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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, 16 February 2018 - United Nations Special Advisor on Africa, Bience Gawanas (L) bid President Hage Geingob (R) farewell at State House on Friday. Gawanas will leave Namibia next month to take up her new role at the United Nations. (Photo by: George Hendricks) NAMPA

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

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× Ice skaters compete in the final of the "Redbull Crashed Ice", the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship, in Marseille, southern France on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - The Centre Manager of the Windhoek Vocational Training Centre (WVTC), Paulus Haukongo. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Swapo Party regional coordinator for //Kharas Matheus Mumbala; chairperson of the standing committee on constitutional and legal affairs and chairperson of Swapo's leaders assigned to the //Kharas Region, Emilia Amupewa and councillor of Rundu Urban, Victoria Kauma at the Swapo Party Women’s Council regional executive committee meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180219) -- ATHENS, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A young man tries to fly his kite at Filopappos Hill in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 19, 2018. Families across Greece celebrated the end of the carnival season and the start of Lent on Monday, exchanging wishes for health and prosperity. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

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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/Lee Smith

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× Sam Rockwell arrives at the Charles Finch and Chanel pre Bafta party in London, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)