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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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× WITKRANS, 22 April 2018 - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhardt Esau (L) and Mariental Rural Constituency Councillor Simon Dukeleni (next to him) during the belated 28th independence anniversary celebrations. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, a Halliburton employee works near rows of hydraulic fracturing pumping units at a three pad site in Midland, Texas. Halliburton Co. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

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× Napoli' supporters wait for Napoli soccer team return from Turin at Capodichino airport, Naples, Italy early Monday April 23, 2018. More than 15,000 fans waited for the team return in the early hours of Monday morning, after the southern-based team won 1-0 in Turin against Juventus to cut the gap to just a solitary point. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP)

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× TSUMEB, 20 April 2018 - Tsumeb Municipality's strategic liaison officer, Stella Imalwa-Nangolo. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- AUGSBURG, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Augsburg's Philipp Max (L) vies with Mainz's Levin Oeztunali 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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× 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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× In this photo taken Monday, April 16, 2018, a "Welcome to Agadez Niger's Best Kept Secret" sign hangs outside the construction site and camp for air force working on Niger Air Base 201, Agadez, Niger. On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren field. Niger Air Base 201 is expected to be functional early next year. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch)