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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, 17 November 2017 – Action between Orland Pirates and Black Africa in the 2017/18 NPL match at Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Champions League - Borussia Dortmund Training - Adi-Preissler Strasse, Dortmund, Germany - November 20, 2017 Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz during training REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

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× (171120) -- NYINGCHI, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers gather to celebrate the Kongpo New Year in Mainling County of Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 19, 2017. More than 2,000 people have been relocated to temporary shelters after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi on Saturday. According to the Tibetan calendar, Sunday is the first day of the Kongpo New Year in the Nyingchi area. Thanks to timely rescue efforts, the celebration among locals went smoothly as planned. (Xinhua/Liu Dongjun)(mcg)

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× A man sets up a tube well at Balukhali refugee camp in the Ukhia district of Bangladesh on November 20, 2017. An estimated 618,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled mainly Buddhist Myanmar since a military crackdown was launched in Rakhine in August triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country. / AFP PHOTO / Munir UZ ZAMAN

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× ONAWA, 13 November 2017 - Onawa villagers' protesting message against the taking over of their village by the Oshakati Town Council to expand the town. It says: “Onawa villagers have not accepted the Oshakati Town Council plan”.(Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- GHAZNI, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Afghan children play at a displaced camp in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2017. A report of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released in October revealed that the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan had caused 2,480 child casualties including 689 deaths and 1,791 injury during the first three quarters of the year.(Xinhua/Sayed Mominzadah)(rh)

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× Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi prays during the funeral of the late Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77, in the Sidi Bou Said cemetary in the capital Tunis on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID