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 – NamWater donated clean water to the community of the Reception area in Keetmanshoop on Friday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 08 February 2018 - The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga addressing the police management at the Annual General Meeting of NamPol's Benevolent Fund. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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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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× (180219) -- ISTANBUL, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of Yeditepe University Folklore Club dance during a Chinese New Year celebration in Istanbul, Turkey, on Feb. 19, 2018. About 200 spectators on Monday experienced the festive mood of Chinese New Year at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, where Turkish and Chinese performers presented a rich show featuring joy and harmony of the Chinese festival. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 February 2018 – Members of the Namibian College of Opening Learning roadshow team perform a drama at the JA Nel Secondary School in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Arizona Coyotes right wing Tobias Rieder (8) has his shot turned away by Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot (33) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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× (180219) -- BASEL (SWITZERLAND), Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Revelers parade during the Carnival of Basel 2018 in Basel, Switzerland, on Feb. 19, 2018. The Carnival of Basel, the biggest carnival in Switzerland inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2017, started on Monday and will last 72 hours. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

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× OSHAKATI, 15 February 2018 - The commander of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region, Commissioner Rauha Amwele (L) and Inspector Geogrette Mieze (pilot) pictured in front of the helicopter NamPol deployed to the Oshana Region. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA