Young girls hold the future if protected: UNFPA

Close to 48 000 girls aged 10 around the world are at the risk of early and forced marriage.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provided this shocking statistic during the launch of the State of the World Population 2016 report here in Namibia on Friday.

Speaking at the launch, UNFPA Representative in Namibia, Dennia Gayle said the document is aimed at exposing how the future depends on girls at the decisive age of 10.



Swapo leading the way on inclusion: Geingob

Author: 
NAMPA

Swapo made tremendous progress during its party policy conference with regards to ensuring that members of the younger generation are groomed to assume leadership roles in future, President Hage Geingob has said.

Speaking at the closing of the party’s second policy conference on Thursday, Geingob, who is also the party’s president, said Swapo is leading the way when it comes to the promotion of women and youth.

“There is no other party that even comes close when it comes to the innovativeness of Swapo,” he said.



Namibia should not withdraw from ICC: DTA

Author: 
NAMPA

Official opposition party, DTA of Namibia has warned that Namibia will turn into a ‘banana republic’ if it withdraws from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

DTA president McHenry Venaani told the media on Wednesday that chaos or gross abuse of human rights by leaders will be the order of the day if Namibia pushes forward to withdraw from the ICC.

Venaani said Namibia is wrong to advocate for the withdrawal based on perceptions that the ICC is only targeting African countries and trying its leaders and not all those who commit gross violations of human rights globally.



Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb Host Namibia Media at Smelter

Author: 
George Nashawn Marenga

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb welcomed members of the Namibian news media hosting them on a tour of the company’s Tsumeb operations.

“Namibia has a strong tradition of an independent news media,” said Zebra Kasete, Vice President and Managing Director. “Transparency is one of Dundee’s core values and the company respects the contribution journalists make to Namibian democracy.”

Kasete said Namibia can be proud at being ranked first in Africa in press freedoms according to Reporters without Borders, a ranking that is ahead of Canada, Great Britain and the United States.



Strong winds destroy households

Author: 
NAMPA

Close to eight households in the Oshana Region were destroyed by strong winds on Sunday evening.

The households, six in Omashekediva and two in Oikango villages were razed to the ground when the area experienced strong winds at about 22h00 on Sunday evening.

Corrugated iron sheets were blown off, completely destroying some shacks.
Victoria Amundjebo in Omashekediva said the roofs to three rooms in her house were blown-off while people were asleep.



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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