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Shifeta annuls phosphate mining certificate

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has set aside an environmental clearance certificate issued to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) on the grounds of environmental protection.
The environmental clearance certificate would have allowed NMP to proceed with mining seabed phosphate in a part of the Atlantic Ocean, about 120 kilometres south-west of Walvis Bay. The envisaged marine phosphate mining would be the first of its kind in the world.
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Soroseb gets life imprisonment for killing girlfriend

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – A man who admitted to killing his 20-year-old girlfriend by hitting her with a brick and hammer before stabbing her eight times with a knife has been sent to jail for life on Thursday.
The incident happened on 20 June 2016 in the capital.
David Soroseb, 27, was sentenced to life imprisonment on the count of murder with direct intention to kill in connection with the deadly attacks that he launched on his late girlfriend Jeanet Tatamigu !Haoses on that fateful day.
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Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× OTJINENE, 07 June 2018 - Otjinene Regional Councillor Erwin Katjizeu, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen, Maggy Mengo of Standard Bank Namibia and Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to the Omaheke Governor, break ground for the construction of new houses under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 09 June 2018 - Namibia's goal attacker, Anna Kasper (in blue) in action against Botswana during the second edition of the Debmarine Namibia Pent Series in Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Lead singer of US band Panic! At The Disco, Brendon Urie, pretends to take a bite out of a potato that was given to him as a gift, on stage at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, California on June 21, 2018. Urie performed songs from the group's new album "Pray For The Wicked." / AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

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× South Korean Yoo Gi-jin, 93, talks with a Red Cross official to fill out application forms to reunite with his family members living in North Korea, at the headquarters of the Korea Red Cross in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 22, 2018. North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Horse riding and drilling were some of the activities dominating the 122nd commemoration of the battle of Otjunda in Okahandja this year. (Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× (180621) -- PARIS, June 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A model presents a creation of Rick Owens during the men's fashion week for 2019 Spring/Summer Men's Collection in Paris, France, on June 21, 2018. (Xinhua/Piero Biasion)

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× Lead singer of US band Panic! At The Disco, Brendon Urie, performs on stage at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, California on June 21, 2018. Urie performed songs from the group's new album "Pray For The Wicked." / AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Ovambanderu community members marching to the graveyard in Okahandja to pay tribute to Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva, Chief Munjuku Nguvauva and Peter Nguvauva.(Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA