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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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× 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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× 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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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Tangeni Nakale (in red), the owner of the Tangeni Nakale Athletics Kids Fun Run Club, pose for a picture with children who received Christmas gifts when he hosted a Christmas Fun Day for them in Okuryangava and Okahandja Park informal settlements. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President Sam Nujoma talks to one of the nurses at the Etunda clinic at Otavi in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Chief Executive Officer of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD ) agency Dr Ibrahim Mayaki (L), Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Transport Willem Goeiemann (C) and the Director of Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission Cheikh Bedda attending the PIDA Week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Pieces of gold are seen at the Museo del Oro in Bogota, Colombia December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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× People reenact the nativity of Jesus in 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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× Police officers in Stretford Police Station receive a briefing in the station's garage area 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