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Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 NOV 2017 - Deputy Minister of Economic Planning and National Planning Commission, Lucia Iipumbu pictured with Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming on Wednesday after the signing of Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement for additional funding of N.dollars 400 million for the construction of the dual carriage freeway to Hosea Kutako International Airport and N.dollars 14 million for equipment for wildlife protection. (Photo by: Twahafa Neshuku) NAMPA

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× The new Director General of the Brazilian Federal Police Fernando Segovia (L) greets outgoing Leandro Daiello as Minister of Justice Torquato Jardim (C) looks on during Segovia's inauguration ceremony at the Ministry of Justice in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / EVARISTO SA

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× Thomas Occupy, activist in the Blockupy movement stands in front of a huge Euro sign at the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany on November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

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× Apoel's Norwegian forward Ghayas Zahid attends a press conference in the Cypriot capital Nicosia's GSP Stadium on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match APOEL FC against Real Madrid, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX

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× WINDHOEK, 17 November 2017 – Part of the crowd that witnessed the first derby match of the 2017/2018 NPL Season at Sam Nujoma Stadium. OP and BA drew one all. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× In this photo released by the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, speaks in the town of Sarpol-e-Zahab, that was hit hard by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake last Sunday that killed hundreds and injured thousands, in Western Iran. Khamenei urged for more efficiency and aid for the people in the stricken area along the border with Iraq. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

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× (171120) -- NYINGCHI, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers pray for harvest in the farmland of Puqu Township in Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 19, 2017. Sunday is the first day of the Kongpo New Year in the Nyingchi area according to the Tibetan calendar. In observing New Year customs, locals would clean their homes, dress up in festive clothes, set off fireworks and have fun. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)(mcg)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – President Hage Geingob speaks at a Team Harambee's campaign rally in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA