosts First Health and Fitness Expo

[New Era] The DTS Stadium in Olympia was crowded with over 300 fitness and health enthusiasts over the weekend who thronged the first ever health and wellness support event. (AllAfrica)

Agribusdev's Workers Unpaid for August

[Namibian] AUSSENKEHR-BASED workers of the state-owned Agricultural Business Development Agency (Agribusdev) have threatened to take unspecified action in view of unpaid salaries for August. (AllAfrica)

Fourie Tops At WMC Circuit Race

[Namibian] WINDHOEK - Windhoek Motor Club (WMC) hosted a successful fifth leg of the karting and circuit racing at Tony Rust Race Track on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Advance to World Cup Group Stages

[Namibian] A goal in each half led the Brave Warriors to a 2-0 win over Eritrea on Tuesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Katutura and 4-1 on aggregate into the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifers. (AllAfrica)

Rugby World Cup Fever Grows

[Namibian] EXCITEMENT for the Rugby World Cup is mounting after Namibia's national team made some final courtesy calls to President Hage Geingob at State House and the Japanese ambassador's residence on Tuesday, before their departure to Japan on Thursday morning. (AllAfrica)

Navachab Half-Marathon Launched

[Namibian] WINDHOEK - The sixth annual Navachab Gold Mine half-marathon was launched on Tuesday, with an improved sponsorship of N$112 000. (AllAfrica)

NBC in Panic Over Job Cuts

[Namibian] WORKERS at the Namibian Broadcasting Cooperation are in a state of panic following the announcement of the retrenchment of 156 workers, starting yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Fisheries Workers Against Marine Phosphate Mining

[Namibian] OVER 1 000 people, mostly workers in the fishing industry at Walvis Bay, participated in a mass protest against marine phosphate mining, urging the government not to grant prospective miners an environmental clearance certificate. (AllAfrica)

Food Security Weakening Amid Drought - Report

[Namibia Economist] In many cases, the livelihood of people in the rural areas has been affected severely by the ongoing drought, including restricted access to safe and nutritious food, a new report on food security shows. (AllAfrica)

Two Top National Carrier Board Members Resign

[Namibia Economist] Air Namibia's Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors resigned with effect on Friday, 5 September, according to an announcement. (AllAfrica)

Mass Anti-Phosphate Mining Marches Planned

[Namibian] Mass marches to protest marine phosphate mining in Namibian waters have been planned to take place at Walvis Bay and Luderitz today, and in Windhoek tomorrow. (AllAfrica)

Housing Backlog Stands At 110 000

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's housing backlog currently stands at 110 000 housing units and grows at an annual rate of nearly 3 700, Vice-President Nangolo Mumba said last week. (AllAfrica)