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  1. Q&A with Danie Vermeulen Namibia national coachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RuggaWorld

    He played loose-head for Namibia, while on tour to Namibia he was spotted by the then Griquas coach Andre Markgraaff and travelled to South Africa with them where he played Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup that season. The next season he played the majority of the matches for the cats in the then Super 14 Championships.

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  2. N$280 Million Loan for Erongo RedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Speaking during the signing ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer of Erongo Red, Robert Kahimise, said this is the first time Erongo Red has sourced outside financing unlike the past when they financed their own projects. He also said this was the first ever loan granted to Erongo Red and this clearly shows that Erongo Red is serious about development and investing in the region's electricity infrastructure.

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  3. Namibia: Unhappy Mine Workers Threaten Not to VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... protesters, who included current DPMT workers as well as former employees and members of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) were demanding bonuses, more full time employment and medical aid and pension. The recent strike marked a dramatic ...

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  4. Family reconnects at 200th wedding anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... she could marry across the colour line - an illegal act in her then home country of German South West Africa, now Namibia, because she wasn't racially "pure bred". In 1914, the magistrate in Karibib had refused to marry her to a German trader ...

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  5. Veteran trio in Nigeria's AWC squadRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BBC News

    Perpetua Nkwocha, Stella Mbachu and Precious Dede have been included in the Nigeria squad for the 2014 African Women Championship in Namibia. Mbachu, 36, will be making her ninth AWC appearance, while four-time African Footballer of the year, Nkwocha , 38, will be making her eighth.

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  6. Portsmouth-based warship crew builds relations with NamibiaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

    The four-day visit to the Namibian port of Walvis Bay included a busy programme of friendship-building, capability demonstrations and sports. The ship's company saw wins and losses when it met the Namibian Navy for games of rugby and football at the Jan Wilken stadium.

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  7. When persistence paysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    ... (SAA) check-in counter last Monday. I was to travel from Entebbe to Windhoek through Johannesburg. Given that my Namibia visa had taken me four days to obtain in Dar-es-Salaam, I was really looking forward to reaping the fruits of that struggle. The ...

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  8. NamibiaRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | State Department

    Namibia is a southern African country with a moderately developed economy. Facilities for tourism are good and generally improving in quality.

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  9. Erongo Red Strikes N$280 Million Deal With DbnRead the original story

    Monday | Hispanic Business

    The agreement comes in the background of uncertainty regarding the availability of energy, and infrastructure capacity, in . This is the first and largest loan to be advanced to Erongo RED since its inception in 2005.

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  10. Africa: Africa's Concerns Must Figure High in New Development Agenda, African Leaders Tell UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    Availing themselves of the spotlight afforded by the annual high-level meeting of the General Assembly, African leaders served notice today that the multi-year United Nations agenda for sustainable development now being drawn up must address fully their continent's specific concerns. "It is vital to ensure that the concerns articulated in the African Common Position are fully integrated in the Post-2015 Development Agenda," President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia told leaders from 193 countries on the third day of the Assembly's 69th annual General Debate, referring to the major issue of this year's session, which is to set ambitious sustainable goals for decades to come.

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  11. Algeria arrives Namibia 1st ahead Ghana for AWC - CAFRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Vanguard

    Algeria is the first team to arrive in Namibia for the 2014 African Women Championship in Namibia, the Confederation of African Football has said. In a statement on CAF's website on Sunday, the Algerian team, Les Fennecs Dames, touched down in the early hours of Sunday, Sept.

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  12. Namibia "Get-Into-Rugby" developementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | RuggaWorld

    ... the values of the Game and ensure children are encouraged to try Rugby in a safe and progressive environment. In Namibia they are very lucky and thankful in the sense that they have government support for their league programmes as well as the ...

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  13. Namibia Rugby-United the Champions of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | RuggaWorld

    In a thrilling final the spectators watching the finals of the premier club league saw Trustco United beating FNB Wanderers with a narrow margin of 2 points to be crowned champions of the 2014 season. Trustco United went into the game as the underdogs as FNB Wanderers have beaten them two times against one during the season, and with their number of National Team players back in the starting XV, Wanderers seemed to be the favorites to win the clash.

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  14. AWC: My Falconers will lift Nigeria in Namibia- DedevboRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Vanguard

    Nigeria's under-20 women coach, Peter Dedebvo has backed the Falconets players invited to the senior women team to lift the country at the forth coming African women championship scheduled for October 11-25 in Windhoek, Namibia. Top U-20 players Asisat Oshoala, Uchechi Sunday, Ugochi Njoku, Sarah Nnodim and Mariam Ibrahim were invited by coach Edet Okon to the Super Falcons' camp ahead of the task in Namibia.

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  15. Africa's concerns must figure high in new development agenda, African leaders tell UNRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Newstime Africa

    PRN Africa - Availing themselves of the spotlight afforded by the annual high-level meeting of the General Assembly, African leaders served notice today that the multi-year United Nations agenda for sustainable development now being drawn up must address fully their continent's specific concerns. "It is vital to ensure that the concerns articulated in the African Common Position are fully integrated in the Post-2015 Development Agenda," President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia told leaders from 193 countries on the third day of the Assembly's 69th annual General Debate, referring to the major issue of this year's session, which is to set ambitious sustainable goals for decades to come.

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  16. Learning to love NamibiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Iol.co.za

    After a fantastic introductory week to Namibia, exploring the chasms of the Fish River Canyon, the splendid hiking and mountain bike trails in Aus, and the petrified dunes of the Namib, we were beginning to feel at home in this country steeped in geological wonder and we looked forward to what was in store as we continued to journey north. Having spent the day negotiating some of Namibia's lesser-known dirt roads, we arrived at Damara Mopane Lodge.

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  17. 'Surfs up' for former Midway globetrotter's record bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Burton Mail

    Andrew Redfern enjoyed success with Burton bands 'Reaction' and 'Whizz for Atoms' in the 1980s, supporting high-profile bands such as The Jam. Next month he will take part in the Luderitz Speed Challenge in Namibia where he will aim to set the national record for speed in the 500 class.

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  18. ECN Has Huge Task Handling Three Plotters' Poisoned ChaliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Namibian

    ... whenever the upcoming elections take place. And it might happen that the very people at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), for whom the changes were most needed, will find themselves in a mess not of their making. We wonder whether the three ...

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  19. Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Namibian PresidentRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Korean News

    Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from Hifikepunye Pohamba, president of the Republic of Namibia, on Sept. 5. The president in the message extended the warmest congratulations to Kim Jong Un and, through him, to the government and the people of the DPRK on behalf of the Namibian government and people and on his own behalf on the occasion of the 66th birthday of the DPRK.

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  20. Namibians urged not to visit ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Namibian

    Never was his name mentioned in any dubious matter. Namibia is very proud and indeed honoured.

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