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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Chairperson of the management committee of the Otjiwarongo Municipality, Hilda Jesaja speaks at the wellness day of workers on Friday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A demonstrator walks outside a university during a protest after Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega cancelled a planned welfare overhaul in a bid to end protests in Managua, Nicaragua, April 22,2018. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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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) -- TIANYANG, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A youth of Zhuang ethnic group blows an ox horn during the Buluotuo folk cultural tourism festival in Tianyang County, Baise City of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin) (zwx)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Oakland Athletics pitcher Blake Treinen works against the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)