+++ 17/08 – After raiding German-speaking farmer Detlev Doll at his farm Ekotoveni near Outjo, police arrest all three alleged perpetrators

+++ 17/08 – Struggle Kids from farm at Brakwater disappointed by Swapo and calling on leading opposition party PDM for assistance

+++ 16/08 – International rating agency Fitch adjusts forecast for Namibia’s economy: Due to less expected growth creditworthiness remains at junk-level “BB+ with stable outlook”

+++ 16/08 – Clash between Herero Chief Rukoro and NamPol chief Ndeitunga after tumultuous protests in Okakarara over closing of bars on the weekend

+++ 15/08 – Union umbrella body NUNW summoned by its employees before the labor commissioner because of delayed payment of salaries

+++ 15/08 – NamPol chief Ndeitunga announces extensive investigations into tumultuous protests in Okakarara against closure of shebeens

+++ 14/08 – Board of state enterprise TransNamib calls on Transport Minister Mutorwa in writing not to interfere in company’s affairs

+++ 14/08 – Procurement law creates uncertainty: Police in Kavango West are following its regulations for maintenance of their vehicles, while Ministry of Finance says this falls under exemption

+++ 13/08 – Bloody weekend on Namibia’s roads: Three traffic accidents claim 12 dead and 14 injured

+++ 13/08 – Violent protests in Okakarara with 40 arrests, because police had closed all bars after assault of a police officer

This is a selection of the headlines of the news stories about Namibia that Bush Telegraph Namibia contributes on weekdays to the morning news (“Nachrichten am Morgen”) of the German language private radio station Hitradio Namibia in Windhoek.

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