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2018-03-16 Innocent Man Spends Two Years in Jail
[Namibian] Rhyno Maasdorp (29) spent almost two years in custody after appearing in the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court about 20 times over a rape and murder he did not commit.

2018-03-16 Geingob's Business Partner Implicated in Tax Evasion Case
[Namibian] President Hage Geingob bought a bed for N$120 000, as part of a N$1,6 million splash on his furniture imported tax-free through people implicated in Namibia's N$3,5 billion tax evasion, fraud and money laundering scheme.

2018-03-16 Minister Dissolves Rehoboth Town Council
[Namibian] Newly appointed urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga yesterday dissolved the Rehoboth Town Council with immediate effect over its persistent disregard of ministerial directives, non-implementation of corrective measures, infighting and leadership issues.

2018-03-16 Govt to Fill Essential Posts Only - Schlettwein
[New Era] Walvis Bay -Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, says the government wants to cut the ballooning public servants wage bill by only filling essential posts. Hence, he says the government will assess current vacancies and only then employ where there is a need.

2018-03-16 Call for Social Protection of Informal Sector
[New Era] Windhoek -President of the Trade Union Congress of Namibia, Paulus Hango, has appealed to the government to extend social protection benefits to the self-employed and the majority of workers employed in the informal economy.

2018-03-16 Samupwa Appointed Ruling Party Permanent Secretary
[New Era] Windhoek -Zambezi regional education director Austin Samupwa has been appointed as Swapo Party permanent secretary (PS), a new position the ruling party created to strengthen its operations.

2018-03-16 Sentencing of Trainee Pastor's Killer in April
[Namibian] The sentencing of a man who killed his trainee pastor girlfriend in a knife attack in Windhoek four years ago has been postponed for another three weeks.

2018-03-16 Facebeat Brand, Waving the Make-Up Industry
[New Era] Windhoek -Twenty-three-year-old Sophia Ndashe, popularly known as Sophie Savage in the make-up industry rose from just an ordinary make-up artist to one of currently four gang of famous beauticians-such as Miss Jey, Anna Hauwanga and Hannah Hangula.

2018-03-16 Football Association to Hold Exco Meeting Next Month
[New Era] Windhoek -After being widely accused of trying to bypass traditional protocols and statutes in his ongoing quest to get rid of Namibia Football Association (NFA) secretary-general Barry Rukoro, it has now emerged that the football association's president Frans Mbidi has called for an executive committee meeting to discuss the burning issue of Rukoro's employment contract.

2018-03-16 Embassy Enticed French Carmaker
[New Era] Windhoek -The planned multi-million-dollar Opel and Peugeot vehicle assembly plant in Namibia has been in the pipeline for at least four years and was driven by Namibia's embassy in Paris under the leadership of Ambassador Frieda Nangula-Ithete.

2018-03-16 Ex Footballers Take Kids Through the Ropes
[New Era] Okahandja -Retired professional footballers from FNB Global United hosted a successful coaching clinic - introducing football skills and rules of the game to young boys and girls in Okahandja last Friday.

2018-03-16 Springbok Legend Serfontein to Serve On Rugby Board
[New Era] Windhoek -Former Springbok and Western Province captain Divan Serfontein has been appointed as a board member of newly-established Namibian Rugby Ltd, which was established by the Namibia Rugby Union earlier this year to serve as its commercial arm. Although details on his appointment remain sketchy, news coming from across the Orange River is that the legendary Springbok scrumhalf has been named as one of the board members of Namibian Rugby Ltd and is expected to get involved with Namibian rugby affairs soon. Serfo

2018-03-16 Elected Representatives Conflicts of Interests
[Namibian] Conflicts of interests are one of the main reasons behind unethical conduct which leads to corruption by African elected and public representatives.

2018-03-16 Negotiating the Perpetrators of Genocide
[Namibian] Reference in this article is being made to the ongoing genocide negotiations between the German and Namibian governments.

2018-03-16 Tax Incentive Programme Extended
[Namibian] Government has once again extended the tax amnesty grace period upon the request of the public until 3 April this year.

2018-03-16 Abattoir Considers Shorter Work Hours
[Namibian] The Brukarros Meat Processors (BMP) company near Keetmanshoop is considering introducing short working hours due to the prevailing drought and large numbers of livestock being exported to South Africa.

2018-03-16 Netball Teams Ready for Newspaper Cup
[Namibian] All regions have finalised their squads for the 2018 Namibian Newspaper Cup and it is all systems go when the competition kicks off, Netball Namibia (NN) Public Relations Officer, Rebekka Goagoses has said.

2018-03-16 Police Actively Looking for Otjiwarongo Doctor
[Namibian] Police yesterday said they were actively looking for the Otjiwarongo doctor who was caught on camera driving recklessly on the B1 road last week.

2018-03-16 Solidarity Wealth Tax Implemented - Schlettwein
[Namibian] Finance minister Calle Schlettwein said the increased tax rate for high earners and the subsequent reduction in that of low earners signified the implementation of the awaited solidarity wealth tax.

2018-03-16 Hope Restored for Small-Scale Farmers
[New Era] Ongwediva -There is a sigh of relief for over 70 farmers in the surroundings of Olushandja Dam after the water utility NamWater restored the pumping of water from the Calueque Canal to the reservoir.

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