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Namibia

A woman casting her vote in the Oshakati East regional council by-election today allegedly voted twice accidentally… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters candidate Festus Shaduva claims he was turned away by electoral officials when h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The health ministry says medical staff at the Robert Mugabe Clinic acted to the best of their ability in the case o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

QUEEN OF OTYAKA ... Local music diva Tunakie (Maria Tuna-Omukwathi Uushona) entertained the crowd this morning at t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

HIGH FIVE ... President Hage Geingob engages some children shortly after officially opening the Ongwediva Annual Tr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

VISIT OUR STAND ... The Namibian is also at the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair. Visit our stand and help us Tell It Li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

He is flanked by Oshana governor Elia Irimari and Ongwediva mayor Angelina Angula. The trade fair this year has 451… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opinion | Introducing Kiswahili to Namibia and Africa at large promises a number of advantages. Not only will it fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TIME TO LEARN ... The Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair was officially opened by president Hage Geingob today in the Osha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein said it's a sad day for Namibia that N$600 million from the state pension fund i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A voter casting her vote at Oshakati State Hospital polling station. Kambonde Munodumbo, a presiding officer said s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opinion | Mechanisms for ensuring representation of all ethnic groups ought to be given serious consideration. The… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Government Institutions Pension Fund has said its chief executive officer will meet the prosecutor general to u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

SLOW START ... It's a slow start to the election as many of the polling stations are still empty. However, voters a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Independent candidate Fiina Kuutondokwa expresses herself shortly after casting her vote this morning at Evululuko… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Oshakati East constituency by-elections are currently underway! The elections were necessitated by the death of cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Swapo Khomas leadership have elected businesswoman Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun and 30-year-old City of Windhoek c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Only 11 local authorities have valid environmental clearance certificates for their dumpsites.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CAF CL Highlights: KCCA FC 2-0 African Stars FC (Agg 4:3) buff.ly/30wBydM #KCCASFC #CAFCL

Nearly 640 fixed-term contractors doing work for the City of Windhoek are demanding permanent employment and salary… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

My week on Twitter 🎉: 282 Mentions, 9.36K Mention Reach, 1.9K Likes, 233 Retweets, 593 New Followers. See yours wit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia and the owner of the Husab mine in Erongo, CGN Swakop Uranium, on Fri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The prosecution has scored a win in the trial of former Public Service Commission member Teckla Lameck and two co-a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

INITIATION ... Sixty-nine girls will be undergoing the traditional initiation at the Olufuko festival this year. Ph… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The festival was officially opened by former president Sam Nujoma, who is also the patron of the event. Video: Tuye… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CULTURAL DANCE ... The Aihuki Ekandjo Cultural Group performs a cultural dance at the 2019 Olufuko annual cultural… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CULTURE ... Former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba view traditional goods at the 2019 Olufuko annual… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The national water utility NamWater issued a tender for the construction of experimental desalination plants at Grü… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning. The smell is of ba… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

With the hepatitis E virus taking its toll at most informal settlements, communal dumpsites in Windhoek's informal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three people were killed in two separate road accidents in the //Kharas region on Thursday afternoon.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

African Stars face a titanic battle today at 16:00 against Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC in the second l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Five Swapo members have threatened to take the party to court if their demand for the re-run of the Otjiwarongo dis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Mines minister Tom Alweendo says he is still not convinced by the reasons given by the procurement board last week… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Financial services company Old Mutual yesterday said they have fired chief executive officer Peter Moyo again, even… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Kapana vendors all over the country will get a chance to showcase their skills in the kapana cook-off final which w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Supreme Court judge Dave Smuts is now also a published author, having written an account of his experiences as a la… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

JUST IN: Magistrate Hangalo has dismissed an application by the APP which sought to halt the Oshakati East by-election slated for tomorrow.

Edward Ndopu’s message to those struggling against narrowly defined expectations and limitations, especially childr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The health ministry says the pile of worn-out and damaged items strewn in the backyard of the Katutura Intermediate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Some security guards at Nkasa Security Services are groaning over unpaid salaries, a situation they claim put them… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) collected N$67 million from television licence fees over a period of th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Failure to improve institutions aimed at protecting Namibians against criminal activities can only enforce the perc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Editorial | Prosecutor general Imalwa owes the public a detailed breakdown on how her office reached its decision n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The newly formed Namibia Ancestral Land Foundation wants the restitution of dispossessed ancestral land to be addre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Central Procurement Board has cancelled a N$45 million tender to construct a power line in southern Namibia, am… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Deputy executive director at the finance ministry Ally Angula has resigned from her top government position, almost… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prosecutor general Martha Imalwa said she is not protecting businessman Onesmus Tobias Amadhila from rape charges.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Former prime minister Nahas Angula says the proposed seafloor mining for fertiliser exports should not be entertain… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Heaps of uncollected rubbish, toxic riverbeds and streams of sewage have become normal features in most of Windhoek… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A habitual petty thief who stole a N$45 pair of shoes from a discount store had his five-year prison term reduced t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A member of the Namibia Defence Force has been arrested in connection with burglaries at six shebeens at Okakango l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Capricorn Investment Group has recorded an after tax profit of N$1 billion over its past financial year, the first… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa is under heavy attack following revelations that her office declined to prosecute… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Coffee Circle – Speed dating networking promotes relationships dlvr.it/RBkWzK pic.twitter.com/u1G7ROsB5G

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The modernisation of the Otjiherero traditional dress… Is it an evolution or an insult? dlvr.it/RBkWyR pic.twitter.com/SNlvE1BGAn

Shonena, Dong in mega fight tomorrow at Ongwediva … “The Battle: Namibia vs China” Boxing Bonanza… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

She might not be the most effective PG ever, but she’s right at the end of the food chain on this one, and she didn… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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In the nets with charismatic beanpole goalie: Moses “Cheese” Kavikairua” dlvr.it/RBkSml pic.twitter.com/3S9Pop5u9o

African Stars out to leave footprints in Kampala dlvr.it/RBkSmz

Kick “tribalism, nepotism & bra skaap” out of football dlvr.it/RBkSmd

Bank Windhoek confirms reduced interest rates dlvr.it/RBkSmW

Sentimentality, awareness and steadfastness: the land is the economy dlvr.it/RBkSm0

A rainbow of cultures is healthy for our nation dlvr.it/RBkSls

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The Yeyi ancestral land claims – A response to Prof. Makala Lilemba dlvr.it/RBkSfw pic.twitter.com/bisH09p7Tq

Keeping up with the Joneses: A Namibian perspective dlvr.it/RBkPCq

CDC holds regional workshop on financial management dlvr.it/RBkPCR

Over 900 graduates make it through Namcol dlvr.it/RBkPC4

Former finance staff still on its medical aid dlvr.it/RBkPC2

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AR to lock horns with CoW over Goreangab forced removals dlvr.it/RBkLgj pic.twitter.com/I9pabukXXd

Marginalised students will in the near future have to apply for government study loans, with the announcement that,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A fight broke out between members of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) and the Maharero Royal House today.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has stated that in the interests of transparency, the Government In… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A MAN who initially admitted that he murdered an elderly person that he worked for has denied guilt in the high cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For your consumption, a GIPF statement reacting to the Prosecutor General pronouncement on the debacle surrounding… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa sacrificed her youth for the independence of Namibia and has appealed for an end t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Erongo police had to be summoned to Independence Beach at Walvis Bay earlier today to keep curious onlookers fr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This 2010 article reflects on GIPF's continued fallout from its failed Development Capital Portfolio, which it thou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Archive | The Namibian has for years reported on the #GIPFMissingMillions. We will be sharing some articles for rea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Congratulations to the Namcol trainees graduating today. Education first 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓🎓 pic.twitter.com/KCJlO6BfUy

The hepatitis E virus has become the leading cause of maternal deaths according to Dr Lilian Kahuika, an epidemiolo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Deputy mayor Loide Kaiyamo received the petition on behalf of the city's mayor, Muesee Kazapua. She assured the wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Executive committee member for Namibia Public Workers Union Hugo Kandovazu, has given the City of Windhoek 14 days… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The solar-irrigated farms in the drought-prone Mashaba village of Zimbabwe near the Botswana border brought problem… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

