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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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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- DAYANG YIHAO, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- China's unmanned submersible Qianlong III is retrieved from its second dive into the sea back to the Chinese research vessel Dayang Yihao (Ocean No. 1), on April 22, 2018. The submersible, diving for its second sea test, entered the 3,850-meter-deep sea area and traveled 156.82 km during the nearly 43-hour voyage from April 21 to 22. (Xinhua/Liu Shiping) (ry)

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× President of French political movement "Les Patriotes" Florian Philippot (2ndL) flanked by militant Kelly Betesh (L), French former founder and president of the Miss France committee Genevieve de Fontenay (2ndR) and militant Mathias Desweemer give a press conference on April 23, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

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× Spain´s king Felipe VI (C) awards Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramirez (L) 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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× 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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× Athletics - London Marathon Winners' Press Conference - Tower Hotel, London, Britain - April 23, 2018 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot pose for a photograph with Great Britain's David Weir and Australia's Madison de Rozario Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

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× (180423) -- CAIRO, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 20, 2018 shows Sour El Azbakia Book Market in Cairo, Egypt. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated April 23 as World Book Day in 1995 to pay tribute to books and authors and to encourage people to discover the pleasure of reading. (Xinhua/Wu Huiwo) (hy)

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× French Minister attached to the Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson holds a 10-year guarantee sticker during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB Moulinex's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU