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The festive season has traditionally recorded the highest number of deadly motor vehicle accidents across the country’s major roads, with police statistics indicating that a total of 247 accidents were recorded in Namibia between 22 and 30 December 2015, resulting in nine confirmed deaths.

Born with HIV and living positive

It has been nine years since 22-year-old Amanda Andreas (not her real name) found out that she was HIV positive. Discovering that her status at the tender age of 13 was not only traumatic for Andreas, but also very confusing.
With only three weeks left before most companies close their doors in preparation for Christmas, holiday accommodation establishments in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund say they are fully booked.

Land Bill withdrawn

The fourth session of the sixth Parliament closed on Thursday with the withdrawal of the Land Bill.
National 25 novemberSponsors of this year’s Windhoek Draught Live Music festival, featuring the American RnB singer, RKelly and various local artists, are set to lose millions following the postponement of the show. 
After years of battling with landlords over rent payments and the poor maintenance of the various properties where she has lived, Elizabeth Amakali is a homeowner for nearly 11 years, through the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), and her whole life has changed.
Land Reform Permanent Secretary, Peter Amutenya, says that the ministry has confiscated eight resettlement farms from their previous beneficiaries,
Liberation struggle stalwart, Mihe Gaomab I, has bluntly questioned why Nama-speaking Namibians are excluded from companies that are picked to evaluate diamonds, despite the fact that the precious gems are extracted from South, where they are from.

Govt defends N$115m lawsuit

A N$115 million lawsuit against Urban and Rural Development Minister, Sophia Shaningwa, and the Walvis Bay Municipality, involving disputed land allegedly taken away irregularly from local businessman Dudley Strauss, has kicked off in the High Court.
Nationa18 novemberConflict among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) has exploded into open rebellion, in the wake of three pastors leaving to form their own separate Lutheran churches.
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