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2018-01-17 Young Women Form Ladies Talk to Empower Teens
[New Era] Windhoek -Two young women have come up with an initiative called 'Ladies Talk' with a purpose of empowering and encouraging teenage girls, especially those about to enter university.

2018-01-17 L├╝deritz Endures Housing Scarcity
[New Era] L├╝deritz -L├╝deritz Mayor Hilaria Mukapuli says the town council faces the perennial challenge of residential housing caused by slow land delivery due to budgetary constraints.

2018-01-17 Katjavivi Pays Homage to Late Nghidinwa
[New Era] Windhoek -The Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, yesterday joined other mourners in paying homage to the late Rosalia Nghidinwa.

2018-01-17 Daughter Stabs Father to Death
[Namibian] AN eight-month pregnant woman allegedly stabbed her father to death in a heated argument at Okakarara on Monday.

2018-01-17 Ethiopian Airlines Partners With Zambia to Re-Launch National Carrier
[New Era] Windhoek -Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has confirmed that it has finalised a shareholders agreement with the Government of Zambia for the re-launch of Zambia Airways. The Government of Zambia will be the majority shareholder with 55 percent, and Ethiopian Airlines will have 45 percent stake in the airline.

2018-01-17 Alleged Child Killer Gets Trial Date
[Namibian] THE trial of a Windhoek resident charged with having murdered a four-year-old boy in his care is scheduled to start in the High Court near the end of November.

2018-01-17 Nghidinwa to Get State Funeral
[Namibian] FORMER gender equality minister Rosalia Nghidinwa, who died in Windhoek on Monday, has been accorded a state funeral.

2018-01-17 Gawanas Appointed Special Advisor to UN Chief
[New Era] Windhoek -Advocate Bience Gawanas yesterday told New Era that she will perform to the "best of her ability" in her new role as special advisor on Africa to the United Nation (UN)'s secretary-general Antonio Guterres.

2018-01-17 Learners Say B2Gold Science Fair Was 'Amazing'
[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek learners who attended the Little Shop of Physics science fair at Dawid Bezuidenhout School in Windhoek last Friday could not stop talking about how interesting the fair was. Pupils from nine schools in Windhoek participated at the event.

2018-01-17 Nedbank Cycle Challenge Set to Light the Scene for Local Cycling
[New Era] Windhoek -The popular national cycling series, the Nedbank Cycle Challenge, promises to set the scene alight for avid cyclists and fans alike for the year.

2018-01-17 Namas 2018 Vetting Completed
[Namibian] THE vetting process for the 2018 Namibian Annual Music Awards has been completed 'successfully' according to the awards committee.

2018-01-17 Banking Sector's 'Capital Supply' Grew to N$13,8 Billion
[Namibian] THE banking sector has seen immense growth over the past five years, with its total qualifying capital standing at N$13,8 billion, compared to the N$8,3 billion recorded in 2013.

2018-01-17 'I Was Tempted Because There Was No Oversight' - Fraud Convict
[New Era] Windhoek -A man who pleaded guilty on 288 counts of fraud in the Windhoek High Court before Judge Naomi Shivute said he committed the offences because there was no control on the bank's treasury interest account from which he stole the money.

2018-01-17 Joubert Appointed Head of Procurement At Bank Windhoek
[New Era] Windhoek -Bank Windhoek have confirmed the appointment of Jacques Joubert as its new Head of Procurement. Joubert has over 20 years' experience in the procurement environment in both the public and financial sectors, including supply chain processes such as receipting, warehousing, stock control, purchasing and supplier management. He obtained several advanced certificate programmes in purchasing and supply management from UNISA, and completed various courses in management and leadership.

2018-01-17 UNDP, Health Ministry Light Up Rural Clinics
[Namibia Economist] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Namibia collaborated with Global Fund and the Ministry of Health and Social Services on a UNDP global initiative called Solar 4 Health.

2018-01-17 SPYL Blames Parents for Learners' Failure
[New Era] Ongwediva -The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary for education, Hofni Iipinge, has put the blame for the failure of the thousands of learners, who did not make it to Grade 11 or tertiary institutions, squarely on the shoulders of parents.

2018-01-17 Havana Settlement Mostly Affected By Hepatitis E Outbreak
[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed that 294 people have had clinical signs of Hepatitis E since its outbreak on 14 December 2017 in the Windhoek district.

2018-01-17 Ilke Platt-Akwenye On Opening Doors for Young People
[New Era] Windhoek -After opening a public relations business last year, founder Ilke Platt-Akwenye says she is now focused on using her business to empower other young people by giving internships to students.

2018-01-17 UN Secretary-General Appoints Bience Gawanas As Special Adviser for Africa
[Namibia Economist] The United Nations Secretary-General, Ant├│nio Guterres earlier this week announced the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser for Africa.

2018-01-17 Ode to a Fearless 'Bull Terrier' Zeb Tjitemisa 1951 - 2018
[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian football fraternity woke up to the sad news yesterday trying hard to digest the sad passing of former African Stars flying winger Zebaldt Mbarinovandu Tjitemisa, also known as, 'Hija Kaatje' amongst his vast circle of friends.

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