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Civil servants’ housing scheme under scrutiny

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 17 December 2018

By Edward Mumbuu Jnr
WINDHOEK, 17 DEC (NAMPA) – The housing scheme of Government employees, which subsidises houses by up to two-thirds of a set maximum purchase price, is under review as part of efforts to tighten the noose on unnecessary public expenditure.
This was confirmed by Prime Minister (PM), Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila in an interview with Nampa on Friday.
She was responding to claims from impeccable sources within Government that it is contemplating discontinuing the scheme as part of fiscal cons ...


Late Ilonga to be buried at Heroes’ Acre

Written by Anna Salkeus on 16 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has accorded the late freedom fighter and trade unionist Petrus Ilonga a State funeral.
A State funeral means Government arranges the burial and covers all funeral costs.
Geingob, in a statement from the Presidency issued Sunday declared the late Ilonga who died at the age of 71 on 11 December a national hero.
The late politician who was born at Etilyasa-Ongandjera in the Omusati Region, died on Tuesday evening after a long illness.
Ilonga will be laid to r ...

One Nation community members unhappy with Food Bank

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – Disgruntled community members from the One Nation informal settlement in Windhoek claim nepotism and favouritism in the distribution of food items by the Food Bank. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA.

Geingob implores veteran police force members to retire

Geingob calls VVIP drivers to order

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× RUNDU, 16 December 2018 - The Bunya Police Post. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (181211) -- SAFED (ISRAEL), Dec. 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) shakes hands with a soldier during a visit to the Northern Command Base in the northern Israeli town of Safed, on Dec. 11, 2018. Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Tuesday that the Lebanese Hezbollah militia will be dealt "unimaginable blows" if it resists Israel's recent operation to destroy cross-border tunnels. (Xinhua/JINI/Ayal Margolin)

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× REFILE - CORRECTING GRAMMAR Forensic experts search for evidence after a bomb blast outside the Greek SKAI TV building in Athens, Greece December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

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× GABORONE, 11 December 2018 - T11 Para-athlete Bernardo 'The Bullet' Immanuel and his guide David Ndeilenga sprinting for the gold medal at the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five, Under-20 Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 16 December 2018 - Hompa of the Mbunza Traditional Authority Alfons Kaundu oficially inaugurates the Bunya Police Post. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× GABORONE, 11 December 2018 - T11 Para-athlete Bernardo 'The Bullet' Immanuel and his guide David Ndeilenga sprinting for the gold medal at the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five, Under-20 Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 16 December 2018 - Hompa of the Mbunza Traditional Authority Alfons Kaundu oficially inaugurates the Bunya Police Post. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Top-three contestants of 67th Miss Universe competition from left, Miss Venezuela Sthefany Gutierrez, Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green, and Miss Philippines Catriona Gray participate in Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)


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