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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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 12 June 2018 – Ohorongo Cement in collaboration with Build It conducted brick-making training at Keetmanshoop on Tuesday. //Kharas Governor Lucia Basson is pictured here with the brick-making trainees at the Build it premises in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio walks in the field during a training session of Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× (180618) -- XI'AN, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Miaoyang and Ji Guanlin perform during a show on poetry of Tang Dynasty at the Daming Palace National Heritage Park in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 17, 2018. Dozens of artists provided a show which combined music and poetry of Tang Dynasty (618-907). (Xinhua/Li Yibo) (mp)

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Founding Father of the Namibian Nation, Sam Nujoma (L) with leader of the Ovambanderu Traditional Authority, Chief Kilus Nguvauva at the grave of Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva during the 122nd commemoration of the battle of Otjunda. (Photo by: Maggy Thomas) NAMPA

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× A model wears a creation as part of the Armani men's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein delivers a keynote address during an Old Mutual event in the capital, calling on the private sector to meet Government halfway in transforming the local economy. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× (L/R:) G5 Sahel Permanent Secretariat Maman Sambo Sidikou, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Burkinabe Abroad of Burkina Faso Alpha Berry, Niger Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Kalla Ankourao, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner of International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Mali Tieman Hubert Coulibaly and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chad Mahamat Zene Cherif pose for a family photograph during the G5 Sahel Ministerial meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on June 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS