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Drought Relief Beneficiaries Lack Transport for Fodder

[Namibian] SOME farmers in the Kunene region reportedly cannot collect the fodder they receive as drought relief from the constituency offices to their farms due to lack of transport. (AllAfrica)

About 2 000 Teaching Posts for 2020

[Namibian] THE ministry of education says it has advertised 1 746 teaching posts for next year in the teaching vacancies bulletin today. (AllAfrica)

Swapo Blocks Omaheke Graft Probe

[Namibian] THE Omaheke Regional Council's monthly meeting ended in chaos yesterday after a group of Swapo members decided to block discussions on alleged corruption by top leaders at the council. (AllAfrica)

Swakopmund International Trade Expo Launched

[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) officially launched their Annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo (SWAITEX) which will be take place from 9 to 12 October at the Dome in Swakopmund. (AllAfrica)

Media Relay Election Concerns to SADC Observers

[New Era] Windhoek -Media practitioners yesterday told a visting Southern African Development Community Electoral Advisory Council (Seac) delegation about their concerns over military presence on the streets in light of recent fatal shootings of two civilians. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Introduces Visas On Arrival

[Namibian] Tourists from 47 countries no longer have to apply for visas in advance before leaving their countries for tourism, visiting, or transiting through Namibia. (AllAfrica)

Metropolitan Joins Mtc's Cause to Knock Out Gender Violence

[Namibia Economist] Insurance industry player Metropolitan this week pledged an amount of N$50,000 towards the MTC Knockout Project, which is aimed at ending gender violence. (AllAfrica)

Countries Qualifying for Visa On Arrival to Namibia

[Namibian] The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration has granted visitors from 47 countries permission to apply for visas on arrival to Namibia. These visitors will no longer have to apply in advance before departing their countries of origin for tourism, visiting, or transiting through Namibia. (AllAfrica)

Visa On Arrival Pilot Project Set to Boost Tourism and Economic Growth

[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration this week officially launched a pilot visa on arrival for 47 countries to boost tourism and economic growth.. (AllAfrica)

Anti-Corruption Commission Faces Challenges in Graft Fight

[Namibian] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) faces numerous challenges in the fight against corruption in Namibia. (AllAfrica)

New Animal Welfare Bill On the Cards

[Namibian] The Ministry of Justice on Saturday launched a draft of the 2019 animal protection and welfare bill for countrywide public participation, prior to its tabling in parliament. (AllAfrica)

Woman Implicates Ex Over U.S.$267,000 Fraud

[Namibian] A woman serving an eight-year prison term on fraud charges testified in the Windhoek High Court this week that her former husband allowed his bank account to be used to commit and hide her crimes, and that he shared in the spoils of the fraud that she committed. (AllAfrica)

Local Banks Reassure On Looming South Africa Strike

[Namibian] Local banks have assured Namibians that the impending strike at banks in South Africa slated for tomorrow will not impact operations in Namibia. (AllAfrica)

Man Gets 20 Years for Killing Father

[Namibian] A Rundu resident who murdered his sleeping father with a panga and then buried his body in a shallow grave committed acts against the morals of any society, a judge commented when she sentenced him in the Oshakati High Court to an effective prison term of 20 years. (AllAfrica)

Governor Ipinge Pledges to Break Free From Violence

[New Era] Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge has pledged to abstain from any form of violence, urging the region's inhabitants to follow suit. (AllAfrica)

Five Toilets Constructed for Ondangwa Urban

[New Era] Five toilets were handed over to five beneficiaries at Ontanga and Oshitayi villages in Ondangwa Urban Constituency on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Man Gets Life Jail Term Over Village Rape

[Namibian] A MAN convicted of having repeatedly raped and assaulted a disabled woman in a village in northern Namibia is now facing a stint of at least 25 years behind bars, after he was sentenced to life imprisonment near the end of last week. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet to Rule On Cheap Houses Saga

[Namibian] WORKS minister John Mutorwa said he will soon approach Cabinet to decide whether the government should continue selling million-dollar houses for next to nothing. (AllAfrica)

Swakopmund Informal Trading Area Upgraded

[New Era] Swakopmund -The Swakopmund municipality, in its efforts to improve informal trading, has launched the Mondesa Pilot Hawkers market at the town. (AllAfrica)

Hamstring Niggle Rules Kriel Out of Namibia Clash

[News24Wire] Cape Town -Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that centre Jesse Kriel is suffering from a slight hamstring strain. (AllAfrica)

Schalk Brits to Captain Boks From No 8 Against Namibia

[News24Wire] The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday's must-win cross-border battle with northern neighbours Namibia, making 13 changes to the starting line-up that appeared in the opening Rugby World Cup clash with New Zealand. (AllAfrica)

Dhps Dominates Basketball Play-Offs

[New Era] The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) emerged as big winners during the Namibia Basketball School League (NBSL) play-offs held over the weekend at the school where both girls and boys' teams won gold medals. (AllAfrica)

Swapo in Discord Over Omaheke Demo

[Namibian] A FACTION of the ruling Swapo Party in Omaheke is reportedly blocking party members from demonstrating against alleged maladministration, corruption and other irregularities at the regional council. (AllAfrica)

Swimmers Excel At the Cube

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN swimmers produced some excellent performances at last weekend's National Short Course Championships, with a total of 48 new records being established. (AllAfrica)

Zero Rhino Poaching in Kunene Conservancies in Two Years - Jagger

[Namibian] NO rhino poaching was recorded in the past two years in communal conservancy areas of the Kunene region, deputy minister of environment and tourism, Bernadette Jagger has said. (AllAfrica)

Civil Society Fears Low Voter Turnout

[Namibian] The coalition of civil society entities in Namibia has warned that the lack of access to information on the upcoming presidential and National Assembly elections this year could lead to a low voter turnout. (AllAfrica)

City Warns Against Housing Scams

[Namibian] CITY of Windhoek chief executive officer Robert Kahimise said senior citizens and vulnerable members of society have become the victims of swindlers who target their properties. (AllAfrica)

Man Gets 25 Years for Killing Grandfather

[Namibian] A YOUNG man who murdered his grandfather when he attacked him with an axe and a panga in the Kavango West region nearly three years ago, has been sentenced to a prison term of 25 years at the end of his trial in the Oshakati High Court. (AllAfrica)

More Than 800 People Mark Clean-Up Campaign At Otjiwarongo

[Namibian] More than 800 residents of Otjiwarongo, including pupils from different schools, turned up for the national clean-up campaign at the town on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Passionate Namibia Go Down To Azzuri

[Namibian] Namibia gave a passionate performance before going down 47-22 to a slick and professional Italy in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup in Higashiosaka on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Fix NBC, Remove Politicians

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