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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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× NECKARTAL DAM, 17 January 2018 – The Neckartal Dam, which is located in the Fish River in the //Kharas Region. The dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised earlier. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Hisense Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic hits a shot against Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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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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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe is fouled by Miami Heat's Wayne Ellington during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Heat won 106-101. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Dominic Thiem of Austria hits a shot against Denis Kudla of the U.S. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× (180118) -- BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An artist from northwest China's Qinghai province makes Thangka painting, or the Tibetan art of scroll painting, during a Thangka exhibition at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Lu Peng) (wf)