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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 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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× Brazil's forward Neymar takes part in a training session at the Yug Sport Stadium, in Sochi, on June 24, 2018, during the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / Nelson Almeida

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× England head coach Gareth Southgate celebrates his team's 6-1 victory 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. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias players Rohan Kitsoff and Casper Vivier (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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× In this June 22, 2018 photo, a worker puts the finishing touches on a staircase that replaced a wall that used to block the former Revel casino in Atlantic City N.J. from Boardwalk foot traffic. With the former Revel due to reopen as the Ocean Resort Casino, and the former Trump Taj Mahal due to reopen as the Hard Rock - both on the same day, June 28 - crews are scrambling to get both properties ready for their grand openings. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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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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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team player Johan Tromp 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