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Man arrested at Rehoboth for alleged rape of daughter

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 22 January 2020

REHOBOTH, 22 JAN (NAMPA) A 54-year-old suspect from Volstruisvlaakte Informal Settlement at Rehoboth was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly having sexual intercourse with his now 16-year-old daughter between December 2010 and December 2012.
Namibian Police Force's Acting Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Detective Chief Inspector Simon Hauwanga confirmed to Nampa on Tuesday that the suspect was arrested under the Combating of the Immoral Practices Act, for allegedly unlawfully and intentional ...


State provisionally withdraws case against cannabis accused at Keetmanshoop

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 22 January 2020

KEETMANSHOOP, 22 JAN (NAMPA) - The State on Tuesday provisionally withdrew its case against a 42-year-old man arrested with cannabis worth N.dollars 130 000 at Keetmanshoop in April last year.
On Tuesday, prosecutor Coleen Yisa told the court that the Prosecutor General (PG) decisions say the State has to acquire the exact weight of the cannabis before the PG can make a decision on how the court should proceed with the matter.
'The State has not gotten the exact weight of the cannabis as the cannabis need ...

Judgement in election challenge set for February

WINDHOEK, 17 JAN (NAMPA) - The ruling in the legal battle over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) without verifiable paper trails and the results of the November 2019 presidential election, will be made public in the Supreme Court on 06 February.

Suspected land grabbers at Otjiwarongo defying eviction orders

NamPol condemns assault of civilians by Operation Kalahari Desert members

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× ODIBO, 29 November 2019 - St Mary's Odibo hospital at Odibo village in the Ohangwena Region. (Photo by: Paulus Hamutenya) NAMPA

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× A big national Greek flag hanging on the facade of the municipal theater of Mytilene in the island of Lesbos on January 22, 2020. - Greek islands hosting large migrant camps on January 21, 2020 kicked off a day of protests, demanding the immediate removal of thousands of asylum-seekers. The islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios staged a general strike, shutting down public services, with street demonstrations scheduled later in the day.the banner reads "We want our islands back, we want our lives back". (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP)

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× Ivan Frederic Knie performs during the gala of the 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco, on January 21, 2020. (Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / POOL / AFP)

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× WINDHOEK, 27 November 2019 - Founding President Sam Nujoma and former First Lady, Kovambo Nujoma are pictured shortly after their participation in the National Assembly and Presidential elections. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jr) NAMPA

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× Pauline Ducruet attends the gala of the 44th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco, January 22, 2020. (Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / POOL / AFP)

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× A big national Greek flag hanging on the facade of the municipal theater of Mytilene in the island of Lesbos on January 22, 2020. - Greek islands hosting large migrant camps on January 21, 2020 kicked off a day of protests, demanding the immediate removal of thousands of asylum-seekers. The islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios staged a general strike, shutting down public services, with street demonstrations scheduled later in the day.the banner reads "We want our islands back, we want our lives back". (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP)

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× Eva Umlauf shows her tattooed number as she poses for a photo in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Umlauf was only two years old when she was liberated from Auschwitz. She does not have any conscious memories from her early childhood in the Nazi death camp, but even so the nightmarish experience has cast a dark shadow over her entire life. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)


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