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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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 February 2018 – The Keetmanshoop public swimming pool boundary wall boasts a new coat of paint. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Actors, Kate Mara, left, and husband Jamie Bell pose 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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× 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 during the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× (180219) -- MAPUTO, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers use excavators on the site of a garbage dump landslide in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, on Feb. 19, 2018. At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a landslide in a garbage dump on the outskirts of Maputo due to heavy rain on early Monday morning. (Xinhua/Celso Baife)

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× RUNDU, 19 February 2018 - Regional Commander of the Namibian Police in the Kavango East Region Johanna Ngondo speaking during the Annual General Meeting of the force at Rundu on Monday. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 February 2018- Blouwes security guard Johannes Jacobs, 44, was found guilty of stabbing hiw wife to death at a school at the settlement in 2014. Jacobs was on Friday found guilty on a charge of murder with direct intent to kill by High Court Judge Dinah Usiku. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Members of the Swapo Party pictured at a meeting in Keetmanshoop on Saturday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Feb 17, 2018; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot (72) celebrates his goal against New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) with teammates during the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports