front San 12 julySOURCES in the film industry have levelled allegations of hijacking the copyright of a film that belongs to the most marginalised community in the country against one of the most prominent film producers in the country. It has come to light that the copyright for the San film documentary titled ‘We Were Once Hunters’ that is supposed to belong to the community has been acquired by the producer of the film dubiously.

front NYC 12 julyTHE Representative Council (RC) of the National Youth Council (NYC) will convene in Gobabis on Friday this week to address burning issues facing the organisation and its affiliates. The key issues for discussion over the weekend include the request made by the Swapo Party Youth League (SPLY) some months back to have its regional co-ordinators serve as the the representatives of the youth forums in the various regions.

front SARPCCO 11 julyThe third Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO) 2013 Games administrative committee preparatory meeting started in Windhoek on Wednesday.

front sexwale 09 julyPRETORIA - South African President Jacob Zuma replaced Tokyo Sexwale as housing minister in a cabinet shake-up on Tuesday, removing the anti-apartheid stalwart who is considered a potential rival as leader of Africa's biggest economy.

front likoro 07 julyTHE Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court granted bail of N$2,000 to Vincent Likoro on Tuesday after police arrested and questioned him on Monday on allegations of rape.

front Egypt 09 julyTHE Government of Namibia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the military coup in Egypt, which removed legitimately elected president Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday last week.

front likoro 07 julyPOLICE on Monday arrested Vincent Likoro, the special advisor to the Minister of Lands and Resettlement, on charges of rape in Katima Mulilo, according to sources in the region.

front Ricardo 07 julyREIGNING Mr Gay Namibia, Ricardo Amunjera will head to Antwerp, Belgium at the end of this month to represent Namibia at the Mr Gay World pageant. Perhaps the most popular gay pageant in the world, the competition sees over a dozen contestants from all over the world taking part in the competition. The pageant will take place from 31 July to 5 August.

front Iran 07 julyTHE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, paid a courtesy call on President Hifikepunye Pohamba at State House on Monday this week, prior to the re-opening of the Iranian embassy in Windhoek.

front coalition 07 julyHARARE - Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday unveiled a coalition with former allies of Robert Mugabe, in a bid to unseat the veteran president at elections later this month.


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