Geingob mourns Madikizela-Mandela


President Hage Geingob has described the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as a courageous revolutionary and colossus freedom fighter.

In a statement issued by State House on Wednesday, Geingob said she was a genuine comrade-in-arms and steadfast freedom fighter, who devoted her life to resistance against racial oppression and the tyranny of Apartheid.

Namibian human remains identified in South African museums


About 160 human remains that were unethically collected, the majority from Namibia, have reportedly been identified in the Iziko Museums of South Africa.

This revelation came to the fore during a workshop recently held in Windhoek aimed at providing an opportunity to start a conversation in Southern Africa about the best way to develop guidelines regarding human remains in museums.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in her own words


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of the most fearless apartheid struggle icons, was known for speaking truth to power. Here are some of her famous quotes:

"I am the product of the masses of my country and the product of my enemy."

"Together, hand in hand, with our matches and our necklaces, we shall liberate this country."

Rössing to replace asbestos roofs in Arandis


The Rössing Foundation is financing a roofing project of N.dollars 28 million that will see the asbestos roofs on houses in Arandis replaced.

About 2 000 houses built by Rössing Uranium at Arandis since 1970 have asbestos roofs, which will now be replaced with corrugated iron sheets.

When disturbed or somehow eroded, asbestos releases microscopic fibre that can be breathed in. This can cause serious and fatal illnesses including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis, a lung disease.

Report on oil spill investigations expected next week


The report on investigations of which ship dumped oil found at Afrodite Beach two weeks ago, is expected to be made public next week.

This was revealed on Thursday when officials from Namport and the Ministry of Works and Transport briefed Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta on the progress of the matter.

Officials reported that a good lead was followed and a culprit is expected to be charged after all the legal procedures are followed.

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