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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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NSFAF should return to Ministry of Higher Education: Kandjii-Murangi

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× OPUWO, 15 December 2017 - Crime investigation coordinator of the Namibian Police in the Kunene Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Kanyetu. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 05 December 2017- Namibia Qualification Authority (NQA) Board Chairperson Gilbert Likando (L); Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi (C) and deputy chairperson Anicia Peters. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Dec 16, 2017; St. Louis, MO, USA; Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey (44) handles the puck as he is pressured by St. Louis Blues right wing Dmitrij Jaskin (23) during the second period at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

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× People reenacting the nativity of Jesus smile as people gather at the border fence to touch hands during the celebration of the Posada Sin Fronteras or Posada Without Borders at the Mexican-US border on December 16, 2017, as part of the Christmas celebrations in Playas de Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. The Posadas is a Catholic ritual that reenacts Mary and Joseph's journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a birth place for the Christ Child. / AFP PHOTO / GUILLERMO ARIAS

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× WINDHOEK, 14 December 2017 - Family members of the 10 people who died in a head-on collision near Okahandja on 04 December photographed during their memorial service at the crash site. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× A man looks at pieces of gold at the Museo del Oro in Bogota, Colombia December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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× (171217) -- BEIJING, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 19, 2017 shows the bird's eye view of a lake in Yading Nature Reserve in Daocheng County of Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, southwest China's Sichuan Province. The photos featuring lakes and rivers from different parts of China present the beauty of nature. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang) (lb)

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× WINDHOEK, 08 December 2017 - Government Institutions Pension (GIPF) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Nuyoma and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Goms Manette. (Photo by: Contributed) NAMPA