Allegations of police negligence in Rundu mass murder case to be investigated

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NAMPA

An investigation will be conducted into whether the police were negligent in reacting to the case of an 18-year-old man who allegedly killed five members of his family at Rundu over the weekend.

This is according to Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Inspector-General, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga, who was responding to information circulating on social media alleging that there were no police vehicles available when the sister of the accused reported her brother to the police.



Swapo sold out: Swartbooi

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NAMPA

Former deputy land reform minister and leader of the Landless People's Movement (LPM), Bernadus Swartbooi lashed out at the ruling Swapo Party, saying Namibia's independence was gained through a compromise and not a revolution as purported.

Swartbooi made these remarks at a press conference on Monday, just a few days after comments made by Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma, in an interview with a South African broadcaster. The minister had detailed how Swapo reached a compromise on land ownership in the run up to Namibia’s independence.



Nudo irked by Nujoma’s remarks

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NAMPA

The National Democratic Unity Organisation (Nudo) has said it is disheartened by Land Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma's remarks in a recent interview with South African broadcaster eNCA.

In an interview aired last week, Nujoma said: "You cannot bring in a person from an informal settlement, put him there and hope that he will succeed to farm. We would like to resettle people who will really make a significant contribution to the GDP."

Nudo said his statement is proof that the government is 'against poor Namibians"



Psemas members' dependants asked to submit documentary proof

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NAMPA

The Ministry of Finance intends to terminate the membership of dependants of Public Service Employee Medical Aid Scheme (Psemas) beneficiaries who are older than 21 and not studying or mentally or physically disabled.

A public notice issued on Monday by the ministry's Permanent Secretary, Ericah Shafudah said as part of the reform of the medical aid fund, Psemas members with dependants should submit documentary evidence that they are either studying or mentally or physically disabled.

Only upon submission of such documents will the dependant's membership be reactivated.



Five die in crash on B1 road

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NAMPA

Five people died on the spot after two cars collided on the B1 road between Windhoek and Okahandja Thursday afternoon.

The incident was confirmed to Nampa by Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi of the Namibian Police Force?s communications department.

Shikwambi said the incident happened around 15h00 when two vehicles, a BMW sedan and a Volkswagen Amarok collided head-on.

She said it is alleged that a tyre of the BMW burst, causing the driver to lose control over the vehicle.

Only an eight-month-old baby boy, who was thought to be in the Volkswagen Amarok, survived the incident.



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