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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-Chief Executive Officer of Methealth Namibia Administrator, Florian Amulungu (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Police officers patrol the area around Old Trafford stadium 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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× 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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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride 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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× The International Space Station (ISS) crew members Norishige Kanai of Japan, Anton Shkaplerov of Russia and Scott Tingle of the U.S. walk from a hotel for a pre-launch preparation at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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× (171217) -- BEIJING, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the scene of state memorial ceremony for China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims at the memorial hall for the massacre victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) (wf)

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× Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), of Denmark, and defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) battle for the puck against Anaheim Ducks center Derek Grant (38) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)