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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, 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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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Godwin Tena (in red, no 20) of African Stars takes on Stanley Kamasepo (no 17) of Orlando Pirates during the opening game of the second round of the 2017/18 NPL at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180219) -- NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A visitor (C) tries a chemistry set at the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2018. The annual toy fair is held here from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, attracting more than 1,000 toy companies and some 30,000 attendees from across the world. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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

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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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× 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

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× (180219) -- NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A visitor (C) tries a chemistry set at the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2018. The annual toy fair is held here from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, attracting more than 1,000 toy companies and some 30,000 attendees from across the world. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× (180219) -- BRUSSELS, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- President of the Eurogroup, Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno (L) and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici shake hands at the start of a Eurogroup Finance Ministers' meeting at the EU Council in Brussels, Belgium, Feb.19, 2018. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)()