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Shifeta annuls phosphate mining certificate

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has set aside an environmental clearance certificate issued to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) on the grounds of environmental protection.
The environmental clearance certificate would have allowed NMP to proceed with mining seabed phosphate in a part of the Atlantic Ocean, about 120 kilometres south-west of Walvis Bay. The envisaged marine phosphate mining would be the first of its kind in the world.
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Soroseb gets life imprisonment for killing girlfriend

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – A man who admitted to killing his 20-year-old girlfriend by hitting her with a brick and hammer before stabbing her eight times with a knife has been sent to jail for life on Thursday.
The incident happened on 20 June 2016 in the capital.
David Soroseb, 27, was sentenced to life imprisonment on the count of murder with direct intention to kill in connection with the deadly attacks that he launched on his late girlfriend Jeanet Tatamigu !Haoses on that fateful day.
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Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Ovambanderu community members marching to the graveyard in Okahandja to pay tribute to Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva, Chief Munjuku Nguvauva and Peter Nguvauva.(Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 13 June 2018 - The Capricorn Group hosted a three-part financial journalism workshop for journalists from various media houses to advance their skills in business and economic reporting. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180622) -- TANGSHAN, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A farmer dries wheat in the sun in Xinglongdian Village of Zunhua City, north China's Hebei Province, June 21, 2018. Thursday marked the summer solstice, the northern hemisphere's longest day of the year. (Xinhua/Liu Mancang) (mp)

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× BROWNSVILLE, TX - JUNE 21: A Mexican woman and her child are held up by the border patrol as they try to enter into Brownsville on June 21, 2018 in Brownsville, Texas. Immigration has once again been put in the spotlight as Democrats and Republicans spar over the detention of children and families seeking asylum at the border. Before President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that halts the practice of separating families who were seeking asylum, over 2,300 immigrant children had been separated from their parents in the zero-tolerance policy for border crossers. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× This photo taken on June 20, 2018 shows Chinese workers watching the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Portugal and Morocco on mobile phones at a construction site in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT

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× San Francisco Giants pitcher Mark Melancon works against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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× (180622) -- YUNCHENG, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A villager works by a grapevine in Diantou Village of Qinghe Town in Yuncheng City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 21, 2018. Thursday marked the summer solstice, the northern hemisphere's longest day of the year. (Xinhua/Li Lujian) (mp)