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Welwitschias too strong for Tunisia in Africa Gold Cup

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s senior rugby team, the Welwitschias recorded one of their highest scores in a match when they beat Tunisia 118-0 in their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup.
Namibia, the Rugby Africa Gold Cup defending champions, won the match in style in front of their home supporters at the Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday.
The win for Welwitschias against the Tunisians put them in the right direction of retaining the trophy they have won four times since 2014. It also put ...


Man dies in shack fire

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old man died after the shack he was sleeping in caught fire at the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed the incident to Nampa on Saturday, stating it occurred at 05h00.
It is alleged that the deceased entered his shack, which he also uses as a cucashop and switched on the gas hotplate to cook something to eat.
He reportedly fell asleep, which caused the pot to burn, resultin ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias player Wian Conradie and Ruan Ludick (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× England fans celebrate their 6-1 win over Panama at the end of their group G match at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Victor Caivano)

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group G - England vs Panama - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 24, 2018 Panama's Michael Amir Murillo misses a chance to score while he is in action with England's Jordan Pickford REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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× Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns to Croatia's Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 24, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias player Rohan Kitshoff and Wian Conradie (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Former tennis player Boris Becker (top R) watches Croatia's Marin Cilic take on Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the men's singles final at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 24, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

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× (180624) -- BEIJING, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists wait for departure onboard the first Beijing-Hotan tourist express train in 2018 at the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, June 24, 2018. The Beijing-Hotan tourist express train service was launched in 2015 as an initiative to boost tourism in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Over the years, the service had run on an irregular timetable. Departing from Beijing on Sunday, the first such train in 2018 will take some 400 tourists to destinations including Hotan, Kashgar, Korla, Turpan, Hami, Zhangye and Dunhuang on a 16-day railway tour. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin) (lmm)

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× (180624) -- NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- John Stones (2nd L) of England celebrates scoring with teammates during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between England and Panama in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, June 24, 2018. (Xinhua/Cao Can)