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Indongo/Crawford predictions

Both men are undefeated champions, but Crawford comes in with the most respect, bigger name and the most to lose. There are a few major questions Crawford will have to answer if he is to unify his division. How will he handle his opponent’s combination of length, awkward southpaw style, work rate and sneaky power? Indongo is just under 5’11” with a 71″ reach. He’s longer than Crawford in both instances. This is something Crawford…

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Banks face R60bn claim for selling defaulters’ homes too cheaply

By Prinesha Naidoo More than 200 people want courts to refuse execution orders if loans can be rescheduled. South Africa’s largest banks could be facing a R60 billion claim related to their conduct in attaching and selling the homes of defaulting debtors at prices below market value. About 100 000 homes have been repossessed by banks and sold in execution since 1994. It is estimated that 10% of these homes were sold for close to…

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Tithing; Is the Church overdoing it beyond Biblical standards?

by Howard Tundu   Being called in this time when many things or doctrines have been taught and embraced without scrutiny, I have noted that as ministers and believers we need to be very careful and not adopt everything as relayed to us by our predecessors. One area where the church has adopted different approaches is the giving or paying of Tithes. In some cases, some churches won’t recognize certain believers as members of their churches…

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Zambia announces compulsory HIV testing for every hospital visit

President Edgar Lungu has today announced that HIV Testing, Counselling and Treatment is now Compulsory in Zambia in all government run health facilities. President Lungu disclosed that the development is official Government policy and that there is no debate about it. He said the new policy measure is in response to Government’s HIV agenda of ending HIV by 2030. President Lungu made the landmark announcement at the inaugural HIV Testing Counselling and Treatment Day commemoration…

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Why Namibia has reduced Repo Rate & how you benefit from it

Story Highlights: Low food inflation AfDB’s N$3 billion rescue The Angolan N$5 billion plan WINDHOEK—The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia has cut the Repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75 percent, with effect from today, August 16, 2017. Deputy Central Bank Governor Ebson Uanguta says the Bank of Namibia (BON) was mindful of the lower inflation rate realized, and projected for the Namibian economy, the strong fiscal consolidation drive as…

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BREAKING: Grace Mugabe still in SA – as Bob comes to the rescue

Sources in Harare close to the Mugabe family said the Zimbabwean president and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma have been in contact over the embarrassing saga which threatens to complicate relations between the two countries. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters Johannesburg – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is travelling to South Africa today to attend the 37th summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), giving him the opportunity to come to the rescue of his embattled…

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Moody’s: We warned you Namibia-Standard Bank

  By Michael Kafe: Economist – Africa Research, Standard Bank South Africa The writing was on the wall:  We first highlighted the risk of a rating downgrade in our Nov 16 2016 report titled, ‘Namibia: can spending curbs avert a downgrade?’ And were thus not surprised that Moody’s downgraded the country’s sovereign rating by one notch from Baa3 to Ba1 on Friday 11 August 2017. Quite intriguingly though, it also maintained a negative outlook, suggesting…

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David Namalenga – SUBSTANCE IN SUBSISTENCE

PROFESSIONAL BRIEF For over 12 years David Namalenga worked his way up from being a cleaner to a manager responsible for services at the Kalahari Sands Hotel and Casino from 1989 to 2002. He then moved to the Roads Construction Company where he served as the Manager for organisational development and human resources.Namalenga then pursued his studies in Public Management at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).  Since 2009 he has revolutionised the…

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Esau suspends controversial fishing permit fees

WINDHOEK—Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has announced that notice 158 regulating recreational fishing permit fees has been recalled for the time being. “As a Minister, I want to see democracy take place. A new pricing structure for fees will be formed only after a process of consultation with all stake holders.” Esau said he signed the document before travelling to Walvis Bay to launch the Namibia Fish Consumption Trust Annual Fish Consumption…

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NQA employees unite to donate 14 sachets of blood

WINDHOEK—A potential 42 people’s lives will be saved thanks to the 14 units of blood collected at the first Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) blood donation drive. This blood will be distributed to patients countrywide in particular mothers who bleed excessively during or after childbirth and accident victims. “On behalf of the NQA, I would like to thank each and every employee who donated blood today, the NAMBTS as well as our neighbours from the New…

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