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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 September 2017 - Culture Officer in the Directorate of National Heritage and Cultural Programmes at Otjiwarongo, Hertha Bukassa speaks about the National Heritage Week activities underway in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 14 September 2016 - Members of the Salute Boxing Academy and boxers after the announcement of which boxers will compete at the Otji Festival in Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× (170920) -- JINZHONG, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor views photos at the 17th Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, one of China's best preserved ancient towns, in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. More than 2,000 photographers from dozens of countries and regions gathered at Pingyao for the festival from Sept. 19 to 25. Over 16,000 photos by photographers in the United States, Britain, France and Sri Lanka among others are on display. (Xinhua/Liang Zhiqiang) (ry)

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto makes a phone call after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Sept. 19, 2017. 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) (da) (ce) (zy)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader, Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo (R) at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× SWAKOPMUND, 17 September 2017 - Reusable bags. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers and volunteers move an injured man after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Sept. 19, 2017. 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/Str) (dtf)

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× Military jets fly during the joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises Zapad-2017 (West-2017) at a training ground near the town of Borisov on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sergei GAPON