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PhysOrg
Fugitive tech CEO expected to plead guilty in fraud caseextradition.Over the years, Alexander bought a home in Namibia and invested in
Fugitive tech CEO expected to plead guilty in fraud case
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
extradition.Over the years, Alexander bought a home in Namibia and invested in local businesses. There were reports that he flew in hundreds of people for his son's bar mitzvah and that he took up charitable causes in the capital city of Wi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dutch Airline to Fly to WindhoekKLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced yesterday that it will expand its scheduled
Dutch Airline to Fly to Windhoek
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced yesterday that it will expand its scheduled service in Africa to include Windhoek, Namibia. The flight schedule for the three existing flights to Luanda, Angola will be adapted slightly to make it possible to fly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Young Warriors Afcon Hopes Enda 2-1 defeat in the reverse encounter. The Namibians came into the match hopin
Young Warriors Afcon Hopes End
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
a 2-1 defeat in the reverse encounter. The Namibians came into the match hoping to improve on their first leg showing in Windhoek, however the Congolese proved a step ahead at the Alphonse Massemba-Debat Stadium in Brazzaville as they led 2-0 at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khama, Zvirekwi Miss OutPasuwa said. Muroiwa has seen very little action at Dynamos since representing
Khama, Zvirekwi Miss Out
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Pasuwa said. Muroiwa has seen very little action at Dynamos since representing the country at the COSAFA Castle Cup in Windhoek, Namibia in June. Despite the Warriors having qualified with a game to spare, their coach does not want any... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drought a Risk Not Disaster, Says Prime Ministerwhich could happen at any time and which should be managed. Addressing the Afr
Drought a Risk Not Disaster, Says Prime Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
which could happen at any time and which should be managed. Addressing the Africa Drought Conference which was held in Windhoek last week she said that the government already allocated 11% of its budget to agriculture and related ministries for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teachers to Vote On A Motion to Go On Strike Or NotWindhoek — Hundreds of teachers affiliated to the Namibian National Teachers' U
Teachers to Vote On A Motion to Go On Strike Or Not
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Windhoek — Hundreds of teachers affiliated to the Namibian National Teachers' Union (Nantu) will next week vote on a motion to go on strike or not. This will include all teachers, heads of department, school principals and inspectors of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regions Present Newspaper Cup Bidsis contested annually over Easter. The bid presentation take place at the Nami
Regions Present Newspaper Cup Bids
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
is contested annually over Easter. The bid presentation take place at the Namibia Football Association headquarters in Windhoek. "We finished the inspections of the facilities in the proposed host towns. We were satisfied with many aspects but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Israeli-Born Businessman Kobi Agrees to Face U.S. ChargesAlexander announced in a statement on his behalf yesterday. The statement was
Israeli-Born Businessman Kobi Agrees to Face U.S. Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Alexander announced in a statement on his behalf yesterday. The statement was issued after Alexander appeared before Windhoek Regional Court magistrate Alexis Diergaardt yesterday to waive his right to go through a formal enquiry on the US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Lira Shares Life Story With Windhoek AudienceSouth African songstress Lira shared her life story with the audience at a pack
South Africa's Lira Shares Life Story With Windhoek Audience
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
South African songstress Lira shared her life story with the audience at a packed Warehouse Theatre in Windhoek on Saturday, 20 August as a part of the Master Class series. Organised by 99FM, Flying Fish, My Republik and DStv, Lira's life story was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Super Cup Momentum Buildingup for the 2016 Standard Bank Super Cup final between African Stars and Tigers
Standard Bank Super Cup Momentum Building
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
up for the 2016 Standard Bank Super Cup final between African Stars and Tigers and the two teams were at Wernhill Park in Windhoek on Saturday morning for a meet-and-greet with their fans. Defending champions African Stars and MTC Premiership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Gets 35 Years For Girlfriend's Murdermurdered his girlfriend with a panga four years ago, was sentenced to 35 years'
Man Gets 35 Years For Girlfriend's Murder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
murdered his girlfriend with a panga four years ago, was sentenced to 35 years' imprisonment at the end of his trial in the Windhoek High Court yesterday. At the point when Joel Petrus (35), according to his own version of events, got hold of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTC Disconnects NPLnot renew its partnership with the NPL," MTC spokesman Tim Ekandjo said at a pr
MTC Disconnects NPL
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
not renew its partnership with the NPL," MTC spokesman Tim Ekandjo said at a press conference at Football House in Windhoek yesterday. Ekandjo said MTC would "remain an enthusiastic partner not just of football, but of sports in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teachers to Vote On Strikedrought. Calling government's proposed 5% "an insult", Nantu secretary general
Teachers to Vote On Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
