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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× ODIBO, 14 June 2018 - Ohangwena Regional Councillor for the Oshikango Constituency, Phillip Namundjebo speaking during a memorial service for the late Titus Kaluvi held at the Odibo Anglican Church. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180618) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The referee gives a yellow card to Kyle Walker of England during a group G match between Tunisia and England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, June 18, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Dawei)

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× OSHAKATI, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (standing left) addressing 25 ‘children of the liberation struggle’ who are camping at the Swapo Oshana regional office, demanding Government employment in the presence of the party’s coordinator in the region Samuel Nelongo (standing right). (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Tourists take a boat tour along the river in Singapore on June 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN

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× Windhoek, 18 June 2018 - The Patriot's editor Mathias Haufiku, owner Hilda Bason Namudjebo and lawyer Norman Tjombe pictured in the Windhoek shortly after a ruling in their favour, in a case between the paper and the Namibia Central Intelligence Services (NCIS). (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× A U.S. border patrol truck drives along the border fence with Mexico and pass the Christo Rey Statue on Mt. Chirsto in Sunland Park, New Mexico, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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× FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) skates with the puck during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. With GMs meeting Thursday, June 21, in Dallas and around each other this weekend at the draft, trade talk is percolating before free agency opens July. Kessel, Ottawa winger Mike Hoffman, Buffalo center Ryan O’Reilly, Montreal captain Max Pacioretty and Washington backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer could all be on the move in the next several days. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)