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NIA awards 15 merits for architectural excellence in Namibia

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The Namibian Institute of Architects (NIA), a non-profit organisation, has awarded 15 merits to architecture.

The merit awards ceremony takes place every four to five years to recognise the work of architects.

28 projects were submitted, of which 15 received awards in the categories of commendation, achievement, and people's choice.

Efforts aimed at recognising Hompa Kandjimi-Hauwanga

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Historian and University of Namibia (UNAM) researcher Shampapi Shiremo has drawn attention to the ongoing efforts aimed at recognising the late Hompa Kandjimi-Hauwanga and repatriating his remains from Germany.

This he stated in an exclusive interview with Inside The Chambers.

Delving into Kandjimi-Hauwanga's role in the early 20th century, Shiremo is currently writing a book on the late Hompa Kandjimi-Hauwanga.

Nine traditional authorities apply for recognition

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Nine new traditional authorities have applied for government recognition.

This is contained in the report of the Council of Traditional Leaders handed to President Hage Geingob by the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Erastus Uutoni, at State House.

The applications were discussed during the 23rd annual meeting of the Council of Traditional Leaders, held last year.

The report states that the Council of Traditional Leaders conducted a thorough review of the applications before presenting them to the government for consideration.