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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, 19 APRIL 2018 - Athletics Namibia Secretary General Madeleine Kotze (L) and Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, pictured at the launch of Sanlam's first ever Coastal Marathon. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) 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

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× TSCHUDI, 18 April 2018 - Workers of Basil Read at the Tschudi Mine near Tsumeb held a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday demanding improved employment conditions and better wages. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× In this handout photo taken on May, 2011 by Russian chemical experts Vladimir Uglev poses for a photograph at an undisclosed location. Uglev told The Associated Press said he was the scientist who in 1975 first synthesized A-234 _ an odorless liquid deadlier than any other chemical weapons that existed at the time, that apparently turned up in an English town and nearly killed a former Russian spy and his daughter. (Vladimir Uglev via AP)

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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- AUGSBURG, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Mainz's goalkeeper Rene Adler reacts after the German Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and 1.FSV Mainz 05, in Augsburg, Germany, on April 22, 2018. Mainz lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)(wll)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 April 2018 - Immanuel Sam of the Namibian Police Force takes part in a cleaning exercise by the police that commenced on Friday in all 14 regions. As part of the exercise held in anticipation of the national clean-up on 25 May, NamPol staff members are cleaning the police headquarters, offices, barracks, flats and houses. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- LISBON, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Marcos Acuna (L) of Sporting vies with Renato Santos of Boavista during Portuguese League soccer match between Sporting CP and Boavista FC in Lisbon, Portugal, on April 22, 2018. Sporting won 1-0. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)(wll)