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Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

Mnangagwa advises Namibia on land

Mnangagwa invites Zimbabweans to return home

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - FA Cup Third Round Replay - Swansea City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers - Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Britain - January 17, 2018 Swansea City's Jordan Ayew celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

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× (180117) -- XUZHOU, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wang Xiuying threads a needle at a workshop in the wetland park of Pan'anhu lake, in Xuzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Wang, an 80-year-old craftswoman is renowned for making herbal sachets. Combining tradition with bold innovation, many of her works were granted with prizes and gained widespread reputation for her. Her hand-made works were labeled as masterpieces of Xuzhou scented sachets, a national intangible cultural heritage. Under the guidance of Wang, hundreds of local women started to make sachets to increase their income. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng) (lb) (zt)

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× (180117) -- LONDON, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Demonstrators who want Britain to remain in the European Union (EU) wave flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, on Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)(zcc)

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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Handball - Men's EHF European Handball Championship - preliminary round Group C - Montenegro v Slovenia - Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia - January 17, 2018. Montenegro’s head coach Dragan Djukic reacts. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

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× Women take part in the pro-abortion demonstration in Wassaw, Poland on January 17, 2018. Feminist organizations and abortion rights advocates are organizing a "black Wednesday" of protests across Poland on January 17, 2018 against an attempt by ultra-conservatives to further limit the already severely restricted right to abortion in the country. / AFP PHOTO / Maciej Luczniewski

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× (180117) -- LONDON, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May (front) leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minster's Questions at the House of Commons, in London, Britain, on Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland) (zcc)