drought. Calling government's proposed 5% "an insult", Nantu secretary general Basilius Haingura at a press conference in Windhoek yesterday said their members would vote for or against an industrial strike once the schools reopen at the end of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court Delivers Good News for InfidelsWindhoek — Three appeal judges of the Supreme Court of Namibia have said that u
Supreme Court Delivers Good News for Infidels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Windhoek — Three appeal judges of the Supreme Court of Namibia have said that unlike in the past adultery can no longer be used to claim damages in a court. Judge Dave Smuts who wrote the judgment, with Chief Justice Peter Shivute and Judge of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fashion Party in Windhoekprovided by the likes of Band Chapter, As de Copas and Young Buba, amongst othe
Fashion Party in Windhoek
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
provided by the likes of Band Chapter, As de Copas and Young Buba, amongst other performers. The Fashion Party will be hosted at the Khomas Regional Council in Windhoek North with tickets going for N$50 and N$150 for VIP. The party starts at 1... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
KLM Extends Network to NamibiaKLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its scheduled service in Africa to include
KLM Extends Network to Namibia
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its scheduled service in Africa to include Windhoek, Namibia. The flight schedule for the three existing flights to Luanda, Angola will be adapted slightly to make it possible to fly on to Windhoek and back after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aletha Nguvauva Banned From Husband's GraveWindhoek — Following a last-minute agreement between Aletha Nguvauva the wife o
Aletha Nguvauva Banned From Husband's Grave
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — Following a last-minute agreement between Aletha Nguvauva the wife of the late chief of the Ovambanderu, and the Ovambanderu Traditional Council, that was made a court order, a final order was made on Thursday that effectively bans... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Takes Bold Action On Water WastageWindhoek — Cabinet has taken a stern position on the wastage of water at all go
Cabinet Takes Bold Action On Water Wastage
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — Cabinet has taken a stern position on the wastage of water at all government offices, schools, residential flats as well as parastatals, which is said to cost the taxpayer millions of dollars besides depleting limited water resources, as... Read more
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New York Post
A decade on the lam, ex-Comverse CEO to return to USin Namibia, Alexander, who left a tattered company in his wake, lived in a gate
A decade on the lam, ex-Comverse CEO to return to US
New York Post / Posted yesterday
in Namibia, Alexander, who left a tattered company in his wake, lived in a gated community on the ground of the Windhoek Country Club in a luxury townhouse, CNBC reported. He welcomed into the country after pledging millions of dollars... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revenue Agency to Be Operational in Next Budget Year - SchlettweinWindhoek — The Revenue Agency, which was approved by Cabinet in September 2013,
Revenue Agency to Be Operational in Next Budget Year - Schlettwein
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — The Revenue Agency, which was approved by Cabinet in September 2013, will become operational in the next budget year. In line with the Cabinet decision, the agency will enjoy a semi-autonomous status, be funded by the government and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Lethal' Urikhob Hits Hat-Trick to Lift ClubWindhoek — Just a few months after scooping the club's Player of the Month acco
'Lethal' Urikhob Hits Hat-Trick to Lift Club
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — Just a few months after scooping the club's Player of the Month accolade in May, former Brave Warriors net-rattler Sadney Urikhob continues to be a major fountain of inspiration for his Thai club Super Power Samut Prakan - formerly known... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murder and Mayhem Mar WeekendWindhoek — Three murders, four suicides, three culpable homicides coupled with
Murder and Mayhem Mar Weekend
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — Three murders, four suicides, three culpable homicides coupled with two rapes and an armed robbery, as well as a case of reckless and negligent driving, rounded off the past weekend crime-wise. A 17-year-old suspect was arrested after he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Magistrate to Answer to ChargesWindhoek — Former magistrate Melaney Theron has to answer to 17 of the 20 charg
Former Magistrate to Answer to Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — Former magistrate Melaney Theron has to answer to 17 of the 20 charges preferred against her, Judge Nate Ndauendapo ordered in the Windhoek High Court. Theron applied at the close of the State's case for a Section 174 discharge as she... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mixed Results for Lifers' AppealWindhoek — An appeal against a decision by Windhoek High Court Judge Collins Pa
Mixed Results for Lifers' Appeal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — An appeal against a decision by Windhoek High Court Judge Collins Parker to dismiss an application by 26 prisoners serving life sentences, who argued they are eligible for parole after serving ten years of their sentences, had mixed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nampower and Eskom to Investigate Recent Power OutageWindhoek — NamPower has announced a scheduled maintenance and investigation of
Nampower and Eskom to Investigate Recent Power Outage
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — NamPower has announced a scheduled maintenance and investigation of the Kokerboom-Aries 400 kV line in the south of the country, planned for today from 07:00 to 15:00. The national power utility will during this period carry out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged Rapist and Killer in CourtWindhoek — A resident of Tses in the Keetmanshoop District made his first appea
