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Welwitschias lose opening match of SuperSport Challenge

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – The national rugby team, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, lost their opening match of the 2018 SuperSport Rugby Challenge 7-39 against the Hino Valke at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.
The second instalment of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge began with the Namibian team taking on the Valke in the first match of the northern pool.
The visitors were too strong for the home team as they scored six tries to win the match in front of a handful Namibians who came to c ...


Land Reform targets 10 million hectares by 2020

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – After spending N.dollars 112 million on 11 farms measuring 44 000 hectares (ha) during the 2017/18 financial year, the Ministry of Land Reform intends to acquire 10 million ha over the next two years.
Delivering his ministry’s budget motivation statement in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma said the ministry expects to buy five million hectares of commercial agricultural land and another five million hectares of communal land by 2020.
The m ...

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards climate change mitigation valued at over N.dollars 4 million. (NAMPA) LD/HP/AS (Video by Linea Dishena)

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Unemployed youth in Kunene trained in brickmaking

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 15 April 2018 - Aubrey Amseb (in red) of African Stars attempts to cross a ball while under pressure from a Tigers player (in blue) during a match the 2017/2018 season at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Brazil's player Marta (L) vies for the ball with Colombia's player Isabella Echeverri (R) during the women's Copa America match at La Portada stadium in Serena, Chile, April 22, 2018. Brazil and Chile already qualified for the women World Cup France 2019 due to Chile's victory against Argentina. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES

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× WINDHOEK, 18 APRIL 2018 - from left, The Ambassador of the National Youth week, Ebernard Ripunda Brighton Kawana and the Chairperson of the National Youth Council, Mandela kapele at the launch of the National Youth Week. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 April 2018 – The Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) looks to pass the ball against Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) follows through on a pitch in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports