Daily Archives: January 30, 2017


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Prevention, treatment and care cut new infections by 14%

After more than three decades of wrestling the menacing monster, Africa is finally slowing the rate of HIV/AIDS infections to a crawl.
Over the last

Otjiwa rhino was not poached – MET

Windhoek-Following a widespread public outcry over the rhino cow killed at Otjiwa game reserve in Otjiwarongo district last week the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has said the pachyderm was killed in a fight most likely with another beast.The min...

Projects in Okakarara affected by budget cuts

Windhoek-The Okakarara Constituency office says it will delay five construction projects across the constituency as it faces last year's wide-reaching budgetary shortfalls that could ultimately derail the projects altogether.Okakarara Constituency Coun...

700 000 rely on drought relief

Ongwediva-At least 32 percent of the Namibian population or 700 000 people depend on the government's drought relief programme, according to the latest Agricultural Input and Household Food Security Situation Report.The report that was issued last mont...

Cops pounce on fugitive motorists

Windhoek-The City Police Traffic Department has embarked on an operation to trace motorists with outstanding warrants of arrests at their place of employment, residence or on the road.The traffic police have over 60 000 warrants of arrest for Windhoek ...

APP opposes re-tabling of Land Bill prior to land conference

Windhoek-The All People's Party (APP) has joined voices with other opposition political parties calling for a halt to the re-tabling of the Land Bill in the National Assembly before the land conference is held later this year.

Addressing a media conference


Two Botswana nationals were arrested at Sila village in the Zambezi Region on Friday after they attempted to sell five elephant tusks.Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said at the weekly crime briefing on Sund...

Namibia joins AU governance body

Windhoek-Namibia has voluntarily decided to unconditionally join the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), President Hage Geingob announced on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during a meeting with APRM chief executive officer Eddy Makola.In acceding ...