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Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 17 NOVEMBER 2017 - Pictured is a group of Namibian Police officers who participated in a workshop aimed at combating gender based violence and violence against children. (Photo by: Twahafa Neshuku) NAMPA

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× An estate agent's 'Sold' marketing boards are pictured outside houses in Birkenhead, north-west England on November 20, 2017. Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is set to announce the Government's annual budget on Wednesday. Hammond is expected to announce plans to build 300,000 homes every year, telling the Sunday Times newspaper that he will do "whatever it takes" to meet the target. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS

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× Fire burns during the implosion of the Georgia Dome on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Atlanta. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Super Bowls, 1996 Olympics Games events and NCAA basketball tournaments among other major events. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

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× Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, centre, poses with Spain's King Felipe VI, left and Queen Letizia before a state lunch at Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday Nov. 20, 2017. (Juan Medina/Pool Photo via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 NOV 2017 - Deputy Minister of Economic Planning and National Planning Commission, Lucia Iipumbu pictured with Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming on Wednesday after the signing of Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement for additional funding of N.dollars 400 million for the construction of the dual carriage freeway to Hosea Kutako International Airport and N.dollars 14 million for equipment for wildlife protection. (Photo by: Twahafa Neshuku) NAMPA

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× German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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× The Founder and CEO of the National US-India Chamber of Commerce Purnima Voria speaks to media in Ahmedabad on November 20, 2017. Founder and CEO of the National US-India Chamber of Commerce Purnima Voria will accompany Advisor to US President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump, as she heads the US delegation at the Eighth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad on November 28-30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAM PANTHAKY

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× Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo (L) leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on November 20, 2017, after meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS