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Ekandjo calls on corporates to set differences aside for sports

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 17 June 2019

WINDHOEK, 17 JUN (NAMPA) – Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo says if sport is to develop in the country, corporate Namibia must put their difference aside.
Ekandjo, who has previously called on corporate Namibia to invest in sport, said this during the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) awards ceremony held in the capital over the weekend.
“Instead of promoting the game of football all we do as corporate Namibia is fight each other, but the ...


Pilots seek thrill on paramotor in Kavango skies

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 17 June 2019

By Sawi Hausiku
RUNDU, 17 JUN (NAMPA) – A team of 13 pilots from Namibia and South Africa went paramotor flying from just outside the Mahango National Park in Divundu in the Kavango East Region all the way to Katwitwi in the Kavango West Region over the weekend.
The Namibian-based chairperson of the team, Lafrens Eis told Nampa in an interview that paramotor flying or gliding, an extreme sport, is still very small in the country. Namibia has one paramotor flying club consisting of six pilots currently.
“Joi ...

Erindi was not suitable for resettlement: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 17 JUN (NAMPA) - President Hage Geingob on Monday said the Erindi Private Game Reserve is not suitable for resettlement. Geingob made these remarks after the National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO)’s newly elected and first female president, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue along with her leadership, paid a courtesy visit to State House on Monday. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA TV

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× SWAKOPMUND, 05 June 2019 - Erongo Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua delivering his State of the Region Address. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 17 June 2019 - Executive Director in the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Alfred van Kent speaking in Windhoek on Monday. (Photo by: Erasmus Shalihaxwe) NAMPA


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