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)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 APRIL 2018 - Athletics Namibia Secretary General Madeleine Kotze (L) and Hilaria Graig, Marketing and Communications Manager at Sanlam Namibia, pictured at the launch of Sanlam's first ever Coastal Marathon. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Vehicles drive under campaign posters ahead of the parliamentary election, in Erbil, Iraq April 15, 2018. Picture taken April 15, 2018. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

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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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× A plane flies overhead trailing a banner with the odds on the gender of the Royal baby above the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered a London hospital to give birth to the couple's third child. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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× OMARURU, 18 April 2018 - Sports officer Berthold Karumendu speaking at the launch of the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180423) -- LISBON, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Sporting greet the spectators after Portuguese League soccer match between Sporting CP and Boavista FC in Lisbon, Portugal, on April 22, 2018. Sporting won 1-0. (Xinhua/Zhang Liyun)(wll)

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× Commuters wait at a bus stop in Athens, Monday, April 23, 2018. Greece has beaten its bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction as the country prepares to exit its international rescue program in four months. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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× (180423) -- COLOGNE, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Schalke's Yevhen Konoplyanka (R) shoots during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Cologne and Schalke 04, in Cologne, Germany, on April 22, 2018. The match ended 2-2. (Xinhua/Ulrich Hufnagel) (wll)