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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)

Cricket at Outjo growing tremendously

CoW to repair all potholes by end of July

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× OSHAKATI, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (standing left) addressing 25 ‘children of the liberation struggle’ who are camping at the Swapo Oshana regional office, demanding Government employment in the presence of the party’s coordinator in the region Samuel Nelongo (standing right). (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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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, 16 June 2018 - Justice Minister Sacky Shangala pictured here during an Africa Child Day motivational event hosted by the ruling Swapo Party in the capital. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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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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× WINDHOEK, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein delivers a keynote address during an Old Mutual event in the capital, calling on the private sector to meet Government halfway in transforming the local economy. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× (180618) -- NANCHANG, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Zou Yujiang (R) and goods owner clear the transportation fees at a construction materials market in Changting County, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 13, 2018. Zou Yujiang, 41 years old, is a truck driver from Gao'an City of Jiangxi Province. He has spent most of his time on the road, transporting goods from one place to another. There have been over 21 million employees in the industry of the road freight transportation in China so far. Like Zou Yujiang, most of them make a living on trucks with little time staying with families. Their hard works have contributed to the fast and reliable delivery services of the country. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi) (mp)

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× ONDANGWA, 16 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (seated left) is listening to the plight of the ‘children of the liberation struggle’ at Ondangwa in the Oshana Region on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on June 18, 2018 shows a new bust representing Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo (L) pictured at Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport in Funchal, on Madeira island, on June 18, 2018 and the old bust representing Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo pictured at Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport in Funchal, on March 29, 2017. The bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was discreetly replaced last week by officials of the CR7 museum, which is run by Ronaldo's family. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG AND Helder SANTOS