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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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× Nice mayor Christian Estrosi attends 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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× OMUNGWELUME, 13 February 2018 - Governor Usko Nghaamwa of the Ohangwena Region. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Actress Kate Mara poses for photographers on arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Nominees Party in London on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 February 2018 - President of the Namibia Seamen and Allied Workers' Union, Paulus Hango. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× An ice skater competes in the final of the "Redbull Crashed Ice", the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship, in Marseille, southern France on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

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× WINDHOEK, 07 February 2018 - Namib Mills launched the 19th edition of the annual Top Score Seven-A-Side tournament at the Ramblers Sports Field on Tuesday. (From left) Ramblers Sport Club Chairperson Herald Hetch; tournament organiser Cynthia Balzer and Namib Mills Senior Brand Manager Marne Bouwer are pictured here during the launch of the competition. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA