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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 - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13), of Poland, 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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× (180422) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto addresses the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany, April 22, 2018. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened on Sunday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of free trade. More than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions are expected to participate in, and 60 percent of the exhibitors are from outside Germany. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Actors perform during the closing ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong) (zwx)

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× TSCHUDI, 18 April 2018 - Workers of Basil Read at the Tschudi Mine near Tsumeb held a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday demanding improved employment conditions and better wages. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina, left, and Spurs guard Dejounte Murray signal to players on the court during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-90. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

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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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× AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 22: Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team celebrates the MotoGP victory on the podium at the end of the MotoGP race during the MotoGp Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix of The Americas - Race at Circuit of The Americas on April 22, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Getty Images/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==