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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× 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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× (171216) -- RONGJIANG, Dec. 16, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Brightly costumed girls serve at a feast in Zhongcheng Township, Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 16, 2017. Nearly 1,000 tourists enjoyed the "Niubie" (a specially made cuisine) hotpot feast, on combined tables reaching a length of more than 200 meters. (Xinhua/Liu Xu) (lb)

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× LAKE PLACID, NY - DECEMBER 16: USA Olympic team nominees from left, Erin Hamlin, Summer Britcher, Emily Sweeney, Jayson Terdiman, Matt Mortensen, Andrew Sherk, Justin Krewson, Tucker West, Chris Mazdzer and Taylor Morris during the Ice Ball at the Conference Center at Lake Placid on December 16, 2017 in Lake Placid, New York. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), waves to his relatives from a bus prior the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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× WINDHOEK, 14 December 2017 - Photographs of the 10 people who died in a head-on collision near Okahandja on 04 December, displayed at their memorial at the crash site. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× A man looks at pieces of gold at the Museo del Oro in Bogota, Colombia December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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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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× NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 16: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is introduced prior to taking on 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 ==