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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 medallist Junius Jonas Junius displays his medal upon arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× FILE- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows a Whirlpool microwave and oven on display in the appliance section of a Lowe's in Wexford, Pa. Whirlpool Corp. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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× Commuters wait at a bus stop 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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× Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj 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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× 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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× Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a selfie with upholsterer Derek Whitehouse during a visit to Boss Design during the Conservative Party's Local Election campaign in Dudley, Britain April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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× (180423) -- CAIRO, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 20, 2018 shows Sour El Azbakia Book Market in Cairo, Egypt. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated April 23 as World Book Day in 1995 to pay tribute to books and authors and to encourage people to discover the pleasure of reading. (Xinhua/Wu Huiwo) (hy)

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× Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez (R) gives a speech after being awarded by Spain´s king Felipe VI with the 2017 Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize at the Alcala de Henares University, near Madrid, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Juan Carlos Hidalgo