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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, 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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× Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, tees off on the seventh hole during the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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× (180422) -- AMMAN, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A soldier participates in a drill simulating a chemical attack in Zarqa, east of Amman, Jordan, on April 22, 2018. The Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) kicked off the "Eager Lion 2018" joint drill on April 15 with the U.S. side. About 7,000 troops from both sides participated in the annual exercise. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)

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× Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen (L) cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. Pictured with him are Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Krohne and Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor, Hilma Nicanor. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Gabriela Dabrowski, left, and Bianca Andreescu of Canada play a shot to Kateryna Bondarenko and Olga Savchuk of Ukraine during their doubles match at the Fed Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

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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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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry venaani delivers his party's 'Real State of the Nation Address' in Windhoek on Monday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu) NAMPA