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Namibian government allocates N$110 million for 30 network tower installations

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The Namibian government has allocated N$110 million over three years for the installation of 30 network towers.

This is intended to address the digital disparity and improve nationwide access to information. 

This commitment was conveyed by the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Emma Theofelus. 

Additionally, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) organised an information exhibition as a demonstration of support for the Minister.

Annual public entity communication and public relations conference starts

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The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Emma Theofelus, officially opened the annual public entity communication and public relations conference at Katima Mulilo, which is being attended by all communications practitioners under the theme "Bridging the Gap through Communications.".

The platform offers attendees knowledge and skills that could better their organisations, encourage participation, and put to work lessons learned.

ICT Minister inaugurates nbc's office at Swakopmund

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Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Peya Mushelenga, has called on public media houses to uphold the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

Dr. Mushelenga, who inaugurated the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's office in Swakopmund, has emphasised the need for public media to remain impartial and prioritise public interest above all else.

The story of the nbc Swakopmund office starts with humble beginnings.

In 1999, the headquarters sent a news crew, including a reporter and cameraman, to set up a small office at the coast.

Cabinet directs monitoring of GIPF performance

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The Cabinet has directed the Minister of Finance and Public Enterprise to continue monitoring the performance of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) to ensure that the state exposure to the Fund is optimally managed.

Following are some of the resolutions taken at its last seating as announced by the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Peya Mushelenga.

I have no say in the Beukes suspension - Dr. Mushelenga

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The Minister of Information and Communication Technology says he has respect for the governance structures of state-owned enterprises and does not interfere with their operations.

Dr. Peya Mushelelenga was responding to ongoing insinuations that he was involved in the recent suspension of New Era's Managing Editor, Johnathan Beukes.

Beukes was suspended because of an editorial piece that he authored in which he questioned the transparency of the Namibian judiciary.

Public urged to support the nationhood and national pride programme

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The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr Peya Mushelenga urged the public to support the nationhood and national pride programme.

The NNP regional engagement was concluded in Mariental.

The NNP was launched in 2011 to instil the spirit of nationhood and patriotism in all Namibian citizens as well as consolidate peace and stability.

Namibians to harmonise cultures

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The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Peya Mushelenga, has called on Namibians to harmonise their culture as this is the only way to connect people of different backgrounds.

Mushelenga made this call during the three-day conference at Swakopmund, aimed at reviewing the 12 commandments of the nationhood and national pride program.


Dr Mushelenga undertakes the peer review process on nationhood and national pride with various stakeholders.