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2016-02-10 We Are Not Broke - President
[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has maintained that the government is not broke and insisted that the economic outlook of the country is promising.

2016-02-10 San Families Homeless After Eviction From Envoy's Farm
[News24Wire] At least 100 San people have been left homeless after they were evicted from a farm belonging to Namibia's High Commissioner to Nigeria, New Era has reported.

2016-02-10 President Leaves New Parliament Plans to MPs
[New Era] President Hage Geingob yesterday refused to be drawn into a debate over plans to construct a new parliament building at a cost of N$700 million, saying the legislature must rule on the subject.

2016-02-10 Shipoh to Auction Farm Evictees' Livestock
[New Era] Approximately 500 animals belonging to 12 mostly San families who were evicted on Monday from a farm belonging to Namibia's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Peingondjabi Shipoh, have been put up for auction to recover losses allegedly incurred by the diplomat.

2016-02-10 Loss-Making Parastatals a Liability - Shifeta
[New Era] The Minister of Environment and Tourism has threatened to take parastatals to task whose managers are in direct violation of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Act, due to anomalies such as lack of annual general meetings, non-payment of tax to government and incurring losses each year.

2016-02-10 Accused Says He Was Too Drunk to Recall Fatal Stabbing
[New Era] Windhoek -Rehoboth resident Bryan Rickerts, 37, accused of stabbing a man to death at the town, yesterday said he could not recall having stabbed the deceased because he was "too drunk".

2016-02-10 'Cancer Cases Onrise, 3 000 Namibians Diagnosed'
[Namibian] Cancer cases are on the rise in the country with about 3 000 Namibians diagnosed between 2013 and 2014.

2016-02-10 Govt Refuses to Help 'Landless Resettled Farmers'
[Namibian] Government says it is not responsible for a stand-off involving two resettlement beneficiaries and a previous farm owner who is refusing to vacate land that has been sold to the state.

2016-02-10 Namibia Joins Africa's Mobile Phone Banking Boom
[Namibian] Namibia is among the few African countries with money account penetration greater than 10%, a study done by rating agency Moody's Investors Service said. Namibia's penetration is 48% while that of South Africa is 58%.

2016-02-10 Knifeman Uses Alcohol As Murder Defence
[Namibian] Rehoboth resident Bryan Rickerts had said he was going to kill someone just before he did exactly that, two witnesses testified in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

2016-02-10 Two Tipped for Nampower Top Job
[Namibian] TWO senior executives from the Namibia Power Corporation have emerged as the favourites for the parastatal's top job following the suspension of managing director Paulinus Shilamba last year.

2016-02-10 Geingob Says Namibia Not Financially Crippled
[News24Wire] Namibian President Hage Geingob has dismissed rumours that his government is broke, insisting that Namibia's economic outlook remained promising, local newspaper The Namibian has reported.

2016-02-10 Agra Releases Its Ninth Social Report
[New Era] Windhoek -Agra published its ninth annual social report this month, showcasing the firm's social involvement in 2015 through contributions to the development of agriculture and communities across Namibia.

2016-02-10 Nasria Boasts Capital and Cash Reserves of N$318 Million
[New Era] With premiums as low as N$30 per annum, the National Special Risk Association of Namibia (Nasria) has annual revenue exceeding over N$30 million and boasts with capital and cash reserves of over N$318 million.

2016-02-10 Katima Mulilo Resolves Water Woes, for Now
[New Era] Windhoek -All ministries and businesses that had their water supply disconnected in Katima Mulilo last week, due to owing the council millions of dollars in outstanding debts, have now been reconnected.

2016-02-10 Learners in Tents Face Snakes, Wind and Rain
[New Era] A large but unspecified number of learners from various schools in Kavango West Region face several hardships and risks, including being bitten by snakes that slither around in the tents they are taught due to a crippling lack of classroom infrastructure in most parts of the region.

2016-02-10 Visually Impaired Student Pursues Law Degree
[New Era] A visually impaired law student at the University of Namibia (Unam), who was born sighted but lost his vision, is determined to complete his studies against all odds.

2016-02-10 Terrorism a Major Global Threat - Nandi-Ndaitwah
[New Era] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says the Namibian government is of the view that peaceful negotiations instead of military campaigns hold the key to resolving the Syrian conflict wherein hundreds of thousands have been killed and more than half the population driven from their homes.

2016-02-10 NAPPA Faces Woes As Donor Funding Dwindles
[New Era] The executive director of the Namibia Planned Parenthood Association (NAPPA), Bravo Linosi, says the reduction in donor funding since Namibia's classification as an upper-middle income country has had a negative impact on the organisation.

2016-02-10 Labour Act Versus Public Service Act
[New Era] Why does the Public Service Act provide for a different retirement age when it comes to public servants?

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