Alleged Rapist and Killer in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — A resident of Tses in the Keetmanshoop District made his first appearance in pre-trial proceedings in the Windhoek High Court last week before Judge Naomi Shivute. Jesaja Boois is accused of raping and killing Bonaventura Jahs in Tses... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Race Card Played in City Boss SearchTHE Windhoek Municipality is divided on whether to appoint Namdeb's general man
Race Card Played in City Boss Search
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
THE Windhoek Municipality is divided on whether to appoint Namdeb's general manager Riaan Burger as the chief executive because he is white. The municipality has not had a fulltime chief executive since 2014 when Niilo Taapopi retired despite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five-Hour Delay Angers Train PassengersPASSENGERS who boarded the Keetmanshoop-to-Windhoek train are furious with Tran
Five-Hour Delay Angers Train Passengers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
PASSENGERS who boarded the Keetmanshoop-to-Windhoek train are furious with TransNamib after the train was delayed for almost five hours due to technical problems. The train left Keetmanshoop at 19h00 on Wednesday, only to arrive in Windhoek around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman's Murder Conviction Cancelled On Appealprison term of 13 years after she admitted that she killed her uncle in a stabb
Woman's Murder Conviction Cancelled On Appeal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
prison term of 13 years after she admitted that she killed her uncle in a stabbing incident, fell away on appeal in the Windhoek High Court on Friday. The explanation given by Bonswitha Memory Gases when she testified in mitigation of sentence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Claim Over Stoffels Murder Arrest Failsclaim against it by the man formerly accused of having raped and murdered 17-ye
Claim Over Stoffels Murder Arrest Fails
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
claim against it by the man formerly accused of having raped and murdered 17-year-old schoolgirl Magdalena Stoffels in Windhoek six years ago. Two of the three damages claims that former rape and murder accused Junias Fillipus lodged against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Namibian Debate Cup This WeekPublic Speaking and Debate Cup is ready to take off from Wednesday to Saturday
The Namibian Debate Cup This Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Public Speaking and Debate Cup is ready to take off from Wednesday to Saturday this week at the Eros Primary School in Windhoek. Regions around the country were required to select the winning school teams and individual speakers earlier this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Men Stabbed to DeathA 19-year-old man died instantly after he was stabbed with a sharp object in Wi
Two Men Stabbed to Death
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A 19-year-old man died instantly after he was stabbed with a sharp object in Windhoek Friday night. The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Head of Media Relations, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said at the weekly crime briefing on Sunday the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Easy' Divorce Bill to Be Tabled Sooncan be granted. Margaret Mensah-Williams said this on Thursday during the laun
'Easy' Divorce Bill to Be Tabled Soon
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
can be granted. Margaret Mensah-Williams said this on Thursday during the launch of the Gender and Media Progress Study in Windhoek. She said there will be four others bills - the Marital Property Bill, the Marriages Bill, the Customary Law... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No New Drought Fund for African GovtsONE of the outcomes of the first ever Africa Drought Conference, which ended in
No New Drought Fund for African Govts
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
ONE of the outcomes of the first ever Africa Drought Conference, which ended in Windhoek last week Friday, was the agreement not to set up a trust fund for financing drought emergencies. The five-day conference themed "Enhancing Resilience To... Read more
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Reuters
Comverse CEO to return to U.S., plead guilty: lawyerU.S. millionaire Jacob ''Kobi'' Alexander sits with his wife Hanna, as he await
Comverse CEO to return to U.S., plead guilty: lawyer
Reuters / Posted yesterday
U.S. millionaire Jacob ''Kobi'' Alexander sits with his wife Hanna, as he awaits the start of his extradition hearing in Windhoek, September 17, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer The former Comverse Technology Inc chief executive officer who authorities... Read more
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NBC News
Fugitive Comverse CEO Kobi Alexander will return to US to face chargeswith the United States. CNBC tracked him there in 2007, and found him living in
Fugitive Comverse CEO Kobi Alexander will return to US to face charges
NBC News / Posted yesterday
with the United States. CNBC tracked him there in 2007, and found him living in a gated community on the grounds of the Windhoek Country Club. His luxury townhouse was adjacent to a private airstrip, even though a Namibian judge had restricted... Read more
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CNBC
Fugitive Comverse CEO Alexander will return to US to face chargeswith the United States. CNBC tracked him there in 2007, and found him living in
Fugitive Comverse CEO Alexander will return to US to face charges
CNBC / Posted yesterday
with the United States. CNBC tracked him there in 2007, and found him living in a gated community on the grounds of the Windhoek Country Club. His luxury townhouse was adjacent to a private airstrip, even though a Namibian judge had restricted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosafa Suspends Butlertwo match suspensions for their conduct after the match. After the Zebras' 2-3
Cosafa Suspends Butler
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
two match suspensions for their conduct after the match. After the Zebras' 2-3 defeat by South Africa in the final in Windhoek, Butler branded the referee's performance as "shameful, atrocious and disgusting". The straight-talking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teachers and Government in Deadlock Over SalariesWindhoek — The government on Friday announced that it had failed to reach an ag
Teachers and Government in Deadlock Over Salaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — The government on Friday announced that it had failed to reach an agreement with the Namibia National Teachers' Union (Nantu) on salary and benefit adjustments for teachers for the year 2017/18. Hence, negotiations were suspended for a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Unseen to Première On WednesdayWindhoek — The premiere of the Namibian-produced film 'The Unseen' is to take p
The Unseen to Première On Wednesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — The premiere of the Namibian-produced film 'The Unseen' is to take place on Wednesday at the Alte Feste, the old military fort in Windhoek's city centre. The Unseen is a collection of philosophical musings on what it means to be alive in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Female Lawyers Assist Child With Protruding TongueWindhoek — The Namibian Women Lawyers Association (NWLA) on Thursday evening do
Female Lawyers Assist Child With Protruding Tongue
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — The Namibian Women Lawyers Association (NWLA) on Thursday evening donated food and clothing to the child with a protruding tongue at Mix settlement. The association's chairperson Ruth Herunga said NWLA ladies discussed the article that was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olympians to Return Empty-HandedWindhoek — For the umpteenth time - despite the massive cash injection and swee
Olympians to Return Empty-Handed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — For the umpteenth time - despite the massive cash injection and sweet promises they made to the nation prior to their departure - the athletes that represented Namibia at the just ended Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are set to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ndeitunga Orders Probe Into Traffic BriberyWindhoek — The police are investigating an allegation of bribery against one of
Ndeitunga Orders Probe Into Traffic Bribery
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Windhoek — The police are investigating an allegation of bribery against one of their traffic cops after a tourist couple reported they were asked to pay a spot fine of N$1 500 for allegedly driving over the speed limit. The incident is said to have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania/South Africa: Serengeti Boys Set to Take On Amajimbos in CAF TieSeptember 16, and in the return leg of that match on September 30. Congo Brazza
Tanzania/South Africa: Serengeti Boys Set to Take On Amajimbos in CAF Tie
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
September 16, and in the return leg of that match on September 30. Congo Brazzaville won 2-1 in the first match played in Windhoek. Serengeti Boys head coach Bakari Shime has said his squad will have to tighten their boots against their South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibia/Congo- Determined Young Warriors Leave for Congothe Alphonse Massemba-Debat Stadium in Brazzaville, where the Namibian juniors
Namibia/Congo- Determined Young Warriors Leave for Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the Alphonse Massemba-Debat Stadium in Brazzaville, where the Namibian juniors will look to avenge a 2-1 defeat suffered in Windhoek two weeks ago. According to coach Timo Tjongarero, the 2016 Cosafa u17 Youth Championships winners will do their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leopards Win High Scoring Tussleof tries while Johan Deysel scored 24 points as the Leopards came out on top of
Leopards Win High Scoring Tussle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of tries while Johan Deysel scored 24 points as the Leopards came out on top of a high-scoring tussle, beating the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 54-42 (halftime 35-21) in a Currie Cup First Division tussle at the Hage Geingob Stadium in... Read more
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Super Sport
Leopards win high-scoring tussleof tries while Johan Deysel scored 24 points as the Leopards came out on top of
Leopards win high-scoring tussle
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
of tries while Johan Deysel scored 24 points as the Leopards came out on top of a high-scoring tussle, beating the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 54-42 (halftime 35-21) in a Currie Cup First Division tussle at the Hage Geingob Stadium in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Time Is Ripe to Act Against DroughtWindhoek — Let us start with some good news. Sort of. The strongest El Niño in
The Time Is Ripe to Act Against Drought
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Windhoek — Let us start with some good news. Sort of. The strongest El Niño in 35 years is coming to an end. [1] In 2015/2016 this "El Niño effect" led to drought in over 20 countries [2]. There were scorching temperatures, water shortages and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyer Caught Up in Mukupi Estate StormKatima Mulilo in 2012, leaving eight children with no resident mothers, and no
Lawyer Caught Up in Mukupi Estate Storm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Katima Mulilo in 2012, leaving eight children with no resident mothers, and no will. He also left a security company, which Windhoek-based lawyer Orben Sibeya of Sibeya and Partners, nominated by the Master of the High Court as an overseer, said is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brakwater N$5,7 Million Heist Accused GuiltyWindhoek — The two remaining accused in one of the biggest cash heists in Namib
Brakwater N$5,7 Million Heist Accused Guilty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Windhoek — The two remaining accused in one of the biggest cash heists in Namibian history were convicted on different charges by Judge Naomi Shivute in the Windhoek High Court. Jan Julius, 42, was convicted on a charge of armed robbery with... Read more
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