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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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× 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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× (180618) -- NANCHANG, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Zou Yujiang (2nd R) has supper with friends along the road from east China's Jiangxi Province to southeast China's Fujian Province, June 12, 2018. He has to hit the road after supper. 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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× (180618) -- JALALABAD, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People carry an injured man for medical treatment at a hospital in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, June 17, 2018. At least 15 people were killed and 45 others wounded as an explosion rocked a provincial governor's office after a meeting between Afghan officials and Taliban members in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, a source said. (Xinhua/Saifurahaman Safi) (nxl)

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× WINDHOEK, 10 June 2018 - Zimbabwe's Edina Nyamazha (L) pictured during her team's match against Namibia during the Debmarine Namibia Pent Series. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Ramblers Football Club plying their trade in the Southern Stream First Division Inland Stream pictured with coach Benedictus !Haoseb. Rammies defeated Sport Klub Windhoek 5-2. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel (R) confers with the CDU Secretary General Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer prior to a party leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters in Berlin on June 18, 2018. Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised on June 18, 2018 to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ

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× (180618) -- JALALABAD, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People carry an injured man for medical treatment at a hospital in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, June 17, 2018. At least 15 people were killed and 45 others wounded as an explosion rocked a provincial governor's office after a meeting between Afghan officials and Taliban members in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, a source said. (Xinhua/Saifurahaman Safi) (nxl)

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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