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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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× 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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× People look at the float "Brigitte attack" depicting Brigitte Macron as it parades in the streets of Nice for the 134rd edition of the Nice Carnival on February 17, 2018 in Nice, southeastern France. The 134th carnival runs from February 17 until March 3, 2018, and celebrates this year the "King of Space". / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

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× Boston College's Ky Bowman (0) blocks a shot by Notre Dame's Rex Pflueger during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Notre Dame won 84-67. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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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, 15 February 2018 – The Keetmanshoop public swimming pool boundary wall boasts a new coat of paint. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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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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× (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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