The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

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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× OUTJO, 23 June 2018 - Action in the top of the table clash between Outjo Football Academy (OFA) and Kunene NamPol played on Saturday in the Kunene Second Division Football League. OFA won the 7-goal thriller 4-3 to move six points clear of Kunene NamPol. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Founding Father of the Namibian Nation, Sam Nujoma (L) with leader of the Ovambanderu Traditional Authority, Chief Kilus Nguvauva at the grave of Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva during the 122nd commemoration of the battle of Otjunda. (Photo by: Maggy Thomas) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 16 June 2018 - Justice Minister Sacky Shangala pictured here during an Africa Child Day motivational event hosted by the ruling Swapo Party in the capital. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Member of the Khomasdal Constituency Development Committee (CDC), George Kavari pointing to the shack where a 25-year-old man died in a fire in the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday morning. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× (180624) -- NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of England celebrate John Stones' goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between England and Panama in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, June 24, 2018. (Xinhua/Xu Zijian)

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× Panama's Michael Murillo kneels on the pitch at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. England won 6-1. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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× Borna Coric from Croatia celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 24, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CARMEN JASPERSEN