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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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Michelle Hitiraukunga, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 22: Andrew Landry puts on the Champion's Boots after winning 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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× Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) reacts after his dunk in front of Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) 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) -- Actresses Angie Chiu (C), Guan Xiaotong (R) and Huo Siyan 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)

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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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× After reviewing the play, crew chief Greg Gibson, front signals that Nolan Arenado was out at home plate trying to advance on a pitch that bounded away from Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras for the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Denver. Looking on at back left is home plate umpire Cory Blaser. The Cubs won 9-7. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7) hits a double against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180422) -- AMMAN, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers participate in a drill simulating a chemical attack in Zarqa, east of Amman, Jordan, on April 22, 2018. The Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) kicked off the "Eager Lion 2018" joint drill on April 15 with the U.S. side. About 7,000 troops from both sides participated in the annual exercise. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)