The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Human trafficking accused's trial in the High Court in June

Written by Elizabeth Shaakuka on 23 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) – The trial of South African national Martinus Pretorius, accused of 19 human trafficking and rape offences committed in Namibia during 2012, will start in the High Court in two months’ time.
The human trafficking trial is set to begin before High Court Judge President, Petrus Damaseb on 27 June and will run until 29 June 2018.
The date for the trial was decided upon as per an agreement reached by the accused’s defence lawyer, Attorney Jan Wessels and State Advocate Felistas Shikere ...


NCCS Pro Cycling team ready to compete in Tour de Limpopo

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 23 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) - The NCCS Pro Cycling team is ready to compete in the Tour de Limpopo, team captain Chipopeni ‘Fifi’ Kashululu said on Sunday.
The NNCS Pro Cycling team will compete in the inaugural Tour de Limpopo in South Africa from Monday until Thursday.
The team members are Kashululu, Jafet Amukushu, Marckernzy Eiseb, Xavier Renzo Papo, Danzel Dekoe and Gouws Wynandt.
Speaking to Nampa via WhatsApp, Kashululu said the team went for their second training session and were feeling better than wh ...

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

WINDHOEK, 20 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards climate change mitigation valued at over N.dollars 4 million. (NAMPA) LD/HP/AS (Video by Linea Dishena)

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Unemployed youth in Kunene trained in brickmaking

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, speaks at the launch of the company's first-ever Coastal Marathon in Windhoek on Thursday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× XINHUA NEWS AGENCY PHOTO ADVISORY-BEIJING-April 23, 2018 1. Hanover Fair, the world's leading industrial trade show, opened in Hanover, Germany. 2. The death toll from a suicide attack in Afghan capital of Kabul has risen to 57 with 119 others wounded. 3. The second phase of the 123rd session of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, opened in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province. 4. Activities were held across the world to mark the World Book Day.

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× (180423) -- AUGSBURG, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Augsburg's Marco Richter (C) vies with Mainz's Giulio Donati (L) during the German Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and 1.FSV Mainz 05, in Augsburg, Germany, on April 22, 2018. Mainz lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)(wll)

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× OUTJO, 18 April 2018 - Brickmaking trainee, Santino Ngapurue (second from right) receives a certificate for attending a course in brickmaking at Outjo on Wednesday. Pictured with him are owner of Outjo Build It, Erich Feierabend (L) and the trainers Simon Malaria (next to Feierabend) and Jurgens Nel (R). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× REHOBOTH, 16 April 2018 - The upgraded Agra branch in Maltahöhe's main road will be opening its doors for clients on 20 April. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Smoke rises as riot police officers stand guard separating protesting groups of locals and refugees demonstrating against conditions in Moria camp and delays in asylum applications, in the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece, April 22, 2018. Picture taken April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Elias Marcou

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× Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif shakes hands with Chinese President Xi jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China April 23, 2018. Naohiko Hatta/Pool via REUTERS