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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, 19 April 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen (L) cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. Pictured with him are Keetmanshoop Mayor Gaudentia Krohne and Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor, Hilma Nicanor. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - Miss Namibia, Sune January (R) was on Monday introduced to Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta (L) as patron of Intelligence Support Against Poaching. The organisation also handed over hats and caps to the ministry. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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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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× Andrew Landry celebrates his win of the Valero Texas Open golf tournament, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Michelle Hitiraukunga, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany, April 22, 2018. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened on Sunday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of free trade. More than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions are expected to participate in, and 60 percent of the exhibitors are from outside Germany. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× (180422) -- ATHENS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A man searches for LPs (long play vinyl) in Zaxarias Records store at Monastiraki flea market in Athens, Greece, April 19, 2018. Zaxarias Records is one of the oldest record stores in Athens since the 1980s. (Xinhua/Lefteris Partsalis)