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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 February 2018 – Keetmanshoop companies and the municipality use heavy equipment to clean a large area next to the B1 national road in the southern town. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty (8) reaches for the puck after being tripped during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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× Feb 17, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (left), and forward Draymond Green (center) and Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during Team Stephen practice at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180219) -- DENA, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A rescue helicopter searches for the wreckage of a passenger plane that crashed on Sunday at Dena mountain, central Iran, on Feb. 19, 2018. Iran found the wreckage of the crashed Aseman Airlines ATR-72 plane on Monday and received condolences from Chinese, Russian and United Nations (UN) leaders for the victims of the incident and their families. (Xinhua/Arya Jafari) (srb)

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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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× Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) keeps his eyes on the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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× (180219) -- HARARE, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Supporters hold photos of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai during a public funeral ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Feb. 19, 2018. The public funeral ceremony was held Monday for Morgan Tsvangirai who died in South Africa last week after a long battle with cancer. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

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× Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez speaks at a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 17, 2018. Seventeen perished and more than a dozen were wounded in the hail of bullets at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,Florida the latest mass shooting to devastate a small US community and renew calls for gun control. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE