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

UAE investors want direct flights between Namibia and Dubai

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 30 October 2014

By Mulisa Simiyasa
ABU DHABI, 30 OCT (NAMPA) – Agricultural investors from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who run a date farm at the Naute Dam in the //Karas Region say travelling to Namibia is a hassle for them.
“It requires us to apply for two travelling visas for Namibia and South Africa, which is way too expensive for us,” the Al Dahra Agricultural Company’s Vice-President, Khadim Abdulla Aldarei said on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.
Aldarei told Namibian Trade and Industry Minister Calle Schlettwein during a ...


Kaaronda says police officers denied union membership

Written by Esme Rusberg on 30 October 2014

WINDHOEK, 30 OCT (NAMPA) - The Namibia National Labour Organisation (NANLO) says the Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga is allegedly preventing police officers from joining unions.
NANLO president Evilastus Kaaronda said at a media conference in the capital on Thursday that the law as it stands says police officers who wish to become members of trade unions, must submit written requests to the Inspector-General.
“The legal provision, therefore, carries wit ...

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× OMAFO, 29 October 2014 - Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development Minister Major-General (Rtd) Charles Namoloh pictured while viewing products at the stalls of the 2014 Helao Nafidi Business Expo. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Man accused of killing Teagrin Morris in court, 29 October 2014 - Members of the public chant "no bail, no bail" and "genoeg is genoeg" (enough is enough) during the court appearance of Thamsanqa Twala, the man accused of killing four-year-old Taegrin Morris at the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 29 October 2014. Morris died after being dragged behind his parents' hijacked car in Reiger Park, on the East Rand, in July. The matter was postponed to November 7 for the bail application.Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

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× Families sit on the ground as they picnic near tombstones at a military camp in Taguig City, south of Manila October 31, 2014. Thousands are expected to visit cemeteries and gather with their loved ones during the Catholic commemoration of All Saints Day on November 1. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY MILITARY)

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× OMAFO, 29 October 2014 - Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development Minister Major-General (Rtd) Charles Namoloh pictured while viewing products at the stalls of the 2014 Helao Nafidi Business Expo. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Alberton trucker in court, 22 October 2014 - Isaac Wade Maruding, the truck driver accused of causing the death of three people in a crash involving 48 vehicles in Alberton, appears in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 22 October 2014. Maruding will hear on 27 October if he is granted bail. Maruding, a married father of two young children, faces three charges of culpable homicide, and another of reckless or negligent driving. He allegedly lost control of his truck, resulting in a crash involving 48 vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the N12 East, Alberton, on the morning of October 14. Three people were killed in the incident, while seven remained critically injured. Nineteen sustained minor injuries, the court heard. Maruding claimed his brakes failed. Picture: SAPA stringer

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× Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett speaks at a news conference at the Pike County Training Center Thursday night, Oct. 30, 2014, after the arrest of suspected police killer Eric Frein by U.S. Marshals at abandoned Birchwood Pocono Airpark. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Mark Pynes)

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