front pohamba 28 june“We will give SPYL a second chance to apologise, but we remember that they have not only insulted but also sworn at us” These were the concluding remarks of President Hifikepunye Pohamba during the heated extraordinary central committee meeting that took place on Sunday morning in Swakopmund.

front oil 28 juneYou can liken Brazilian energy company HRT Participacoes em Petroleos’ (HRT) recent oil find to drilling for water on a farm, but finding it in the wrong spot, experts say. It is a good sign of existing water–you just need to find it in the spot where you want it.

front lands 27 juneTHE Ministry of Lands and Resettlement has prepared a decentralisation plan that now awaits approval from Cabinet.

front Zuma 27 junePresident Jacob Zuma has cancelled his scheduled state visit to Mozambique after visiting former president Nelson Mandela in hospital last night, amid reports that the ailing 94-year-old was on life support.

front Warriors 26 juneThe secretary general of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) expects the Brave Warriors to perform well in the Cosafa Castle Cup to be played in Lusaka, Zambia from 6-20 July.

front vote Nam 26 juneNamibia’s representatives in the 8th season of Big Brother Maria Nepembe and Dilish Mathews are both on the chopping block this week after being nominated for possible eviction.

front Ueitele 25 juneGOBABIS – A verbal spat between Gobabis-based lawyer, Bennie Venter and the Governor of the Omaheke Region Festus Ueitele played itself out in the Gobabis Magistrate’s Court shortly before court proceedings got underway.

front zim 25 juneMinister of Foreign Affairs, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah told the Windhoek Observer this week that her Zimbabwean counterpart, Patrick Chinamasa had informed her that his ministry has approached the Zimbabwe Constitutional Court to apply for the extension of the election date as directed by SADC.

front Health  24 juneMinistry of Health in partnership with the US embassy launched Namibia’s first National Public Health Laboratory Policy and its accompanying strategic plan in Windhoek on Monday. The policy was approved by the Cabinet in December 2012.

front Mandela 24 juneCape Town — Former President, Nelson Mandela’s condition has become “critical”, the office of South African President Jacob Zuma has announced.


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