Willing buyer, willing seller policy should be dumped: APP

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NAMPA

The All People's Party (APP) in the Kavango East Region has called on government to do away with the willing buyer, willing seller policy at the upcoming second national land conference to be held in October.

The party's Kavango East Regional Coordinator, Marcelius Haivera made the call at the region's consultative meeting in preparation for the second national land conference held here on Thursday and Friday.



Jamaican Prime Minister in Namibia

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NAMPA

Jamaican Prime Minister (PM), Andrew Michael Holness arrived in Namibia for an official State visit on Sunday and was welcomed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.

The Jamaican PM is accompanied by 11 other government officials including the minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport and the director of the bilateral relations department in the ministry of foreign affairs and trade.

Holness and his delegation were set to be served with lunch and dinner at State House here on Sunday.



Gurirab was a giant of the Namibian struggle for liberation: Geingob

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NAMPA

The funeral arrangements for former Prime Minister and Speaker of the National Assembly, Theo-Ben Gurirab, will be announced at a later stage.

President Hage Geingob said this in a statement issued on Saturday when he officially announced Gurirab?s death.

The former Speaker died at the Mediclinic private hospital in Windhoek on Saturday after a short illness. He was 80.

Geingob in the statement called Gurirab ?a friend, a comrade and giant of the Namibian struggle for liberation.?



Meetings on land issues start in Hardap

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NAMPA

The Hardap Regional Council in conjunction with the governor's office on Monday started holding public consultative meetings on land issues in the region.

The meetings to be held in all six constituencies of the region, kicked off in Gochas.

Chairperson of the council and Rehoboth Urban East Constituency Councillor, Edward Wambo told Nampa on Monday the meetings give inhabitants a platform to ask pertinent questions on land issues.



Taxi fare to increase with or without ministry’s approval: Januarie

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NAMPA

The Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) plans to increase the taxi fare with its preferred 50 per cent, irrespective of whether the Ministry of Works and Transport approves it or not.

In an interview with Nampa on Monday, NTTU president Werner Januarie said the union has put a strategy in place to attain this implementation, despite the back and forth tugging between the ministry and union.

"We believe that we have good grounds to make a case out of exceptional circumstances, because the law has also made provisions for such circumstances,' he said.



Drums of Africa with Dazzle - Monday 20h00 - 21h00

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