Latest Hifikepunye Pohamba Stories

2008-09-04 15:00:17

Text of report by Namibian news agency Nampa website [Unidentified Reporter: "Pohamba Opens LCA Meeting"] President Hifikepunye Pohamba on Thursday officially opened the 2008 Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA) meeting at a local hotel in the capital. President Hifikepunye Pohamba speaks during the presidential breakfast of the Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA) meeting (Nampa, 4 September) Addressing delegates from 26 African countries as well as China, the United...

2008-06-18 15:00:30

Text of report by Christof Maletsky entitled "Govt scraps tax on basics" published by Namibian newspaper The Namibian website on 18 June Government is to scrap the 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on selected foodstuffs in the face of rapidly rising food prices. President Hifikepunye Pohamba announced at a media briefing in Windhoek yesterday that VAT will be lifted on beans, cooking oil, fat, bread and cake flour. However consumers will have to wait for an amendment to the VAT Act of...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.