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Support Ulm e.V. donates sunscreens worth N$860 000 to SINASRA

Support Ulm e.V. donates sunscreens worth N$860 000 to SINASRA

Support Ulm e.V, a non-profit organisation from Ulm, Germany, last week donated sunscreens valued at N$860 000 to Support in Namibia of Albinism Sufferers Requiring Assistance (SINASRA). Under the leadership of Heinz Maier, Support Ulm e.V. facilitated the donation of specially formulated sunscreens for sensitive skin. The donation was presented by Alina Letushila Nelenge, representing Support Ulm e.V. and received by Anette Shililifa, a senior teacher at the School of the Visually Impaired and a member of the SINASRA board. Nelenge, the Corporate Social Investment representative of Ohorongo Cement,  emphasised the importance of supporting individuals with albinism, particularly in preparing…
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MUN president removed

MUN president removed

The national executive committee of the Mine Workers Union of Namibia (MUN) passed a vote of no confidence against its president, Ismael Kasuto and vice president, Densley Somseb.The motion passed during an extra ordination executive meeting held in Tsumeb on Sunday.Hashondali Kakuti, the MUN’s southern regional secretary, who chaired the meeting, confirmed the removal of the two leaders.The reasons for Kasuto and Somseb’s removal according to letters sent to them are the lack of leadership that hampers the organisational health, social cohesion and progress of the union.The union executive appointed Mathew P. Mberiuana to act as president until the next…
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Please assist with identifying abandoned baby

Niël TerblanchéThe police in Walvis Bay are looking for the parents or guardians of a baby girl that was abandoned in the dunes near the Narraville neighbourhood of the harbour town.Chief Inspector Ileni Shapumba the head of the community affairs division of the Namibian Police in the Erongo Region, requested members of the public to assist them in identifying the baby who is approximately 16 months old.According to the report provided by Shapumba, the little girl was found this morning at approximately 07:10 by a man walking in the dunes about 200 meters from the road between Walvis Bay and…
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Sworn in

Sworn in

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) member Theofelus Kamati, was sworn in this morning as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly by Chief Justice Peter Shivute.Kamati replaced Vipuakuje Muharukua, who recently resigned from PDM and the National Assembly.Reporter: Stefanus Nashama.
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Several tourists injured in serious bus accident

Several tourists injured in serious bus accident

Niël TerblanchéEmergency service from Swakopmund and Walvis Bay on Wednesday rushed to the scene of a mass casualty motor vehicle accident that occurred on the road into the Kuiseb River Canyon.Chief Inspector Ileni Shapumb, the head of the community affairs division of the Namibian Police in the Erongo Region confirmed the incident and said that investigators have been dispatched to the scene where at least 40 tourists have been injured.Members of the emergency services that responded to the call said that they were informed that at least one of the tourists passed away on the scene of the crash.It is…
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Business leader Tomas Indji has died

Business leader Tomas Indji has died

Ester Mbathera Business and community leader Tomas Indji passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 44. This was confirmed by former Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) chief executive officer, Tarah Shaanika. “He has not been well for quite some time now. It is very sad,” Shaanika said. Shaanika described Indji as a leader who was very passionate about business development and added that his death is a big loss for the country. “He was not only a business leader, he was a community leader. He did a lot of work beyond his normal profession of banking…
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REMAINING… The City of Windhoek's deputy mayor, Joseph Uapigene, said that the municipality will stick with Redforce debt collection company.Uapigene made these remarks on Monday while addressing the Katutura Residents Committee (KRC) .He explained that its previous debt collection systems yielded no results. Last year KRC submitted a petition to the municipality, calling for RedForce to be abolished among other demands.Reporter: Martin Endjala
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Ida Jimmy laid to rest:

Ida Jimmy laid to rest:

Struggle stalwart Ida Jimmy !Hâ-Eiros was today laid to rest at Snipriver Farm, Bethanie District, Berseba Constituency. She was conferred the honour of a national heroine and a state funeral by President Nangolo Mbumba. Among the dignitaries who attended the funeral where President Mbumba and Mrs Mbumba, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila and Mr Amadhila, and former First Lady Madam Monica Geingos.
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Namibian student missing in Cape Town

Namibian student missing in Cape Town

The Western Cape police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 20-year-old Faith Enkali , a Namibian student at the Cape Town College of Fashion Design. According to reports Enkali, was last seen leaving his student accommodation on Malleson Street in Mowbray in the early hours of Monday, 15 April. Reports suggest Enkali did not inform any of his housemates about his plans for the day before his disappearance. Anyone with information regarding Enkali's whereabouts is urged to contact the Mowbray police or his mother , Johana Kapolo on +264 811243951. Reporter-Hertta-Maria Amutenja
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Namibia will continue to advocate for UNSC reform

Namibia will continue to advocate for UNSC reform

Niël Terblanché Namibia has reaffirmed its stance on the urgent need for reform within the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) while also raising concerns about global justice and equity. Dr Peya Mushelenga, Namibia's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, in a statement, voiced the government of Namibia’s disappointment following the UNSC's inability to pass a resolution that would grant the State of Palestine full membership in the United Nations. The bid for Palestine's membership adheres to Article 4 of the UN Charter, which invites all peace-loving states willing and able to fulfil the obligations of the Charter to apply. Since…
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