Day: November 6, 2022

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Namibia unveils its synthetic fuels strategy

Namibia now has a synthetic fuels strategy, built on the country’s development, climate, its renewable energy potential and opportunities to green hydrogen offtakes in the local and international markets. The strategy was signed off on Friday by Minister of Mines and Energy Tom Alweendo in the presence of President Hage Geingob at State House. Speaking at the launch, Alweendo said

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Griquas win Hage Geingob cup

South African rugby union outfit, Windhoek Draught Griquas were crowned winners of the 2022 edition of the Dr Hage Geingob Cup after beating the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 18-33 here. The match that saw the national senior rugby team take on Kimberly-based Griquas was played in front of over 4 000 Namibian spectators at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Olympia on

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NAMPU says labour commissioner delaying its registration

Namibia Media Professionals Union (NAMPU) secretary general, Sakeus Iikela has accused the Labour Commissioner at the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation of employing delaying tactics in dealing with the union’s registration. According to him, NAMPU, an organisation established in November 2020 representing media professionals in Namibia, applied for official recognition from the Labour Commissioner in 2020. However,

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Police record four suicides over weekend

A 29-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at Onahima village in the Oshikoto Region on Friday. This was contained in the Namibian Police Force weekend crime report issued on Sunday. According to the report it is alleged that the man committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his bedroom. He was identified as Sebastianus Stefanus and his next of

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