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Lessons From Namibia On Curbing the Spread of Foot and Mouth Disease

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is in the middle of a severe outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. Although it's not harmful to humans, it causes mouth ulcers and foot lesions in hoofed animals such as cattle, goats and camels, making them lame. (AllAfrica)

Ship Passengers Impressed With Coast

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Tourists visiting Walvis Bay on a day trip Wednesday were in awe of the town's beauty and tourism activities. (AllAfrica)

Shaningwa Rejects Call for Her to Resign

[Namibian] SWAPO secretary general Sophia Shaningwa has rejected a call by a lecturer at the party's school for her to resign, saying the person making the demands did not vote for her. (AllAfrica)

Hundreds Awarded Namcol Scholarships

[Namibian] THE Namibian College of Open Learning announced the awarding of scholarships to hundreds of Grade 10 and 12 pupils for 2019 in Windhoek on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Division Among Rundu Councillors Persists

[New Era] Rundu -The acting CEO of the Rundu Town Council, Sikongo Haihambo, says working without the town councillors whose swearing-in was called off last November due to division has impacted negatively on the council, adding that the town council needs councillors to formulate policies. (AllAfrica)

Hundreds Awarded Namcol Scholarships

[Namibian] The Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) announced the awarding of scholarships to hundreds of Grade 10 and 12 pupils for 2019 in Windhoek on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Geingob Calls for Help of DRC

[New Era] Windhoek -Sadc chairperson Dr Hage Geingob yesterday said the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is at crossroads after its contentious December 30 presidential election. (AllAfrica)

Cable Theft Affects Hundreds of Telecom Customers

[Namibian] AT LEAST 912 Telecom Namibia customers were left without services on Tuesday night and Wednesday after a cable theft incident disrupted telecommunications in northern parts of Windhoek. (AllAfrica)

Noa Explains Procedures to Obtain Summons

[New Era] Windhoek -The Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Paulus Noa was at pains yesterday to explain the procedures used when they apply for search warrants and summonses to obtain access to records and bank accounts of fraud suspects. (AllAfrica)

Former Senior Cop Apologises to Family of Deceased

[New Era] Windhoek -A former senior Namibian police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting an 18-year-old apologised to the family of his victim when he testified in mitigation of sentence in the Windhoek High Court at the Windhoek Prison Facility before Judge Dinnah Usiku. (AllAfrica)

Full Moon Music Studios - Strengthening Local Talent

[Namibian] Full Moon Music Studios at Katima Mulilo is running a three-month recording promotion, predominantly aimed at upcoming artists who want to record their music at affordable rates. (AllAfrica)

Govt Claims Angola Oil Not Up to Standard

[Namibian] The energy ministry says Angola's refined oil does not meet Namibian standards, but this could change because the oil-rich country is currently building a refinery to produce internationally rated petroleum products. (AllAfrica)

Keetmans Teacher's Abduction Case Postponed

[Namibian] The Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court yesterday postponed the case of Valerie Bock, a former Suiderlig High School teacher at Keetmanshoop accused of abducting a 15-year-old Grade 9 girl after a Section 205 application filed by the state, until 19 March. (AllAfrica)

Capacity Concerns Force Schools to Prioritise Own Pupils

[Namibian] Capacity concerns have forced some secondary schools in the capital to give first preference to their own pupils who failed Grade 10, over learners from other schools. (AllAfrica)

Health Passports Shortages Persist

[Namibian] Patients in most parts of the country are being asked to bring notebooks, or else their medical records will be written on pieces of paper as state hospitals continue to grapple with a shortage of health passports. (AllAfrica)

Operation Hornkranz' Will Proceed and Succeed - Ndeitunga

[Namibian] Police inspector general Sebastian Ndeitunga warned those orchestrating criminal activities that 'Operation Hornkranz' will continue. (AllAfrica)

Tough Qualification Path to Olympics

[Namibian] Namibia's national women's hockey team will face a tough challenge to qualify for next year's Olympic Games at the final qualifying event in Spain in June this year. (AllAfrica)

Memorial Service for Mass Accident Victims

[Namibian] A memorial service for the six people who burnt beyond recognition in a collision on 10 August 2018 on the Otjiwarongo-Otavi B1 road was held on Tuesday evening at Otjiwarongo's DRC informal settlement. (AllAfrica)

Sankwasa's Many Cattle Cause Uproar

[Namibian] Deputy works minister James Sankwasa is in hot water after he moved his 500 cattle to Ikaba in the Kabbe constituency of the Zambezi region for grazing. (AllAfrica)

Lecturer Facing Attempted Murder Charges Remains in Custody

[Namibian] A LECTURER at the University of Namibia's Rundu campus, who stands accused of shooting at two men in December, was once again ordered to remain in custody on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Guilty Cop 'Haunted' By Death of Love Rival

[Namibian] A police inspector convicted of having murdered a teenager who was his rival in a love triangle told a judge in the Windhoek High Court yesterday that he would be haunted to the end of his days by the incident that led to him being found guilty of murder. (AllAfrica)

Gesami-Steytler Becomes First Paediatric Oncologist

[Namibian] DOCTOR Lilian Gesami-Steytler has become Namibia's first paediatric oncologist at the Namibia Oncology Centre in Windhoek. (AllAfrica)

Dr. Lillian Gesami-Steytler - Namibia's First Paediatric Oncologist

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian Oncology Centre (NOC) recently welcomed to its team the first paediatric oncologist in Namibia who recently graduated with a sub-specialist certificate in medical oncology. (AllAfrica)

Tura Seek Magic Touch

[Namibian] TURA Magic captain Oswaldo Xamseb believes a positive result against MTC Namibia Premiership leaders Black Africa at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Thursday night could spark an extended consistent run for the remainder of the season. (AllAfrica)

Coaching Changes Continue As Jacobs Joins Unam

[Namibian] THE coaching changes in the Namibian Premier League continue unabated after Woody Jacobs resigned from Okahandja United and joined Unam as their head coach on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

University Striking Staff Salaries Deducted

[Namibian] The University of Namibia will deduct amounts from the salaries of employees who were striking for close to two weeks last October for the next three months. (AllAfrica)

No Bail for Two Over Forgery and Altering Charges

[Namibian] A FORMER home affairs employee and his alleged accomplice were denied bail over charges of forgery and altering in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Codeine Addict's Mother Welcomes New Syrup Restrictions

[New Era] Swakopmund -Lizelle van Wyk, a single mother of three from Walvis Bay, says that addiction to the cough syrup codeine is real as her 16-year-old son is currently battling to rid himself of the habit. (AllAfrica)

Unemployed Youth Scramble for 40 Rail Jobs At Ondangwa

[New Era] Ondangwa -Hordes of unemployed youth yesterday flocked to TransNamib's Nehale lyaMpingana Railway Station to scramble for about 40 labourer jobs available to repair the railway line from Ondangwa to Oshikango on a six month contract. The applicants, who had gathered to submit their application forms through the fence, had to endure rain showers but soldiered on. (AllAfrica)

Price of Goods and Services Drops By 0,1%

[Namibian] The overall price of goods and services has dropped by 0,1% in December 2018 compared to December 2017, the Namibia Statistics Agency announced yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Nakathila Turns On the Power

[Namibian] JEREMIAH Nakathila gave a stunning performance to beat Prince Dlomo of South Africa with a ninth round knockout on Friday night. (AllAfrica)