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Sunshine 'accepts' WBF world title

THE MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias Boxing Academy changed its maligned view of World Boxing Federation titles after Onesmus Nekundi won the sanctioning body's lightweight world title on Saturday.

Promoter Nestor Tobias famously made disparaging remarks of the WBF's status in world boxing, declaring that his stable would not associate with the organisation.

But following Nekundi's seventh-round technical knockout of Portuguese Antonio Joao Bento in Luanda, Angola, he became Sunshine's fourth world champion.

Okapya annual sports tournament is scheduled for 20 to 22 December 2019

THE second Okapya annual sports tournament is scheduled for 20 to 22 December at Eleven Morning Star soccer field near Andimba Toivo ya Toivo Airport at Okapya, Ondangwa.

The tournament aims to encourage youth participation and unite Namibians from different cultures, and to keep them occupied and entertained during the festive season, said the organisers.

“This helps to reduce the crime rate, especially during the festive season,” co-organiser Sandro Ithana stated.

Northern regions face water supply rationing

The Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) has announced that there will be water supply rationing in northern Namibia due to a technical and mechanical breakdown at its Oshakati water treatment plant.
This will also affect the main northern towns of Ongwediva, Oshakati and Ondangwa.
Chief of the Business Unit North Water Supply, Dr Kaliki Kambanda said in a media statement on Saturday that the water supply rationing is scheduled to happen from Saturday to Friday.
According to Kambanda, the rationing times are 08h00-10h00, 14h00-16h00 and 22h00-04h00.

Okuryangava women make a living from discarded bones

A group of about eight women make a living by collecting bones, packing and supplying them to a local businessman in Ongulumbashe informal settlement in Okuryangava, Windhoek.
White bags filled with bones are seen stacked alongside Ongava Street in Okuryangava waiting to be weighed.
Nampa caught up with some of the women of the group on Saturday who collect the discarded bones.

Otjinoko won the netball category of the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s annual President Tournament at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.

Otjinoko won the netball category of the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s annual President Tournament at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.
The fifth edition of the competition started on Friday and saw 10 netball teams and 19 football teams competing for top honours.
Amongst others, Otjiuana defeated Ozombovire 27-18 in the first netball semi-final, while Otjinoko beat Fine Young Stars 26-17 in the second semi-final.
Otjinoko then went on to win the final, defeating Otjiuana 22-14 to scoop the N.dollars 2 500 prize money to be crowned champions.

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WINDHOEK, 23 SEP (NAMPA) – Gustav Kandjii Senior Secondary School (SSS) and Epukiro Pos 3 SSS won the football and netball categories of the second edition of the Epukiro Pos 3 SSS Sports Tournament on Sunday in the Omaheke Region.
The knock-out competition saw combined, junior secondary and high schools Mokganedi Tlhabanello, Rietquelle, Epako, Johannes Dohren, Nossob, Coblenz, Gustav Kandjii and two teams from the host Epukiro SSS as well as Youngsters (an invitational youth team from Windhoek) competing in netball and football at the Epukiro School sports field.

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