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2014-04-23 Madagascar Appoints Cabinet
[New Era]Windhoek -Namibia has congratulated the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Madagascar, Christopher Roger Kolo, for the appointment of a new cabinet that was announced on April 16. President Hery Rajaonarimampianina elected Kolo as PM on April 11.

2014-04-23 British High Commission Donates to Hope Village
[New Era]Windhoek -The Hope Village in Katutura where 90 infected and affected children through HIV/AIDS as well as suffering severe abuse and neglect are living has received N$35,776 form the Bilateral Fund the British High Commission through the Orange Babies who administer their finances, and purchased furniture and other material for the kids shelter.

2014-04-23 Swapo Youth Restructure Mukwe District
[New Era]Rundu -The Swapo Youth League in Mukwe district elected new members with Thiyemo Stanislaus as the secretary, Dikuwa Aplonia as the mobilizer and Muronga Erastus as the treasurer for the district.

2014-04-23 Book Meant to Spark Learners' Interest in Architecture?
[New Era]The Polytechnic of Namibia (PoN)'s Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning has received a N$45 000 from the First National Bank (FNB) Foundation for the publication of abook on the department titled Legacies of a Colonial Town that was exhibited at the Exhibition for International Architecture and Design in London in 2012.

2014-04-23 Taxi Driver Arrested for Attempted Bribery
[New Era]Windhoek -A long-distance taxi driver was arrested at the Oshivelo roadblock on Thursday last week for attempting to bribe a Nabta official that was manning the roadblock with the police.

2014-04-23 Should Parents Dictate Their Children's Career?
[New Era]When a number of pupils are asked what they would like to be when they grow up, many spontaneously mention " lawyer", "architect", "medical doctor", "pilot" or a "professor."

2014-04-23 Young Warriors Gearing Up for Mozambique
[New Era]Windhoek -By yesterday morning the Young Warriors had already started with preparations for their forthcoming 2nd leg of the 2015 CAF Youth Championship preliminary round qualifier against Mozambique at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.

2014-04-23 Ambunda Confident He'll Bag Triple Title
[New Era]Windhoek -Having recently moved up a notch in his weight class, from bantamweight to super bantamweight, Paulus 'The Rock' Ambunda is a man faced with new daunting challenges and a long list of success-starved opponents, but the hard-punching stocky boxer is unfazed and says he boasts enough armory to take peak position in the super bantamweight food chain.

2014-04-23 Good Harvest Expected in Maize Triangle
[New Era]Windhoek -Namibian producers in the Maize Triangle and other production areas are set to exceed all expectations with this year's total white maize harvest at the end of July. The expectations shot up to an expected 68 213 tonnes when members of the Agronomic Board finalised their crop estimation report yesterday after visiting the Maize Triangle in recent days to gather first-hand information from producers.

2014-04-23 I'm Satisfied With Our Overall Performance - Dames
[New Era]Windhoek -Despite finishing 6th overall at the recently concluded International Rugby Union (IRB) Junior Rugby World Trophy competition in Hong Kong last Saturday, Namibia's U/20 coach Jan Dames has expressed satisfaction with his team's overall performance and says his young brigades benefited vastly in terms of international exposure.

2014-04-23 Air Namibia Taps Into Asian Market
[New Era]Windhoek -The recently signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Air Namibia and Turkish Airlines is expected to eventually result in numerous business and tourism benefits for Namibia, an optimistic Honorary Consul for Namibia in Turkey, Hatem Yavuz, said yesterday. "If Air Namibia can cater for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) then the alliance with Turkish Airlines has the potential to turn Windhoek into a transit hub for the region," Yavuz explained to New Era from Istanbul, Turkey, sayin

2014-04-23 Docket Delays Top Cop's Trial
[New Era]Windhoek -The absence of a docket in court delayed the trial of a former unit commander of the Namibian Police Drug Law Enforcement Unit, Chief Inspector Freddy Basson last week.

2014-04-23 Women's Beach Volleyball Team in Youth Olympics
[New Era]Windhoek -The Namibian beach volleyball junior women's team of Kim Seebach and Stephanie Palmhert managed to carve themselves a place in the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China in August this year.

2014-04-23 No Construction Minimum Wage in Kavango Regions
[New Era]Rundu -Construction industry workers in Kavango West and Kavango East are complaining of employers not paying the agreed minimum wage for the construction industry.

2014-04-24 Nam Joins Search for Missing Botswana Helicopter
[Namibian]THE Ministry of Works and Transport and the Police Air Wing unit yesterday launched a search mission for a missing helicopter from neighbouring Botswana.

2014-04-24 Commercial Bank Loan Exposure Grows
[Namibian]THE total loan exposure by commercial banks grew by 37,5% between December 2012 and June 2013, from N$3,8 billion to N$5,2 billion, the Financial Stability Report for the period ending 31 March released by the Bank of Namibia says.

2014-04-24 Aangandjera Gathering Cancelled
[Namibian]ACTIVITIES of the Ongandjera People United Party have been put on ice indefinitely including its intended launch which was initially planned for last Sunday.

2014-04-24 Hunger Season Reaches Its Peak - Agriculture
[Namibian]FOOD shortage remains a challenge for rural Namibians as the hunger season reaches its peak, following the severe drought, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has revealed in its Crop Prospect and Food Security Situation Report.

2014-04-24 AU Member States Engage in Labour Dialogue in Windhoek
[Namibian]UNEMPLOYMENT and under-employment are still at high levels, in particular among youth and women.

2014-04-24 Complaints About Poor Service At Tsumeb Dros
[Namibian]The Dros restaurant in Tsumeb is a socialising hub and a favourite among families. The steakhouse has an olympic size swimming pool, a view that leaves many visitors in awe.

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