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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, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez follows the flight of his double to drive in two runners off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. The Cubs won 9-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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× AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 22: Pol Espargaro of Spain and Red Bull KTM Factory Racing prepares to start on the grid 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; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) celebrates with manager Alex Cora (20) after he scored against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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

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× Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus v Napoli - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 22, 2018 Napoli fans celebrate after the match REUTERS/Massimo Pinca TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Film director Calin Peter Netzer (R) presents the Best Supporting Actor award to a representative (L) on behalf of actor Paul Bettany, who starred in "Journey's End", at the awarding ceremony of Tiantan Award 2018 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. The award winners of Tiantian Award 2018 were announced during the 8th BJIFF on Sunday. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong) (lmm)

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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