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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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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Special envoy leading the 1904-1908 genocide deliberations with the German government, Dr Zed Josef Ngavirue, during the 122nd commemorations of the battle of Otjunda in Okahandja. (Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× (180621) -- GUIYANG, June 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A staff member shows a note which reads"Hello, what would you like to order?" at a beverage stall at Guiyang North Railway Station in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 21, 2018. The beverage stall, whose employees are all deaf and dumb students from a school for the deaf and blind in Guiyang, was opened under cooperation between the school and companies to provide jobs and intern training opportunities for the students. There are now four such stalls in Guiyang and the staff members serve customers through sign language or written notes. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)(wsw)

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 13 June 2018 - Namibia won the second edition of the Debmarine Namibia Pent Series after beating Zambia 54-43 on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 June 2018 - Chief Ananias Soroseb of the Kai !Akhoen Hai//om San community of Otjiwarongo (seated with black suit, hat and walking stick) and his traditional councillors pictured on Tuesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Rodney Earl Sanders, listens as charges are read in a Holmes County Circuit Courtroom, before pleading guilty to two counts of murder in Lexington, Miss., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Holmes County Circuit Judge Jannie Lewis gave Sanders two life without parole sentences, plus 30 more years for burglary and car theft, accepting a recommendation from District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver. Sanders stabbed to death Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill in the home they shared in nearby Durant in 2016. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 June 2018 - Zimbabwe's Edina Nyamazha in action against Namibia during the second edition of the Debmarine Namibia Pent Series. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA