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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- The six men implicated in the Westlane Shopping Centre armed robbery incident. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× KALKFELD, 14 November 2017 - Otjiwarongo Constituency Councillor, Julius Neumbo (second right) and Site Manager for D&M Rail Construction, Leon Steyn (R) together with members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia at Kalkfeld, officially launch the servicing of the federation's plot. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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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× In this Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, photo, a Rohingya Muslim man carries a sack of rice on his shoulders as he makes his way through 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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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - One of the 55 pit toilets that was officially handed over to community members of the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency by the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 NOV 2017 - Deputy Minister of Economic Planning and National Planning Commission, Lucia Iipumbu pictured with Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming on Wednesday after the signing of Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement for additional funding of N.dollars 400 million for the construction of the dual carriage freeway to Hosea Kutako International Airport and N.dollars 14 million for equipment for wildlife protection. (Photo by: Twahafa Neshuku) NAMPA

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× Warship captain Gabriel Galeazzi speaks during a press conference at Argentina's Navy base in Mar del Plata, on the Atlantic coast south of Buenos Aires, on Novembe 20, 2017. Argentina's navy revealed Monday that a submarine missing for five days reported a mechanical breakdown in its final communication, and that weekend signals did not come from the vessel, dimming hopes for its 44 crew members. / AFP PHOTO / EITAN ABRAMOVICH

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Swapo Party vice-presidency candidate Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah speaks at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA