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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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× WINDHOEK - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) shakes hands with Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux (28) after game six of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-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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× 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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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany, April 22, 2018. 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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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - The remains of one of the shacks destroyed when a woman and her three-year-old son were swept away by floodwaters in Windhoek Monday night. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2019 - Cuba's Ambassador to Namibia, Giraldo Mazola (L) and Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Press Agency, Isack Hamata pictured during the signing of an MoU by Nampa and Cuba's Prensa Latina. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA