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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 medallist Helalia Johannes displays her medal upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe delivers a speech to announce the government's recycling program during a visit at the Groupe Seb Moulinex factory in Mayenne, France, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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× French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is pictured during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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× Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez (C) poses after being awarded by Spain´s king Felipe VI with the 2017 Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize at the Alcala de Henares University, near Madrid, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Juan Carlos Hidalgo

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) 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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× European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans gives a press conference on the Commission proposal for the protection of whistleblowers at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS