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A Rundu resident is accusing the town council of illegally selling her ancestral land to property developers.

Diamond tender “revoked”

The contract to evaluate diamonds from a new State-owned diamond firm, Namib Desert Diamond (NAMDIA), which was reportedly given to a hand-picked company, C-Sixty Investment, fronted by businessman John Walenga, has been “revoked”, sources in the Ministry of Mines and Energy said this week.
NATIONAL 11 novemberBank of Namibia Governor Ipumbu Shiimi is set to be rewarded with a second five-year time, that will keep him at the apex bank until 2021, the Windhoek Observer has established.

NATIONAL 4 novemberThe decision by presidential youth advisor Daisry Mathias’ to lobby the City of Windhoek on behalf of well-connected businesspeople has come under scrutiny from political analysts who have expressed shock ‘over her abuse of State House’.

Windhoek crime rate spikes

The Windhoek City Police has reported a slight increase in crime over the past year resulting in residents of the capitol starting-up neighbourhood watch groups to help defend themselves.

A drug and alcohol abuse awareness campaign took centre stage this week in Walvis Bay, targeting school learners who are increasingly using ‘dagga’, cocaine and ‘tik’.

Forty-year-old Esther Shilongo (not her real name) recently lost a job as a maid after her employer discovered that she was HIV positive.

The Windhoek Observer (WO) recently engaged Advisor on Youth Matters and Enterprise Development under the Office of the President Daisry Mathias (DM) about her role at State House and her journey so far. Mathias spoke about her 24/7 interaction with the youth in communities across the country and how she helps President Hage Geingob govern effectively.

Residents of Hochland Park’s Aviva Gardens in Windhoek are up in arms with their landlord and the municipality over the decision by the owner of the property to install prepaid water meters without consulting them.

The City of Windhoek (CoW) says it was forced to reconsider its position to close its two public swimming pools to dissuade residents from using private solutions to deal with the summer heat.

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