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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, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand holds the winner's trophy up after winning the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open LPGA golf tournament at Wilshire Country on April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles, the United States. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)

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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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× The head of Iraq's Independent Higher Election Commission Dr. Riyhad Al-Badran speaks during an interview with Reuters in Baghdad, Iraq April 21, 2018. Picture April 21, 2018. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily

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

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× Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Ismail Kahraman (3rd R) walks with Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim (C) and Chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu (R) as they chat following a ceremony at Anitkabir, the mausoleum to the founder of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, as they take part in the 98th anniversary of foundation of Turkish Grand National Assembly marked by National Sovereignty and Children’s Day in Ankara on April 23, 2018. Ataturk dedicated the Turkish Republic to children, Turkish schoolchildren take seats in the Parliament for the day and symbolically govern the country. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

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× (180423) -- COLOGNE, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Schalke's Breel Embolo celebrates scoring 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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× The logo of UD Trucks is seen in Tokyo, Japan April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai