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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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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The PG Distribution truck that was involved in a collision on the Windhoek-Rehoboth road Tuesday morning. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches game action during the fourth quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price (24) throws against the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 APR (NAMPA) – Former University of Namibia (UNAM) student, Gert Titus (closest to camera) and current UNAM students attend a motivation session at the UNAM Southern Campus on Saturday. Titus encouraged students to take their education seriously and complete their studies. (Photo by Suzith Tjitaura) 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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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Director Mariam Khatchvani takes the Best Director award at the awarding ceremony of Tiantan Award 2018 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. The award winners of Tiantian Award 2018 were announced during the 8th BJIFF on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Bin) (lmm)

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× (180422) -- DAMASCUS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Smoke is seen rising from Hajar al-Aswad area, south of Damascus, Syria, on April 22, 2018, as a result of the Syrian shelling and airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State (IS) in that area. The Syrian army is advancing in the battles against the IS in southern Damascus, Syrian SANA news agency reported on Sunday. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics right fielder Stephen Piscotty reacts as he runs the bases after designated hitter Khris Davis (not shown) hit a three run home run against the Boston Red Sox in the eighth inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports