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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× 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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× (180423) -- GUANGZHOU, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A foreign businessman selects commodities during the 123rd session of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, April 23, 2018. The second phase of the fair will run from April 23 to 27. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin) (ry)

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× European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will take a tough message to U.S. President Donald Trump and insist that the 28-nation bloc must be fully exempted from steel and aluminum tariffs and is ready to hit back with retaliatory measures as of next month if necessary. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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× Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a selfie with upholsterer Derek Whitehouse during a visit to Boss Design during the Conservative Party's Local Election campaign in Dudley, Britain April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Chairperson of the Namibia Association of Metal Fabrication, Brian Christian speaking during the inauguration of the association. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Heads of the delegation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) attend a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China April 23, 2018. Pictured (L-R) are Director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of SCO Yevgeniy Sysoyev, SCO Secretary General Rashid Alimov, Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov, Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Naohiko Hatta/Pool via REUTERS

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× A man sells snails at Varvakios market 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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× WINDHOEK, 15 April 2018 - Ambrosious Amseb (in red) sends a Tura Magic defender the wrong way during the NPL match at Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA