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Human trafficking accused's trial in the High Court in June

Written by Elizabeth Shaakuka on 23 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) – The trial of South African national Martinus Pretorius, accused of 19 human trafficking and rape offences committed in Namibia during 2012, will start in the High Court in two months’ time.
The human trafficking trial is set to begin before High Court Judge President, Petrus Damaseb on 27 June and will run until 29 June 2018.
The date for the trial was decided upon as per an agreement reached by the accused’s defence lawyer, Attorney Jan Wessels and State Advocate Felistas Shikere ...


NCCS Pro Cycling team ready to compete in Tour de Limpopo

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 23 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) - The NCCS Pro Cycling team is ready to compete in the Tour de Limpopo, team captain Chipopeni ‘Fifi’ Kashululu said on Sunday.
The NNCS Pro Cycling team will compete in the inaugural Tour de Limpopo in South Africa from Monday until Thursday.
The team members are Kashululu, Jafet Amukushu, Marckernzy Eiseb, Xavier Renzo Papo, Danzel Dekoe and Gouws Wynandt.
Speaking to Nampa via WhatsApp, Kashululu said the team went for their second training session and were feeling better than wh ...

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards climate change mitigation valued at over N.dollars 4 million. (NAMPA) LD/HP/AS (Video by Linea Dishena)

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Unemployed youth in Kunene trained in brickmaking

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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Spain´s king Felipe VI (C) awards Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez (L) with the 2017 Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize at the Alcala de Henares University, near Madrid, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Juan Carlos Hidalgo

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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L), Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (2ndL) and his wife Angelica Rivera (R) stand next to a BMW i8 on April 23, 2018 as they visit the ABB stand during the Hanover Fair in Hanover, northern Germany. The Hanover technology fair runs until April 28, 2018, with Mexico as partner country. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Peter Steffen / Germany OUT

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× OMARURU, 21 April 2018 - Action from the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× The World Cup Luzhniki stadium is reflected in a puddle in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 23, 2018. The Luzhniki stadium will hold the 2018 World Cup final. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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× This photograph taken on April 22, 2018 shows Pakistani former field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed being treated at a hospital in Karachi, following complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart. Pakistan's World Cup winning field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed on April 23 reached out to India for help in securing a heart transplant -- despite years of breaking his rivals' "hearts on the field". / AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

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× (180423) -- VANCOUVER, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Atheletes compete on the road during the 34th annual Sun Run in Vancouver, Canada, Apr. 22, 2018. About 41,000 runners flooded the street in downtown Vancouver for the 34th annual Vancouver Sun Run. It is one of the largest 10 kilometre road race in North America and biggest racing event in Canada.(Xinhua/Liang sen)