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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, 17 November 2017 – Action between Orland Pirates and Black Africa in the 2017/18 NPL match at Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) walks with Spain's King Felipe (C) and Queen Letizia before a state lunch at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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× Thomas Occupy, activist in the Blockupy movement stands in front of a huge Euro sign at the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany on November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

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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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× WALVIS BAY, 16 November 2017 - Chairperson of the board of directors for Embwinda Fishing Sara Katiti. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× A woman looks at messages hanging outside Argentina's Navy base in Mar del Plata, on the Atlantic coast south of Buenos Aires, on November 20, 2017, in support of the 44 crew members of Argentine missing submarine. 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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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - (from left) Acting CEO of Roads Contractor Company Seth Herunga, Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb and Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Angel Nawatiseb inspecting the construction of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, looks at his watch as he waits for the start of 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)