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

NC condemns human trafficking

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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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× A derailed train is seen on southbound Interstate 5 on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. An Amtrak train making an inaugural run on a new route derailed south of Seattle on Monday, spilling train cars onto a busy interstate in an accident that resulted in "multiple fatalities" and numerous injuries, authorities said. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

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× French President Emmanuel Macron (2ndL bottom) poses with the French handball team, including team captain Siraba Dembele (3rdL bottom), during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris on December 18, 2017. The French team won the 2017 World Women's Handball Championship in Hamburg, Germany. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Michel Euler

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× Pedestrians overcome by tear gas are seen during clashes between opposition supporters and police after the Organization of American States rejected a declaration of victory for Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in a sharply disputed election, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

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× WINDHOEK, 15 December 2017 - Roads Authority Chief Executive Officer Conrad Lutombi (L), Road Fund Administration Chief Executive Officer Ali Ipinge and KfW Development Bank of Germany Country Director Uwe Stoll during the media conference on the loan agreement between the institutions. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× REFILE - CORRECTING YEAR A man watches a memorial at a Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz square on the eve of the one year anniversary of a truck attack that killed 12 people and injured many others, in Berlin, Germany December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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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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× Police officers detain a demonstrator during clashes in a protest against the proposed pension reforms outside the Congress in Buenos Aires on December 18, 2017. Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms attacked police close to Argentina's congress building in Buenos Aires on Monday, the second protest in a week to turn violent. Activists lobbed stones, bottles and firecrackers at police as huge crowds demonstrated against pension reforms proposed by the center-right government of President Mauricio Macri. / AFP PHOTO / EITAN ABRAMOVICH