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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 April 2018 – The Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× An IndyCar official sends next to the parked cars after the race was red flagged and postponed till Monday morning due to inclement weather during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama auto race at Barber Motorsports Park, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (2) runs the bases after hitting a three run home run against the Boston Red Sox in the eighth inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Zach Johnson plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on April 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 April 2018 – The Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Apr 22, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates after win against the Philadelphia Flyers in game six of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Natalie Holt, composer of "Journey's End", speaks after winning the Best Music award at the awarding ceremony of Tiantan Award 2018 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. The award winners of Tiantian Award 2018 were announced during the 8th BJIFF on Sunday. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong) (lmm)

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