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

NCF team finishes sixth at Continental Championships

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 19 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 FEB (NAMPA) - The Namibian Cycling Federation (NCF)'s national team ended sixth on the medal standings at the recently concluded African Continental Cycling Championships in Kigali, Rwanda.
Namibia was represented by 11 cyclists at the competition held between 13 to 18 February.
The elite male team was made up of Martin Freyer, Xavier Papo, Dan Craven, Lotto Petrus, Fifi Kashululu and Drikus Coetzee while the junior male team comprised of Alex Miller, Schalk van der Merwe, Charl du Plooy and Di ...


Stars, Fighters draw as UNAM improves

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 19 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 Feb (NAMPA) – African Stars Football Club (FC) picked up their second draw of the weekend when they were held to a goalless draw by Life Fighters FC at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in the latest round of Namibia Premier League (NPL) matches.
The result was the second consecutive goalless draw for Stars, who played out a goalless draw with Orlando Pirates at the same venue on Friday.
Stars created several goal-scoring chances against the league newcomers, but found the Fighters’ defence in an uncompro ...

Most illegal electricity connections linked to shebeens and cuca shops

WINDHOEK, 18 FEB (NAMPA) - Most of the illegal electricity connections in informal settlements are linked to cuca shops and shebeens, Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua has said. He was speaking to the media on Saturday, during the mayoral clean-up campaign in the Moses Garoeb Constituency where cables used for illegal connections were visible on the ground. (NAMPA) LP/AS/HP (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

More than 10 cases of people conned recorded in Windhoek

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× WINDHOEK, 19 February 2018 - The founder of the International University of Management (IUM) Dr. David Namwandi officially opened the university's 2018 academic year. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180219) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Jennifer Wakefield (1st R) vies for the puck during the women's semi-final ice hockey match between Canada and the Olympic athletes from Russia at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in Gangneung Hockey Centre, South Korea, on Feb. 19, 2018. Canada won 5-0. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

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× Boxing - World Boxing Super Series Semi Final - George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - WBA & IBO World Super-Middleweight Titles - Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2018 George Groves in action with Chris Eubank Jr Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Tyler Reddick, driver of the #9 BurgerFi Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sean Gardner/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 February 2018 – Advisor to the Nama cultural festival committee, Antonio Stuurmann. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180219) -- GUIYANG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Nurse Li Qin of neonatology department takes care of an infant at Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Feb. 19, 2018. All 11 doctors and 23 nurses of the neonatology department of the hospital spent their Spring Festival holiday in the ward to take care of the newborn infants. (Xinhua/Tao Liang) (zkr)

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× (180219) -- NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Rody toys are on display at the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2018. The annual toy fair is held here from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, attracting more than 1,000 toy companies and some 30,000 attendees from across the world. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× Actors, Sam Rockwell, right, and partner Leslie Bibb pose for photographers on arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Nominees Party in London on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)