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No money to compensate residents for development at Nkurenkuru

Written by Linea Dishena on 14 August 2018

NKURENKURU, 14 AUG (NAMPA) – The Nkurenkuru Town Council needs N.dollars 137 million to compensate 706 households to make way for the town’s development.
This was revealed by the council’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Petrus Sindimba in an interview with Nampa here on Monday.
Sindimba explained that the town council does not have the money to compensate residents, a challenge that is hindering the development process of the town.
He said before Nkurenkuru was proclaimed as a town in 2006, it was a sett ...


Swakopmund mother admits to killing daughter

Written by Simon Endjala on 13 August 2018

WINDHOEK, 13 AUG (NAMPA) - A Swakopmund mother on trial in the High Court for killing her two-year-old daughter along the Henties Bay-Terrace Bay road in 2016, has admitted to committing the murder.
Zenobia Seas, 35, admitted to smothering her daughter, the two-year-old Ava Antoinette Owoses, with a blanket on 26 September 2016.
Seas entered guilty pleas to the charges of murder and attempting to obstruct the course of justice at the start of her trial before High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg Monday morn ...

Namibia takes over SADC committee chairpersonship

WINDHOEK, 09 AUG (NAMPA) – The 38th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit commenced with the handing over of the Standing Committee of Senior Officials chairpersonship here on Thursday. (NAMPA) ANS/AS/HP (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

SADC Industrialisation Week starts in Windhoek

SADC Industrialisation Week starts in Windhoek

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× NKURENKURU, 11 August 2018 - Kavango West Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Mbumba seated with Acting Regional Commander, Deputy Commissioner Andreas Shilelo during an interview with Nampa on various issues affecting the Namibian Police Force in the Kavango West Region. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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