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Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Delegates of the Swapo-Party Youth League dance at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, centre, speaks with Spain's King Felipe VI, right in the presence of Queen Letizia before a state lunch at Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday Nov. 20, 2017. (Juan Medina/Pool Photo via AP)

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× In this Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, photo, a Rohingya Muslim child sits in front of a barber's tent in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August 2017, when the military launched what it called "clearance operations" in response to insurgent attacks.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- The six men implicated in the Westlane Shopping Centre armed robbery incident. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- BENGBU, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Driver Yang Miaomiao drives a green energy bus in Bengbu, east China's Anhui Province, Nov. 20, 2017. So far, the city has introduced 783 green energy buses. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi)(mcg)

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× European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, left, speaks with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders during a round table meeting of ministers for General Affairs, Article 50, at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The European Union's top Brexit negotiator says that is up to the United Kingdom to offer solutions on how to settle its border with Ireland and insisted it was not up to the EU to offer compromises. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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× Opuwo,13 November 2017(NAMPA) - An image of a photo of previous commemorations of late Chief Mbumbijazo Muharukua at the Okarundu cemetery in Opuwo. (Photo by: Contributed) NAMPA