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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, 15 November 2017 – Peter Ngatane from Boxing South Africa (BSA) facilitating the boxing Indaba in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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× Soccer Football - Champions League - Porto Press Conference - Vodafone Arena, Istanbul, Turkey - November 20, 2017 Porto coach Sergio Conceicao during the press conference REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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× FILE PHOTO: Activists attend a protest training organised by "NoG20 Rhein-Main" in preparation for the upcoming G 20 summit, which will take place on July 7 in Hamburg, in Frankfurt, Germany June 10, 2017. Picture taken June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- The six men implicated in the Westlane Shopping Centre armed robbery incident. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, traffic moves along Interstate-4 near Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Visit Orlando, the tourism marketing organization for Orlando, Fla., is one of a number of destinations, hotels, travel websites and tour companies offering travel deals around Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving. Some travel providers are also promising bargains in the days before and after Thanksgiving, including what’s known as “Travel Deal Tuesday,” Nov. 28. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

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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 Rohingya refugee men carry sewer rings at Balukhali refugee camp in 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