• Retaining Pohamba beyond March 21
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    Jan 2015
    Retaining Pohamba beyond March 21
    By Toivo Ndjebela WINDHOEK – Proactive plans should be put in place to make use of President Hifikepunye Pohamba’s wisdom and leadership experience beyond...
  • Black Africa won’t take foot off gas
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    Jan 2015
    Black Africa won’t take foot off gas
    By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK – Namibia’s undisputed champions Black Africa’s head coach, Ronnie Kanalelo, says retaining the league title is still one...

    Features

    Cycling to keep fit and healthy
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    Cycling to keep fit and healthy

    March 4th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    The 30th edition of the popular annual Nedbank cycle race held in Windhoek last Sunday attracted more than 1 000 participants.... Read more
    ‘Professor’ Ameya speaks his mind
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    ‘Professor’ Ameya speaks his mind

    February 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    ‘Professor’ Polykarp Ameya is the founder and president of Namibia People Organisation (Nampo), a newly established political party based in Omusati Region. Ameya, who still holds a party membership card of Swapo, also owns an educational institution, which according to him... Read more
    Meeting with the PLAN fighters
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    Meeting with the PLAN fighters

    February 24th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    AS we approached the bushes where the fighters were, I could not help but worry, as I was not sure whether those were real SWAPO fighters or they were South African soldiers. While weighing all the possibilities, a soldier suddenly emerged from behind a big... Read more
    What Namibians make of Valentine
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    What Namibians make of Valentine

    February 13th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By Alvine Kapitako WINDHOEK – As in most parts of the world many Namibians go out of their way on Valentine’s Day to show love and appreciation to their loved ones. On the day people express their love by showering their sweethearts with expensive gifts,... Read more
    Salons mint money from hair business
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    Salons mint money from hair business

    February 6th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By Alvine Kapitako WINDHOEK – The hair industry in Namibia is one of the fastest growing sectors, as more and more women realise that although hair does not make a woman, good hair definitely opens doors. The past years have seen an increase in hair... Read more
    Retaining Pohamba beyond March 21
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    Retaining Pohamba beyond March 21

    January 23rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By Toivo Ndjebela WINDHOEK – Proactive plans should be put in place to make use of President Hifikepunye Pohamba’s wisdom and leadership experience beyond March 21, local analysts suggest. The curtain on Pohamba’s presidency comes down in 58 days and it has been suggested... Read more
    Geingob to announce VP in February
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    Geingob to announce VP in February

    January 23rd, 2015 | by Mathias Haufiku
    By Staff Reporter WINDHOEK – The nation will in two weeks’ time know who its vice-president, prime minister and deputy prime minister will be, according to the Office of the Prime Minister and President-elect, Dr Hage Geingob. Meanwhile, as his inauguration as president... Read more
    Kunene governor  appeals for drought relief
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    Kunene governor appeals for drought relief

    January 23rd, 2015 | by Mathias Haufiku
    By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK – Kunene, which is the region worst-affected by drought, will have to continue relying on government drought relief food, as no ploughing activities have taken place yet due to a prolonged dry spell. Residents of Kunene, who have been battling... Read more
    Over 300 learners  without classrooms
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    Over 300 learners without classrooms

    January 23rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By John Muyamba RUNDU – Over 300 grade 1, 8, 10 and 11 learners in Rundu are without school placement a week after schools reopened. An education official for Kavango West and East revealed this in an interview on Wednesday. The Ministry of Education in... Read more
    Beggar back on the streets
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    Beggar back on the streets

    January 23rd, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By Regina Simasiku WINDHOEK – The Institute of People Management (IPM) wants a street beggar to start a project with monthly payments of N$2 500 but she has instead gone back on the streets because her “baby has run out of milk”. IPM set aside... Read more
    MPs in parliamentary fix… as Swapo launches investigation
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    MPs in parliamentary fix… as Swapo launches investigation

    January 21st, 2015 | by Mathias Haufiku
    By Mathias Haufiku WINDHOEK – There are ongoing attempts to block two National Assembly-bound officials from the Kavango Region from making their debut in the national legislature on March 21, 2015, when new MPs are sworn in. The two are Marina Kandumbu and Annakletha... Read more
    Give locals jobs, tenders – NCCI
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    Give locals jobs, tenders – NCCI

    January 21st, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
    By Helvy Shaanika ONGWEDIVA – The chairman of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) in the north Tomas Iindji has implored parliamentarians to legislate laws that will stimulate business and give jobs to Namibians. While addressing a media conference this week in... Read more