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Trainee doctor arrested for alleged rape of patient

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 April 2021

WINDHOEK, 13 APR (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police on Tuesday arrested a health practitioner at the Katutura State Hospital accused of raping a patient.
This incident was confirmed by Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, who said the suspect, a male trainee doctor, is expected to appear in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
It is alleged that the suspect raped a male patient on Tuesday, she said.
Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive Director, Ben Nangombe, who refused to give any additio ...


Geingob withdraws Vilho from parliament

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 April 2021

WINDHOEK, 13 APR (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has withdrawn former Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Rear Admiral (Rtd) Peter Hafeni Vilho, from Parliament following Vilho’s resignation from his ministerial position earlier this month.
This was announced in the National Assembly by Speaker Peter Katjavivi on Tuesday, who said the withdrawal is with effect from 08 April 2021, the day a letter was addressed to him by the president regarding the withdrawal.
“I have been informed by President Hage ...

Fishrot accused allegedly caught with cellphones in jail cells

WINDHOEK, 12 APR (NAMPA) – Former Justice minister Sacky Shanghala and his Fishrot co-accused James Hatuikulipi were allegedly found in possession of cellphones at the Windhoek Correctional Facility two weeks ago where they are awaiting trial. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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× OKAKARARA, 10 April 2021 - The wreck of a sedan vehicle that was involved in an accident at Okakarara on Saturday afternoon killing three men aged 23, 24, and its 39-year-old driver. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (210414) -- SANSUI, April 14, 2021 (Xinhua) -- A villager makes a bamboo hat at a bamboo hat workshop in Shangjie Village of Sansui County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 11, 2021. With over 400-year of bamboo hat making history, Sansui County has taken the development of bamboo hat industry to enrich the people living there. (Xinhua/Yang Wenbin)

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× GROOTFONTEIN, 12 April 2021 - The Gootfontein Municipality Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kisco Sinvula. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (210414) -- WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 13, 2021 shows 40,000 white silk flowers installed on the National Mall to honor the nearly 40,000 Americans who die every year from gun violence in Washington, D.C., the United States. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

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× Visual artist Yoko Nishio works on a painting from her series titled "Indexados," inside her studio during the COVID-19 pandemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, March 27, 2021. Nishio said the series Indexes is about virtual human relationships and is painted on vertical canvases to mimic cell phones. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

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× (210414) -- WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 13, 2021 shows 40,000 white silk flowers installed on the National Mall to honor the nearly 40,000 Americans who die every year from gun violence in Washington, D.C., the United States. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)