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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, 21 April 2018 - Action from the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- AUGSBURG, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Mainz's goalkeeper Rene Adler reacts after the German Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and 1.FSV Mainz 05, in Augsburg, Germany, on April 22, 2018. Mainz lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)(wll)

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× Boys carry a sack filled with recyclable material collected by them at a slum area in New Delhi, India, April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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× (180423) -- LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Feng Shanshan of China tees off during the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open LPGA golf tournament at Wilshire Country on April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles, the United States. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)

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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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× (180423) -- LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Liu Yu of China hits the ball during the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open LPGA golf tournament at Wilshire Country on April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles, the United States. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)

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× Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen appears during a break on April 23, 2018 at the Copenhagen city council where the trial against Danish inventor Peter Madsen, accused of the grisly murder of Swedish journalist on board his self-made submarine, wraps up with a verdict due on April 25 at the earliest. While the 10 days of hearings in Copenhagen's district court have shed light on some disturbing aspects of Madsen's personality -- he devoured macabre films of women being raped and decapitated -- they have also revealed a lack of irrefutable physical evidence. / AFP PHOTO / Ritzau Scanpix / Nikolai Linares / Denmark OUT

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× Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Common, right, attend a screening of "All About Nina" at the SVA Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday, April 22, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)