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Welwitschias lose opening match of SuperSport Challenge

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – The national rugby team, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, lost their opening match of the 2018 SuperSport Rugby Challenge 7-39 against the Hino Valke at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.
The second instalment of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge began with the Namibian team taking on the Valke in the first match of the northern pool.
The visitors were too strong for the home team as they scored six tries to win the match in front of a handful Namibians who came to c ...


Land Reform targets 10 million hectares by 2020

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – After spending N.dollars 112 million on 11 farms measuring 44 000 hectares (ha) during the 2017/18 financial year, the Ministry of Land Reform intends to acquire 10 million ha over the next two years.
Delivering his ministry’s budget motivation statement in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma said the ministry expects to buy five million hectares of commercial agricultural land and another five million hectares of communal land by 2020.
The m ...

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards climate change mitigation valued at over N.dollars 4 million. (NAMPA) LD/HP/AS (Video by Linea Dishena)

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Unemployed youth in Kunene trained in brickmaking

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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, left, scores during the Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Sampdoria at the Rome Olympic stadium Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)

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× Nice's french midfielder Pierre Lees-Melou celebrates after scoring a goal on April 22, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice, southern France, during the French L1 football match Nice vs Montpellier. / AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Namibia University of Science and Technology Vice-Chancellor, Tjama Tjivikua speaks. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× French rider Freddy Foray on Honda CB R1000 RRSP Formula EWC N°5 waves a flag to his team-mate after a win during the 41th Le Mans motorcycle endurance race in Le Mans, western France, on April 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen (L) cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. Pictured with him are Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Krohne and Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor, Hilma Nicanor. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Montpellier's Ivorian forward Giovanni Sio (L) vies with Nice's Brazilian defender Santos Marlon (R) on April 22, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice, southern France, during the French L1 football match Nice vs Montpellier. / AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT