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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× 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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× French President Emmanuel Macron is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the start of an emergency European Union leaders summit on immigration at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool

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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 in action with England's Jordan Pickford REUTERS/Matthew Childs

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× (180624) -- NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Felipe Baloy (2nd L) of Panama celebrates his scoring 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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Outjo residents and family members of the late Kunene Regional Governor, Angelika Muharukua at a new street sign depicting her name after this 2-kilometre long street at Outjo was named after her on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJINENE, 18 JUNE 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen unveils a new dwelling under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) at Otjinene. He is assisted by Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to Omaheke Regional Governor. (Photo: Charles Tjatindi) Nampa

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group G - England vs Panama - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 24, 2018 Panama's Armando Cooper in action with England's Fabian Delph REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (fourth from right) cuts a cake to mark the 120-year anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA