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Namibia moves up in Global Peace Index

Written by Anna Salkeus on 21 August 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 AUG (NAMPA) – Namibia has moved seven places up in the Global Peace Index (GPI) and is now ranked the 43rd most peaceful country out of 168 countries.
The 2018 GPI was released by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) on Tuesday and ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness.
The GPI found that the global level of peace deteriorated by 0,27 per cent in the past year, marking the fourth successive year of deterioration.
Ninety-two countries deter ...


Discharge attempt by truck driver facing murder charge fails

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 August 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 AUG (NAMPA) – A South African truck driver on trial in the High Court for allegedly raping and murdering a 56-year-old woman here in 2014, on Tuesday suffered a blow when the court dismissed his application for discharge.
Willem Wimpie Februarie, 38, allegedly raped and murdered Windhoek resident, Dinah Diedericks at her home in Windhoek West on 21 June 2014.
The application for discharge was dismissed in a ruling handed down by High Court Judge Naomi Shivute, and the alleged killer will now be ...

See you soon: Kabila

WINDHOEK, 17 AUG (NAMPA) – “Since I do not like farewells, I will not say goodbye today, but rather see you soon.” These were the words of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila Kabange during his farewell speech delivered at the opening ceremony of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) (NAMPA) IB/AS/ND (Video by Linea Dishena)

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× SHINYUNGWE, 19 August 2018 - Players of Julinho Sporting aka 'The Lions'. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (180821) -- BRUSSELS, Aug. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People learn Tai Chi at the Cinquantenaire park in Brussels, Belgium, Aug. 21, 2018. Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon, free Chinese Tai Chi class is held here and it attracts many local residents in Brussels. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

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× President Donald Trump speaks during a rally Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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× (180821) -- JAKARTA, Aug. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines weeps during the awarding ceremony of the women's weightlifting 53kg event at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 21, 2018. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 August 2018 - Programme Manager at Wadhwani Foundation, Loide Shikale. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 18 August 2018 - Namibia's senior national rugby team (players in blue) in action against Kenya at the Hage Geingob Stadium during the final match of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Aug 21, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi (17) delivers Cleveland Indians during the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports