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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× 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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× (171218) -- SARI PUL, Dec. 18, 2017 (Xinhua) -- An Afghan security force member stands on a military vehicle in Tabar valley of Sari Pul province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2017. Afghan forces regained control of the strategically important Tabar valley in the northern Sari Pul province, forcing Taliban militants to flee, police spokesman in the northern region Sayed Sarwar Hussaini said Monday.(Xinhua/Mohammad Jan Aria) (srb)

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× French President Emmanuel Macron holds a team jersey as he poses with members of the French World Women's Handball Championship team during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michel Euler/Pool

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× Military police shield themselves during clashes with opposition supporters 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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× OKAKU, 16 December 2017 – Businessman Petrus Shambo (right) and his wife Namene look on as Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola (standing) officially launch the Peter Shambo Marathon in the Oshana Region’s Okaku Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171218) -- BEIJING, Dec. 18, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Cyclists try out the new Mobike in Manchester, Britain on June 29, 2017. In recent years, a number of China's technological innovations have been making their moves in the world. Among them, Dockless Shared Bicycles, High-speed Rail, Alipay and E-commerce stand out with a reputation of China's "four great new inventions" in modern times, which have made the daily life of the public more and more convenient. (Xinhua/Craig Brough) (zkr)(zt)

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× Windhoek, 15 December 2016 - Orlando Pirates' Donavan Swartz (in black and white) and Llewelyn Stanley of Tigers in a tussle over the ball during round 14 of the Namibia Premier League at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Riot police officers take position as they clash with demonstrators protesting 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