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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.

Mnangagwa advises Namibia on land

Mnangagwa invites Zimbabweans to return home

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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× MARRAKECH, 14 January 2018 – Brave Warriors player Petrus Shitembi in action during the 2018 African Nations Championship against Ivory Coast at the Marrakech Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- ZHENGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artist Zhang Baode makes the woodblock New Year prints in Zhuxian Township of Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zhuxian Township, well known for its traditional New Year-themed woodblock printing art, has seen the busy production of New Year pictures for the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang)(ry)

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× In this Jan. 6, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, celebrates a Mass as his dog naps on the steps of the altar in Boca Colorado, part of Peru's Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. Known for his eccentric style, the 70-year-old Spanish priest often celebrates Mass barefooted and with his pet dog Neron at his side. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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

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× MARRAKECH, 13 January 2018 - National team coach Ricardo Mannetti (in blue) pictured with players and members of his technical team during a training session at the Marrakech stadium in Morocco. (Photo: Contributed)

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× A spectator cools down in front of mist spraying fans at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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