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Junius Jonas in CWG boxing finals

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 01 August 2014

WINDHOEK, 01 AUG (NAMPA) - Namibia is in line for either a gold or silver medal in boxing at the Commonwealth Games underway in Glasgow, Scotland.
Boxer Junius Jonas will fight in the final of the light welterweight category against Josh Taylor of Scotland at 16h45 local time on Saturday.
The Namibian beat Sean Duffy from Northern Ireland in the semi-finals on Friday.
Also in action on Saturday is Paralympic powerlifter Ruben Soroseb in the menís heavyweight category.
Namibia secured two bronze medals alrea ...


HIPO meeting discusses construction of hydro-power project

Written by Tjikunda Kulunga on 01 August 2014

EPUPA, 01 AUG (NAMPA) - The Namibian governmentís intentions with any of its developmental plans is for it to benefit the whole countryís citizens.
This was the view of the Kunene Regional Governorís advisor, Kenatjironga Muharukua, in reference to the planned construction of the Baynes hydro-power plant.
This project has been met with strong resistance by some residents of the affected areas in the Epupa constituency.
Muharukua said at the Hizetjitwa Indigenous Peopleís Organisation (HIPO)ís annual meeting ...

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× WINDHOEK, 25 July 2014 - Namibia Sports Commission Chief Administrator, Sivhute Katamba in an interview with Nampa recently.(Photo by: Hesron Kapanga ) NAMPA

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× Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, center is tagged out by Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, left, as he tries to score, while home plate umpire Jim Wolf wataches during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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× San Diego Padres Tommy Medica, right, is all smiles after hitting a single in the eighth inning, going 5 for 5, against the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in San Diego. San Diego won the game 10-1.(AP Photo/Don Boomer)

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× Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero states his case to home plate umpire Lance Barrett that he foul-tipped the ball on a swinging third strike against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/ Ralph Freso)

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× WINDHOEK, 30 July 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba (left) and Minister of Trade and Industry Calle Schlettwein clap hands shortly after Pohamba delivered his keynote address at the official opening of the second 'Made in Namibia' Expo 2014 at the Safari Hotel. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× OHANGWENA, 26 July 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba in a joyful mood upon his arrival at the Swapo-Party rally on Saturday in view of the Ohangwena Constituency by-election slated for 05 August. (Photo by: Maria Chingariro) STATE HOUSE

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× WINDHOEK, 30 July 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba (left), in his capacity as the chairperson of the SADC TROIKA Organ on Politic, Defence and Security, welcomes Prime Minister of the Kindom of Lesotho Dr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane to State House for consultations. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro, left, hits a double as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis catches during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)