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Sports Awards nominees announced

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 15 October 2019

WINDHOEK, 15 OCT (NAMPA) – The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) has announced the nominees for the 2019 Sports Awards, which will see 15 categories up for grabs.
Of the 15 categories, 12 have three nominees each. The remaining three are the achiever of the year, people’s choice and NamPower Junior Sportswoman of the Year with a Disability awards.
The judges will select the achiever of the year, while the people’s choice will be decided by the public through an SMS vote. The name of the junior sportswoman of ...


NamPol Khomas head clarifies shooting incident

Written by Paulus Hamutenya on 15 October 2019

WINDHOEK, 15 OCT (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Monday refuted allegations circulating on social media that a member of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) shot a civilian at the weekend.
NamPol’s Khomas Region Commissioner, Joseph Shikongo, made the clarification during a media briefing on Monday.
“I want to make it categorically clear that during the period under review, as reported, we did not have any NDF member involved in [the] shooting of a civilian as reported,” he said.
Shikongo clari ...

Let us deny Swapo two-thirds majority - Swanu

WINDHOEK, 14 OCT (NAMPA) – Swanu of Namibia President Tangeni Iijambo has urged Namibians to vote for his party in order to deny the ruling Swapo Party the two-thirds majority it holds in Parliament. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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