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Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

City Police celebrates 11th anniversary

Zimbabweans in Namibia stage a peaceful demonstration

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - One of the 55 pit toilets that was officially handed over to community members of the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency by the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- COLOMBO, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (C) leaves after appearing before a special Presidential Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Nov. 20, 2017. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday appeared before a special Presidential Commission which is probing a treasury bond scam at Sri Lanka's central bank after the new government was elected in Jan. 2015. Ranil Wickremesinghe is the first prime minister in Sri Lankan history to appear before a special commission of inquiry appointed by a president. (Xinhua/Ajith Perera) (rh)

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - One of the 55 pit toilets that was officially handed over to community members of the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency by the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× The Founder and CEO of the National US-India Chamber of Commerce Purnima Voria speaks to media in Ahmedabad on November 20, 2017. Founder and CEO of the National US-India Chamber of Commerce Purnima Voria will accompany Advisor to US President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump, as she heads the US delegation at the Eighth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad on November 28-30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAM PANTHAKY

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- LHASA, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Working staff renovate Yumbu Lakhang palace in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 16, 2017. The palace, which is believed to be the oldest building in Tibet, has been closed to tourists and the renovation project is expected to be completed by April 2018. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi) (lb)

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× (171120) -- HARARE, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses the nation on television in Harare, Zimbabwe, Nov. 19, 2017. Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party on Sunday recalled President Robert Mugabe from position of party leader, saying he must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment proceedings will start. (Xinhua/The Herald)(rh)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 November 2017 - Participants of the National Council stakeholders' consultative meeting for the development of its strategic plan for 2017-2022. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA