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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, 20 April 2018 - Immanuel Sam of the Namibian Police Force takes part in a cleaning exercise by the police that commenced on Friday in all 14 regions. As part of the exercise held in anticipation of the national clean-up on 25 May, NamPol staff members are cleaning the police headquarters, offices, barracks, flats and houses. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- COLOGNE, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Cologne's Jonas Hector (L) vies with Schalke's Leon Goretzka during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Cologne and Schalke 04, in Cologne, Germany, on April 22, 2018. The match ended 2-2. (Xinhua/Ulrich Hufnagel) (wll)

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× Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez receives the 2018 Cervantes Literature Award from Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the Alcala de Henares University in Alcala de Henares, Spain, April 23, 2018. Juan Carlos Hidalgo/Pool via REUTERS

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× In this courtroom sketch the lawyers of the accused, from left, Isa Gultaslar, Laura Severin, Romain Delcoigne and Sven Mary attend a trial at the Brussels Justice Palace in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. A Brussels court on has found Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in March 2016, and sentenced them to 20 years in prison. (Petra Urban via AP)

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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Napoli fans react as they watch a match against Juventus in a Notting Hill Neapolitan restaurant in London, Britain April 22, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Picture taken April 22, 2018. Courtesy of DA MARIA LONDON/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

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× (180423) -- GUANGZHOU, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A foreign businessman selects commodities during the 123rd session of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, April 23, 2018. The second phase of the fair will run from April 23 to 27. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin) (ry)

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× President of French political movement "Les Patriotes" (The Patriots) Florian Philippot (C) flanked by militant Kelly Betesh (L) and French former founder and president of the Miss France committee Genevieve de Fontenay (R) speaks during a press conference on April 23, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN