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 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Konstantin Esadze, cinematographer of "Dede", speaks after winning the Best Cinematography award at the awarding ceremony of Tiantan Award 2018 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. The award winners of Tiantian Award 2018 were announced during the 8th BJIFF on Sunday. (Xinhua/He Changshan) (lmm)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Director of "The Testament" Amichai Greenberg wins the Best Screenplay award at the awarding ceremony of Tiantan Award 2018 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) in Beijing, capital of China, April 22, 2018. The award winners of Tiantian Award 2018 were announced during the 8th BJIFF on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Bin) (lmm)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainees pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Kiki Gbeho (L) and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Malan Lindeque (R) pictured during the signing of an agreement on the preparation and submission of Namibia’s third Biennial Update Report in the capital. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180422) -- HANOVER, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the opening ceremony of Hanover Fair 2018 in Hanover, Germany, April 22, 2018. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened on Sunday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of free trade. More than 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions are expected to participate in, and 60 percent of the exhibitors are from outside Germany. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× Crews stand along pit road after the race was red flagged and postponed till Monday morning due to inclement weather during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama auto race at Barber Motorsports Park, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)