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, 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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× 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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× New York Yankees' Aaron Judge gestures to the stands after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. Also seen is New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks at left. The Yankees won 4-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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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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× WINDHOEK, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein delivers a keynote address during an Old Mutual event in the capital, calling on the private sector to meet Government halfway in transforming the local economy. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× In this photo taken on June 17, 2018, Afghan Taliban militants and residents stand on a armoured Humvee vehicle of the Afghan National Army (ANA) as they celebrate ceasefire on the third day of Eid in Maiwand district of Kandahar province. Extraordinary scenes of Afghan Taliban and security forces spontaneously celebrating a historic ceasefire showed many fighters on both sides were fed up with the conflict, raising hopes that peace in the war-torn country was possible, analysts said. / AFP PHOTO / JAVED TANVEER / TO GO WITH Afghanistan-unrest-ceasefire,FOCUS by Allison Jackson