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Grade 8 girl faces charge of concealment of birth

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 20 September 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – A 16-year-old Grade 8 learner from the Ondjamba Combined School was arrested Tuesday on a charge of concealment of birth.
Crime Investigations Coordinator of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshikoto Region, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua said in a police report issued Tuesday the suspect committed the offence at her home village of Epembe-Longa at about 01h00 the same day.
“It is alleged the suspect gave birth to a baby boy and wrapped it in a plastic bag and hid it in a suit ...


NA torn, shuts down Maamberua's motion on resettlement

Written by Anna Salkeus on 19 September 2017

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – Swapo Party members in the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday blocked a motion on resettlement by Swanu Party member, Usutuaije Maamberua, tearing the house apart.
The August house was divided when Maamberua rose to motivate a motion which he indicated last week that he would table today.
The motion was to debate the status of the implementation process of the Resettlement Policy, looking at the criteria, process and the list of people who have been resettled since independence to ...

US will destroy North Korea: Trump

NEW YORK, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump on Tuesday said his government will destroy North Korea. Trump was speaking at the opening of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) general debate in New York. (NAMPA)

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× LANGSTRAND, 18 September 2017 - The Total Service Station at Langstrand between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay is nearly complete. The VG Construction is about to hand over the facility to the owners for opening.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× BULAWAYO, 13 September 2017 - Zenatha Coleman of Namibia (10) beats a Motswana defender, while Vistoria Shangula looks on during the 2017 Women's Cosafa championship in Zimbabwe. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× German Labour and Social Minister Andrea Nahles chats to a colleague across the table during the last weekly meeting of the German cabinet before parliamentary elections, at the chancellery in Berlin on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Red Apple Group executive member Andrea Catsimatidis (L); Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Red Apple Group John Catsimatidis; President Hage Geingob; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah (R). (Photo Contributed)NAMPA

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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on March 15, 2010 shows Finnish orthopedic surgeon Sakari Orava at Mehilainen hospital in Turku, Finland. Injured athletes from David Beckham to Ousmane Dembele have over the years put their careers, and bodies, under the trusted knife of Finnish surgeon Sakari Orava, known in sporting circles as the "Miracle Doctor". / AFP PHOTO / VESA MOILANEN

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× (FILES) In this photograph taken on May 25, 2016, India's Tata Steel group Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer Koushik Chatterjee gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Mumbai. German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed September 20 to merge their steel operations in Europe, taking second place in the continent's market behind ArcelorMittal. The two groups, which will finalise the deal in 2018, expect efficiency savings of between 400 and 600 million euros ($480-720 million) per year and are likely to shed 4,000 jobs in production and administration. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE / XGTY

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× An injured person is carried after being rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing at least more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)