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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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× Jackson Pavaza, Namibia’s International Federation of Football Associations (Fifa) accredited referee on Wednesday left for Cairo to attend training as part of preparations for upcoming competitions. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) dunks against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington. Also seen is Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (42). (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7) hits a double against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- VILNIUS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Cherry blossoms are seen at a park 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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× WINDHOEK - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani. (Photo: Contributed)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2017 - Community members in the Abraham Iyambo settlement searching for the toddler who was swept away by floodwaters. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× Former First Lady and independent presidential candidate Margarita Zavala, waves to the press before the first of three debates among Mexico’s presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hold general elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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× Apr 22, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) during the third quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports