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Court dismisses NCIS case against local newspaper

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) – The High Court on Monday dismissed the case in which the Namibia Central Intelligence Services (NCIS) tried to stop The Patriot newspaper from publishing an article pertaining to several properties owned by the service, alleged corruption and malpractice.
The Patriot has now been given the go-ahead with its story, according to Judge Harold Geier who presided over the legal battle.
Delivering his judgement, Judge Geier dismissed the case with costs, meaning that the NCIS has to s ...


Agriculture's contribution to GDP declining: Schlettwein

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 June 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUNE (NAMPA) – Primary and secondary agricultural production’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been declining over the past years, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has said.
He said this is a result of a rise in imported products in the agriculture sector, combined with an equally large number of exports of products where no value addition takes place.
The minister made the remarks when he officially opened an Agribank branch in Gobabis on Friday, a statement issued by hi ...

Ovambanderu commemoration underway

OKAHANDJA, 16 JUN (NAMPA) – Preparations for the annual 122nd Ovambanderu commemorations of the late Chief Hijakungairi Nguvauva were well underway on Saturday, ahead of the main event scheduled for Sunday at Commando in Okahandja. (NAMPA) IB/ZN/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× ONDANGWA, 16 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (seated left) is listening to the plight of the ‘children of the liberation struggle’ at Ondangwa in the Oshana Region on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 June 2018 - Zambia's senior national netball team in action against Botswana during the second edition of the Debmarine Namibia Pent Series in Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Relatives of a Palestinian, who was killed at the Israel-Gaza border, react at a hospital in Gaza City June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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× Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras shakes hands with India's President Ram Nath Kovind at his office in the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

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× Windhoek, 18 June 2018 - The Patriot's editor Mathias Haufiku, owner Hilda Bason Namudjebo and lawyer Norman Tjombe pictured in the Windhoek shortly after a ruling in their favour, in a case between the paper and the Namibia Central Intelligence Services (NCIS). (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× OSHAKATI, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (standing left) addressing 25 ‘children of the liberation struggle’ who are camping at the Swapo Oshana regional office, demanding Government employment in the presence of the party’s coordinator in the region Samuel Nelongo (standing right). (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A model presents a creation by Giorgio Armani during the men and women's spring/summer 2019 collection fashion show in Milan, on June 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA

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× WINDHOEK, 14 June 2018 - Learners at the People’s Primary School (PPS) received scholar patrol lessons from the Integrated Schools Road Safety Programme here on Thursday. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA