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Court dismisses NCIS case against local newspaper

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) – The High Court on Monday dismissed the case in which the Namibia Central Intelligence Services (NCIS) tried to stop The Patriot newspaper from publishing an article pertaining to several properties owned by the service, alleged corruption and malpractice.
The Patriot has now been given the go-ahead with its story, according to Judge Harold Geier who presided over the legal battle.
Delivering his judgement, Judge Geier dismissed the case with costs, meaning that the NCIS has to s ...


Agriculture's contribution to GDP declining: Schlettwein

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 June 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUNE (NAMPA) – Primary and secondary agricultural production’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been declining over the past years, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has said.
He said this is a result of a rise in imported products in the agriculture sector, combined with an equally large number of exports of products where no value addition takes place.
The minister made the remarks when he officially opened an Agribank branch in Gobabis on Friday, a statement issued by hi ...

Ovambanderu commemoration underway

OKAHANDJA, 16 JUN (NAMPA) – Preparations for the annual 122nd Ovambanderu commemorations of the late Chief Hijakungairi Nguvauva were well underway on Saturday, ahead of the main event scheduled for Sunday at Commando in Okahandja. (NAMPA) IB/ZN/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Action between Swallows Football Academy (white) and Impala Chiefs in the Khomas Second Division Football League on Saturday. Swallows thumped Impala 9-0 to move to third on the log after 22 matches. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on June 18, 2018 shows Egypt's midfielder Amr Warda (L) attending a training session during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Grozny, and Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah (R) arriving for a training session at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Grozny on June 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM JAAFAR

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× A model wears a creation as part of the Armani men's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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× A model presents a creation by Giorgio Armani during the men and women's spring/summer 2019 collection fashion show in Milan, on June 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA

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× WINDHOEK, 15 June 2018 - Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (NamibRe) Managing Director, Patty Karuaihe-Martin. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× Folk performers review a picture after posing for it at a Mordovian culture exhibition at a square in downtown of Saransk, Russia June 17, 2018. Picture taken June 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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× Windhoek, 15 June 2018 - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein delivers his keynote statement during the repositioning of Old Mutual’s primary listing from London to Johannesburg at Safari Hotel on Friday evening. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× Bavaria's State Premier Markus Soeder addresses media as he arrives at the Christian Social Union (CSU) party's headquarters in Munich on June 18 2018, to attend a party leadership meeting to discuss the next steps in a deepening conflict with its sister party, the German Chancellor's CDU, centred on toughening immigration rules. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of the CSU has been one of the fiercest critics of Chancello Angela Merkel's liberal stance that allowed a million asylum seekers into Germany since 2015. / AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE