The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Welwitschias lose opening match of SuperSport Challenge

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – The national rugby team, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, lost their opening match of the 2018 SuperSport Rugby Challenge 7-39 against the Hino Valke at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.
The second instalment of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge began with the Namibian team taking on the Valke in the first match of the northern pool.
The visitors were too strong for the home team as they scored six tries to win the match in front of a handful Namibians who came to c ...


Land Reform targets 10 million hectares by 2020

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 APR (NAMPA) – After spending N.dollars 112 million on 11 farms measuring 44 000 hectares (ha) during the 2017/18 financial year, the Ministry of Land Reform intends to acquire 10 million ha over the next two years.
Delivering his ministry’s budget motivation statement in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma said the ministry expects to buy five million hectares of commercial agricultural land and another five million hectares of communal land by 2020.
The m ...

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards climate change mitigation valued at over N.dollars 4 million. (NAMPA) LD/HP/AS (Video by Linea Dishena)

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Unemployed youth in Kunene trained in brickmaking

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Michelle Hitiraukunga, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) scores as Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13) watches the field in the seventh inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots the ball as Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) defends in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- TIANYANG, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Youths of Zhuang ethnic group take part in a competition during the Buluotuo folk cultural tourism festival in Tianyang County, Baise City of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin) (zwx)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The PG Distribution truck that was involved in a collision on the Windhoek-Rehoboth road Tuesday morning. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Brazil's player Monica Hickmann (C) celebrates after scoring against Colombia during the women's Copa America match at La Portada stadium in Serena, Chile on 22 April, 2018. Brazil and Chile already qualified for the women World Cup France 2019 due to Chile's victory against Argentina. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES

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× (180422) -- DAMASCUS, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Smoke is seen rising from Hajar al-Aswad area, south of Damascus, Syria, on April 22, 2018, as a result of the Syrian shelling and airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State (IS) in that area. The Syrian army is advancing in the battles against the IS in southern Damascus, Syrian SANA news agency reported on Sunday. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 – Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA