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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× NOORDOEWER, 17 June 2018 - Action between Brazilie from Keetmanshoop and Spiders from Noordoewer in the ||Kharas Second Division Inland Stream match played on Sunday at the Noordoewer Stadium. Brazilie won the match 2-0 with Yanga Mjila and Silas Kefas scoring. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Trucks pass through the U.S. border and into the United States from Juarez, Mexico in El Paso, Texas, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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× (180619) -- FUZHOU, June 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wu Jiezhong, coach of the dragon boat team from Fujian University, teaches pupils how to paddle in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, June 18, 2018. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong) (mp)

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - Otjiwarongo Deputy Mayor, Moderata Shaduka (L) speaks while Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger listens at a workshop on Monday organised for local authority councils on zero waste management. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× This photo taken on June 16, 2018 shows an image of a "thousand-hand Bodhisattva" created using different varieties of rice in a paddy in Shenyang in China's northeast Liaoning province. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT

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× ONDANGWA, 16 June 2018 - Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni (seated left) is listening to the plight of the ‘children of the liberation struggle’ at Ondangwa in the Oshana Region on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Automobiles pass through the U.S. border and into the United States from Juarez, Mexico in El Paso, Texas, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake