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)

MoHSS to use Ramatex as Central Medical Store

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

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× The International Space Station (ISS) crew members Norishige Kanai of Japan and Scott Tingle of the U.S. walk a from a hotel for a pre-launch preparation at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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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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× (171217) -- STUTTGART, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller (R) vies with Stuttgart's goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler during a German Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Bayern Munich, in Stuttgart, Germany, on Dec. 16, 2017. Bayern Munich won 1-0. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region and the 25 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; Boston, MA, USA; New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save while Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) looks for a rebound during the first period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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× Dec 16, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen (49) in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

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× Winnipeg Jets goalie Steve Mason (35) blocks a puck as teammate Josh Morrissey and St. Louis Blues' Magnus Paajarvi (56), of Sweden, watch during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)