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Education Minister found guilty of corruption

The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa who stands accused of corruption in connection with the allocation of housing at Mariental in 2014, was found guilty in the High Court on Monday.
Hanse-Himarwa was found guilty of wrongly and corruptly using her office or position as the governor of the Hardap Region for self-gratification when she made changes to the original list of the mass housing project.
The minister was found guilty in a judgement handed down by High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg on Monday morning.

USA win FIFA Women’s World Cup

The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) have successfully defended the FIFA Women’s Cup they won in 2015 following their 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands on Sunday.

This is a record fourth world title for the American women who were simply unstoppable all through the tournament staged in France; although the final match proved most difficult.

Ndonga Linena youth introduce ‘Ghupampi day’

Youth from the Ndonga Linena Constituency plan to from this year on celebrate ‘Ghupampi day’, translated as ‘day of hard work’ at various villages within the constituency.
The day will be celebrated annually on 28 September.
This was discussed at a meeting the young people held in Rundu on Saturday evening together with the constituency’s councillor Petrus Kavhura.

Education Minister to hear court judgement Monday

Judgement in a case in which Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa stands accused of corruption in connection with the allocation of housing at Mariental in 2014, is expected to be handed down in the High Court here on Monday.
High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg on 22 May 2019, after having listened to submissions for judgement by both the prosecution and the accused’s defence team, announced that he would deliver his verdict in the matter on Monday at about 10h00.

Khomas triumphant at NamPol National Games at Oshakati

The Khomas Region was declared the overall champions of the 2019 Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Annual National Sport Championships which ended at Oshakati in the Oshana Region on Saturday.
The six-day event took place for the 24th consecutive year.
As the overall winner, Khomas scooped the top titles of floating trophies and gold medals in both the main sport codes of the men and women football.

RMB Open Chess tournament a success

WINDHOEK, 07 JUL (NAMPA) – The Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) in collaboration with Rand Merchant Bank have hailed the 2019 Free For All Chess Tournament held in Windhoek a success.
Speaking to Nampa soon after the prize giving ceremony at the conclusion of the tournament on Sunday, the treasurer of the NCF Jonas Ipinge said the attendance was beyond their expectation.
“We had 175 participants from an expected 180. This was beyond our expectations. Chess is growing as a sport in Namibia. The young ones had a great day playing the sport today,” he said.