Hundreds grab land in Goreangab

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NAMPA

The Namibian Police Force had to intervene on Monday to stop about 250 people from grabbing land in the Goreangab informal settlement in Windhoek.

People started demarcating plots of land Sunday night and on Monday were busy clearing the land and erecting poles near Penduka.

One of the land grabbers, Tlorencia Tjeriunga told the media they have been waiting for the municipality to avail the land to them since 2016, when people also attempted to settle in the area illegally.



Registration chaos at Namcol

Author: 
NAMPA

Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects.

More than 500 learners turned up at the Namcol head office to register to rewrite Junior Secondary Certificate and Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate subjects they performed poorly in last year, with many trying to force their way in to the centre.

The registration, which was previously done at 12 centres around Windhoek, is this year being done at the Namcol head office only.



Former minister, Rosalia Nghidinwa dies

Author: 
NAMPA

Former Cabinet Minister Rosalia Nghidinwa died in Windhoek on Sunday.

She died in the Roman Catholic Hospital around 23h00, former councillor of the Kavango West Region's Kapako Constituency, Frieda Siwombe told Nampa on Monday.

Siwombe, who could not confirm the cause of her death, said Nghidinwa was hospitalised in northern Namibia before being transferred to the Roman Catholic Hospital.

She served as Minister of Labour and Social Welfare from 2000 to 2005 and as Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration from 2005 to 2012.



Land-A-Dollar campaign collects N.dollars 234 619

Author: 
NAMPA

The Land-A-Dollar campaign launched in 2015 by the University of Namibia (UNAM) Student Representative Council (SRC) has collected N.dollars 234 619 from the public.

The campaign aimed to raise between N.dollars 1 million and N.dollars 3 million to contribute towards land servicing in urban areas.

Organisers handed over 60 per cent of the total amount, which is N.dollars 140 779, to the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development on Thursday.



Farmers information sessions to start at Rundu on Wednesday

Author: 
NAMPA

The Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU) is organising a series of information sessions across the north-eastern regions with the purpose of engaging stakeholders to share relevant information pertaining to agricultural development.

The sessions will run from Wednesday to Friday and will take place in the Zambezi, Kavango East and Kavango West regions.



Dance House Top 10 with DJ Jan

Author: 
Elsabe Tibinyane

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09. The Dog - Chip in Chip Out
08. Sally Boss Madam - Penga

07. DJ Dozza - House on Fire
06. Makurunganga - Wera
05. Jeiyo ft Gazza - Too Much

04. Msunday - Show Me
03. DJ Siya - Zumba
02. Tate Buti ft DJ Style - Vrr Pa

01. Checkie Nanjebo ft Hil's & Glo - Let's Have Fun



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