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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- RADOVLJICA (SLOVENIA), April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 22, 2018 shows a stand with various chocolate products at a chocolate festival in Radovljica, Slovenia. The annul Chocolate Festival in Radovljica was held here from April 20 to April 22. (Xinhua/Matic Stojs)

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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) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 22, 2018 shows a performance during the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened on Sunday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of free trade. More than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions are expected to participate in, and 60 percent of the exhibitors are from outside Germany. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× TSCHUDI, 18 April 2018 - Workers of Basil Read at the Tschudi Mine near Tsumeb held a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday demanding improved employment conditions and better wages. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- VILNIUS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People enjoy themselves at a park with blooming cherry blossoms in Vilnius, Lithuania, April 22, 2018. Cherry blossoms are in full bloom in capital Vilnius of Lithuania these days. (Xinhua/Alfredas Pliadis)

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× President of the National Electoral Institute (INE) Lorenzo Cordova delivers a message to the media during his arrival at Palacio de Mineria before the first presidential debate in Mexico City, Mexico April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero