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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× (171217) -- STUTTGART, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller (L) celebrates his scoring with James Rodriguez 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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× 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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× England's Craig Overton warms up before the fourth day of the Ashes cricket test match against Australia in Perth, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Trevor Collens)

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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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× (171216) -- YANGON, Dec. 16, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A child views decorations of Christmas lights in Yangon, Myanmar, Dec. 16, 2017. (Xinhua/U Aung) (psw)

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× (171217) -- DORTMUND, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Front) of Dortmund kicks a penalty 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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× Member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 53/54, Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) waves from a bus during a sending-off ceremony in the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on December 17, 2017. The launch of the Soyuz MS-07 with the members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 54/55, NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled for December 17. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV