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Regional court sentences rapist to 15 years

Written by Faith Sankwasa on 26 June 2016

KATIMA MULILO, 26 JUN (NAMPA) – A 22-year-old man has been slapped with a jail term of 15 years for raping his niece in 2011.
On Thursday, the Katima Mulilo regional court sentenced Phill Ntanda Masangu for raping his seven-year-old niece on 23 November 2011 at the Chotto formalised settlement in Katima Mulilo.
Masangu from Lusese village was caught out by his sister, who is the victim’s mother.
In his sentencing, magistrate Bongani Ndlovu said although Masangu is a first-time offender, who also showed remo ...


Shaningwa hands over five houses in Keetmanshoop

Written by Patience Smith on 26 June 2016

KEETMANSHOOP, 26 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa has warned local authorities to refrain from corruptly tampering with beneficiary lists of the Mass Housing programme.
Officers guilty of such practices would be dealt with, the minister said during a handover event of five houses in Keetmanshoop on Saturday.
“Somewhere in this country there should be order. You cannot damage people and hurt fellow citizens for your own reasons by denying them decent shelter.”
Shaningwa ...

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× AFRODITE BEACH, 24 June 2016 - The Chief Security Officer of Namport and former Khomas Regional Police Commander, Festus Shilongo. ( Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Slovakia's defender Martin Skrtel kisses his girlfriend Barbora Lovasova at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Germany and Slovakia at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille on June 26, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Joe KLAMAR

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× TOPSHOT - German supporters follow the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match Germany v Slovakia, taking place in France, at the "Fan Mile" in Hamburg, northern Germanz on June 26, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Axel Heimken / Germany OUT

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× AFRODITE BEACH, 24 June 2016 - The Chief Security Officer of Namport and former Khomas Regional Police Commander, Festus Shilongo. ( Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2016 - Brave Warriors player Peter Shalulile (in red) and Joao Mussica of Mozambique in action during their Plate semi-finals clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× REHOBOTH, 24 June 2016 - First Lady and patron of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), Monica Geingos pictured during the handing over of more than N.dollars 1.3 million to the federation through the Standard Bank Namibia’s buy-a-brick initiative. (Photo by: Pearl Coetzee) NAMPA