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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 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, Illinois, is shown in this undated photo obtained April 22, 2018. Reinking is wanted as a person of interest by police after a fatal shooting at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., April 22, 2018. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES, NO ARCHIVES

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× This photo shows part of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. The national memorial aims to teach about America's past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. It's scheduled to open on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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× Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, celebrates past San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey after his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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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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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) looks on 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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× (180422) -- CAIRO, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- This undated photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows a shrine of ancient god Osiris-Ptah-Neb in Luxor, Egypt. Egyptian archaeologists have made two rare discoveries of a shrine of ancient god Osiris-Ptah-Neb in Luxor and head of a statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Aswan in southern Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement on Sunday. (Xinhua/Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)

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× RIDGEDALE, MO - APRIL 22: Paul Broadhurst of England (R) congratulates Kirk Triplett of the United States as they win 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 ==