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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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× WINDHOEK, 12 February 2018 – Chief Justice Peter Shivute reads the oath of office to Nangolo Mbumba during Mbumba's swearing in as vice-president at State House. Mbumba replaces Nickey Iyambo, who stepped down on health grounds. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Members of the Swapo Party pictured at a meeting in Keetmanshoop on Saturday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× OMUNGWELUME,13 February 2018 - Ohangwena regional governor Usko Nghaamwa (R) hands over bags of mahangu to George Nanghanda, the headmaster of Omungwelume Secondary School in his region's Ongenga Constituency on Tuesday. The councillor of the constituency, Sakaria Haimudi (C) is seen assisting them. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Tuufilwa Jonas (in black dress) stands accused of human trafficking young girls for sexual exploitation in Okahandja. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Ottawa Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot (72) scores a goal from behind the net against New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) as left wing J.T. Miller (10), right wing Jesper Fast (17) and defenseman Nick Holden (55) look on during third-period NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

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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 Chris Eubank Jr and his father Chris Eubank arrive in the ring before the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge