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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 – Members of the Namibian College of Opening Learning roadshow team perform a drama at the JA Nel Secondary School in Keetmanshoop. (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 Chris Eubank Jr with a cut to his right eye during the fight 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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× (180219) -- BASEL (SWITZERLAND), Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Revelers parade during the Carnival of Basel 2018 in Basel, Switzerland, on Feb. 19, 2018. The Carnival of Basel, the biggest carnival in Switzerland inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2017, started on Monday and will last 72 hours. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

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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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× (180219) -- GUIYANG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Nurse Li Qin of neonatology department takes care of an infant at Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Feb. 19, 2018. All 11 doctors and 23 nurses of the neonatology department of the hospital spent their Spring Festival holiday in the ward to take care of the newborn infants. (Xinhua/Tao Liang) (zkr)

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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/Lee Smith