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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 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Faaaabel, the goat, as seen on the 18th hole during the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on April 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Andrew Landry holds the Valero Texas Open trophy for a photo after the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on April 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× TSUMEB, 19 April 2018 (NAMPA) - Lisken Klaasen (R) leads Tsumeb community members in their protest at the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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

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× Apr 22, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) during the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- FUZHOU, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People visit the Digital China Exhibition in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, April 22, 2018. The exhibition opened to the public on Sunday, during which 293 exhibitors displayed the latest digital technology. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)(mp)