Daily Archives: June 29, 2017

States Must Step Up Efforts to Check Spread of Deadly Weapons as Non-State Actors Exploit Rapid Technological Advances, Speakers Tell Security Council

In tackling drones, 3D printing, the dark web and other emerging threats hindering non-proliferation efforts, States must bolster their efforts as well as technological advances in order to combat the …

State waits another year for treason appeal

The Prosecutor Generals (PG) Office's application to appeal the acquittal of 41 former treason trial accused will only be heard in June next year.

High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg will …

Keeping small change amounts to theft

Retailers as well as food outlets that withhold small change from their clients are actually stealing from them, consumer watchdogs that spoke to New Era said.

That is blatant theft, …

Namibian children risk online exploitation

Acting UNICEF representative Marcus Betts says there is a need to break the myth that Namibian children do not access the Internet, because they are at equal risk of online …

Massive road project in pipeline

The Ministry of Works and Transport plans to construct earth roads measuring 900 kilometres over the next 20 years as part of its Master Plan for Sustainable Transport for the …

TransNamib to appoint new CEO soon

Railway parastatal TransNamib is likely to announce a new chief executive officer (CEO) by early next month, Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste, under whose ambit the parastatal resorts, has revealed.…

‘RA should erect speed humps at checkpoints’

The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Sebastian Ndeitunga has requested the Roads Authority (RA) to erect speed humps at all permanent traffic checkpoints to ensure motorists' speed is reduced as …

Envisioned Tsumeb university on track

Plans for the realisation of the much-awaited Tsumeb University of Science and Technology in Oshikoto's garden town have made significant progress.

Hangala Investment Holdings and Dundee Precious Metals have each …