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Nambala wins another medal for Namibia at World Championships

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 13 November 2019

By Hesron Kapanga
DUBAI, 13 NOV (NAMPA) – Johannes Nambala, Namibia’s T13 Paralympic Games medallist won his second medal at the 2019 International Paralympic Committee World Para Athletics Championships.
Namibia’s T13 sprinter Nambala reached the final of the 100 metre (m) race Wednesday morning after coming second in his heat with a seasonal best of 10.88 seconds to finish just behind Chad Perris of Australia, who clocked a time of 10.87 seconds.
In the final of the T13 100m on Wednesday evening, the Nam ...


Geingob accepts Shanghala, Esau resignations

Written by Shelleygan Petersen on 13 November 2019

WINDHOEK, 13 NOV (NAMPA) - President Hage Geingob on Wednesday accepted the resignations of Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhardt Esau, and Minister of Justice, Sacky Shanghala, with immediate effect after reports implicating them in corrupt practices, surfaced.
The resignations follow an exposé in a local daily as well as international media on Esau, Shanghala as well as Investec Namibia's managing director, James Hatuikulipi, allegedly being involved in a fishing scheme that generated at l ...

Special elections kick off in Katutura central constituency

WINDHOEK, 13 NOV (NAMPA) – The polling station for Windhoek’s Katutura central constituency opened at 07h00 for special voting for the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections on Wednesday. However, by 07h30, no one had voted yet. (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

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× DUBAI, 12 November 2019 - T11 athlete Ananias Shikongo (left) and his guide Even Tjivu in action during the T11, 100m heats with Lucas Prado of Brazil and his guide Anderson dos Santos Machado at the 2019 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× DUBAI, 10 November 2019 – Johanna Benson, Namibia’s T37 athlete while in action during the T37, 400m heats at the 2019 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Nov 13, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Kent Bazemore (24) and Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol (33) battle for a rebound during the second half at Moda Center. The Raptors won 114-106. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

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× People cross a street in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Japan’s economy grew at a modest annual pace of 0.2% in July-September, supported by consumer purchases ahead of a tax hike, the government said Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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× DUBAI, 10 November 2019 - T46 athlete Bradley Murere crossing the finish line during the T46, 100m heats at the 2019 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Nov 13, 2019; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop (30) celebrates with center Joe Pavelski (16) after defeating the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome. The Stars won 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

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× (191111) -- WINDHOEK, Nov. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese doctor examines a patient as part of the of China's Bright Journey program at Windhoek Central Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia, Nov. 6, 2019. China's Bright Journey program which commenced in Namibia in 2018 seeks to treat around 250 patients this year in both Windhoek and rural Ondangwa. (Xinhua/Musa C Kaseke)

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× Andres Torres and Mauricio Rengifo pose at the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring musician Juanes in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok


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