Namibian men are an endangered species: Geingob

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NAMPA

President Hage Geingob has likened Namibian men to an “endangered species”, saying they have been overtaken by women on the academic front and in places of worship.

Geingob made these remarks Tuesday while accepting the 2017 African Excellence Award on Gender from the "Gender Is My Agenda Campaign"(GIMAC) network.

While acknowledging the progress made by Namibia in addressing gender imbalances, he said Namibian men are slowly being left behind and it is a sad reality.



PDM calls for unity despite political differences

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NAMPA

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has called for cooperation while its members carry out their activities across the country.

The party's secretary for organisation and mobilisation, Agatus Antanga in a statement issued on Wednesday said the party has been recruiting new members and establishing branches over the past five months.

"In these five months, intimidation and threats were our everyday experience," he said, adding that people were threatened if they were seen associating with PDM members.



Targeted interventions help create employment in Khomas Region

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NAMPA

The Khomas Regional Council has rolled out various targeted interventions aimed at improving the living standards of people in Windhoek's rural constituencies.

This was revealed by Khomas Governor, Laura McLeod-Katjirua during her State of the Region address for 2017/18 here on Thursday.

The targeted interventions include micro-financing schemes, a rural employment scheme, cash or food for work programmes, support for poor farmers, the "One Region, One Initiative" programme and rural sanitation.



Rehoboth teenage rape suspects released

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NAMPA

The four teenage boys arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman in Rehoboth on Saturday were released to the care of their guardians without appearing in the Rehoboth Magistrate's Court.

Upon enquiry on Tuesday, Simon Muhinda, deputy chief inspector of the Hardap Crime Investigations Unit confirmed that the teenagers were released on Monday, adding that investigations will start afresh in the matter as the victim could only identify one suspect out of the alleged five.



Ipinge laments poor labour relations in Otjozondjupa

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NAMPA

Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region, Otto Ipinge on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction with the reports of increasing cases of unfair dismissals of farmworkers in the region.

Ipinge made these remarks during the State of the Region Address attended by more than 500 people including local farmers, lodge owners, regional and local authority councillors here.

“The situation of labour relations between farm owners and farm workers, lodge owners and employees, security guards and their employers, charcoal industry workers and retailers in the region is worrisome,” he said.



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

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