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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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen (L) cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. Pictured with him are Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Krohne and Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor, Hilma Nicanor. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a selfie with upholsterer Derek Whitehouse during a visit to Boss Design during the Conservative Party's Local Election campaign in Dudley, Britain April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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× FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Janet Jackson attends the 22nd Annual OUT100 Celebration Gala at the Altman Building in New York. The pop icon says her State of the World Tour, which originally wrapped in December, will kick off new dates July 11, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

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× The World Cup Luzhniki stadium is reflected in a puddle in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 23, 2018. The Luzhniki stadium will hold the 2018 World Cup final. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 APRIL 2018 - Athletics Namibia Secretary General Madeleine Kotze (L) and Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, pictured at the launch of Sanlam's first ever Coastal Marathon. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) 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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× Chinese President Xi jinping speaks with heads of the delegation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) (not pictured) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China April 23, 2018. Naohiko Hatta/Pool via REUTERS

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× Cameras and journalists stand outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital after Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted after going into labour ahead of the birth of her third child, in London, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay