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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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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Michelle Hitiraukunga, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - The remains of one of the shacks destroyed when a woman and her three-year-old son were swept away by floodwaters in Windhoek Monday night. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 22: A grid girl smiles on the grid during 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 ==

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× Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley, right, celebrates with catcher Jeff Mathis, left, after the final out of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Padres 4-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- FUZHOU, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Visitors learn the research process of a chip from the State Grid Corporation of China during the Digital China Exhibition in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, April 22, 2018. The exhibition opened to the public on Sunday, during which 293 exhibitors displayed the latest digital technology. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)(mp)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) hits a single against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× WWINDHOEK, 13 APRIL 2018 - Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Permanent Secretary, Sanet Steenkamp speaks at the Friends of Education in Namibia Special Initiative stakeholders engagement meeting at the College of Arts. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA