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

Alleged cocaine smugglers denied bail

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) – The Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court on Monday remanded in custody two men who were arrested on an alleged drug smuggling charge after a large shipment of cocaine was discovered at the harbour town port.
The two, Namibian national Grant Noble and South African national Dinath Azhar, were ordered to remain behind bars until their next court appearance on 20 September 2018.
Court documents indicate that State Prosecutor Theresa Hafeni opposed bail on grounds that the offence is a trans ...


RCC unpaid overdraft puts head office building at risk

Written by Anna Salkeus on 18 June 2018

By Anna Salkeus
WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) – The Roads Contractor Company (RCC) has been given 30 days by Bank Windhoek to pay back an overdraft of N.dollars 80.2 million, or face auctioning off of its assets.
Failure to pay the money will result in the auctioning off of the State-owned enterprise’s properties attached to the overdraft, including its head office building in Windhoek’s Southern Industrial Area.
Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry of Works and Transport, Julius Ngweda confirmed to Na ...

OvaMbanderu Traditional Authority Chief Kilus Nguvauva vows to support government

WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA)- OvaMbanderu Traditional Authority Chief, Kilus Nguvauva has vowed to support government negotiation with Germany on the 1904 and 1908 genocide committed against the Nama and Herero people. (NAMPA) (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Nujoma urges Mbanderus to hold hands

Ovambanderu commemoration underway

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Swallows Football Academy player Ronaldino Kgobetsi in action against Impala Chiefs (yellow) in the Khomas Second Division Football League played at Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. Swallows thumped Impala 9-0 to move to third on the log after 22 matches. Kgobetsi scored two goals. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo, syringes used to administer CBD oil sit on the kitchen counter of the Inman family in Colorado Springs, Colo. Lukas Inman, 19, suffers from a rare and severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. The Inmans moved from Maryland to Colorado in 2015 after doctors recommended a second brain surgery for Lukas’ seizures. Luke's and other parents and advocates for cannabidiol, CBD, said children respond differently to a variety of strains. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Ramblers Football Club plying their trade in the Southern Stream First Division Inland Stream pictured with coach Benedictus !Haoseb. Rammies defeated Sport Klub Windhoek 5-2. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× Former employees of the U.S Embassy and their families hold a Cambodian flag during a protest in front of U.S Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - A group picture of different local authority council representatives at a meeting that started on Monday on zero waste management. Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger (front second left) is also attending the four-day meeting. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× MALTAHÖHE, 12 June 2018 - The shack in which two boys aged eight and 11 died in a fire in Maltahöhe on Monday. (Photo: Contributed)

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× A family walks past a bronze sculpture of boys playing along the river in Singapore on June 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 June 2018 - Members of the public attending an information sharing session highlighting the correct application procedures for fishing rights. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA