Geingob backs ACFTA

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NAMPA

President Hage Geingob said the free movement of people is a crucial pillar in realising the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), emphasising the need for the finalisation of the agreement.

The ACFTA, which was signed by 44 African head of states, is expected to help African countries carry out trade across borders without any restriction.

Geingob made the remarks when he paid a courtesy call on Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday.



NamPower to suspend power supply to defaulters in //Kharas and Hardap

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NAMPA

NamPower will suspend power supply to local authorities, government departments and other customers with overdue accounts in the //Kharas and Hardep regions next Wednesday.

"NamPower came to this decision after continuous engagements with the affected parties to settle their outstanding accounts did not yield positive results," a statement issued on Wednesday said.

The power utility's Corporate Communication and Marketing Manager, Tangeni Kambangula told Nampa the overdue amounts total N.dollars 47 040 115.



Police officers should serve public with diligence and pride: Ndeitunga

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NAMPA

Members of the Namibian Police Force should serve the public with diligence and pride, NamPol Inspector-General, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga said on Wednesday.

He was addressing members of the force on service delivery, discipline and crime in Windhoek.

Ndeitunga said crimes such as housebreaking, common assault, gender-based violence, stock theft, driving under the influence of alcohol, drug trafficking and robbery continue to haunt the country and especially, the Khomas Region.



Choose principled and ethical leaders to address corruption: Alweendo

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NAMPA

Corruption is possible in any system, regardless of the philosophy or ideology of the founding fathers and it is therefore essential to elect leaders with forethought and wisdom in public and private entities, Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo has said.

He was making his contribution to a discussion on corruption and its effects moved by Popular Democratic Movement's Vipuakuje Muharukua in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The former Governor of the Bank of Namibia believes ethical leadership should be at the center in the anti-graft fight.



Ten H1N1 cases confirmed

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NAMPA

Ten cases of Influenza A H1N1, commonly known as swine flu, have so far been confirmed, with the youngest patient being a six-month-old infant.

An updated statement issued by the Ministry of Health and Social Services acting Permanent Secretary, Petronella Masabane on Tuesday said six of the cases are from Rehoboth and four from Windhoek.

'There are five females and five males aged between six months and 65 years, which include the 45-year-old man who died on Friday.'

According to Masabane, of the remaining nine cases, three are currently admitted in hospitals.



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

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