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NHE wants to construct 423 houses

The National Housing Enterprises (NHE) has requested for a proposed strategy for the construction of 423 houses in Rundu, Omuthiya, Oshakati and Okahao by the end of February 2019, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Gisbertus Mukulu has said.
Mukulu made the announcement on Monday at the handover ceremony of a house by Standard Bank Namibia through its Buy-a-Brick initiative to Paralympic Games gold-medallist, Ananias Shikongo.

Standard Bank hands over N.dollars 500 000 house to Shikongo

Standard Bank Namibia on Monday handed over a house built through its Buy-a-Brick initiative to Paralympic Games medallist Ananias Shikongo.
Standard Bank resolved to build the house, worth N.dollars 500 000, after Shikongo won a gold medal in the 200 metre race at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He also won two bronze medals in the T11 100 metre and 400m, respectively.
The house was built by the National Housing Enterprise in Katutura Greenwell Matongo residential area.

Namibia assumes SADC Council of Ministers chairpersonship

Namibia officially assumed the chairpersonship on the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers here on Monday.
The council consists of designated ministers responsible for foreign and external affairs and oversees the functioning and development of SADC and the implementation of policies and programmes on matters of overall policy.

Angolan man faces murder charge in Outapi court

An Angolan man accused of killing a woman at Onandjaba settlement in the Omusati Region made a brief first appearance in the Outapi Magistrate’s Court on a charge of murder on Monday.
Hipangelwa Hafeni, 23, was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly stabbed the 25-year-old Monica Tuluudeni Ndatilowala Pedro, also from Angola, to death at the settlement Friday night.
Magistrate Otto Muyeghu postponed Hafeni’s case to 15 October this year to allow for further police investigations and for him to obtain legal representation.

Woman arrested for killing boyfriend

A 22-year-old woman allegedly killed her 23-year-old boyfriend after they were involved in a fight at the woman’s shack in Okombahe around midnight on Saturday.
It is reported that the woman stabbed her boyfriend with a knife after they arrived home from a party. The deceased was stabbed three times, once in the chest and twice in the back and died on the spot.
According to Monday’s crime report issued by the Namibian Police, the suspect was arrested and was expected to appear at the Omaruru Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Public must be orderly and patient during SADC summit

The Namibian Police (NamPol) has called on members of the public to be orderly and patient with the flow of traffic during the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit.
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the SADC and preceding meetings are taking place in Windhoek from 09 to 18 August.
NamPols Public Relations Division Head, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi told members of the media on Thursday that all the Heads of State will have motorcades, a courtesy that is usually accorded to such figures when visiting.