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

Pirates beat Tigers in Katutura derby

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 16 December 2017

WNDHOEK, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – Three impressive goals in the second half from Orlando Pirates were enough to collect the maximum three points when they beat Tigers at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Friday night.
With rounds 14 and 15 of the Namibia Premier League (NPL) slated for this weekend, Tigers needed a win to keep their hopes of avoiding the bottom three on the log standing alive, before the end of the first leg of the NPL on Sunday.
Going into this fixture, NPL defending champions Tigers were 14th on the log ...


Govt to refund NamWater N.dollars 235 million

Written by Anna Salkeus on 16 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – Government will refund millions of dollars availed to it by the Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) towards some strategies countering the effects of the drought of 2016.
A total amount of N.dollars 235 million dollars, which was used for the deepening of boreholes and improving other water infrastructure, will be returned to the water utility.
Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa revealed during an annual general meeting with NamWater’s board of directors an ...

Mass memorial for car accident victims held on Okahandja-Karibieb road

OKAHANDJA, 14 DEC (NAMPA) - A mass memorial service was held Thursday for the 10 people who died in a car crash on the Okahandja-Karibib road on 04 December. Over 350 mourners gathered next to the road where the accident happened, some 20 kilometres from Okahandja, to remember and celebrate the lives of the people who died on the spot after the vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on and burst into flames. (NAMPA) MM/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× ONDANGWA, 14 December 2017 - Ondangwa Mayor Paavo Amwele (R) hands out food hampers to the town's pensioners during a Christmas party his council held at the town on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171216) -- RONGJIANG, Dec. 16, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 1,000 tourists enjoy the "Niubie" (a special made cuisine) hotpot feast, on combined tables reaching a length of more than 200 meters, in Zhongcheng Township, Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Liu Xu) (lb)

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× Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, shoots as Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

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× LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 16: A general view of the field shows the Boise State Broncos and the Oregon Ducks during the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boise State won 38-28. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× OPUWO,14 DECEMBER 2017 (NAMPA) - Delegates at the celebration of disabilities day in Opuwo. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× Dec 16, 2017; Miami, FL, USA; LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers reacts in the game against the Miami Heat during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

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× Dec 16, 2017; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) shoots the puck during the second period against the Winnipeg Jets at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

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× Fishermen take out their catch from the sea at the end of the day in Gwadar, Pakistan October 4, 2017. Picture taken October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Drazen Jorgic