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2014-10-20 Construction of Controversial Floating Bridge Continuing
[Namibian]Rundu -The construction of the controversial floating bridge by the Angolan government over the shared Okavango River will go ahead as planned.

2014-10-20 Shishani in Top Ten of RFI Awards, Needs More Votes to Win
[Namibian]AFTER receiving a substantial number of votes, Shishani has made it to the top 10 in the Radio France International (RFI) Discovery Awards.

2014-10-20 The Poor Lose Out in Land Sale
[Namibian]THE Windhoek municipality will laugh all the way to the bank after selling 49 serviced plots meant for first-time buyers for around N$48 million.

2014-10-20 Gallant Gladiators Bow Out
[Namibian]Namibia's Brave Gladiators may not have made it to the semi finals of the tn mobile African Women Championship, but their performances in the tournament have left a lasting impression with their followers and rivals alike.

2014-10-20 23 Arrested With Fake Qualifications
[Namibian]TWENTY-THREE young Namibians were arrested by the Police last week for allegedly possessing fake qualifications obtained from bogus colleges in Zimbabwe.

2014-10-20 Russian Buys Huge Land in Namibia
[Namibian]WHILE government has made public statements against absentee foreign landlords, a Russian businessman has bought several farms in Namibia amounting to 28 000 ha where he intends to set up a game ranch and intends to buy more.

2014-10-20 Woman Fatally Stabs Boyfriend
[Namibian]KEETMANSHOOP police on Saturday arrested a 22-year-old woman allegedly for stabbing to death her boyfriend during a fight. Police Chief Inspector Bennie Groenewald identified the deceased as 34-year-old Carlos 'Tokolon' Dirkse.

2014-10-20 Pohamba Urges Nation to Reject Social Evils
[Namibian]PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba has urged the nation to reject tribalism, racism, nepotism and corruption.

2014-10-20 Ivory Trafficker Sentenced After Admitting Guilt
[Namibian]A FINE of N$20 000 or three years behind bars is the price an Okahandja resident has to pay for helping an alleged ivory smuggler to transport three elephant tusks from Rundu to Windhoek two years ago.

2014-10-20 Three Caught With Wild Animal Skins
[Namibian]TWO Namibian men and a Chinese national appeared in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court on Friday for dealing and/or possession of stolen wild animal skins valued at N$337 400.

2014-10-20 Turkish Ambassador Shares Views On Self-Determination and Isil
[New Era]The Editor of New Era newspaper Chrispin Inambao last week interviewed the Ambassador of Turkey to Namibia, Her Excellency Deniz Çakar, cross-examining her on bilateral ties and the ISIL threat. Excerpts from the cross-cutting interview.

2014-10-20 Colour Crazy Party a Vibrant Celebration!
[New Era]About 5000 people were present at the colour crazy party, organised by Mammoth Events and Ogilvy Namibia, which took place at the Doc Jubber Hockey fields on Saturday.

2014-10-20 Teller Embezzles N$42 000 From Pensioner
[New Era]Rundu -A FNB staff member appeared in the Rundu Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of fraud of N$42 000. He allegedly helped himself to funds belonging to a pensioner who banks with the FNB Rundu branch.

2014-10-20 'In Hage We Trust' Sing Swapo Supporters
[New Era]Gobabis -Gobabis was resplendent in Swapo colours of blue, red and green as thousands of supporters flocked to the Legare Stadium to attend the Swapo rally on Saturday with some singing 'In Hage we trust.'

2014-10-20 Taxi Driver Killers Denied Leave to Appeal
[New Era]Windhoek -The three men convicted of the murder of taxi driver Alfons Rijatue were refused leave to appeal against both their conviction and sentence in the High Court.

2014-10-20 Local Rapper Catty Cat Passed On
[New Era]Namibian hip/hop artist Curtis Popyeni Yearwood, better known as Catty Catt, passed on earlier this morning after being hospitalized for more than a month in the Katutura State Hospital. A close friend confirmed his death to New Era this morning.

2014-10-20 Eastern Province Beat Namibia By 4 Wickets
[Namibian]Eastern Province beat Namibia by four wickets in an exciting 50 over match at Affies Park on Sunday.

2014-10-20 The L├╝deritz Structural Plan
[New Era]L├╝deritz -The L├╝deritz Town Council prepared a structural plan which will guide the development of L├╝deritz over the next 25 to 30 years.

2014-10-20 State-of-the-Art Magistrate's Court Inaugurated
[New Era]Otjinene -A long-held dream of the legal fraternity of Otjinene was realised on Friday when Minister of Justice Utoni Nujoma inaugurated a first-class magistrate's court in the constituency.

2014-10-20 EVMS Will Favour Swapo - RDP
[New Era]Onekwaya -The Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) has expressed its objection to the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) without paper trails despite the advantages of EVMs.

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