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2015-04-26 Ten-Men Pirates Steal Stars' Shine
[Namibian] Goalkeeper Charles Uirab's heroics helped Orlando Pirates eliminate holders African Stars from the Bidvest Namibia Cup 4-3 on penalties after an intensely contested semi-final match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.

2015-04-25 Govt Avails Funds to Fight Drought
[Namibian] The government will in the next three months distribute food to the value of N$92.5 million to 417 944 people affected by the drought.

2015-04-24 Nampower to Probe KPMG Tender
[Namibian] THE NamPower board appears to be divided on what to do with the KPMG commercial advisory tender whose cost ballooned from N$2,4 million to over N$36 million.

2015-04-25 Five Hochobeb, the Unsung Hero of Namibian Football
[New Era] Central to the unsurpassed success of Namibia's most successful football club Black Africa, former versatile striker-cum-midfielder- turned defender, one Bethuel "Five" Hochobeb, played a pivotal role in the fortunes of this great club both on and off the field. Born in Windhoek's Old Location in 1952, the third of nine siblings, (seven boys and two girls), young Five started his schooling at the Betel, St Barnabas and the Roma Catholic Mission primary schools in the Old Location. He found himself locked u

2015-04-25 'Desert Storm' Out to Prove His Class
[New Era] Judging from his recent performance, Namibia's most promising boxing prospect and incumbent national featherweight champion Sakaria 'Desert Storm' Lukas has all the characteristics of a future world champion and has promised to prove his mettle come tomorrow. B i l l e d a s t h e m a i n b o u t of tomorrow's Prospects in A c t i o n b ox i n g b o n a n z a at the Windhoek Country Club Resor t and Casino, 'Deser t Stor m' will rumble against equally young Tanzanian opponent Issa Nampepeche for the vacant

2015-04-25 Ghosts Ready for Red-Hot Stars
[New Era] History awaits troubl e d K a t u t u r a glamour football club African Stars as they gun for a recordextending win in the annual NFA Knockout Cup. The Reds confront eternal rivals FNB Orlando Pirates in the semifinal of the prestigious Bidvest Cup in the second of a double header at the Sam Nujoma Stadium tomorrow. The only team to have won a double in one single season after claiming both the coveted MTC Premiership title and the now defunct NFA leo Cup in the 2009/2010 campaign under the stewardship of

2015-04-25 Unam Target Consistency
[Namibian] THE sixth round of the Namibian Club Rugby league takes place tomorrow with a young Unam team sitting pretty at the top of the log.

2015-04-25 Cycle-to-Work Day Back for Third Year
[Namibian] THE Namibian Cycling Federation's Cycle-to-Work Day which aims to raise awareness about cycling safety, takes place for the third successive year on Friday, 8 May.

2015-04-25 Brigades Duel for Supremacy
[Namibian] MILITARY outfits the Namibia Defence Force and 21 Brigade are set for a tough showdown in a Central Volleyball League match at the DTS courts in Windhoek on Saturday.

2015-04-25 Arrows Relish Underdog Role
[Namibian] ELEVEN Arrows coach Dankie Hepundja says his side are not under pressure to win tomorrow's Bidvest Namibia Cup semi-final against Tigers given that their opponents are favourites to progress to the final.

2015-04-23 First Genocide of 20th Century Was in Africa, Says Nigerian Writer, Correcting Pope
[IPS] New York -An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century.

2015-04-24 Vilho's Exhibit Closes On May 8
[New Era] The Defeat Hate Experience is an exhibition based on the experience of what Vilho does in his everyday life. The 15 pieces exhibition focuses on portraits but also includes photographs from cultural events and people who

2015-04-24 "Riding Souls" Exhibition Opens At the Omba Gallery
[New Era] The second exhibition of the Cuban artist, Yasiel Palomino Pérez, titled Riding Souls is currently exhibiting at the Omba Gallery until May 15.

2015-04-24 The Rockets Back in the Country
[New Era] One of the South African leading live band, especially in years gone by and still going strong, The Rockets, is back in the country by public demand.

2015-04-24 Sound for Sight Music Festival Ready to Rock
[New Era] The first ever benefit rock concert for the blind - the Sight for Sound Music Festival takes place in Windhoek tomorrow drawing an exciting line-up of 12 local artists and bands.

2015-04-24 Lots of Laughter Awaits Ongwediva On May Day
[New Era] Northerners can look forward to a laughter-filled May Day Friday on May 1 with the "Gwerified LOL effect" comedy show which promises not to disappoint comedy lovers at Ongwediva.

2015-04-24 NSC Adopts National Sports Plan Draft
[New Era] The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) presented an ambitious but attainable draft of the national sports plan, under the theme of "Creating a winning sporting nation" at its first sport codes meeting of the year held in

2015-04-24 Relief Needed for Drought-Stricken Livestock
[New Era] Khorixas Constituency Councillor Sebastian !Gobs says government should consider providing fodder for animals in the region rather than drought relief to humans, as livestock in the town and on surrounding farms are severely affected by drought.

2015-04-24 Angolan Trawlers Concern Namibian Fishing Sector
[New Era] The Namibian fishing industry has called on the Benguela Current Commission (BCC) to formulate a workable solution to ensure sustainability of the horse mackerel fish stock.

2015-04-24 Ministry Finds 'Fugitive' Buffalo
[New Era] The owners of 26 farms located in the vicinity of the Waterberg Plateau Park in the Otjozondjupa Region can now heave a sigh of relief after the buffalo that escaped from the park was traced to a government farm.

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