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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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