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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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