Two More Chinese Nationals in Court Over Rhino Horns
[Namibian] ANOTHER two Chinese nationals caught in possession of rhino horns last Thursday will appear in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court today.
Bollworm Destroys N$23m of Grain
[Namibian] ETUNDA and Musese irrigation schemes could lose a combined 5 000 metric tonnes of maize valued at about N$23 million this season because of the African bollworm outbreak, a leading state agronomist said yesterday.
Drobisch Wins Road Cycle Series
[Namibian] WINDHOEK - National 2016 individual time trial and Nedbank Cycle Challenge champion, Till Drobisch yesterday won the opening race of the 2017 Nedbank Windhoek Pedal Power Road Cycle Series.
Dispute Over U.S. Genocide Lawsuit
[Namibian] THE Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama Council for Dialogue on the 1904 genocide said it is not party to the lawsuit filed in the USA against Germans to seek restorative justice for the genocide.
Govt Tells Gambia's Jammeh to Accept Defeat
[Namibian] NAMIBIA yesterday said embattled former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh must accept defeat.
Southerners Condemn Resettlement Programme
[Namibian] A group of activists calling themselves 'Progressive Landless Namibians' and who are active in the MaltahÃ¶he area in the Hardap region, attacked government's resettlement programme recently.
Group Dumps President Geingob's Urban Land Deal
[Namibian] THE Affirmative Repositioning movement yesterday announced the end of its deal with President Hage Geingob over urban land servicing, accusing the head of state of having engaged them in "bad faith".
Probed Over Not Reporting Teacher Guilty Of Indecent Assault
[Namibian] THE education ministry is investigating the Otjikoto Secondary School management for not reporting the teacher who was found guilty of indecent assault on a female pupil in October last year.
Defence Buys More Weapons
[Namibian] GOVERNMENT's spending on military hardware appears uninterrupted even as the rest of the state is undergoing deep budget cuts.
Food Inflation to Drive Inflation
[Namibian] FOOD inflation is expected to be one of the main drivers of inflation this year, Simonis Storm Securities said in a 2017 economic outlook report.
Govt Officials Confronted Over Poaching, Govt Vehicle Abuse
[Namibian] ZAMBEZI regional governor Lawrence Sampofu warned public servants against poaching and the misuse of government vehicles in the region.
Community Involvement Central to Fighting Crime
[Namibian] PIONIERSPARK resident Erik Strauss on Tuesday received a certificate of appreciation from his neighbours for his dedication towards protecting their lives and properties.
New Lawyer to Represent Treason Accused
[New Era] Windhoek -Following the withdrawal of renowned human rights lawyer Norman Tjombe from the trial in the Windhoek High Court of eight men still facing various counts of high treason, sedition, public violence and the illegal importation of weapons and ammunition, local lawyer Ilse Aggenbach was appointed by the Department of Legal Aid to represent them.
Ford Recalls 100 Vehicles
[Namibian] FORD South Africa yesterday said they will be recalling 100 Kuga 1,6-litre model vehicles from the Namibian market following a similar decision in South Africa on Monday.
Eye Surgeon Says Girl's Eye Cancer Can Spread to the Brain
[Namibian] AN EYE surgeon yesterday said the Windhoek toddler whose eye was removed and who looks likely to lose the other one as well suffers from retinolblastoma, a rare malignant tumour of the retina which affects young children.
Lands Ministry Refuses to Withdraw Land Bill
[Namibian] THE land reform ministry has ruled out the possibility of withdrawing the Land Bill pending the convening of the second national land conference later this year.
Budget Cut Hits Drought Efforts
[New Era] Windhoek -The Omaheke Regional Council has reduced the number of beneficiaries of drought relief food by 32 percent from 24 022 to 16 328, citing limited financial resources available for the drought relief food programme.
Oshikoto Receives New Ambulances
[New Era] Omuthiya -The Oshikoto Region's Health Directorate has received two new fully equipped ambulances.
Customs Fraud Accused Wait for Bail Ruling
[Namibian] A WALVIS Bay-based businessman and two Chinese shopkeepers arrested in connection with an alleged customs duties fraud scam involving a staggering amount of N$3,5 billion are due to hear at the start of next week whether they will be granted bail.
Disgruntled Workers Petition Fishing Firm
[New Era] Walvis Bay -About 300 disgruntled employees of Embwiinda/Cadilu are accusing their operations manager, Miguel Antonio, of arbitrarily reducing the number of employees at the company.