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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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× OMARURU, 21 April 2018 - Action from the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 April 2018 – The Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Smoke rises as riot police officers stand guard separating protesting groups of locals and refugees demonstrating against conditions in Moria camp and delays in asylum applications, in the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece, April 22, 2018. Picture taken April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Elias Marcou

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× Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen appears during a break on April 23, 2018 at the Copenhagen city council where the trial against Danish inventor Peter Madsen, accused of the grisly murder of Swedish journalist on board his self-made submarine, wraps up with a verdict due on April 25 at the earliest. While the 10 days of hearings in Copenhagen's district court have shed light on some disturbing aspects of Madsen's personality -- he devoured macabre films of women being raped and decapitated -- they have also revealed a lack of irrefutable physical evidence. / AFP PHOTO / Ritzau Scanpix / Nikolai Linares / Denmark OUT

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

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× Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to a worker 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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× French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe delivers a speech to employees during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU