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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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× 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) -- GAZA, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian staff members prepare prosthetic legs at Gaza's Artificial Limbs and Polio Center (ALPC) in Gaza City, on April 22, 2018. The ALPC was established in 1974 and operates with the technical support of the International Committee of the Red Cross. It's the only center of its kind in the Gaza Strip which provides prosthetic and orthotic services. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

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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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× Apr 22, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) celebrates after scoring a basket during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Carlos Gomez (27) celebrates to the dugout as he hits a 2-run walks off home run during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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× Boca Juniors' forward Ramon Abila (R) controls the ball past Newell's Old Boys midfielder Juan Sills during their Argentina First Division Superliga football match at La Bombonera stadium, in Buenos Aires on April 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI

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× REHOBOTH, 16 April 2018 - The drugs confiscated during the arrest of a 27-year-old man in Rehoboth on Monday. (Photo: Contributed)