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 - Frederick Mensah, a trainee in brickmaking pictured at Outjo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates with teammates after defeating Ukraine in the Fed Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots the ball over Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Apr 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) dunks the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) looks on in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Valanciunas was called for a flagrant foul on the play. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Jackson Pavaza, Namibia’s International Federation of Football Associations (Fifa) accredited referee on Wednesday left for Cairo to attend training as part of preparations for upcoming competitions. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, hits up to the ninth hole during the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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× (180422) -- BEIJING, April 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Natalie Holt, composer of "Journey's End", speaks after winning the Best Music 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/Zheng Huansong) (lmm)

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× Andrew Landry tees off in front of a TV camera at the seventh hole during the final round at the Valero Texas Open golf tournament, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)