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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× SWAKOPMUND, 13 December 2017 - Governor of Erongo Region Cleophas Mutjavikua (L) pictured next to SADC Deputy Executive Secretary for Finance and Administration Emilie Mushobekwa at the closing ceremony of the Third PIDA Week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) 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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× (171217) -- DORTMUND, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kerem Demirbay of Hoffenheim and Raphael Guerreiro (L) of Dortmund battle for the ball during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Signal Iduna Park on December 16, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. Dortmund won 2-1. (Xinhua/Joachim Bywaletz)

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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

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× EPALELA, 13 December 2017 - Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau (third from right), his deputy Samuel Ankama (right), Omusati governor Erginus Endjala (second from right) and others pack fish during the Tilapia fish harvesting at Epalela Aquaculture Fish Farm near Ruacana in the Omusati Region on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Dec 16, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) scores a basket during the first quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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× Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop looks for a loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

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× In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames advance towards a large fire break near homes along Gibraltar Road north of Santa Barbara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)