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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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× Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during his news conference with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at the Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing, China, April 23, 2018. Madoka Ikegami/Pool via REUTERS

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× French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is pictured during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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× OSHAKATI, 17 April 2018 - Dr Benhard Mulumba in the dock during his bail application in the Oshakati Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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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, 15 April 2018 - Action from the Nedbank Rock and Rut Junior Series in Windhoek on Saturday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - A group photo of public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front middle) on Friday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA