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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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Family in Brakwater loses all belongings in fire

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× WINDHOEK, 18 September 2017 - National Focal Point Coordinator in the Ministry of Safety and Security, Deputy Nghiwanwa Shaama. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× CORRECTS NEIGHBORHOOD - Rescue personnel work on a building that collapsed after an earthquake in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing at least more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group take part in the folk performance at Guanxiao Village of Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Wu Lianxun) (ry)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 15 SEP (NAMPA) - Batteries. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku ) NAMPA

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) senior councillor for the Ohaingu District, Nghidinihamba Ndilula. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A techician repairs an airplane at the Garuda Maintenance Facility AeroAsia, the aircraft maintenance and repair unit of Indonesian flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk, in Tangerang, Indonesia, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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× Pope Francis walks through a delegation of flag-bearers belonging to an association of ancient flag games during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Setp. 20, 2017. (Giorgio Onorati/ANSA via AP)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on June 16, 2010 shows the headquarters of German industrial conglomerate Thyssen Krupp in the western German city of Essen. German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed on September 20, 2017 to merge their steel operations in Europe, sending governments and unions scrambling to ward off job cuts. / AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