2011

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Namibia

The City of Windhoek’s bulk and waste water management division came under fire this week after Informanté discovered that most underground freshwater supply pipes in the capital are made from asbestos, a deadly material known for causing cancer.

Public debt doubles, but...

“We need to stop the gravy train before it is too late. As you know, Africans like watching things go out of hand, then start fighting instead of taking corrective measures.” That’s how economist refer to the Namibian public debt increase by 50% over the past twelve months, from N$10 billion to about N$20 billion.

Farmer charged for racism

TWENTY-ONE  years after independence the news of the end of apartheid seem  not to have reached some white farmers in the more remote areas. A case of crimen injuria and defamation of character was filed against Johan Harm de Waal, owner of farm Rus en Vrede situated 130 kilometres south of Gobabis in the Aminius constituency.

Gym fools clients

The new Exclusive Health and Wellness Club situated on the 5th floor of the Alexander Forbes house in Windhoek’s Independence Avenue is allegedly making empty promises to their clients. The gym is owned by the well-known businessman Tonata Shiimi.

OneLotto unable to pay winner

Lucky fellow Christopher Knipe accuses the owner of Axon Mobile Technology, Estelle Esterhuizen, of dishonesty and theft. The 28 year-old Walvis Bay resident won more than N$17,000 at One Lotto, a subsidiary of Axon Mobile Technology, on 12 October 2011, but Knipe is still waiting for his win.

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