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Soldier allegedly fatally shoots girlfriend in Katutura

Written by Anna Salkeus on 21 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JAN (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed allegedly by her soldier boyfriend in Windhoek on Sunday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in the crime report issued Sunday Zya Juliet Shane Rittmann was shot in the head with a nine millimetre Makarov pistol at around 10h35 in Michelangelo Street in Katutura.
Shikwambi said the 39-year-old soldier, who was based at the Osona Military Base, was arrested and charged on three counts - murder; p ...


State memorial service for Nghidinwa on Wednesday

Written by Anna Salkeus on 21 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JAN (NAMPA) – A State memorial service will be held at Parliament Gardens for former Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Rosalia Nghidinwa on Wednesday.
This was announced by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in a media statement issued Sunday.
Nghidinwa died in the Roman Catholic Hospital in Windhoek last Sunday.
The first memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 12h00; while a second memorial service will be held at the Nkurenkuru Expo Field in the Kavan ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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