Council, Villagers Argue Over Dam

[New Era] Omuthiya -Community members from villages surrounding Omuthiya are at loggerheads with the Omuthiya Town Council for drawing water from a community earth dam.

[New Era] Omuthiya -Community members from villages surrounding Omuthiya are at loggerheads with the Omuthiya Town Council for drawing water from a community earth dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Heita in Court for Girlfriend’s Murder

[New Era] Windhoek -The man who is currently the talk of the nation for allegedly killing his long-term girlfriend and mother of his kids in Otjomuise on Monday made his first appearance in court yesterday were he was denied bail.

[New Era] Windhoek -The man who is currently the talk of the nation for allegedly killing his long-term girlfriend and mother of his kids in Otjomuise on Monday made his first appearance in court yesterday were he was denied bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Child Raped While Parents Attend Church

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -A 12-year-old girl was raped while alone at her parents’ house on Sunday morning after a man sneaked into the family house and had sexual intercourse with her.

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -A 12-year-old girl was raped while alone at her parents' house on Sunday morning after a man sneaked into the family house and had sexual intercourse with her.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Call to Ban Hubbly Bubbly in Namibia

[New Era] MPs in the National Assembly are currently debating the high rate of the use and accessibility of hubbly bubbly amongst the Namibian youth. Ministers Sophia Shaningwa and Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa are calling for a total ban of hubbly bu…

[New Era] MPs in the National Assembly are currently debating the high rate of the use and accessibility of hubbly bubbly amongst the Namibian youth. Ministers Sophia Shaningwa and Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa are calling for a total ban of hubbly bubbly in Namibia. Hubbly bubbly is an instrument for smoking tobacco, which is often flavoured.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Unam Law Students Take Care of Vulnerable Children

[New Era] Windhoek -Final-year law students from the University of Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day with vulnerable kids at the Hope Initiative Centre in Okahandja Park informal settlement and taught them abou…

[New Era] Windhoek -Final-year law students from the University of Namibia (Unam), calling themselves The Moppet Minders, recently spent a day with vulnerable kids at the Hope Initiative Centre in Okahandja Park informal settlement and taught them about their constitutional rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

State Appeals Pupkewitz Fraud Acquittal

[New Era] Windhoek -The Office of the Prosecutor-General is appealing the acquittal of two men implicated in a multi-million-dollar scam involving building material giant Pupkewitz Megabuild and northern business mogul, Bennie Hauwanga.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Office of the Prosecutor-General is appealing the acquittal of two men implicated in a multi-million-dollar scam involving building material giant Pupkewitz Megabuild and northern business mogul, Bennie Hauwanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Disability Issues Need Fair Coverage’

[The Herald] THE media must cover disability issues and also raise awareness in order to promote inclusion and equality particularly for people living with disabilities, Leonard Cheshire Disability Rights Advocacy project officer Ms Juliet Muzondo has …

[The Herald] THE media must cover disability issues and also raise awareness in order to promote inclusion and equality particularly for people living with disabilities, Leonard Cheshire Disability Rights Advocacy project officer Ms Juliet Muzondo has said. Speaking at a media workshop in Harare yesterday, Ms Muzondo said the organisation's thrust was to promote media that is friendly to people with disabilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe