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Swapo Party Youth League engages Vice President Nandi-Ndaitwah

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The Swapo Party Youth League held a question-and-answer session with the Vice President and party presidential candidate, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, at Rundu. 

The session provided a platform for the youth to express their thoughts, concerns, and aspirations.

Questions asked covered challenges faced by youth, such as education, student life, and unemployment.

Mbunza Fishing Company donates school uniforms to vulnerable learners

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139 learners from three different schools in the Kavango West Region received full sets of school uniforms from the Mbunza Fishing Company.

The donation catered to orphans and vulnerable school-going children.

The learners who benefited are from Mupini Combined School, Kapako Combined School, and Ruuga Combined School.

NamPower spends over N$3 million on school fences in Epupa Circuit

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The NamPower Foundation has fenced off Alpha, Otjerunda, Orumana, and Ehomba Combined Schools in the Kunene Region at a cost of more than N$3 million.

The Chairperson of the NamPower Advisory Committee, Simeon Amunkete, explained that a conducive environment plays a role in the academic performance of the learners.

The Education Inspector of the Epupa Circuit, Joshua Shikongo, commended NamPower for ensuring a safer learning environment for the learners.

Minister Mushelenga highlights Africa's growing interconnectedness on Africa Day

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The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation says Africa is becoming increasingly interconnected, strengthening the continent's resolve to achieve a united continent.

In his speech at the 61st celebration of Africa Day, Dr. Peya Mushelenga highlighted that 54 AU member states signed and 47 ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), signed in Kigali in 2018.

Minister Mushelenga says the ratification of the AfCFTA is evidence of deeper continental integration and could potentially lift 30 million people out of poverty.

Otjombinde Constituency bands together for education

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In a bid to address challenges like poor school performance and ill discipline among learners, a group of retired academics and other community members of Otjombinde Constituency have formed a 'technical education committee' to deal with these matters. 

Speaking at Talismanus in the Otjombinde Constituency, Chairperson of the Committee, Jefta Tjozongoro, stressed that they are spearheading the initiative with various interventions, such as visiting schools to assess the teaching and learning environment.

IUM aims to expand branches

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The International University of Management (IUM) held its graduation ceremony, where more than 2,000 students received qualifications in different fields.

During the graduation ceremony, IUM Founder David Namwandi revealed the university's ambitious plans to expand its infrastructure both in Windhoek and across other regions.

Swapo Party Vice President urges defending independence's legacy 

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Swapo Party Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called on party members to defend the foundation that paved the way for the country's hard-won independence. 

She made the call at the party's 64th-anniversary commemoration at Mariental in the Hardap Region. 

Swapo Party members from all walks of life converged at the Hage Geingob Stadium to celebrate the party's over sixty years of existence. 

Pombili Hanghome: from facing bullying to graduating with grace

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Pombili Hanghome, who bravely returned to school at the age of 24 to join Grade 9 in 2014 despite facing mockery and bullying for being the oldest student in her class, has now achieved a significant milestone. 

At 32, Hanghome is a proud graduate of the International University of Management (IUM), where she earned a bachelor's degree in financial management. 

Her journey stands as a testament to resilience and hope, inspiring many determined children across Namibia.

RA hands over infrastructure and funds to Impalila Island community

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While celebrating the completion and opening of roads on Impalila Island on Thursday, the Roads Authority (RA) handed over additional infrastructure and funds to the community.

The Chief Executive Officer of the RA, Conrad Lutombi, announced that after the completion of the roads, they are now busy with the process of manufacturing a floating dock for the ferry and vehicles coming into the island, which will be installed in the next four months.