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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 - Frederick Mensah, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) hits an RBI single during the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The PG Distribution truck that was involved in a collision on the Windhoek-Rehoboth road Tuesday morning. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× A statue of a chained man is on display at 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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× Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow, left, tags out Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado at home plate as he tries to advance to score but instead becomes the final out in the bottom of the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. The Cubs won 9-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)