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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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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Saturday, May 20, 2000 file photo, two Russian soldiers make a routine check of metal containers with toxic agents at a chemical weapons storage site in the town of Gorny, 124 miles (200 kms) south of the Volga River city of Saratov, Russia. The facility in Shikhany led the efforts to develop Soviet chemical weapons, including Novichok-class nerve agents. (AP Photo, File)

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× A man carries cartons as two men chat talk, in Athens, Monday, April 23, 2018. Greece has beaten its bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction as the country prepares to exit its international rescue program in four months. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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× Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev shakes hands with Chinese President Xi jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China April 23, 2018. Naohiko Hatta/Pool via REUTERS

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen (L) cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. Pictured with him are Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Krohne and Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor, Hilma Nicanor. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - Miss Namibia, Sune January (C) was on Monday introduced to Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta (L) as patron of Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP). The organisation also handed over hats and caps to the ministry. Shaking the minister's hand is ISAP Chief Executive Officer, Fritz Kaufmann. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× An employee is pictured at the French manufacturer group SEB Moulinex's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Chairperson of the management committee of the Otjiwarongo Municipality, Hilda Jesaja speaks at the wellness day of workers on Friday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA