• 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

Ruacana the leading light of local authorities
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Ruacana the leading light of local authorities

March 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
The Ruacana Town Council was recognized in September 2010 as a fully-fledged town council and before that, since 2006, it had operated as a village council. But four years later, Ruacana Town Council is the recipient of the best performing local authority award from the... Read more
Namibia will not achieve MDG4
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Namibia will not achieve MDG4

March 27th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Despite making significant strides in the health sector, Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4, which is targeted at reducing child mortality is one of the goals that Namibia will not achieve as the agenda concludes this year. The other MDGs are MDG1 for... Read more
Conservation agriculture to take center stage
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Conservation agriculture to take center stage

March 24th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK –  The eyes of some 180 000 Namibia’s communal crop farmers  are firmly focused on the implementation of the European Union’s Conservation Agriculture Project for Namibia via the International Food Organisation (FAO) after N$40 million was approved for this... Read more
My First Battle Experience
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My First Battle Experience

March 24th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
During the last week of August 1977, we were ordered to go on routine patrol as usual. We were a mixture of old and newly trained fighters numbering around 30 commanded by a certain Comrade Nauta. Our patrol started around 07:00 north-east of our base.... Read more
What the President said on 21 March…
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What the President said on 21 March…

March 24th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
This is the full inaugural speech by President Hage Geingob which he delivered on Saturday, 21 March 2015 at the Independence Stadium, moments after he was sworn in as Namibia’s third democratically-elected president: Director of Ceremonies; Your Excellency, and my... Read more

Dismay over change of landing terminal

March 24th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
KATIMA MULILO – Air passengers in Katima Mulilo are outraged over Air Namibia’s decision to move the route’s flights from Eros airport to Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA). The decision was announced early this month and comes into effect on Sunday, 29 March.... Read more
Invest more in youth empowerment
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Invest more in youth empowerment

March 20th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
New Era journalist in Keetmanshoop, Matheus Hamutenya, had a one-on-one interview with Eckhart Mueller, the Executive Director of the Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) to gauge how far vocational training has come since independence and the challenges they face.... Read more
How we crossed the border into Angola
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How we crossed the border into Angola

March 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
A FEW metres from where we were, we came across fresh footprints of the South African soldiers. It was at that moment that I understood why we were ordered to stop. Then as we moved forward, we came across an open space. “Run, run!” shouted... Read more
People being tested for HIV in their homes
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People being tested for HIV in their homes

March 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – The Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) fieldworkers, who are part of the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP), daily endure harsh weather conditions. TCE fieldworkers walk door-to-door testing people for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Although, the... Read more
The last trek to the training camp in Cunene
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The last trek to the training camp in Cunene

March 10th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
My shoes and those of Amukwaya were completely worn out to the extent that they were no longer wearable. We were actually walking on bare feet. Later we rested and dinner was prepared but the food was not enough, considering that we had spent the... Read more
Egypt on African charm offensive
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Egypt on African charm offensive

March 9th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
CAIRO – Egypt, the North African political giant that from 2011 to date has seen two leaders removed from power through the Arab Spring, seems keen to rekindle its African roots shaken successively by populist mass upheavals. On July 3, 2013, president Mohamed Morsi was... Read more
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