Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:46
WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Education has failed to introduce proper monitoring systems to recover the N$81.7 million that was dished out to students in the form of loans during the 2007/2008 financial year.
During a public hearing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts here on Tuesday, members of the Namibia Students’ Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) blamed the ‘delay’ in the recovery of the debt on the manual system, which was previously in place at the Ministry of Education. Read more about NO PROPER SYSTEMS IN PLACE TO RECOVER STUDENT LOANS
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:44
The International University of Management (IUM) HIV/Aids Society students, in conjunction with Intra-Health international and New Start, conducted free voluntary student counselling and HIV testing campaign to create a platform for students to know their status and an assessment of their knowledge, attitude and practices on HIV/Aids. IUM Vice-Chancellor Virginia Namwandi said that according to the latest statistics, 73% of the new infections are among the youth. Read more about GETTING CLUED UP ON AIDS
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:43
Twenty Hage Geingob High School learners and teachers have been invited to Germany by their partnership school (Albert- Einstein Oberschule) in Berlin for an exchange programme from 8 to 26 August. NamPower sponsored them with tracksuits, T-shirts and bags to the value of N$18 713 for the trip. The group is pictured here with their new NamPower kit Read more about THANK YOU
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:40
ARANDIS - The Kolin Foundation Secondary School, in partnership with various stakeholders in Arandis, held a motivational ceremony for learners last Tuesday in view of the national examinations at the end of this year.
The motivational ceremony, which was held particularly for Grades 10 and 12 learners here as part of its youth development initiative, was aimed at urging learners to surpass the 50% pass rate that the school has been recording for the past three years. Read more about Arandis learners motivated to aim highKIND
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:20
OSLO - Norway was holding two memorial services on Friday, including one at a mosque, for the victims of last week’s massacre, and the anti-immigration suspect in the terrorist attacks faced his second round of questioning by police.
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has urged his increasingly diverse Nordic nation to show unity at the services in the face of its deadliest assault during peacetime, which killed 76 people in a bombing in Oslo and a shooting rampage at a youth camp on Utoya island. Norway was holding the first funerals Friday for victims of the attacks. Read more about A week later, Norway mourns 76 victims of massacre