UN says no funds for Namibian returnees from Angola

Author: 
NAMPA

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it initially did not retain funds for Namibian returnees repatriated from Angola in 1989 and it is Government’s responsibility to integrate them back into society.

This response culminates from allegations detailed in a petition handed over in September by a 300-member group known as ‘Namibian refugees’, who claim that the UN promised them programmes including resettlement and physical and psychological rehabilitation, but these promises were not delivered on.



NamVet threatens taking Government to court

Author: 
NAMPA

The Namibia War Veterans Trust (NamVet) have threatened to take Government to court if it fails to recognise them as war veterans.

NamVet Chairperson, Frans Jabulani Ndeunyema delivered the warning Wednesday in front of Parliament after handing over a petition directed to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter Katjavivi.

NamVet is requesting Parliament to review the War Veterans Act 2008, so that it includes former soldiers of the South West African Territorial Forces (SWATF) also known as Koevoet members to access government benefits for war veterans.



Energy 100FM's Adriano Visagie gets nominated in ASFAs 2016

Author: 
George Nashawn Marenga

Adriano is a Namibian actor, fashion enthusiast, member of the fashion council , co-producer, contributor to editorials for Super Models South Africa Magazine and host on Namibia’s largest commercial radio station Energy100FM.

No stranger to the fashion industry, Adriano advocates for Namibian fashion by hosting and serving on the Fashion Council of Namibia.

He has done extensive promotion of the industry locally, as well
as on the South African fashion scene.



Participants at Invest in Namibia conference positive

Author: 
NAMPA

Participants at the Invest in Namibia international conference are hoping for good investment opportunities during the two-day event.

The conference, organised by the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, is being held under the theme ‘Promoting investment for inclusive growth and industrialisation’.

Participants are from countries such as the United States of America (USA), China, Turkey, Germany, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Angola, South Africa, Belarus, Namibia and the United Kingdom.



Mineral exploration conference in Windhoek

Author: 
NAMPA

Mines and Energy Deputy Minister, Kornelia Shilunga has called for the development of new research projects that will open new frontiers for exploration, mining and mineral processing in Namibia.

Opening a two-day conference on basement geology and ore genesis in Namibia on Monday, the deputy noted the presence of academics and their important role.

“I am glad to note that a good number of the participants here today are young academics who are already actively involved in serious research projects that are designed to bring new knowledge and ideas to the mineral and mining sector.”



Ragga Dancehall Top 10 with Dazzle

Author: 
Elsabe Tibinyane

10. Gytption - Down In Deh
9. Patoranking - Love You Die
8. 2Kingz - Bend Down

7. David Lion - Cast Away
6. Kim Kelly - Alive
5. Macka Diamond - Shake

4. Iba Mahr - Get Up & Show
3. Stylo G - Yusimme Yard
2. Kalado - Adultery

1. Wizkid - Naughty Ride



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