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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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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) dribbles the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) defends in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Jackson Pavaza, Namibia’s International Federation of Football Associations (Fifa) accredited referee on Wednesday left for Cairo to attend training as part of preparations for upcoming competitions. (Photo: Contributed)

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× A group of women wait to perform as part of a Chinatown Culture Day event during a special city council meeting in Chinatown, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The Permanent Secretaries of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Alfred Van Kent (L) and Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, Emma Kantema-Gaomas signed a partnership agreement for the upgrading and expansion of the Kai//Ganaxab Youth Skills Training Centre on Tuesday. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× RIDGEDALE, MO - APRIL 22: Kirk Triplett (L) of the United States and Paul Broadhurst of England pose with the winner's trophy after winning a one hole playoff during the final round of the PGA TOUR Champions Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge held at Top of the Rock on April 22, 2018 in Ridgedale, Missouri. Michael Cohen/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots the ball as Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) defends in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Moriya Jutanugarn, center, of Thailand, putts out on the seventh hole as Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, watches during the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)