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Limited youth participation in agriculture a concern: Shiweda

Written by Linea Dishena on 17 June 2019

WARMQUELLE, 17 JUN (NAMPA) – The low level of participation by Namibian youth in agricultural activities threatens the future of the agricultural sector, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Anna Shiweda has said.
Speaking at the launch of an agricultural project for the Warmquelle, Fransfontein and Sesfontein areas in the Kunene Region on Friday, Shiweda said about 37 per cent of the Namibian population is made up of young people under the age of 15 years, while the average Namibian farmer ...


Namibia needs a new political direction: Kaaronda

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 16 June 2019

WINDHOEK, 16 JUN (NAMPA) – Unionist Evalistus Kaaronda said on Sunday he is preparing to form a new political party and contest the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections in November.
The new political formation will be called the People Organised Working for Economic Reality (POWER), he said at a media conference on Sunday, while imploring Namibians to revolt against the current state of affairs in the country and Swapo.
“POWER will advocate for a radical policy shift in favour of the majority ...

Simataa dismisses IPPR report on spying claims

WINDHOEK, 13 JUN (NAMPA) - Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa has dismissed On thuesday a report by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) that said government acquired sophisticated equipment from the United Kingdom to spy on citizens. Simataa was speaking on Thursday at a media briefing on Cabinet decisions taken Tuesday when he addressed the IPPR report. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA TV.

'The Journey' campaign launched

UN gives N.dollars 15 million for drought relief

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× WARMQUELLE, 14 June 2019 – Smile of the day. A woman from the Ovahimba tribe pictured at the launch of the N.dollars 130 million agricultural project aimed at enhancing agriculture in the area. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (190613) -- NAIROBI, June 13, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Joe Mucheru, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications speaks during the 5th Nairobi Innovation Week in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, June 12, 2019. Kenya on Wednesday called on the universities to step up agricultural research and share relevant new technologies with farmers in order to boost food security. (Xinhua/Charles Onyango)

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× Protesters occupy a road as they rally against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong early on June 17, 2019. - Hong Kong protesters have piled the pressure on pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam with a series of huge demonstrations against a divisive bill to allow extraditions to mainland China. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP)

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× Jun 16, 2019; Long Beach , CA, USA; Pedro Barros of Brazil (center) wins the Men's Park finals of DEW TOUR Long Beach skate event at Long Beach Convention Center. Left is 2nd place winner Cory Juneau of the USA, right is 3rd place winner Keegan Palmer of the Australia. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

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× WALVIS BAY, 08 June 2019 - Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernardt Esau speaking during the commemoration of World Oceans Day in Walvis Bay on Saturday. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× A photo taken on June 16, 2019 shows a a group of leisure dancers at the Moran hill park in Pyongyang. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP)

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× Jun 16, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Chris Taylor (3) beats the throw to Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) to score the go ahead run in the eighth inning on a single by Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin (55) at Dodger Stadium. The Los Angeles Dodgers won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports


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