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

Premier League clubs get mixed results as first leg ends

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 18 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – Katutura-based Namibia Premier League outfit Orlando Pirates ended off the first leg of the NPL in style when they collected six points over the weekend to move up to sixth on the log.
Pirates beat Tigers 3-1 Friday night, then Tura Magic 2-1 on Sunday, to move to sixth position with 21 points from their 15 first leg fixtures.
Tura Magic’s chances of closing the gap at the top of the log standing were hampered when they for the first time failed to collect a single point from thei ...


NC condemns human trafficking

Written by Linea Dishena on 18 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – The National Council (NC) has strongly condemned human trafficking and slavery.
Reacting to recent media reports on the alleged sexual exploitation of a Namibian woman who fell victim to human trafficking in the United Kingdom, NC Chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams said Parliament plays an important role in ending the practice.
The NC convened an urgent session on Monday to review the Urban and Regional Planning Bill of 2017, as well as the Combating of Trafficking in Persons ...

Namcor commences with audit ( Conflict of interest and potentially, nepotism )

WINDHOEK, 18 DEC (NAMPA) – The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) Board will commence with an investigation into alleged corrupt practices on Monday, while Managing Director (MD) Immanuel Mulunga takes voluntary leave. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA.

Ex-Koevoet/SWATF members lose hope in NamVet

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× OTJIWARONGO, 17 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region loading the lifeless body of a 29-year-old man who was stabbed dead at Ombili informal settlement in Otjiwarongo in the early hours of Sunday morning. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× File-This Nov. 1, 2017, fie photo released by the West Hartford Police Department shows University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu. The former Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her black roommate's belongings has avoided a hate crimes charge. Prosecutors did not file additional charges Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, against 18-year-old Brochu, of Harwinton. The state NAACP and other civil rights advocates had asked the state to add a hate crimes charge to the criminal mischief and breach of peace counts Brochu faces. (West Hartford Police Department via AP, File)

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× Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 07 December 2017 - A section of senior citizens of Otjiwarongo attend an early Christmas lunch they organised themselves on Thursday at the Swanevelder Community Hall in Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FARM ETUNDA, 02 December 2017 - Former President Sam Nujoma pictured on his farm. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× Sweden's Matts Olsson, center, the winner, celebrates with runner-up Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen, left, and third placed Austria's Marcel Hirscher on the podium of an alpine ski, men's World Cup parallel giant slalom in Alta Badia, Italy, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

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× Brides check their make up before their community wedding organized by Coracao Solidario (Solidarity Heart) at the male prison Lemos de Brito at the Bangu, largest prison complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA