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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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× OKAKARARA, 17 January 2018 - A communal farmer at Okakarara, Natius Tjiuoro, one of the affected farmers by the restriction imposed on livestock movements in the Okakarara Constituency by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Jan 17, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) passes the ball as Detroit Pistons center Boban Marjanovic (51) and guard Dwight Buycks (20) defend in the second half at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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× Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Patrick Patterson (54) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Oklahoma City won 114-90. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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× Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic makes a forehand return to 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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× 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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× Maria Zakharova, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, answers questions during an interview with AFP in Moscow on January 16, 2018. Donald Trump said during his election campaign he wanted to improve relations between the US and Vladimir Putin's Russia. But a year on from his inauguration, ties between Washington and Moscow are at Cold War lows. "Russian-American relations deserve better, our people deserve better," the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOV

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× Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, center, moves the puck past Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× This picture taken on November 25, 2017 shows fans watching the metal band Zuriaake performing at a club in Beijing. Powered by cacophonous guitars and drums, the black metal band Zuriaake dips into the tenebrous depths of ancient Chinese culture to produce a unique blend of east and west. / AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO / TO GO WITH AFP STORY CHINA-MUSIC-POLITICS,FEATURE BY BECKY DAVIS