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 too strong for Tunisia in Africa Gold Cup

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s senior rugby team, the Welwitschias recorded one of their highest scores in a match when they beat Tunisia 118-0 in their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup.
Namibia, the Rugby Africa Gold Cup defending champions, won the match in style in front of their home supporters at the Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday.
The win for Welwitschias against the Tunisians put them in the right direction of retaining the trophy they have won four times since 2014. It also put ...


Man dies in shack fire

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old man died after the shack he was sleeping in caught fire at the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed the incident to Nampa on Saturday, stating it occurred at 05h00.
It is alleged that the deceased entered his shack, which he also uses as a cucashop and switched on the gas hotplate to cook something to eat.
He reportedly fell asleep, which caused the pot to burn, resultin ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias players Muharua Katjijeko and Casper Viviers (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Panama supporters celebrate after their team scored their first goal during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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× A model presents a creation by Balmain, during the Men's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion show, on June 24, 2018 at the Quai d'Orsay, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

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× (180624) -- NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Harry Kane (front) of England scores a penalty kick during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between England and Panama in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, June 24, 2018. (Xinhua/Cao Can)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Member of the Khomasdal Constituency Development Committee (CDC), George Kavari pointing to the shack where a 25-year-old man died in a fire in the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday morning. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× (180624) -- XI'AN, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Students from Chang'an University demonstrate a virtual reality (VR) security education system during the 2018 Shaanxi Higher Education Expo at the Qujiang International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 24, 2018. The four-day expo kicked off here on Sunday with the participation of 690 exhibitors which include higher education institutions, education service providers and related enterprises. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao) (lmm)

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× England supporters celebrate their team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group G - England vs Panama - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 24, 2018 England's Kieran Trippier gestures during the match REUTERS/Murad Sezer