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

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× (171217) -- NANJING, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A performer from Zigong City of southwest China's Sichuan Province sings at the opening ceremony of the 3rd China Opera Festival in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 16, 2017. The opera festival kicked off on Saturday, with 23 operas from across the country to be performed. (Xinhua/Sun Can) (yxb)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Dec 16, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) talks to defenseman Karl Alzner (22) during a stoppage in play during first period against the Ottawa Senators in the Scotiabank NHL100 Classic hockey game at Lansdowne Park. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× EPALELA, 13 December 2017- Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau (with hat) and Omusati Governor Erginus Endjala (black suit) participate in aquaculture fishing at Epalela Fish Farm near Ruacana in the Omusati Region on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda)NAMPA.

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× Dec 16, 2017; Winnipeg, Manitoba, USA; Jared Cannonier fights Jan Blachowicz during UFC Fight Night at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

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× Dec 16, 2017; Lincoln, NE, USA; Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self talks to the referee during the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the first half at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

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× LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 16: Ezra Cleveland #76 of the Boise State Broncos runs on the field before the start of the Las Vegas Bowl against the Oregon Ducks at Sam Boyd Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boise State won 38-28. David Becker/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==