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Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction companys management, consulting engineering company, Knight Pisold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa handed over 40 new houses to beneficiaries at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× In this Jan. 13, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, explains to five-year-old Valentino Cahuata how to properly ring the church bell to call the faithful to Mass, in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. The 70-year-old Spanish priest said that for the families who survive by mining gold in the Amazon the problem of poverty must be addressed first. “It’s easy to talk from Lima or Rome,” Zabala says. “But what will these people eat if they’re kicked out?”(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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× LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: Dawn Olivieri attends the premiere of STX Films' "Den of Thieves" at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on January 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Maria Zakharova, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, answers questions during an interview with AFP in Moscow on January 16, 2018. Donald Trump said during his election campaign he wanted to improve relations between the US and Vladimir Putin's Russia. But a year on from his inauguration, ties between Washington and Moscow are at Cold War lows. "Russian-American relations deserve better, our people deserve better," the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOV

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa handed over 40 new houses to beneficiaries at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Jahlil Okafor during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in New York. The Spurs won 100-95. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (C) listens to a military chief with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3rd R) beside an Australian-made Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle while visiting the Japan Ground Self Defense Forces' Narashino camp in Funabashi, Chiba on January 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA