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2016-05-03 Leading the Way Where World Press Freedom Day Began
[allAfrica] Windhoek -Presidential economic advisor Dr. John Steytler sees part of his job as ensuring Namibia has the freest media in the world. "We are already number one on the African continent," he says, "and we are number seventeen in the world" -- citing rankings by Reporters Without Borders.

2016-05-03 Do Not Tamper With Media Freedom
[Namibian] World Press Freedom Day is on 3 May. This year marks the 25th year of the Windhoek Declaration. It is regularly referred to as "Namibia's gift to the world".

2016-05-03 Chasing Money Away
[Africa In Fact] A raft of legislation introduced since last year may have the opposite effect from the one claimed

2016-05-03 Rehoboth Land Demonstration Turns Violent
[Namibian] Chaos erupted between community members and the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) during what started off as a peaceful demonstration for land at Rehoboth's Kuvuki Land residential area on earlier today.

2016-05-03 Cassinga Day in the Context of Harambee
[Namibian] TOMORROW is Cassinga Day. This is the day when Namibians remember one of the saddest episodes in this country's struggle for independence from the shackles of the apartheid system.

2016-05-03 Declaration of Windhoek
[UN] The Declaration of Windhoek is a statement of free press principles put together by newspaper journalists in Africa during a UNESCO seminar on "Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic African Press" in Windhoek, Namibia, from 29 April to 3 May 1991. This document calls for free, independent, pluralistic media worldwide, characterizing free press as essential to democracy and as a fundamental human right.

2016-05-03 Woman Shot and Killed in Rehoboth
[Namibian] A 25-year-old woman died after being shot in Rehoboth's Block G residential area today.

2016-05-03 Losing Crops and Livestock to Extensive Drought in Namibia
[IFRC] In the rural village of Sikondo, in the Namibian region of Kavango, people's livelihoods have depended on their livestock for centuries. This year, the village is strongly hit by drought, and the animals are dying.

2016-05-03 Rape Accused Councillor Out On Bail
[Namibian] NATIONAL Council member for the Hardap region Simon Dukeleni was released on N$2 000 bail following a brief appearance in the Mariental magistrate's court on a rape charge on Friday.

2016-05-03 Ancient Customs Held Sacred in Kunene
[Namibian] NESTLED neatly among the hills of the Kunene region is the Okangundumba - a common name for a number of tiny villages in this area.

2016-05-03 Fabiola's Curves Cause 'Tension' At Nama
[Focus] Africa Magic show TV presenter, Anita Fabiola Kyalimpa forced tongues to wag on Saturday at the prestigious Namibian Annual Music Awards aka(NAMA) when she showed up at the red carpet in a tight body hugging dress.

2016-05-03 Treason Trial Appeal to Go to Supreme Court
[Namibian] THE 30 men serving prison terms after they were found guilty in the marathon main Caprivi high treason trial will get an opportunity to challenge their convictions on appeal in the Supreme Court.

2016-05-03 A Conversation With Hage Geingob
[Council on Foreign Relations] New York -Major excerpts from the transcript of meeting with Hage Geingob, President, Republic of Namibia. The presider was Michelle D. Gavin, Managing Director, Africa Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Botswana; Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council.

2016-05-02 How the Bretton Woods Use Aid for Recolonisation
[New Era] Three years ago Britain and the European Union (EU) threatened to reduce aid to Namibia and South Africa for not signing the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Many novice international relations scholars and politicians were caught off guard, and could not understand the magnitude of the refusal to sign the EPAs.

2016-05-02 World Intellectual Property Day Focusses On Digital Creativity
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia joined other countries across the globe on Tuesday in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day. The day is used as an opportunity to celebrate creativity and innovation and how they enrich the world. This year's theme was Digital Creativity: Culture reimagined.

2016-05-02 Goals Galore in Indoor Hockey League
[New Era] Windhoek -More than 40 men and women's teams from 12 clubs, of which three were from the coast, participated in the three different national leagues in the recently concluded Bank Windhoek National Indoor Hockey League.

2016-05-02 Wedding Bells Ringing for Erna and Manneckey
[New Era] Windhoek -All the work and no play makes Jack and Jill a dull a couple, well the Jack is out!!!.

2016-05-02 Swakop Goes Poetic
[New Era] Windhoek -It is talent night again at the Coast as Poetic Healing present 'No Filter' poetry show tomorrow night at the Cosmopolitan in Swakopmund.

2016-05-02 Namas, a Promising Affair!
[New Era] Windhoek -A promising affair for both viewers and music buffs across the country and beyond is how this year's Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs), only hours away, is being billed not as a matter of expectation but because this what the organisers have planned for.

2016-05-02 Namibia Targets Third Place At Rugby Trophy
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's U/20 rugby team goes into this weekend with a massive chance of finishing third overall at the U/20 Junior World Rugby Trophy tournament, underway in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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