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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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× 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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× (180423) -- AUGSBURG, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Augsburg's Marco Richter (C) vies with Mainz's Giulio Donati (L) during the German Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and 1.FSV Mainz 05, in Augsburg, Germany, on April 22, 2018. Mainz lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)(wll)

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× (180423) -- CAIRO, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An owner works in his bookstore at Sour El Azbakia Book Market in Cairo, Egypt, on April 20, 2018. 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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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 18 April 2018 - Commonwealth gold medallist Helalia Johannes displays her medal upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× European Union Council President Donald Tusk testifies as witness before a court in Warsaw in the trial on the 2010 airplane crash in Russia that killed Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other prominent Poles, at a time when Tusk was Poland's prime minister, in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, April 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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× A man carries cartons as two men chat talk, 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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× Demonstrators march through the streets of Yerevan on April 23, 2018, to protest the former president's election as prime minister. Hundreds of opposition supporters took to the streets of Armenia's capital on April 23, 2018 amid rising political turmoil as the whereabouts of the protest leader remained unclear a day after he was detained. / AFP PHOTO / KAREN MINASYAN