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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, 18 April 2018 - Commonwealth gold medallists Junius Jonas Junius and Helalia Johannes display their medals upon arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - Miss Namibia, Sune January (C) was on Monday introduced to Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta (L) as patron of Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP). The organisation also handed over hats and caps to the ministry. Shaking the minister's hand is ISAP Chief Executive Officer, Fritz Kaufmann. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× ZARAGOZA, 16 April 2018 - Zenatha Coleman (in white shirt) was on target for her team Real Zaragoza in their 2-0 win against Real Sociedad. Coleman has five goals so far in 10 games played. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 18 April 2018 - Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service Emma Kantema-Gaomas speaking at the welcoming of Team Namibia from the Commonwealth Games. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× French Minister attached to the Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is pictured during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB Moulinex's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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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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× Employees listen to the speech of French Prime minister at the French manufacturer group SEB Moulinex's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU