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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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× WINDHOEK, 19 February 2018 - The founder of the International University of Management (IUM), Dr. David Namwandi addressing students when he officially opened the university's 2018 academic year. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180219) -- KHARTOUM, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Bukar Tijani, the Unied Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, addresses the 30th FAO regional conference for Africa in Khartoum, Sudan, Feb. 19, 2018. The 30th Regional Conference for Africa of the FAO kicked off sessions Monday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. (Xinhua/Mohamed Khidir) (srb)

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× Investigators look at the wreckage of a downed helicopter as it 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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× OMARURU, 11 February 2018 - Omaruru Constituency Councillor Johannes Hamutenya (L) pictured with the netball team from Walvis Bay after they won first place at the Erongo Governor's Cup Tournament. (Photo: Contributed)

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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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× (180219) -- NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A splicing toy model of Manhattan buildings is on display at the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2018. The annual toy fair is held here from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, attracting more than 1,000 toy companies and some 30,000 attendees from across the world. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× (180219) -- NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A salesperson (R) introduces products of Calico Critters at the 115th North American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 19, 2018. The annual toy fair is held here from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, attracting more than 1,000 toy companies and some 30,000 attendees from across the world. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× Investigators look at the wreckage of a downed helicopter as it 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)