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, 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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× (180219) -- ISTANBUL, Feb. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Yeditepe University student Berfu Sengun (L) explains a Chinese poem to the audience during a Chinese New Year celebration in Istanbul, Turkey, on Feb. 19, 2018. About 200 spectators on Monday experienced the festive mood of Chinese New Year at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, where Turkish and Chinese performers presented a rich show featuring joy and harmony of the Chinese festival. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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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)

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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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× SWAKOPMUND, 19 February 2018 - United Nations Children's Fund Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Leila Pakkala attending the experience sharing forum in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Ice skaters compete in the final of the "Redbull Crashed Ice", the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship, in Marseille, southern France on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT

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× Investigators look at the wreckage of a downed helicopter as it lays in its side on top of a van, in Santiago Jimitepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from the Friday's earth quake crashed killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. (AP Photo/Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez)

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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)