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Fishing vessel sinks at Walvis Bay, one missing

Written by Isabel Bento on 19 February 2020

SWAKOPMUND, 19 FEB (NAMPA) – A ship crew member, believed to be the skipper of 27-crew member fishing vessel Resplendent, is still missing after the vessel reportedly sank on Tuesday afternoon.
A media statement issued by the Ministry of Works and Transport on Tuesday stated that the fishing vessel, which is owned and operated by Hangana Seafood, sank at the fishing grounds in the Namibian Exclusive Economic Zone in Walvis Bay.
According to the statement, 26 of the crew members have been successfully rescue ...


UNAM SRC president demands reduced modules

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 19 February 2020

ONGWEDIVA, 19 FEB (NAMPA) – Students at the University of Namibia (UNAM) northern campuses want the modules they write during examinations to be reduced to only three per day, in order to ease stress and anxiety experienced during that period.
SRC president Ginola Nauseb in a statement presented on his behalf during the official opening of the 2020 UNAM academic year for the northern campuses of Hifikepunye Pohamba, Oshakati, Ogongo and Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Tuesday said students further want a 24-hour ...

GIPF invests N.dollars 90 millions in blueberry project at Mashare

MASHARE, 09 FEB (NAMPA) - The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has invested N.dollars 90 million in a local company, Konigstein Capital, for a blueberry agricultural project at the Mashare Irrigation Scheme. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

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