Tue, 10 Dec 2019 23:56:35 GMT

Namibia

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Outjo mayor Samuel !Oe-amseb says his municipality wants to solicit resources for the needy. buff.ly/35fHL08 pic.twitter.com/hxTXcE8K6d

In commemoration of International Human Rights Day, United Nations secretary general António Guterres, said to supp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Walvis Bay is the abandoned fishermen's 'Omugulugwombashe' because it is where the war against corruption for them… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The bank accounts of Angola's former fisheries minister Victória de Barros Neto, her husband and children have been… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Editors' Forum of Namibia today condemned intimidation of journalists by supporters of political parties on int… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Editors' Forum of Namibia has condemned intimidation of journalists by supporters of opposition parties and ind… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

While today marks 70 years since the UN General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

While many are shouting "Down corruption down" and "Bring back our fish", others are using the march as a political… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

EN MASSE ... The number of participants in the anti-corruption march at Walvis Bay ballooned to over a thousand pro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Otjiwarongo constituency councillor Julius Neumbo died this morning, after he was involved in a head-on collision.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

JUST IN: Otjiwarongo constituency councillor Julius Neumbo died in a car accident this morning. According to the po… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Some participants say the 'fishrot' scandal has especially affected those at the coastal town because they are depe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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WATCH | Walvis Bay residents marching to the police station over Fishrot scandal. pic.twitter.com/T4phXA8eBz

DOWN CORRUPTION DOWN ... Hundreds of people at Walvis Bay took to the streets on Tuesday morning to protest against… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WATCH | Walvis Bay residents, including fishermen who lost their jobs following a wildcat strike in 2015, prepare t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A boy drowned while attempting to cross a water pan at Oshamale village in Oshakati East constituency on Saturday.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Finland's new prime minister – about to become the world's youngest serving premier – will have a finance minister… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Video: Miss Universe (via Twitter)

"I think the most important thing we should be teaching women is leadership," says newly crowned Miss Universe Zozi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Swapo member of the Khorixas Town Council, Cleophas Tjunduwa, was elected as the Kunene region town's new mayor t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Cabinet has approved the participation of the trade ministry in negotiations on trade in services at tripartite… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Information minister Stanley Simataa says Namibians should not use the national flag for political expedience. Sima… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The ministry of finance is considering accepting an offer by the United Nations to assist on the Automated System f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Two armed robbery cases were reported over the weekend, police have said. buff.ly/38m9JsK pic.twitter.com/bRDF6Pnhe4

More than 100 people gathered in Windhoek on Monday to march to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to hand over a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Zambian president Edgar Lungu and other senior government officials have been accused of facilitating rosewood traf… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As another drought ravages Zimbabwe, farmers in livestock-rich Matabeleland, in the country's west, are again count… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bank of Namibia governor Ipumbu Shiimi says a conducive operational environment needs to be created for SMEs to flo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Good rains in Kunene and parts of Erongo over the past week have resulted in rivers flowing again, sometimes causin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Out-Right Namibia held a march last Saturday for the awareness and advocacy of LGBTQ+ rights.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The insurance and finance segment of listed Nictus Holdings Limited has again emerged as the only bit that made pro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Swapo Party candidate Gabriel Matheus has been duly elected unopposed as Oshikuku constituency councillor after the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In 2017, a total of 44 245 pupils dropped out of school in Namibia, while 125 394 repeated grades.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

NEW BROOM ... Cleophas Tjunduwa, the new mayor of Khorixas, expresses appreciation to councillors for the trust the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Several houses at the northern towns of Ongwediva and Oshakati were flooded on Thursday following heavy rainfall in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua has opened up about how he unsuccessfully tried to intervene in the massive fis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Workers of the cash-trapped Agricultural Business Development Agency (Agribusdev) based at the Orange Irrigation Pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TALKING GBV ... Stakeholders on Monday morning came together to discuss gender-based violence and human rights for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A group of protestors consisting of mostly young people today once again marched to the office of the Anti-Corrupti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FED UP ... Nicola Theron said she chose to be a part of the anti-corruption protest because she is fed up with gove… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The protest was held to mark the International Anti-corruption Day. One of the demands of the protesters is the res… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ANTI-GRAFT MARCH ... Affirmative Repositioning movement activists and disgruntled members of the public march to th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Swakopmund-based psychiatrist who is being prosecuted over allegations that he raped one of his patients is now f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Namibian authorities have impounded a fishing vessel linked to the controversial Icelandic fishing company Samherji… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President Hage Geingob says the government needs to come up with a law to regulate public donations to political pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WATCH | Today is International Anti-Corruption Day and Namibians are marching against corruption in Windhoek. Vid… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

SWORN IN ...The National Council this morning elected Bernard Sibalatani as its new chairperson, deputised by Victo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Around 40 Namibians will have a life-changing opportunity when they receive free corrective surgery from the Steps2… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

JUST IN: Swapo politician Bernard Sibalatani has been elected as the new chairperson of the National Council. Sibal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Illegal electricity source of power for urban poor dlvr.it/RKwkXH

JUST IN: NQA CEO Franz Gertze, who was arrested for allegedly shooting his wife several times at their Pioneerspark… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Four by-elections are scheduled to take place on 15 January in constituencies vacated by councillors who resigned b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After losing three ministers in a space of five months due to allegations and conviction of corruption, the Head of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi is the third South African woman to win the title, and the first black African to be cro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL ... Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, was yesterday crowned as Miss Universe 2019. Miss Univers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Independent presidential candidate Panduleni Itula says the elections are far from over as the election results wer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Landless People's Movement (LPM), ||Kharas regional leadership and the party's supporters staged a peaceful dem… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The president of Namibia's Senior Citizens Association (NSCA), Bernhardt Tsanichab, has applauded president Hage Ge… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 11-year-old boy drowned at Henties Bay on Sunday. Samuel Pietersen (11) and three friends were enjoying a sunny… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

MASS MEETING ... Supporters and sympathisers of independent candidate Panduleni Itula, ahead of the mass meeting wh… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso)'s outgoing president, Esther Simon, this weekend called for the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Where I am now is where I want to be with the first rains in the desert after a long period of drought. 😍 pic.twitter.com/g8KqnmDDkA

The Namibian Police (NamPol) has acquired a 24-unit accommodation facility at Nkurenkuru in the Kavango West Region… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Letter | Over 57% of Namibia's population lives in rural areas. As urbanisation continues to sweep across Namibia,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The ECN continues to exhibit a high level of incompetence. We support technologies that can enhance the voting expe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

And secondly, kau cakap pak arab ni pikir kalau satu isteri tu low class? Maksudnya rasulullah tu stay je ngan said… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Pentingnya kita ni untuk memahami agama supaya kita ni tidak mudah ditipu je. I don't know why but this so called "… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

AND STILL ... Namibia's Nathaniel Kakololo retained the ABU featherweight title with a unanimous points decision ov… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

John Shafetango, one of the children, says he need financial support to study next year. Another one, young Dolph A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RECOVER OUR DREAMS ... Some children of the stranded fishermen at Walvis Bay have asked the government to help them… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WALVIS TEENS THRIVE IN SCIENCE ... Twelve teenagers from Walvis Bay this week brought home five merits, two bronze… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FREQUENT FLYER ... President Hage Geingob travelled to Kenya today for the 9th African, Carribean and Pacific heads… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Demonstrators also called for the stoppage of fisheries resources abuse and the immediate resignation of their fish… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

JUSTICE ... More than 3000 people in Iceland demonstrated against the Fishrot corruption scandal in the country’s c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prominent lawyer Sisa Namandje has come to the aid of homeless Markus Kalipi— a man living with albinism—by buildin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Over 1 000 pensioners at Otjiwarongo were treated to an early Christmas party by the Otjiwarongo municipality at th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opinion | The unadulterated level of greed and conspicuous consumption by those entrusted to lead Namibia into “pro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TEAMWORK … This year, Megatech MBM, was the first team to win the desert dash – and were the first overall to cross… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WINNER … Namibia’s Vera Adrian was the first woman to cross the line at the annual Nedbank Desert Dash cycling even… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Konny Looser did it again. He won the grueling annual Nedbank Desert Dash 2019 in 14h42m02s, making this his fifth… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bila abah call, and minit call tu akan bertahan tak sampai seminit tapi kata2 dia dalam waktu tu semua padu 😢 twitter.com/osasdreal/stat…

My week on Twitter 🎉: 631 Mentions, 145K Mention Reach, 3.7K Likes, 756 Retweets, 1.3M Retweet Reach. See yours wit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Mines minister Tom Alweendo yesterday appointed a new board for the Namibia De Beers Holdings (Namdeb) - a 50:50 di… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The government has finally given the green light to the Bank of Namibia's initiative to loosen up the property mark… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The state-owned Windhoek Country Club's revenue grew to N$158 million for the 2019 financial year, and 52% (N$82 mi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It will be a sad day if the military chiefs were actually instigating a clampdown on dissent under the guise of mai… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

President Hage Geingob on Wednesday commissioned 40 cadets as officers in the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) at the mi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Swapo has chosen Keetmanshoop Urban district coordinator Festus Shilimela as the party's candidate for the Keetmans… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In another chapter of the ongoing 'Fishrot' scandal, the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) has dist… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Proceeds from the MTC Namibia knock-out project, which amounted to N$841 320, were yesterday donated to four organi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 'Kwela Makietie', to celebrate Swakopmund as DStv annual 'Kwela Town of the Year', was officially opened by Swa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Last weeks national elections will go down in history for many reasons. Swapo was given a run for the loads of mone… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RAIN AT LAST ... After a long dry spell, residents of Mariental received some light drizzles this morning. Photo: L… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The absence of electricity has made the lives of those living in Windhoek's informal settlements very difficult, in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Finance is pulling all the stops to meet conditions for the government to qualify for a N$2,5 billi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Namibia leads the continental pack on gender equality, the recently launched Africa Gender Index (AGI) report shows… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Swapo politician Jerry Ekandjo resigned from the National Assembly on Wednesday, ending his presence in the law-mak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Electoral Commission of Namibia has asked attorney general Albert Kawana to give a legal opinion on the list of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Namibia's indigenous and ethnic minorities will soon benefit economically and socially from a three-year collaborat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Windhoek shop owner convicted of murder over the fatal shooting of a woman in a bar five and a half years ago has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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President Hage Geingob has reiterated that corruption is not systemic in Namibia. buff.ly/2rnwzj0 pic.twitter.com/Rm8bzOYoog

Industry Loop:  Infinite Disaster Vol 2!  dlvr.it/RKmlft

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Top trending: Judge Judy tells a man to move to Namibia to exploit people dlvr.it/RKmlfp pic.twitter.com/FKZSLNGfxb

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The skinny goalie with the safe pair of hands, Collin Usurua, aka ‘Bro K’ dlvr.it/RKmlZ2 pic.twitter.com/rfE8ZIaBDb

Caught between a rock and a hard place… could this be the last kick of a dying horse? dlvr.it/RKmlZ0

Ozongungu za Tjimana mapeya azevarwa otjo tjirumatwa tjehi dlvr.it/RKmlYz

Oku zengurura o ma tokero ma ku hepa epango-Geingoba dlvr.it/RKmlYx

Opinion: China vs the West… the geopolitical game that played out in Namibia to influence elections dlvr.it/RKmlYm

Opinion: Readers’ comments on language issues encouraging dlvr.it/RKmlYl

Opinion: Failure in the lives of individuals, bosses and subordinates dlvr.it/RKmlYg

Opinion: President Geingob has heard you dlvr.it/RKmlXz

Long-serving parliamentarian Jerry Ekandjo has quit parliament, bringing to an end close to 30 years of his law-mak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The election of office-bearers for the Walvis Bay Town Council has been postponed to a later date.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Finance is rushing to submit a loan request that will qualify the country for a N$2,5 billion loan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Namibia Meteorological Services issued a warning for heavy storms northern and central Namibia.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Many residents of Windhoek's informal settlements take extra measures to connect themselves to the grid to address… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three Angolan nationals en-route to China were arrested yesterday at the Hosea Kutako International Airport for not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Geingob says govt has seen the anger of the people, especially those who had their livelihoods destroyed as a resul… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The president said this during the final cabinet meeting of the year in Windhoek this morning.

President Geingob said it was crucial that government work on a law which will clearly define election donations an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opinion: Zimbabwe’s forgotten children dlvr.it/RKmFDx

Editorial: Social media content should not malign dlvr.it/RKmFDt

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On the spot: Exclusive interview with Russian ambassador dlvr.it/RKmFDp pic.twitter.com/6yJVvsJI5H

Kleine Kuppe Extension 1 project breaks ground dlvr.it/RKmFDh

Three Angolans arrested at airport with N$2 million dlvr.it/RKmFDX

Omuthiya mayor dodges corruption queries dlvr.it/RKmBCg

Swapo nominates candidate for  //Kharas by-election dlvr.it/RKmBCd

SADC has shortage of senior female jurists dlvr.it/RKmBCc

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Star of the Week: Bank of Namibia whose Monetary Policy Committee dlvr.it/RKmBCT pic.twitter.com/2uTY9JG87s

Hospitalisation halts high school murder trial dlvr.it/RKmBCL

This changes things somewhat. The result did look peculiar. Well spotted @MarthaKnN and @ipprnamibia! twitter.com/ipprnamibia/st…

BANKING AND PIZZA ... Newly opened pizza outlet, Eagles Pizza, in the Wernhill Shopping complex still displays the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There are warnings of possible flooding in the northern parts of the country as more rainfall is expected this week… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Botswana on Monday hanged a 44-year-old man for murdering his boss, prison services announced, despite mounting cri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bank of Namibia governor Ipumbu Shiimi yesterday said the amounts borrowers pay as interest on loans are not the re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Khorixas Town Council's office-bearer elections were postponed after mayor Elizabeth Geises was alerted of been… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) is looking into collecting information and engaging other institutions in a bid to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The killing of dissidents in Iraq; the return of African cultural artefacts stolen under colonial rule; Nobel Prize… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The United Democratic Front Youth League's secretary general Micheal Skini blasted the Namibian Police over the kil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Photo of the Day | Children from Otjomuise walk several kilo­metres from their dwellings to collect water. Members… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In this week's 'My Career' column, The Namibian spoke to finance ministry taxation lawyer Loide Hamutumwa. Hamutumw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Health and Social Services and other stakeholders at Gobabis are working around the clock to curb t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The lifeless body of a 30-year-old woman who was allegedly washed away by heavy flowing rainwater yesterday in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Namibia has made steady progress towards attaining the sustainable development goals associated with offering unive… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A South African citizen convicted of murder over the killing of a woman found strangled at her home in Windhoek fiv… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund of Namibia (MVA) has advised motorists to plan their trips in advance, and take all… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Since it started operating in 2010, the Erongo desalination plant has produced a milestone total of 50 million cubi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…