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2015-07-07 Driver Who Killed Three Gets Bail
[New Era] Windhoek -A suspected drunk-driver who killed three people when he reportedly mowed them down with a motor vehicle on Saturday was granted bail when he appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court this week.

2015-07-07 Katima Gives 1 000 Plots to Landless Youths
[New Era] The Katima Mulilo Town Council has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with landless youth in which it undertook to give 1 000 plots of unserviced land to youths that last month resorted to grabbing land in Macaravan East.

2015-07-07 NGOs Hand Genocide Petition to German President
[New Era] Windhoek -Calls for Germany to recognise the genocide committed against the Ovaherero and Namas yesterday received a boost when a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civic organisations handed a historic petition to German president Joachim Gauck in Berlin.

2015-07-07 Army Rejects N$12 Billion Housing Proposal
[Namibian] STATE military business empire August 26 Holdings turned down a proposal by private developers to take over the mass housing programme to build 70 000 houses within five years at a cost of N$12,5 billion.

2015-07-07 Investment Managers Continue to Invest Mostly Abroad
[Namibian] LOCAL investment managers had N$142,4 billion assets under management at the end of 31 March this year, the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority said in a third quarterly report.

2015-07-07 Arguments in Child Prostitution Case Next Month
[New Era] Arguments on the appropriate sentence to be imposed in a criminal case in which a woman found guilty of child trafficking in the High Court recently will be heard early August.

2015-07-07 Technical Error Throws Harry Another Lifeline
[New Era] Namibia's boxing supremo Kelly Nghixulifwa has come out with guns blazing to set the record straight following mumblings of concern over the eligibility of Harry Simon's mooted upcoming bout against Ugandan Joseph 'Joey Vegas' Lubega, in September.

2015-07-07 Suspect in Rundu Murder Denied Bail
[New Era] A 38-year-old male suspect who was arrested for the murder of Rundu businesswoman Sarah Malima made a brief appearance in the Rundu Magistrate's Court yesterday.

2015-07-07 Zinc Processing Factory Opens in Katima
[New Era] About 20 youths in Zambezi have found employment at a zinc factory officially inaugurated last Friday by Katima Mulilo Mayor Charles Matengu.

2015-07-07 Shot Stoppers On Refresher Course
[New Era] The Namibia Football Association (NFA) in conjunction with the German Football Federation (DFB) is hosting a weeklong advanced goalkeeping course at Football House, which has attracted 24 prominent participants.

2015-07-07 China Builds N$12-Million School for Omaheke
[New Era] The People's Republic of China that enjoys excellent, all weather diplomatic relations with Namibia is currently constructing another school for less privileged children in Tallismanus in Omaheke Region.

2015-07-07 Nambinga Offers Hope to RDP Devotees
[New Era] In the aftermath of the election of Jeremiah Nambinga as president of RDP at the party's convention over the weekend, northern regional secretaries have expressed their confidence their new leader will unite and transform the struggling minority party.

2015-07-07 Second Nationwide Customer Service Household Survey Begins
[New Era] Last week marked the beginning of the second customer service household survey. Business Intelligence Africa (BIA), a Namibian research company, has again been contracted by the Polytechnic of Namibia's Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business to carry out the fieldwork for the survey.

2015-07-07 Omusati Resists Planned Closure of Canal
[New Era] Omusati regional governor Erginus Endjala, joined by traditional authorities, churches and community activists, has rejected in totality plans to seal the Calueque-Oshakati canal and replace it with a pipeline.

2015-07-07 Amateur Boxers Step Into the Ring
[New Era] The Khomas Boxing Federation held its second one-day tournament of the year here on Saturday, with amateur boxers battling it out in the Elite and Junior Cadet categories.

2015-07-07 Land Campaigners Identify Loopholes
[Namibian] AFFIRMATIVE Repositioning leaders have promised to help government find a solution to the land crisis in the country.

2015-07-07 Keetmanshoop Residents Deface Public Toilets
[New Era] Efforts by the Keetmanshoop Municipality to improve sanitation for people waiting to be allocated serviced plots appear to have been in vain.

2015-07-07 Asset Managers Post Positive Returns, As Financial Markets Flourish
[New Era] The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority's first quarterly report of 2015 released late last week paints a rosy picture of the country's financial services sector, as local financial markets continue to grow and post positive returns.

2015-07-07 Under Fire ACC Explains Polytechnic Directive
[New Era] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), widely criticised for directing the Polytechnic of Namibia to investigate itself on claims of favouritism and abuse of resources, says it did so because the allegations are of an administrative nature.

2015-07-07 Acting DG for NBC
[Namibian] THE Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's chief human resources officer will be the acting director general as from next month.

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