Sony ‘unveils’ social-focused PS4

Sony is sharing its PlayStation 4 with the world, but there was no word on price or availability, other than a fl ash on the screen saying “Coming holiday 2013”.

The Japanese electronics giant unveiled their new gaming system this week, hyping the machine as a “supercharged PC” with the ability to effortlessly share interactive experiences, by instantly broadcasting video of gaming action or virtually handing out health potions to friends online.

“Today marks a moment of truth and a bold step forward for PlayStation,” said Andrew House, Chief Executive Officer of Sony Computer Entertainment. Read more about Sony ‘unveils’ social-focused PS4

Namwandi, NIED clarify revised curriculum

Minister of Education David Namwandi says the medium of instruction from pre-primary to Grade 3 will remain the same next year.
“We know what the medium of instruction is and it will remain the same,” Namwandi said on Wednesday, clarifying the confusion about the implementation of mother-tongue instruction in junior primary grades next year.
Namwandi said what has been put on hold is mother-tongue instruction in Grade 4 and 5 until the language policy is finalised.
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Tunisians vote for post-revolution president

Tunisians voted yesteray in the runoff of the first free presidential election in the country's history, the final leg of an at times bumpy four-year transition from dictatorship. The second round vote pits 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, against incumbent Moncef Marzouki, who held the post through an alliance with the moderate Islamist movement Ennahda. Read more about Tunisians vote for post-revolution president


Top Ten share their secrets

Success does not happen overnight. Just ask the top ten performers in the NSSC Grade 12 Higher Level exams, who all say that it took hard work and dedication for them to be amongst the country’s best this year.
According to Namibia’s top performer in the Grade 12 exams, René Spoerer from Windhoek Gymnasium, it takes commitment and hard work to achieve success and it is important to be interested in what you are doing.
“It is also not just about yourself, but about everyone around you like your family and teachers that help you,” he said.
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Castro hails US-Cuba thaw

Cuban President Raul Castro said Saturday he was ready to discuss any topic with Washington after the historic bilateral rapprochement, but warned not to expect political change.
And while the leader of the Americas' only communist nation hailed the agreement for removing of an "obstacle" in US-Cuba relations, he reiterated that "the most important thing, the end of the embargo" remained unresolved.
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Mourinho backs Chelsea to avoid more Stoke misery

Jose Mourinho knows Chelsea must avoid a repeat of last season's nightmare trip to Stoke if they are to re-establish their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Mourinho's side travel to the Britannia Stadium 48 hours after Manchester City's 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace drew the champions level on points with the Blues.
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Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 on Saturday to win the Club World Cup and secure their fourth trophy of 2014.
The Spanish giants dominated the final with Sergio Ramos, who had been an injury doubt because of a hamstring strain, and Gareth Bale getting on the scoresheet.
Real added the year-ending trophy to the Champions League, Copa del Rey and European Super Cup titles they had already secured in 2014. They will also end the year on top of La Liga.
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Towards an airline of choice

Q: It has been reported that Air Namibia is turning a monthly profit. Is this correct?
Yes, the results of our operations show that we were able to generate revenue which is higher than our operating costs in the four consecutive months of July to October 2014. Read more about Towards an airline of choice


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