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

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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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× Dec 16, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) is tackled by Los Angeles Chargers fullback Derek Watt (34) and safety Adrian Phillips (31) in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

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× Dec 16, 2017; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) makes a save on a shot by the Winnipeg Jets with heavy traffic in front of the net during the first period at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× Miss Champagne-Ardenne Safiatou Guinot (R) and Miss Reunion Audrey Chane-Pao-Kan perform during the Miss France 2018 pageant in Chateauroux, central France, on December 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT

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× Deputy Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, Mark Roberts, the national lead for football policing, poses for a photograph in Stretford Police Station 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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× (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)