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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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× 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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× AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 22: Maverick Vinales of Spain and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP heads down a straight 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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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots the ball over Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) 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) -- ATHENS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 19, 2018 shows LPs (long play vinyl) at the entrance of Zaxarias Records store at Monastiraki flea market in Athens, Greece. Zaxarias Records is one of the oldest record stores in Athens since the 1980s. (Xinhua/Lefteris Partsalis)

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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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× A demonstrator walks outside a university during a protest after Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega cancelled a planned welfare overhaul in a bid to end protests in Managua, Nicaragua, April 22,2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots the ball as Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) defends 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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× PASADENA, CA - APRIL 22: Amanda Seyfried attends the Opening Night Of "Belleville," presented by Pasadena Playhouse on April 22, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==