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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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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Frederick Mensah, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) 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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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots the ball as Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) defends in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Former First Lady and independent presidential candidate Margarita Zavala, waves to the press before the first of three debates among Mexico’s presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hold general elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; A general view of the Indiana Pacers together towel given to fans before game four against the Cleveland Cavaliers of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7) hits a double against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports