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

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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× SWAKOPMUND, 19 February 2018 - United Nations Children's Fund Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Leila Pakkala attending the experience sharing forum in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× People look at the parades in the streets of Nice for 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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× Family members mourn their dead, killed when a helicopter fell on them in Santiago Jimitepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from the Friday's earth quake crashed killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. (AP Photo/Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez)

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× People cheer and take photos of Rita Ora's concert during celebration of the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's independence in Pristina, Kosovo February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Tuufilwa Jonas (in black dress) stands accused of human trafficking young girls for sexual exploitation in Okahandja. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Boxing - World Boxing Super Series Semi Final - George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - WBA & IBO World Super-Middleweight Titles - Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2018 George Groves in action with Chris Eubank Jr Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× A downed helicopter lays in its side on top of a van, in Santiago Jimitepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from the Friday's earth quake crashed killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. (AP Photo/Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez)

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× (180219) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Team Norway's Johann Andre Forfang competes during men's team event of ski jumping at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. 19, 2018. Team Norway claimed champion with 1098.5 points. (Xinhua/Li Gang)