Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 09:12
WINDHOEK - FAITH SANKWASA
An appeal, in which a former regional manager of the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), Maureen Hinda- Mbaziira, challenged the arbitration decision by the Labour Commissioner in February 2011, was recently transferred back to the commissioner.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 09:03
WINDHOEK - GYS VAN VUUREN
IS CAPITAL PUNISHMENT DETERRENCE TO CRIME?
Recently Namibia has been beset by an outbreak of deadly violence, rape and the atrocious abuse of women and children, causing an outcry by the public for the reinstatement of the death sentence (capital punishment) to deter such violence. But are such calls justified?
As humans with emotions, feelings, frailties and strengths, we expect retribution when something dear has been taken from us, and even more so when it is the life of someone close. A life can be taken not only by murder but also by acts of rape or abuse, which could scar and twist the victim for life. Read more about The DEATH PENALTY debate
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 08:53
Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA) of Namibia Member of Parliament Phillemon Moongo called on the Government to educate the nation on issues concerning national laws. “In order to prevent crime, the government has to start educating communities at large before they commit crime,” he said in his contribution to the Correctional Services’ Bill under discussion in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Moongo said the Bill is very essential in reintegrating offenders into society. Read more about DTA MP wants Govt to educate nation on laws
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 08:52
The Swapo-Party Youth League (SPYL) in Lüderitz is requesting Government to accelerate the completion of the railway line between Aus and this harbour town. A media statement received here from SPYL Secretary for the Lüderitz District, Shavuka Mbidhi on Wednesday indicates that the youth league is disappointed with the slow pace at which the construction of this railway line is being conducted. The project stopped in 2007 due to a lack of sufficient funds, with 70 kilometres of the railway line still to be completed. Read more about SPYL wants railway line completed
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 08:51
Members of the newly-established Regional Road Safety Forum (RRSF) in the Kunene Region have called on ministers and parliamentarians to lead by example when it comes to road usage. This call was made on Wednesday at the conclusion of a three-day workshop on matters to do with road safety in Opuwo. Read more about Ministers should lead by example on the road
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2012-04-27 08:50
President Hifikepunye Pohamba delivered his annual State of the Nation address in Parliament this week and although he managed to hit the nail on the head on most pertinent issues affecting Namibians, his speech was still low on detail. Yes, Wednesday’s speech showed a marked improvement from the past addresses especially when he highlighted the fight against poverty and job creation as one of the Government’s priorities. Read more about Heeding the President’s call