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Costs halted Braille newspaper printing

Written by Anna Salkeus on 28 May 2016

WINDHOEK, 28 MAY (NAMPA) – A Braille newspaper launched by the New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) in 2013 had to be halted just one year later due to the high costs involved in printing the paper.
The project was a joint initiative between NEPC and the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired (NFVI) and involved the publishing of a weekly round-up of content of the New Era newspaper.
The initial total printing cost for the newspaper was N.dollars 10 000 when it was launched.
Approached for comment t ...


Herds of elephants roam Musese and Nzinze areas

Written by Etuna Aindongo on 28 May 2016

WINDHOEK, 28 MAY (NAMPA) - About 100 elephants are estimated to roam the areas of Musese and Nzinze in the Kavango West Region, adding to the increasing human-wildlife conflict there.
This was announced by Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta during a media conference here on Thursday.
He said these elephants are suspected to have come from Angola or could be sub-populations of elephants around the Mangetti Cattle Ranch, Mangetti National Park and Khaudum National Park.
The minister said sta ...

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