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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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× 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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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Red Apple Group executive member Andrea Catsimatidis (L); Minister of Economic Planning and Director-General of National Planning Commission Tom Alweendo; and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah (R). (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (R) is pictured with one of her senior councillors Nghidinihamba Ndilula of the Ohaingu District at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- JINZHONG, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Visitors view photos at the 17th Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, one of China's best preserved ancient towns, in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. More than 2,000 photographers from dozens of countries and regions gathered at Pingyao for the festival from Sept. 19 to 25. Over 16,000 photos by photographers in the United States, Britain, France and Sri Lanka among others are on display. (Xinhua/Liang Zhiqiang) (ry)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo, at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× People holding 'Esteladas' (Catalan pro-independence flags) attend a protest in front of the Economy headquarters of Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona on September 20, 2019, during a search by Spain's Guardia Civil police. Spain's Guardia Civil police arrested a top Catalan government official on as part of raids on several Catalan government offices, sparking protests in Barcelona. The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on October 1 despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it illegal. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – The team responsible for setting up the Record Centre of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture are pictured with the directorate’s Deputy Director of Adult Lifelong Learning, Arts and Culture, Jacqueline Rukamba (second right). (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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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)