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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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× Jan 17, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker (9) controls the ball against Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Allen Crabbe (33) during the third quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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× FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a "Help wanted" sign at a retail store in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo

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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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× 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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× In this Jan. 6, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, wields his machete while harvesting bananas on land owned by the Catholic Church in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. Zabala, 70, has lived in the Amazon for 24 years and spent the last 10 running a Catholic parish that works with about two dozen mining camps. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows a general view of Gangneung Ice Arena of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Ice Arena will hold Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)

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× Jan 17, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) is fouled by Brooklyn Nets center Tyler Zeller (44) during the third quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports