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Author: Samuel Sakaria

Namibia’s Young Minister Awarded 

Namibia’s Young Minister Awarded 

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By Samuel Daniel Information and Communication Technology Deputy Minister and Member of Parliament Emma Inamutila Theofelus was yesterday announced as the 2022 United Nations (UN) Population Award individual laureate by the UN`s sexual and reproductive health agency, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  During the virtual ceremony held in New York, the Agency announced that Theofelus received the individual award for her work by advocating for women empowerment and adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Namibia.  “As a Deputy Minister, Theofelus led the country's public communication campaign on COVID19 preventions in Namibia, and as a Member of Parliament, her motion enabled feminine hygiene products to be identified as tax-free products,” the statement furth...
Activists to Remain in Custody

Activists to Remain in Custody

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By Sakaria Samuel Magistrate Masule Kwezi dismissed the bail application of Micheal Amushelelo and Dimbulukeni Nauyoma today at Katutura Magistrate court. The two are charged with a public violence at incitement to commit an offence with Amushelelo on an extra charge of assault through threat. The magistrate stated that Amushelelo and Dimbulukeni committed these offences whilst they were out on bail due to previous offences, thus Kwezi stated that the two men may re-offend again if released on bail. The two men were arrested earlier this month respectively after they went to China Town and protested as well as forcing the closure of  Chinese businesses. Amushelelo and Dimbulukeni are remanded in custody until July 5, 2022.