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Premier League clubs get mixed results as first leg ends

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 18 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – Katutura-based Namibia Premier League outfit Orlando Pirates ended off the first leg of the NPL in style when they collected six points over the weekend to move up to sixth on the log.
Pirates beat Tigers 3-1 Friday night, then Tura Magic 2-1 on Sunday, to move to sixth position with 21 points from their 15 first leg fixtures.
Tura Magic’s chances of closing the gap at the top of the log standing were hampered when they for the first time failed to collect a single point from thei ...


NC condemns human trafficking

Written by Linea Dishena on 18 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – The National Council (NC) has strongly condemned human trafficking and slavery.
Reacting to recent media reports on the alleged sexual exploitation of a Namibian woman who fell victim to human trafficking in the United Kingdom, NC Chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams said Parliament plays an important role in ending the practice.
The NC convened an urgent session on Monday to review the Urban and Regional Planning Bill of 2017, as well as the Combating of Trafficking in Persons ...

Namcor commences with audit ( Conflict of interest and potentially, nepotism )

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) Board will commence with an investigation into alleged corrupt practices on Monday, while Managing Director (MD) Immanuel Mulunga takes voluntary leave. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA.

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× AFRODITE BEACH, 15 December 2017 - Staff of the Anti-Corruption Commission joined by business people, politicians and members of the national security forces at the launch of the anti-corruption billboard at Afrodite Beach.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis walks with Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Christopher Wray before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks regarding the Administration's National Security Strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C, U.S., December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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× White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (C) chats with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L) and Senator John Cornyn (R) as he arrives for a speech by US President Donald Trump at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on December 18, 2017. President Donald Trump rolled out his first "National Security Strategy", a combative document designed to put meat on the bones of his "America First" sloganeering. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President of Namibia, Dr Sam Nujoma in an interview with Nampa at his residence near Otavi. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 15 December 2016 - Orlando Pirates' Donavan Swartz (in black and white) and Llewelyn Stanley of Tigers in a tussle over the ball during round 14 of the Namibia Premier League at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 07 December 2017 - A section of senior citizens of Otjiwarongo attend an early Christmas lunch they organised themselves on Thursday at the Swanevelder Community Hall in Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Police officers detain a demonstrator during clashes in a protest against the proposed pension reforms outside the Congress in Buenos Aires on December 18, 2017. Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms attacked police close to Argentina's congress building in Buenos Aires on Monday, the second protest in a week to turn violent. Activists lobbed stones, bottles and firecrackers at police as huge crowds demonstrated against pension reforms proposed by the center-right government of President Mauricio Macri. / AFP PHOTO / EITAN ABRAMOVICH

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 06 December 2017 – Mateus Shipushu dances at the commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities after giving a motivational speech. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA