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Khomas storm into Newspaper Cup semi-finals

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 21 April 2019

MARIENTAL, 21 APR (NAMPA) - The Khomas Region stormed into the semi-finals of the 2019 Namibian Newspaper Cup via a 4-1 demolition of Oshana in their last group game at the Mariental Stadium on Sunday.
Khomas were the better team from the start of the match as they forced saves from Megameno Kapuku as early as the fifth minute through livewire Llyeton Goliath.
Elderly Morgan then forced two saves from Kapuku in the 17th and 28th minutes, before Gerome Shikerete miscued his shot after a beautiful pass from ...


Nakathila wins WBO junior lightweight title

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 21 April 2019

WINDHOEK, 21 APR (NAMPA) – Lightweight boxer Jeremiah Nakathila beat his opponent Zoltan Kovacs in the eighth round of their bout at the Independence Legacy Fight Part Two tournament to win the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) junior lightweight title Saturday.
Nakathila’s fight which was the main bout of the boxing tournament staged by the MTC Nestor ‘Sunshine’ Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy in Windhoek.
The Namibian boxer and his opponent from Hungary started the fight like a house on fire as they excha ...

Kandjii-Murangi calls for preservation of indigenous languages

WINDHOEK, 13 APR (NAMPA) - Indigenous languages and culture should be preserved as the modern lifestyle threatens their existence, Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Itah Kandjii-Murangi said on Friday. (Video: Josephine Simeon) NAMPA

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× MARIENTAL, 19 April 2019 - The Khomas Regional Under-20 team pictured before their match against Omusati on Friday. Khomas defeated Omusati 4-2. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× This photo taken on April 21, 2019 shows a Russian sailor saluting as the missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrives in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province to attand the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT

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× (190418) -- BEIJING, April 18, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua presides over the fifth meeting of the organizing committee of 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exposition in Beijing, capital of China, April 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)

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× Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

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× MARIENTAL, 19 April 2019 - The Omusati Regional Under-20 team pictured before their match against Khomas on Friday. Khomas defeated Omusati 4-2. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 12 April 2019 - Higher Education, Training and Innovation Minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi speaks at the University of Namibia (UNAM) graduation on Friday. (Photo by: Shelleygan Petersen) NAMPA

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× Security personnel stand guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 22, 2019, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. - At least 290 are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, in the worst violence to hit the island since its devastating civil war ended a decade ago. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)

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× Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts smiles in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. Portland won 111-98. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)


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