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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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× TSCHUDI, 18 April 2018 - Workers of Basil Read at the Tschudi Mine near Tsumeb held a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday demanding improved employment conditions and better wages. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× France's team captain Yannick Noah reacts during the Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match between France's Pauline Parmentier and United States' Madison Keys, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

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× Southampton manager Mark Hughes and Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte, right, watch from the sideline during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Chelsea and Southampton at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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× Tennis - ATP - Monte Carlo Masters - Monte-Carlo Country Club, Monte Carlo, Monaco - April 22, 2018 Spain's Rafael Nadal with Japan's Kei Nishikori after winning the final REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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× Jackson Pavaza, Namibia’s International Federation of Football Associations (Fifa) accredited referee on Wednesday left for Cairo to attend training as part of preparations for upcoming competitions. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180422) -- BANGKOK, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Women wearing traditional Thai costumes take part in a parade celebrating Phra Pradaeng Songkran Festival in Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan Province, in the outskirt of Bangkok, Thailand, April 22, 2018.(Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)(zf)

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× (180422) -- HEFEI, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A woman is seen at a "city reading space" in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, April 22, 2018. In order to promote reading among its citizens, Hefei has built 29 "city reading spaces" in some locations such as parks, communities and business streets. About 100 "city reading spaces" are expected to be built here by 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Duan) (zwx)

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× Tennis - Fed Cup - World Group Semi Final - France vs United States - Arena Du Pays D'Aix, Aix-en-Provence, France - April 22, 2018 Madison Keys of the U.S and Pauline Parmentier of France shake hands after their match REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier