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World Wildlife Day is celebrated on March 3, 2017.  Nowhere should there be more recognition of this day and its importance than here in Namibia, home of one of the greatest wildlife success stories ever told.
Just a few weeks after we were called in to attend a rice reduction press conference I was shocked last weekend having to walk up to the aisle to the till to buy my favourite top score mealie meal only to realise that the price had  risen and was now the same price as before the so-called ‘reduction’. 
Former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, is set to write a book detailing the incredible story of how Namibia gained its independence, through his eyes.
Health and Social Services Minister, Bernard Haufiku, says that the pregnant women who are camping in tents outside hospitals in the North are doing so by choice, as there are maternal shelters that they can occupy at these State health facilities for N$10 a day.
All People’s Party (APP) leader Ignatius Shixwameni says the DTA is as much to blame for the country’s current land woes as SWAPO, because both parties agreed to compromises that have set the country on its current path, when the 1991 Land Conference took place.
Public Enterprises Minister, Leon Jooste, says that the reason why most parastatals are appointing the same faces, time after time, to their boards, is because of an impression that has been created that these boards are “controversial”, which makes many professionals avoid any involvement.
MetBank has expressed its concern over the decision by the Bank of Namibia (BoN) to put SME Bank under curatorship, saying the move will send wrong signals to potential investors and other foreign entities operating in Namibia.
Private schools are fearful that the orphans and vulnerable children in their care are likely to be left stranded, after an announcement this week by the education ministry that it is likely to review its subsidy allocations to the schools, because of ongoing budget cuts.
 national 18 LAWA total of 18 parliamentarians, including six Cabinet ministers, were absent from Tuesday afternoon’s National Assembly session, which was adjourned after less than an hour.

Brave pensioner fights crime

At the age of 77, Sigi Reischauer, popularly known as Ouma Sigi, has energy and vigour that puts the younger generation to shame
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