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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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Founding Father of the Namibian Nation, Sam Nujoma (L) with leader of the Ovambanderu Traditional Authority, Chief Kilus Nguvauva at the grave of Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva during the 122nd commemoration of the battle of Otjunda. (Photo by: Maggy Thomas) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 11 June 2018 - Regional and local authority councillors attended a meeting with the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga at Otjiwarongo on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180619) -- WASHINGTON D.C., June 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz (L) and FBI Director Christopher Wray take the oath before testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Examining the Inspector General's First Report on Justice Department and FBI Actions in Advance of the 2016 Presidential Election" on the Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 18, 2018. (Xinhua/Ting Shen) (srb)

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× (180618) -- NEW YORK, June 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on June 18, 2018. U.S. stocks ended mixed on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 103.01 points, or 0.41 percent, to 24,987.47. The S&P 500 was down 5.79 points, or 0.21 percent, to 2,773.87. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 0.65 point, or 0.01 percent, to 7,747.02. (Xinhua/Wu Rong)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Action between Swallows Football Academy (white) and Impala Chiefs in the Khomas Second Division Football League on Saturday. Swallows thumped Impala 9-0 to move to third on the log after 22 matches. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× This photo taken on June 18, 2018 shows people rowing a dragon boat during the Dragon Boat Festival in Guilin in China's southern Guangxi region. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT

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× Chinese security guard cleans the toll gate to set up a special lane on a highway, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits China, in Beijing on June 19, 2018. The trip will be Kim's third to China since March, when he made his inaugural foreign visit as leader. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR