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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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× WINDHOEK, 20 April 2018 - Immanuel Sam of the Namibian Police Force takes part in a cleaning exercise by the police that commenced on Friday in all 14 regions. As part of the exercise held in anticipation of the national clean-up on 25 May, NamPol staff members are cleaning the police headquarters, offices, barracks, flats and houses. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Houston Astros left fielder Marwin Gonzalez (9) hits a 2 RBI double during the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 April 2018 – The Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- FUZHOU, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Visitors look at a model of information network during the Digital China Exhibition in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, April 22, 2018. The exhibition opened to the public on Sunday, during which 293 exhibitors displayed the latest digital technology. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)(mp)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A man holds up a placard reading "No more looting" following protests over a reform to the pension plans of the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) hits a single against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (2nd R) pose for photos prior to the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany, April 22, 2018. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened on Sunday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of free trade. More than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions are expected to participate in, and 60 percent of the exhibitors are from outside Germany. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)