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2014-10-30 Namibia Outclasses Germany in Rugby Match
[Namibian]The Welwitchias defeated Germany by 58 points to 20 in the Windhoek Draught International Challenge played at Trustco United in Windhoek on Wednesday evening. The hosts led 36-6 at the break.

2014-10-30 Nam, Uganda Sign MOU
[New Era]Windhoek -Namibian and Ugandan correctional services on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the ongoing 16th International Corrections and Prisons Association AGM and Conference.

2014-10-30 UPM Urges Members to Vote for Opposition Presidential Candidate
[New Era]Windhoek -The United Peoples Movement (UPM) is urging its supporters and sympathisers to vote for an opposition presidential candidate in the upcoming elections.

2014-10-30 SPYL Questions Transnamib Board's Decisions
[New Era]Windhoek -The SWAPO Party Youth League (SPYL) has questioned the reasons and the validity of the apparent decision to suspend TransNamib's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sara Naanda. This follows local media reports regarding the imminent suspension, Naanda, who was reported to have appeared before the board on Monday morning.

2014-10-30 Judge Recuses Himself From Murder Trial
[New Era]Windhoek -Judge Christi Liebenberg made a surprise announcement at a pre-trial hearing for the four men accused of killing renowned stock theft investigator, Hiambepo 'Major' Kazeurua.

2014-10-30 Alleged Academic Cheat Denied Bail
[New Era]Wndhoek -The twenty-sixth suspect in the academic fraud case was denied bail.

2014-10-30 Mass Houses to Go for a Song
[New Era]Windhoek -Houses constructed under government's mass housing scheme will go for a monthly instalment of as little as N$610 and a maximum of N$4300, official information obtained by New Era shows.

2014-10-30 Ministers Should Not Drive - Ndeitunga
[New Era]Windhoek -Cabinet ministers should not be allowed to drive official vehicles in order to ensure their safety and a law banning them from driving themselves should be formulated.

2014-10-30 Bail Refused Again in Stock Theft and Murder Case
[Namibian]A THIRD attempt to be granted bail yesterday ended in failure for a key figure in a pending High Court case about the killing of a stock theft investigator in the Gobabis district at the end of 2012.

2014-10-30 Job Uncertainty As Air Namibia Pushes for Leaner Structure
[New Era]Windhoek -Air Namibia has pushed forward the throttle to implement the 2011 business plan that calls for a leaner and cost effective structure, a move which had sent some employees in a downward spiral of employment uncertainty with the airline.

2014-10-31 Private Firm to Investigate Suspended Naanda
[Namibian]THE TransNamib board has hired a private firm to investigate allegations of misconduct against chief executive officer Sara Naanda who was suspended yesterday with full pay.

2014-10-31 Institution for Visually Impaired in Funds Crisis
[Namibian]THE withdrawal of international funding for the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired has dragged the institution into financial instability.

2014-10-31 Government Has Failed Us
[Namibian]IT IS almost 25 years after independence and most Namibians face the biggest challenge of all - poverty.

2014-10-31 Struggle Kids Demonstrate
[Namibian]THE 'struggle kids' have resurfaced demanding jobs government promised them in 2008.

2014-10-31 Deputy PM Declares War On Road Accidents
[New Era]Windhoek -Deputy Prime Minister Marco Hausiku has asked all Namibian to join in the war against road accidents on national roads, saying the road accidents compounds poverty levels.

2014-10-31 Joseph Bonifatius Is Top Taxi Winner
[New Era]Joseph Bonifatius is the 28th Top Taxi weekly winner to receive the N$3000 cash prize from Standard Bank Namibia. He also received a medical aid kit from Namibia Medical Care.

2014-10-31 Namibia Too Good for Germany
[New Era]Windhoek -Namibia's senior rugby side, Welwitschias, as the team is affectionately known among its ardent followers, wrapped up its preparations for its European tour in fine style with a comprehensive 58-20 victory over Germany last night.

2014-10-31 Winners At Bank Windhoek Corporate Relay
[New Era]Windhoek -A total of five hundred and twenty professionals (520), made up of 130 teams of four, recently braved the Namibian searing heat to complete in the 20-km long Bank Windhoek Corporate Challenge Relay at the Trustco United Sport

2014-10-31 Speeding and Ignorance Cause Accidents Between Windhoek and Okahandja
[New Era]Windhoek -The Roads Authority (RA) has blamed excessive speed and a total disregard for road and safety signs as the main causes of accidents along the construction areas of the upgrading of the road between Windhoek and Okahandja. Thus far, since the project commenced earlier this year, at least four major accidents have occurred along the road.

2014-10-31 Coca-Cola Gives Generously to NPC
[New Era]Windhoek -Coca Cola Namibia yesterday once again reaffirmed its commitment towards sports development when it sponsored the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) with N$70 000 to host the 3rd edition of its national Paralympics Championship.

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