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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× OMARURU, 21 April 2018 - Action from the 2018 Omaruru Spar Cycle Race. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× French Minister attached to the Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is pictured during a visit to the French manufacturer SEB Moulinex's production plant in Mayenne, western France, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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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) -- BUDAPEST, April 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Hungary's Istvan Sofron (R) vies with Maxim Semyonov of Kazakhstan during the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A tournament in Budapest, Hungary, on April 22, 2016. Kazakhstan won 3-0. (Xinhua/Csaba Domotor)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 April 2018 - Immanuel Sam of the Namibian Police Force takes part in a cleaning exercise by the police that commenced on Friday in all 14 regions. As part of the exercise held in anticipation of the national clean-up on 25 May, NamPol staff members are cleaning the police headquarters, offices, barracks, flats and houses. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, poses with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi after their signing ceremony at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Monday, April 23, 2018. (Madoka Ikegami/Pool Photo via AP)

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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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× European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans gestures as he gives a press conference on the Commission proposal for the protection of whistleblowers at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, on April 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS