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President’s budget increases by 7 per cent

Written by Shelleygan Petersen on 24 April 2019

WINDHOEK, 24 APR (NAMPA) – The Office of the President (OP)’s budget increased with N.dollars 29.8 million from N.dollars 405 million the previous term to N.dollars 435 million in the 2019/2020 financial year.
This represents a 7 per cent increase.
The information was availed by Presidency Minister Martin Andjaba, while motivating the budget for the OP in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Out of the total allocation, N.dollars 345 million is for the operational budget and Andjaba noted that this is a decre ...


Namibia win second game at World Cricket League Division Two

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 24 April 2019

WINDHOEK, 24 APR (NAMPA) – Namibia beat Canada by 98 runs in their third game of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division Two on Tuesday to move back to second position on the log standing.
The Namibian team put the disappointment of their dramatic two-run defeat to the United States of America (USA) on Sunday behind them with a crushing victory over winless Canada at the United Cricket Club Ground here.
The home team were put into bat and set up an intimidating score of 258 run ...

Govt spent N.dollars 557 million on drought relief last year: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – Government spent N.dollars 557 million on drought relief in 2018, reaching 622 444 Namibians in all 14 regions of the country, President Hage Geingob has said. (Video: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA

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× NTARA, 16 April 2019 - Deputy Minister of Education, Arts, and Culture Ester Nghipondoka (R) and the Ambassador of Japan to Namibia, Hideaki Harada shaking hands during the official handing over of a block of classrooms at Ntara Combined School. The classrooms were constructed with the assistance of the Japanese government. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× (190424) -- BEIJING, April 24, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, capital of China, April 24, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

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× Uruguay's Palacio Legislativo is seen in Montevideo, Uruguay April 23, 2019. Picture taken April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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× People walk in front of Montevideo's town hall in Montevideo, Uruguay April 23, 2019. Picture taken April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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× MARIENTAL, 22 April 2019 - ||Kharas were crowned winners of the 19th edition of the Namibian Newspaper Cup on Monday after defeating Otjozondjupa 2-1 in the final. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 06 April 2019 - South Africa’s Mariske Strauss in action during the Nedbank Namibia XC1 event at Farm Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× A stall outside the stadium displays scarves referring to the Manchester derby before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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× Beijing Guoan's Ba Dun (R) fights for the ball with Buriram United's Andres Tunez during the AFC Champions League group stage football match between China's Beijing Guoan and Thailand's Buriram United in Beijing on April 24, 2019. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT


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