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Business

Namra - a Nexus Between Taxation, Inclusive Growth

The long-awaited operationalisation of the Namibia Revenue Agency has finally come to fruition, heralding a new beginning as far as revenue collection is concerned. NamRA was established as a solutio… [+4047 chars]

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Namibia: Extradition Looms for Fishrot 'Paymaster'

Namibian authorities are expected to finalise the extradition request for lawyer Marén de Klerk who is facing corruption charges in the High Court over his alleged involvement in the Fishrot scandal.… [+2219 chars]

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Health

Insecurity, bad economy causing irreparable damages to Nigerian Nation ― SDP

By Dayo Johnson The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr. Olu Agunloye has lamented that insecurity, bad economy and other myriads of problems bedevilling the country was causi… [+3294 chars]

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Health

Insecurity, bad economy causing irreparable damages to Nigeria — SDP

Dayo Johnson Akure The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Olu Agunloye has lamented that insecurity, bad economy and other myriads of problems bedevilling the country was cau… [+3297 chars]

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Music

Businessinsider.co.za | Duduzane Zuma seems to be enjoying Dubai – but he could be in trouble if authorities notice

News analysis <ul><li>From his self-documented exploits, Duduzane Zuma seems to be having a good time on the water in Dubai.</li><li>South Africans have noted the setting and companions the videos sh… [+4838 chars]

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Style

‘Moffie’ Review: One of the Best Films About Gay Repression Ever Is Also a Disturbing Apartheid Story

There is no more delicious agony than the one felt when you’re sitting millimeters from your crush, wondering who’s going to make the first move, or if someone will at all. That unbearable, painful e… [+6151 chars]

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Elephants and Wildlife Threatened by Plans to Drill for Dirty Energy in Africa’s Unique Okavango Region

All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the Translate Website drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). *** Botswana and Namibia should sto… [+3573 chars]

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Namibia: Outdated Transport Law Creates Chaos Over Easter

Chaos ensued on the roads this past Easter weekend due to a 44-year-old law prohibiting seven-seater vehicles from operating. Passengers at the B1 Service Station and all over the country were left … [+3045 chars]

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Technology

US-Based Cyber Security Expert Tasks Nigerian Financial Institutions On Cyber Crimes

A United State of America-based Cyber Security expert, Dr. Augustine Ohwobete has advised that as the pace of digital disruption accelerates and innovative new technology reach the market, organisati… [+3681 chars]

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Namibia: We Don't Need the Anti-Corruption Commission - Amupanda

Leader of the Affirmative Repositioning movement Job Amupanda says he will not be pressured into giving evidence of the alleged corrupt activities he exposes to the Anti-Corruption Commission because… [+4681 chars]

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Other

Bridge Football On the Horizon

EIGHT days from today, 238 clubs will kick off the 2020-21 transitional football season. Tomorrow, the Namibia Football Association will officially reactivate the domestic game when it launches the d… [+1867 chars]

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Business

Hundreds of Students Trapped By Fake Qualifications

The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) has revealed that 341 students over the last two years have fallen prey to bogus institutions. NQA spokesperson Catherine Shipushu says these institutions … [+4287 chars]

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News

Gaomab II Lands Nida Top Job

Fishcor board chairperson, Mihe Gaomab II has been appointed the chief executive officer of the state-owned Namibia Industrial Development Agency (Nida) for five years. Public enterprises minister L… [+3327 chars]

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Money

Brazil, Zambia and echoes of a $1.5bn Nigerian repair

Azu IshiekweneBrazil has proved a disaster in the management of COVID-19, but there are other areas where we can use their examples.Like what to do about failing refineries. This hot-button topic ret… [+7881 chars]

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Finance

Nigeria: 2020 NSF - Presidency Wades Into Edo, Sports Ministry's Faceoff

The Presidency yesterday averted the planned shutdown of the 20th National Sports Festival taking place in Benin City, Edo State by fully committing itself to the games. The Deputy governor and Chai… [+1579 chars]

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Money

Insecurity: Group warns agitators of self-determination, others from toeing path of perdition

File photo …vows to take decisive action if….. By Adeola Badru A group is known as Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, warned those fanning embers of war in Yorubaland and championing the cause … [+6403 chars]

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Sports

Nigeria: Edo Dares Govt, Locks Out Officials of National Sports Festival

The Edo State government has shut down the Main Organising Committee (MOC) office of the National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. The government said it took the decisio… [+3361 chars]

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Money

Nigerian Youths Must Refuse to Be Led By the Nose (II)

Eighteen-year-old Salisu later graduated to selling palm oil. He upped one day and shipped himself to Aba, where he lived at 150 Clifford Street. From there on to Warri, and shuttling between there a… [+5645 chars]

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News

Forest Conservation a Global Priority

FORESTS in Africa, including in Namibia, are shrinking. This is according to the latest United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) report on the State of the World's Forests. Accordin… [+4019 chars]

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Health

National Bio-Economy Strategy in the Works

A SIX year project aimed at developing a bio-economy strategy for Namibia is under way. Bio-economy refers to economic activity that utilises biological resources from the land and sea for a sustain… [+3207 chars]

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Money

Nigeria: USSD - MTN, Banks to Work Out Long-Term Pricing Structure

Officials of MTN Nigeria and Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), including their regulators, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) respectively, yesterday, contin… [+3841 chars]

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Other

Buhari is committed to providing jobs for Niger Delta youths ― Sylva

By Emem Idio, Yenagoa Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has reiterated the resolve of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to provide jobs for the teeming yout… [+3013 chars]

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Real Estate

Prosus Makes Its Big Move With Tencent Sale: 4 Things It Can Do With Its Billions

One of the more intriguing international stocks is Prosus(OTC:PROSY), the European technology holding company spun out of South African media giant Naspers(OTC:NPSNY) in 2019. Best known for its famo… [+6457 chars]

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Money

Patients lament as resident doctors’ strike persists

FG, NARD meets today Nigerians should sue govt hospitals OSANYIN By Sola Ogundipe &amp; Gabriel Olawale Patients have continued to bear the brunt of the strike called by the Nigerian Association o… [+6441 chars]

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Business

Africa: Building Peace in Troubled Places – South Sudan, the Sahel, Mozambique

Cape Town — A backgrounder for AllAfrica's online discussion with scholars and peace practitioners. South Sudan What's the backdrop? Modern Sudan was recognised as an independent nation in 1956 … [+16717 chars]

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Business

Africa: Peacebuilding in the Sahel, Mozambique and South Sudan - Webinar Transcript

This is the transcript of a webinar hosted by AllAfrica that drew upon the research of three scholars about peacebuilding in Africa: Dr. Shuvai Busuman Nyoni, executive director of the African Leader… [+31344 chars]

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Business

Namibia: Meatco Embarks On Business Optimisation and Restructuring Process

Meat processing and marketing entity, Meatco this week announced that the company has embarked on a business optimisation and restructing process to ensuring that they remains competitive, sustainabl… [+2016 chars]

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Money

Nigeria: Operators Seek Govt's Support to Build Viable Shipping Industry

Ship owners in the country have solicited the support of relevant stakeholders and government agencies, particularly the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Nigerian … [+3751 chars]

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Health

From the Netball Court to Managing Nurses

Former United NC star defender Hilma Ipinge can be described as fearless, talented and a highly versatile player. Her former teammates described her as someone who always gave 110% in each game and … [+4790 chars]

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Business

Show Chickens Justify the Price

SHOW chickens have special attractive attributes such as large carcass frames and weights and beautiful appearances (feathers). Because of these attributes (appearances and large carcass frames) the… [+6139 chars]

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Money

RCC Evicted From Windhoek Property

Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings Limited (NPTH) has obtained a court order for the eviction of the financially struggling Roads Contractor Company (RCC) from a property in Windhoek which NPTH bought… [+3496 chars]

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Health

Cancer Screening Drive to Hit the North

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) has announced the dates for their next National Cancer Outreach Programme which will be held in the central north of the country next week. The dates for the … [+873 chars]

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News

Nigeria: Drug Abuse - Northern Governors' Wives Pledge Support for Taraba Rehabilitation Centre

Wives of governors in the 19 Northern states have pledged their support to the newly commissioned rehabilitation centre for drug addicts in Taraba State to ensure it remains functional. Chairperson … [+1263 chars]

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Technology

Nigeria: Hope Rises for Nigeria's Electric Vehicle Project

As the world moves towards electric vehicles, the Nigerian government is also making investments into building indigenous electric vehicles. As part of the effort, a project team for the development… [+1429 chars]

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Money

'A Scattered Family Can't Fix Nigeria' - Nigerians React To Buhari's Absence At Aisha's Book Launch

Many Nigerians have taken to social media to comment on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the launch of a book written in honour of Aisha. The high and mighty were at the launch of the bo… [+3001 chars]

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Health

TB Campaign Boosts Preventive Therapy

THE Ministry of Health and Social Services launched the Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy (TPT) campaign under the theme 'Where is my TPT?'. The campaign, launched yesterday in Windhoek, is aimed at c… [+1560 chars]

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Business

West Africa: How Smuggled Petrol From Nigeria Floods Niger, Cameroon, Benin, Togo

Nigeria's refined petroleum products, especially the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, is the 'smuggle gold' feeding Cameroon, Benin, Togo, Chad and Niger Republic, which all share… [+20906 chars]

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Finance

Nigeria: Labour Suspends Planned Strike, Protest in Kano, Agree On Terms

FOLLOWING an earlier announced three-day strike scheduled to commence on Thursday, April 8, 2021, by workers in Kano, protesting the reversion to the former minimum wage of N18,000 from the new minim… [+4107 chars]

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Health

Recycling Lab Wins Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Award

A LOCAL recycling initiative, known as the Recycling Lab, was recently awarded the Africa Tourism Leadership Youth Innovation Award in Rwanda's capital Kigali for its initiative in sustainable archit… [+1846 chars]

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Business

Livestock Producers Not Happy With Meatco Retrenchments

The Livestock Producers Organisation (LPO) of Namibia says Meatco's decision to retrench its employees will pose a major risk to the public enterprise's sustainability. Meatco on Thursday announced … [+1620 chars]