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Looser wins fifth Desert Dash as Adrian wins her first

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 07 December 2019

WINDHOEK, 07 DEC (NAMPA) – Swiss national Konny Looser won the men’s 2019 Nedbank Namibia Desert Dash for the fifth time in a row Sunday morning in a time of 14 hours, 42 minutes and 02 seconds (14:52:21) in the solo category.
The 20th edition of the race also saw 26-year-old Namibian Vera Adrian win the women’s race for the first time in a time of 17:10:50.
The Desert Dash is Namibia’s longest cycling race at 373 kilometres from Windhoek to Swakopmund over a period of 24 hours through the desert.
Looser wa ...


SADC region faces common climate change challenges: Shifeta

Written by Sophia Shindongo on 07 December 2019

WINDHOEK, 07 DEC (NAMPA) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region faces common challenges and opportunities when it comes to climate change, Namibia’s Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, said on Friday.
He was speaking at the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 25, which is taking place in Madrid, Spain from 02 until 13 December 2019.
Shifeta addressed a side event on ‘Accelerating National Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation in SADC through imp ...

Namibian media should steer clear of disinformations: Simataa

WINDHOEK, 05 DEC (NAMPA) – Namibian media should steer clear of the avalanche of disinformations that has become symptomatic of the social media domain, Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, has said. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

NOYD congress commences in Windhoek

Electorate breaks Swapo two-thirds majority by one seat

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× OTJIWARONGO, 06 December 2019 - The accident scene where a government truck tasked to transport voting materials of the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) overturned on Otavi-Otjiwarongo B1 road in the early hours of Friday morning. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Dec 7, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; LSU Tigers wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) celebrates a victory against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2019 SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

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× (191205) -- KAMPALA, Dec. 5, 2019 (Xinhua) -- An elderly man participates in the anti-corruption walk in Kampala, capital of Uganda, Dec. 4, 2019. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday led an anti-corruption walk in the capital city of the East African country. (Xinhua/Nicholas Kajoba)

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× OKAKARARA, 02 November 2019 - President of the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo), Esther Muinjangue (centre) pictured at a rally held on Saturday at Okakarara in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Gobabis, 05 December 2019 - Artwork at first- ever Gobabis Art Exhibition. (Photo by: Elvi Haihambo) NAMPA

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× Chicago Bulls guard Coby White (0) goes to the basket as Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) defends him during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

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× U.S. President Donald Trump bids farewell to the audience after delivering remarks at the Israeli American Council National Summit in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott


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