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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 company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold 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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× 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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× A spectator cools down in front of mist spraying fans at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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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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× Tennis - Australian Open - Hisense Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic prepares to serve against Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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× OKAKARARA, 17 January 2018 - The 27-year-old Kaoko Tjave appears in the Okakarara Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing her father to death at Okakarara on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 17: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is foued while shooting by Denzel Valentine #45 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Warriors defeated the Bulls 199-112. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Spectators cool down in front of mist spraying fans at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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× This picture taken on November 25, 2017 shows fans gesturing during a performance by metal band Zuriaake at a club in Beijing. Powered by cacophonous guitars and drums, the black metal band Zuriaake dips into the tenebrous depths of ancient Chinese culture to produce a unique blend of east and west. / AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO / TO GO WITH AFP STORY CHINA-MUSIC-POLITICS,FEATURE BY BECKY DAVIS