DEMONSTRATION ... Around 300 municipal workers under the banner of the Namibia Public Workers Union held a demonstr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Rundu, despite being the biggest town in Kavango East, does not have children's playgrounds, a community activist h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Are the former and subsequent CEOs and board members of GIPF who approved and/or oversaw the allocation of the loan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Namibia organisation supporting community-based natural resource management initiatives has defended the involvem… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A struggling family of 13 in Kavango East, who survive solely on the pension of the head of the household, is plead… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Pre-match press conference this morning at Startimes Stadium in Kampala, Uganda ahead of Friday's #CAFCL clqsh betw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The High Court case in which three business persons are facing fraud and corruption charges regarding the B1 City p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF) has attracted over 450 exhibitors for the 2019 round, some coming from as fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Great news if it’s a good bill. We’re not sure what version is before the CCL and whether it’s the one we in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A three-day consultative workshop to formulate a five-year strategic plan which will guide stakeholders in conducti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The increased tax deductibility of retirement savings will, when made law, boost the country's savings pool and sti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Khomas Boxing Federation (KBF) has invited 12 boxing clubs to a championship tournament slated for 5 September.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A recent poll of 980 eligible voters in the Oshakati East constituency revealed that unemployment is the most conce… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The banking and lending institutions have effectively reduced the interest rates they can charge on loans after the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2019 eye camp kicked off at the Engela District Hospital in the Ohangwena region on Saturday, with over 400 eye… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has requested the health council to set up an examination for foreign-trained… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The majority of companies inspected by the labour ministry in the first quarter of this year were not in compliance… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A man charged with having robbed and murdered a German pensioner at Swakopmund two years ago denied guilt on two ch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hyena shot after chasing residents “The police's aim was to assist the nature conservation officials to tranquilise… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

State-owned savings bank and mail delivery company NamPost has launched new Visa smart cards which will allow low-i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Eenhana Town Council has shifted the blame onto its auditors for the lack of supporting documents for its finan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A mother of six died while waiting for assistance in line at the Robert Mugabe Clinic in Windhoek on Monday morning… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The board of NIDA says it is unfairly portrayed in negative media reporting because it is in the process of “cleani… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prosecutor general Martha Imalwa declined to prosecute on 18 out of 20 dockets investigated in the N$600 million al… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Power cut at education offices According to sources, the directorate failed to pay N$1.8 million for its power cons… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Normalisation Committee moots action against NPL …tells league to act or face wrath of law dlvr.it/RBg1nx pic.twitter.com/hEVWcEpz18

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The importance of risk modelling for financial institutions dlvr.it/RBg1nR pic.twitter.com/LFOg1nNsBq

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Entrepreneurial development opportunity for Namibian youth dlvr.it/RBg1nF pic.twitter.com/ODYxQnySy6

Team Namibia links Katutura-based SMEs with donors dlvr.it/RBg1nB

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Oshikoto chips in financially for destitute farmers  dlvr.it/RBfyWG pic.twitter.com/pLSM9cd9e8

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Otjozondjupa Swapo leaders threaten to drag party to court dlvr.it/RBfyVp pic.twitter.com/74aXe76OCv

GIPF millions gone “It is regrettable what happened in the GIPF matter. It is a regrettable situation. More than N$… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE Prosecutor General Martha Imalwa announced this afternoon that investigations and the possible arrest of suspec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CLOSE to one hundred riders will take part in the first ever Oshana Cycle Challenge that is geared to take place on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I’m way too angry right now to tweet about the #GIPFMissingMillions. I just can’t.

One person will appear in the Oshakati Regional Court on 3 October 2019 in relation to the missing GIPF millions, P… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It appears the vehicle market is about to come to a scenario of 'it is either we negotiate the price or you get to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prosecutor general Martha Imalwa has rubbished claims that she has been sitting on cases and failing to prosecute m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three people were killed in a town in eastern DR Congo on Monday when police opened fire at a protest over poor sec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It is regrettable what happened in the GIPF matter. It is a regrettable situation. More than N$600 million got los… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Imalwa said the lost millions –estimated to be over N$600 million– from GIPF are lost and will not be recovered due… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Meatco's communal producer plan Meatco has introduced a plan to secure the value chain that communal farmers bring… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Imalwa said there is a perception that some senior officials implicated in those transactions are being protected.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“What happened at GIPF is regrettable. Tracing where the money went proved problematic for the investigation team.”

“It was also difficult for some of the people approached by the investigators to cooperate. They had their own lawy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Some of the relevant people who could have shed some light have since died. Given the circumstances, the decision… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Due to the period of time lapse from the time loans were applied for & granted & at the time of investigation, mos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Challenges in GIPF matter: “We all know that GIPF started investing unlisted investment in the 90’s. In the 20th co… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Right now, we cannot mention his name as he has not appeared in court. He will appear at the Oshakati Regional cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…