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Grade 8 girl faces charge of concealment of birth

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 20 September 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – A 16-year-old Grade 8 learner from the Ondjamba Combined School was arrested Tuesday on a charge of concealment of birth.
Crime Investigations Coordinator of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshikoto Region, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua said in a police report issued Tuesday the suspect committed the offence at her home village of Epembe-Longa at about 01h00 the same day.
“It is alleged the suspect gave birth to a baby boy and wrapped it in a plastic bag and hid it in a suit ...


NA torn, shuts down Maamberua's motion on resettlement

Written by Anna Salkeus on 19 September 2017

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – Swapo Party members in the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday blocked a motion on resettlement by Swanu Party member, Usutuaije Maamberua, tearing the house apart.
The August house was divided when Maamberua rose to motivate a motion which he indicated last week that he would table today.
The motion was to debate the status of the implementation process of the Resettlement Policy, looking at the criteria, process and the list of people who have been resettled since independence to ...

US will destroy North Korea: Trump

NEW YORK, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump on Tuesday said his government will destroy North Korea. Trump was speaking at the opening of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) general debate in New York. (NAMPA)

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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× Yousef Al-Bahtini, a twelve-year-old Palestinian boy invited to attempt the record attempt for "fastest time to travel 20 metres in a contortion roll" by Guinness World Records, shows off his acrobatic skills as he contorts his body at the seaport in Gaza City on September 20, 2017. Al-Bahtini currently awaits permission to travel to Jordan where he is to perform the attempt. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image provided by Mexico's Presidency on Sept. 19, 2017 shows Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (3rd R, front) holding a work meeting in the Mexico City's Control, Command, Communication, Computer and Quality Center after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico. At least 216 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the temblor, the country's civil protection agency said. (Xinhua/Mexico's Presidency) (dtf)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 16 September 2017 - Alexander Alexander, the environmentalist from Nacoma, standing in front of volunteers who participated in the International Coastal clean-up campaign at Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 18 September 2017 - National Focal Point Coordinator in the Ministry of Safety and Security, Deputy Nghiwanwa Shaama. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Newly elected Federal Councillor Liberal-Radical Party's Ignazio Cassis swears after the announcement of the vote's results during an election meeting of the Federal assembly on September 20, 2017 at the House of Parliament in Bern. The Federal Council is the seven-member executive council which constitutes the federal government of the Swiss Confederation and serves as the collective executive head of government and state of Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER SCHNEIDER

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× Airbus COO and President Commercial Aircraft Fabrice Bregier speaks at a briefing after the inauguration ceremony of the Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin on September 20, 2017. Aerospace giant Airbus on September 20 inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with US rival Boeing. / AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

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× Pope Francis waves as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO