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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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× 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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× ONDANGWA, 09 December 2017 - Members of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) at Ondangwa in northern Namibia are displaying the sign of their political party during their year-end function held at the town on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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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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× Information is collated as senior police officers in Stretford Police Station conduct a briefing via video-link with the Greater Manchester Police Headquarters at Newton Heath prior to the UEFA Champions League group A match between Manchester United and CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford on December 5, 2017 in Manchester, north-west England. Britain and Russia may have tense political relations, but -- in football policing at least -- they are cooperating. After decades of dealing with England's infamous, but much-reduced, football hooligan culture, British commanders have strategies and tactics to share, as Russia is grappling with its own hooligan problem and fears violence could overshadow next year's FIFA World Cup. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF

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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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× NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 16: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts in the second quarter against the New York Knicks during their game at Madison Square Garden on December 16, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 14 December 2017-Chief Executive Officer of Methealth Namibia Administrator, Florian Amulungu (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 16: Quarterback Justin Herbert #10 of the Oregon Ducks throws the ball under pressure from defensive tackle David Moa #55 and inebacker Leighton Vander Esch #38 of the Boise State Broncos in the first half of 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 ==