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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 - Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service Emma Kantema-Gaomas speaking at the welcoming of Team Namibia from the Commonwealth Games. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- WARSAW, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A woman reads a book at the roof garden of Warsaw University Library in Warsaw, Poland, on April 21, 2018. The botanic garden of Warsaw University Library is one of the largest roof gardens in Europe, covering over one hectare of area. (Xinhua/Jaap Arriens) (jmmn)

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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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× FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2017, file photo, actors Claire Foy, left, and Matt Smith pose at the premiere of season two of the Netflix series 'The Crown," in London. Smith said he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)

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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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× (180423) -- LISBON, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Antonio Simao, head coach of Boavista, reacts 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)

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× Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead attends a screening of "All About Nina" at the SVA Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday, April 22, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

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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