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Premier receives drought relief donations from India, August 26

Written by Sophia Shindongo on 21 September 2019

WINDHOEK, 21 SEP (NAMPA) – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Friday received a donation of 1 000 tonnes of rice from the Indian government.
The Namibian Defence Force’s August 26 Logistics wing also donated 750 (10kg) bags of maize worth N.dollars 50 000.
Speaking at the event, Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said the pledges made by the Indian government to support the drought relief programme in Namibia are well received.
“It is important to make sure that the assistance reaches those who are directly aff ...


Man arrested with live pangolin at Okahandja

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 September 2019

OTJIWARONGO, 20 SEP (NAMPA) - A 22-year-old man was arrested with a live pangolin at a service station in Okahandja during a police operation on Thursday.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa the suspect faces charges of possession of and dealing in, protected and controlled wildlife.
“The pangolin, with an estimated street value of N.dollars 50 000, was confiscated by the police,” she said.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Okahandj ...

Nanso defectors establish new student body

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – A new student body has been established and it will be called the Students’ Union of Namibia (SUN), seeking to “decolonize the education system, realise free quality tertiary education and unite all students”. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

Telecom Namibia and Angola Telecom to resume renegotiation

Child online sexual exploitation in Namibia should be addressed: Sioka

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× OTJIWARONGO, 21 September 2019 - The Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge (middle) participates in a clean-up campaign that took place at Otjiwarongo on Saturday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Bundesliga - Bayern Munich v FC Cologne - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - September 21, 2019 FC Cologne's Rafael Czichos looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Michael Dalder DFL regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video

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× (190919) -- MOGADISHU, Sept. 19, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Somali Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Hamza Said Hamza (L) receives Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator during his visit in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, Sept. 11, 2019. The UN top relief official on Sept. 12 called for sustained funding to protect recent gains made in beating back hunger in Somalia where main harvest was the worst since the famine in 2011. (Xinhua/UN)

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× U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, stands with his head bowed during a wreath presentation ceremony in honor of the Buffalo Soldiers at the United States Military Academy, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julius Constantine Motal)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 September 2019 - Okovimburu football team are among the winners in the Chuu-Ve championship. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg appears at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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× Protesters wave EU and Union flags as they gather for a march and rally organised by "The People's Vote" in Brighton, on the south coast of England on September 21, 2019, to call for politicians to give the public a final say referendum on Brexit. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)


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