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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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× WINDHOEK, 18 April 2018 - Commonwealth gold medallists Junius Jonas Junius and Helalia Johannes display their medals upon arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - (L-R) Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Bernadette Jagger, Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta, Miss Namibia Sune January and Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP) NGO Chief Executive Officer Fritz Kaufmann pictured with the caps and hats sponsored by ISAP. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- GUANGZHOU, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A foreign businesswoman selects commodities during the 123rd session of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, April 23, 2018. The second phase of the fair will run from April 23 to 27. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin) (ry)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge speaks at a meeting with public relations officers in government ministries and agencies at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× A woman receives a flower as she buys a book during International Book Day, in Pamplona northern Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. Book sellers continue a Spanish tradition on St. George's Day to give flowers to all people who buy a book, but the origins of the tradition are shrouded in antiquity. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe listens to a speech about the government's recycling program during a visit at the Groupe Seb Moulinex factory in Mayenne, France, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe