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Tourist attacks will affect tourism sector: Shifeta

Written by Linea Dishena on 25 September 2018

By Linea Dishena
WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – The frequent criminal attacks on tourists who are visiting Namibia will have a terrible effect on the tourism sector, Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta admitted and cautioned on Monday.
In an interview with Nampa here, Shifeta said Namibia cannot afford to have constant criminal attacks on tourists as this will reduce the number of visitors, which will eventually affect the sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
He noted tha ...


Damara king’s council slams SPEC stance on ancestral land

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 25 September 2018

WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – The Damara King’s Council criticised the Swapo Party Elders’ Council (SPEC) view that resolutions emanating from debates around the restitution of ancestral land not be implemented, amid fears that it would lead to civil strife.
This is contained in a nine-bullet statement issued to the media on Monday by Damara King’s Council secretary-general (SG) Abner Xoagub.
The statement comes days after SPEC secretary Mkwaita Shanyengana told reporters on Friday that “the issue of ancestr ...

SADC ministers of ICT meet in Windhoek

WINDHOEK, 24 SEP (NAMPA) – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Meeting of Ministers responsible for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication, Transport and Meteorology. (NAMPA) ANS/PS/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Community women complete social business and innovation training

Congo Embassy donates magazines to Hage Geingob High School

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× WINDHOEK, 22 September 2018 - The Namibia Invitational team (player in red) on Saturday lost 38-52 against the visiting blue bulls at the Hage Geingob Stadium in the capital. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 23 September 2018 - The Spar supermarket in Keetmanshoop was destroyed in a fire on Sunday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Golf - 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National - Guyancourt, France, September 25, 2018 Team Europe captain Thomas Bjorn REUTERS/Carl Recine

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× Europe's Italian golfer Francesco Molinari (C) looks on as he arrives with teammates including Europe's English golfer Tommy Fleetwood (R) to pose for a group photograph ahead of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National Course at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, south-west of Paris on September 25, 2018. (Photo by Eric FEFERBERG / AFP)

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× MARIENTAL, 21 September 2018 - Chairman of the National Road Safety Council, Eliphas !Owos-Oab at the national training of teachers in the Hardap Region on the integration of road safety education. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Workers with the Billion Oyster Project place oysters in the waters near Brooklyn's Bush Terminal Park August 23, 2018 in New York. - One sunny morning in New York, a dozen biologists and volunteers stand in knee-deep water, chucking net sacks of oyster shells down a human chain, before planting them in containers on the riverbed. Why? To build an oyster reef. The goal? To restore a billion oysters by 2035 to America's largest city -- not as a delicacy for the dinner table but in an environmental bid to clean up the notoriously filthy harbor water and generate greater biodiversity. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP)

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× (180925) -- ZAOZHUANG, Sept. 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists walk in a pomegranate garden in Zaozhuang City, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 24, 2018. The pomegranate garden here entered the harvest season recently. (Xinhua/Sun Zhongzhe) (ry)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 September 2018 - The Ambassador of the Republic of Congo to Namibia, Chantal Maryse Itoua Apoyolo (L) and Deputy Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Ester Nghipondoka (R) display magazines donated to the Hage Geingob High School by the Embassy of the Republic of Congo. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA