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Health scare as anthrax may spread across the region
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Health scare as anthrax may spread across the region

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - The Southern African region has been warned to brace itself for the spread of anthrax which has killed more than 100 hippos…

TV licence fees not perculiar to Namibia, say experts  ….as practice is common across SADC
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TV licence fees not perculiar to Namibia, say experts ….as practice is common across SADC

Editor Southern Times - Oct 02, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – Paying television licence fees is not perculiar to Namibia alone but is common across the Southern Africa region, interviews with experts revealed…

OYO tackles drunkenness in Namibia through dance
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OYO tackles drunkenness in Namibia through dance

Editor Southern Times - Sep 01, 2017

By Anastasia Paulus Windhoek – Namibia’s internationally acclaimed dance troupe of the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) has premiered its latest piece – Thiasus.     In the…

Nam able to honour debts despite negative rating
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Nam able to honour debts despite negative rating

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Despite recent unfavourable investment ratings globally for Namibia, the contrary suggests that the country is able to honour its debt commitments on…

German Weeks to strengthen relations with Namibia
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German Weeks to strengthen relations with Namibia

Staff Reporter - Aug 04, 2017

By Anastasia Paulus WINDHOEK – German Ambassador to Namibia Christian- Matthias Schlaga is encouraging Namibians to participate with their own events during the German Weeks 2017, planned…

Namibians’ relentless claims for ancestral land
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Namibians’ relentless claims for ancestral land

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Keetmanshoop – Inhabitants in the southern parts of Namibia are persistent that the issue of ancestral land must be addressed at the second land…

Namibia records regional tourist boom
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Namibia records regional tourist boom

Staff Reporter - Jul 17, 2017

By Southern Times Writer WINDHOEK – The Namibian tourism sector is reaping the rewards of an interregional tourism boom with latest figures released by that country’s Ministry…

Namibia, Angola make headway in Ohangwena aquifer
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Namibia, Angola make headway in Ohangwena aquifer

Staff Reporter - Jul 03, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek- The Namibian government has made progress to tap water from Ohangwena aquifer, which once fully developed will solve chronic water shortages in northern…

Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth
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Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Namibia will be shifting its new economic transformation to focus on manufacturing and exporting finished goods, as opposed to the current situation…

Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement
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Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK – Namibia and France this week signed a financial co-operation agreement to fund green and ecofriendly businesses.    The agreement aims to finance…

Namibia welcomes new WHO director-general
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Namibia welcomes new WHO director-general

Staff Reporter - Jun 02, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK – Namibia is among various African countries and the world over to congratulate Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as the new…

Swaziland, Namibia trade non existent
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Swaziland, Namibia trade non existent

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Swaziland and Namibia having missing out on potential trade opportunities and other business ventures mainly because both have struggled to implement trade…

Namibia among few countries to implement digital IDs
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Namibia among few countries to implement digital IDs

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Namibia is among a few countries in Africa to have digitalised the National Population Register, which is fully integrated, combining the birth,…

Trans Kalahari Corridor lines up projects for transformation
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Trans Kalahari Corridor lines up projects for transformation

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – The Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) has lined up a number of projects to be undertaken in the near future as it aims…

Namibia’s cycling lose promising rider Seibeb
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Namibia’s cycling lose promising rider Seibeb

Staff Reporter - May 07, 2017

By Staff writer WINDHOEK – The Namibian sporting fraternity, specifically cycling, was dealt a major blow this past week following the death of one of the country’s…

Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco
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Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

Harare – Zimbabwe and Namibia on Wednesday said they will not tire in their quest to see Morocco, which was recently re-admitted into the African Union (AU),…

Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation
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Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

HARARE – Zimbabwe and Namibia this week took their cordial relations to a whole new level with a three-day state visit by President Hage Geingob on Wednesday.…

ERONGO RED – INTRODUCING THE NEW CEO MR FESSOR MBANG
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ERONGO RED – INTRODUCING THE NEW CEO MR FESSOR MBANG

The Southern Times - May 02, 2017

The Erongo RED Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.Fessor Mbango as the new Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Mr. Mbango holds…

Nam’s Haitope to compete at Prague Marathon
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Nam’s Haitope to compete at Prague Marathon

Staff Reporter - Apr 28, 2017

WINDHOEK – Namibian long distance runner, Lavinia Haitope is hard at work preparing for her first trip to Europe to compete at the Prague International Marathon on…

Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons
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Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Windhoek - Namibia is set to pluck a leaf from South Africa and Zimbabwe by tabling the Namibia Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) Bill…