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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× SWAKOPMUND, 19 February 2018 - United Nations Children's Fund Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Leila Pakkala attending the experience sharing forum in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Isabelle Huppert arrives for the screening of the film 'Eva' during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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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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× A group of people hold signs that read 'Guns Down Test Scores UP' during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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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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× Genoa's Goran Pandev, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Genoa and Inter Milan at the Luigi Ferraris stadium in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)

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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, 14 February 2018 - Newly appointed Minister of Youth, Sports and National Service, Erasums Uutoni seen addressing his ministry's staff following his recent appointment in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA