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Namibian Police Inspector-General, Sebastian Ndeitunga, says that he wants kapana sellers and butcheries across the country to explain their sources of meat.
Cabinet is said to have approved the appointment of a new NamPower Board of Directors, which includes axed former TransNamib Chief Executive Officer, Sara Naanda, the Windhoek Observer has established.

Venaani questions poverty drop

DTA leader McHenry Venaani has described the preliminary results of the Namibia Household Income and Expenditure Survey for 2015/16, which showed that poverty levels in the country are decreasing, as baffling and not a true reflection of the realities being experienced on the ground.
National 9 DecemberrAccusations of atrocities committed during the liberation struggle, continue to haunt Zambezi Regional Governor, Lawrence Sampofu, after it emerged this week that he allegedly tortured and killed innocent Namibians, while he was Chief of Intelligence at the Tobias Hainyeko Training Centre in Angola during the 1970s.
A plant, which has been a part of the San traditional medicine cabinet for thousands of years, is finally beginning to yield dividends for Namibia’s oldest indigenous tribe, thereby improving their livelihoods amid severe drought.
Ill-disciplined high school learners are causing irreversible damage at government school hostels, running into millions of dollars, Khomas Education Director, Gerard Vries, has said.
About 114 people have died in 19 mass casualty road crashes between 1 January and 22 November 2016, while a further 120 people were injured, the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has said.
Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Bernard Haufiku, has called for the distribution of condoms and HIV/AIDS brochures at “every road block and every gathering place this festive season”.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has confirmed the appointment of Perci Msiska as its new Permanent Secretary.
DTA Treasurer General, Nico Smit, says that Namibia has created a culture where individuals heading parastatals are allowed to demand huge salaries, without being required to meet even the most minimum performance standards.
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