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, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Andrew Landry plays his shot from the fourth tee 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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× Brazil's player Marta (L) vies for the ball with Colombia's player Isabella Echeverri (R) during the women's Copa America match at La Portada stadium in Serena, Chile, April 22, 2018. Brazil and Chile already qualified for the women World Cup France 2019 due to Chile's victory against Argentina. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Andrew Landry holds the Valero Texas Open trophy for a photo after the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on April 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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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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× Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez walks off the field at the end of the baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Athletics won 4-1. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2018 - The PG Distribution truck that was involved in a collision on the Windhoek-Rehoboth road Tuesday morning. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, top, tries to keep Philadelphia Flyers' Andrew MacDonald away from the puck during the third period in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 8-5. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)