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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, 16 February 2018 - United Nations Special Advisor on Africa, Bience Gawanas (L) bid President Hage Geingob (R) farewell at State House on Friday. Gawanas will leave Namibia next month to take up her new role at the United Nations. (Photo by: George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PLAYMATES TOYS - Andy Suriano, right, and Ant Ward, center, co-executive producers of Nickelodeon's brand-new animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Brandon Mychal Smith, left, the voice of Michelangelo, discuss the series and the new toy line from Playmates Toys during the North American International Toy Fair in New York, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Playmates Toys/AP Images)

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× IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PLAYMATES TOYS - Andy Suriano, right, and Ant Ward, center, co-executive producers of Nickelodeon's brand-new animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Brandon Mychal Smith, left, the voice of Michelangelo, discuss the series and the new toy line from Playmates Toys during the North American International Toy Fair in New York, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Playmates Toys/AP Images)

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× Feb 17, 2018; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot (72) (not pictured) scores a goal against New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) and defenseman Nick Holden (55) and defenseman Tony DeAngelo (77) and left wing Zack Smith (15) during the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 February 2018 – Advisor to the Nama cultural festival committee, Antonio Stuurmann. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers on arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Nominees Party in London on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)

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