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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× WINDHOEK - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Houston Astros left fielder Marwin Gonzalez (9) hits a 2 RBI double during the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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× A statue of a chained man is on display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. The national memorial aims to teach about America's past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. It's scheduled to open on Thursday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Singer Lei Jia performs during the closing ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Meng Dingbo) (zwx)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The Permanent Secretaries of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Alfred Van Kent (L) and Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, Emma Kantema-Gaomas signed a partnership agreement for the upgrading and expansion of the Kai//Ganaxab Youth Skills Training Centre on Tuesday. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- LONDON, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Men's elite group winner Eliud Kipchoge (L) of Kenya and women's elite group winner Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya pose during the awarding ceremony at the London Marathon 2018 in London, Britain on April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Richard Washbrooke)

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× Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (42) during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Actors perform during the closing ceremony of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong) (zwx)