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2015-02-28 Blood, Sweat and Tears Expected At Outapi Boxing Bonanza
[New Era]Windhoek -Namibia's International Boxing Federation (IBF) International Featherweight champion Gotlieb Ndokosho will tomorrow take another step closer to his dreams of becoming the crème de la crème of African boxing when he squares off against Oscar Chauke from South Africa.

2015-02-28 Ilonga's Probe Now Changed to Murder
[New Era]The police have altered their probe into the death of Martha Ilonga from attempted murder to murder, following confirmation of her death last week.

2015-02-28 Cracks of Generational Conflict Evident
[New Era]NAMIBIA has a history of land dispossession and contestation, which have resulted in various types of inequalities and a skewed distribution of land. Historically, land has been the subject of conflicts, conquests, expropriation and exploitation - some of them violent and bloody.

2015-02-27 Media May be Declared Essential Service
[SAPA]Windhoek -Namibia's media sector will undergo a review to see if it is an essential service, a special committee told a public hearing on Thursday.

2015-02-26 Nation Facing Severe Drought - NAU
[Namibian]NAMIBIA is facing another severe drought in less than two years, according to the Namibia Agriculture Union.

2015-02-26 Porsche Eyes Namibian Market
[New Era]The German maker of luxurious sports vehicles, Porsche, is looking to set up what is perhaps the first dealership in Namibia, as part of their growth strategy in Middle East and Africa. The company placed advertisements in local newspapers this week asking investors interested in investing in a Porsche dealerships in Namibia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Tanzania and Zambia.

2015-02-27 Land Application Numbers Escalate
[Namibian]As mass land applications, under the Affirmative Repositioning action, happen countrywide more landless Namibians continue to submit their applications for land in their respective towns and rejecting Swapo's threats of suspending members who would dare apply for land today.

2015-02-27 Namibia Drawn in Group A of COSAFA Cup
[Namibian]The draw for the 2015 Cosafa Cup tournament to be staged in South Africa's North West province from May 17-30 has thrown up a number of intriguing ties as the region's finest battle for the prestigious crown.

2015-02-27 Prison Awaits Engineer After Rape Conviction
[Namibian]THE sentencing of engineer Epafroditus Unengu, who was found guilty of rape and aggravated assault on Tuesday, will take place in the Windhoek High Court on Thursday next week.

2015-02-27 Affirmative Repositioning Land Application Underway
[Namibian]The nationwide mass action spearheaded by Affirmative Repositioning is underway in different towns in Namibia.

2015-02-27 Fraud Rocks Henties
[Namibian]A N$6,8 million tender for the construction of a much needed fire station at Omdel location in Henties Bay was suspended amid allegations of fraud that could involve senior municipal officers.

2015-02-27 Trial Date Set in Birthday Party Murder Case
[Namibian]THE High Court trial of a young man who is facing a murder charge after his girlfriend was killed at a birthday party for their child is scheduled to start on 18 May.

2015-02-27 Oshana Engages in E-Learning Deliberations
[Namibian]THE Ministry of Education is committed to the deployment of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to facilitate teaching and learning at all levels within the educational system.

2015-02-27 'Unlicensed' Trucks Still On Road
[Namibian]DRIVERS of trucks transporting stone for the construction of NamPort's N$4 billion container terminal, whose jobs were terminated because the Roads Authority (RA) did not approve of their trucks' capacities, claim that substitute drivers were driving the same trucks.

2015-02-27 Swapo Divided On Land Applications
[New Era]Windhoek -Swapo leaders remain divided on today's planned mass land applications organised by Job Amupanda's Affirmative Repositioning movement countrywide.

2015-02-27 Illegal Activities Uncovered At Government Houses
[New Era]Windhoek -The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts has discovered that many government houses allocated to government employees, mostly police officers, nurses and teachers are either sublet or overcrowded or vandalised.

2015-02-27 Namib Mills
[Namibia Economist]As Namibia's foremost grain processor, Namib Mills has grown in leaps and bounds since its establishment in 1982. It currently employs 1200 people of which 460 are in the distribution channel. Its products resonate well with many Namibian households and it is a market leader in its line segments. It is also a founding member of consumer lobby group Team Namibia which promotes the use and consumption of locally produced goods and services.

2015-02-27 Fresh and Frozen Chicken for Local Gourmet
[Namibia Economist]Namib Poultry Industries says that consumers are likely to switch to poultry as a result of the severe drought. Namibia's only commercial broiler producer sees a possible excess of game flooding the local market by the end of April or beginning of May 2015, if rainfall continues to disappoint and grazing conditions deteriorate.

2015-02-27 Women Footballers Called for Training Camp
[Namibian]WINDHOEK - Twenty-six women football players were called for a training camp ahead of Namibia's international friendly match against Swaziland on 21 March.

2015-02-27 Kangweru Headman Travels With Football Team to Coast
[Namibian]WINDHOEK - Kangweru village headman, Laurentius Mashika will be travelling with Kavango East Second Division outfit Kangweru Black Tops Football Club (FC) for their match against Eleven Arrows in Walvis Bay on Saturday.

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