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Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa (L) officially hands over a new house to the owner, Herman Amawe (R) at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Nicolas Kicker of Argentina shakes hands with Lukas Lacko of Slovakia after Kicker won their match. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic celebrates win over Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Some of the 40 new houses handed over by the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OKAKARARA, 17 January 2018 - The 27-year-old Kaoko Tjave appears in the Okakarara Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing her father to death at Okakarara on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× MARRAKECH, 14 January 2018 - Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti celebrates his team's goal against Ivory Coast at the 2018 Africa Nations Championship at the Marrakech Stadium in Marrakech, Morocco. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an inner view of Gangneung Hockey Centre of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Hockey Centre will hold Ice Hockey events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)