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Welwitschias too strong for Tunisia in Africa Gold Cup

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s senior rugby team, the Welwitschias recorded one of their highest scores in a match when they beat Tunisia 118-0 in their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup.
Namibia, the Rugby Africa Gold Cup defending champions, won the match in style in front of their home supporters at the Hage Geingob Stadium on Saturday.
The win for Welwitschias against the Tunisians put them in the right direction of retaining the trophy they have won four times since 2014. It also put ...


Man dies in shack fire

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 24 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – A 25-year-old man died after the shack he was sleeping in caught fire at the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed the incident to Nampa on Saturday, stating it occurred at 05h00.
It is alleged that the deceased entered his shack, which he also uses as a cucashop and switched on the gas hotplate to cook something to eat.
He reportedly fell asleep, which caused the pot to burn, resultin ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias players Muharua Katjijeko and Casper Viviers (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Nick Pivetta, left, during the third inning of a baseball game as Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino look on at bottom right, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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× German fans enjoy the beach at Yantarny, Kaliningrad, Russia, June 23, 2018. As well as shooting all the matches, Reuters photographers are producing pictures showing their own quirky view from the sidelines of the World Cup. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

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× (180624) -- KAZAN, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Colombia celebrate Juan Cuadrado's goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Colombia in Kazan, Russia, June 24, 2018. Colombia won 3-0. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias player Wian Conradie and Ruan Ludick (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180624) -- KAZAN, June 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Robert Lewandowski (2nd R) of Poland breaks through with the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Colombia in Kazan, Russia, June 24, 2018. Colombia won 3-0. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 June 2018 - Namibia’s senior rugby team, Welwitschias player Wian Conradie and Ruan Ludick (in blue) while in action against Tunisia during their second match of the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup at the Hage Geingob Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× OTJINENE, 18 JUNE 2018 - Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen unveils a new dwelling under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) at Otjinene. He is assisted by Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to Omaheke Regional Governor. (Photo: Charles Tjatindi) Nampa