The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

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, 17 February 2018 – Chairperson of Swapo's leaders assigned to the //Kharas Region, Emilia Amupewa (L) and councillor of the Rundu Urban Constituency, Victoria Kauma pictured at the Swapo Party Women’s Council regional executive committee meeting. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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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 in action with Chris Eubank Jr Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× (180219) -- HARARE, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A supporter holds a photo of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai during a public funeral ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Feb. 19, 2018. The public funeral ceremony was held Monday for Morgan Tsvangirai who died in South Africa last week after a long battle with cancer. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

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× Ottawa Senators left wing Magnus Paajarvi (56) celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with defenseman Ben Harpur (67), defenseman Cody Ceci (5) and left wing Tom Pyatt (10) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

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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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× DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Tyler Reddick, driver of the #9 BurgerFi Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sean Gardner/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (180219) -- MAPUTO, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A woman rests after she lost her home in 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/Mauro Vombe)