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Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× OKAKARARA, 17 January 2018 - A communal farmer at Okakarara, Natius Tjiuoro, one of the affected farmers by the restriction imposed on livestock movements in the Okakarara Constituency by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× In this Jan. 7, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, fishes with residents in a pool he converted into a natural pond to grow fish for consumption in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. The 70-year-old Spanish priest says he is a fisher of men as Jesus as asked. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Dominic Thiem of Austria hits a shot against Denis Kudla of the U.S. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Nicolas Kicker of Argentina shakes hands with Lukas Lacko of Slovakia after Kicker won their match. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk, 29, has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 17: Trevon Bluiett #5 of the Xavier Musketeers dribbles the ball against the St. John's Red Storm during the game at Cintas Center on January 17, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an aerial view of Gangneung Hockey Centre of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Hockey Centre will hold Ice Hockey events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an inner view of Gangneung Hockey Centre of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Hockey Centre will hold Ice Hockey events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)