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ACC arrests Fischcor CEO Mike Nghipunya

Written by Erasmus Shalihaxwe on 17 February 2020

WINDHOEK, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) Chief Executive Officer Mike Nghipunya was on Monday arrested by the Anti- Corruption Commission in connection with the ongoing Fishrot scandal investigations.
ACC director Paulus Noa confirmed to Nampa that Nghipunya was taken in for questioning, which led to his arrest.
He is expected to appear in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
Nghipunya was last year suspended after he was implicated in the corruption scandal, which ...


Xoagub pins Olympic gold medal hopes on Johannes

Written by Erasmus Shalihaxwe on 17 February 2020

WINDHOEK, 17 FEB (NAMPA) - Namibia National Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association (NNOC-CGA) President, Abner Xoagub, has pinned his hopes on marathon runner Helalia Johannes to win Namibia’s first gold medal at the quadrennial showpiece.
He made these remarks on Monday when Johannes presented her medals and awards to Deputy Minister of Defence, Billy Mwaningange, and other senior officials in the ministry, where she is employed as a warrant officer.
Xoagub said since independence, Namibia ha ...

GIPF invests N.dollars 90 millions in blueberry project at Mashare

MASHARE, 09 FEB (NAMPA) - The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has invested N.dollars 90 million in a local company, Konigstein Capital, for a blueberry agricultural project at the Mashare Irrigation Scheme. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

Soap and detergent manufacturing project launched

Development should not just happen in urban centres: Nuyoma

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× WINDHOEK, 10 February 2020- Namibian National Students Organization (NANSO) President Simon Taapopi presents the outcomes of 'Access to Education Campaign' that was launched December 2019, during NANSO National Executive Committee meeting in Okahandja.

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× WINDHOEK, 23 January 2020- Minister of Education Arts and Culture, Martin Andjaba, at the appointment of the members of the National Heritage Council. From right to left, Sanet Steenkamp, Rosa Persendt, Andjaba, Natalia /Goagoses and Salomon April. (Photo by: Esca Kamanya) (NAMPA)

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× (200214) -- ZANZIBAR, Feb. 14, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An artist performs during the Sauti za Busara (Zanzibar Music Festival) in stone town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Feb. 13, 2020. Sauti za Busara, one of Africa's leading festivals kicked off on Thursday at Tanzania's Zanzibar Old Fort in Stone Town, bringing together a wide array of artists from across the African continent. (Xinhua)

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× OMUTHIYA, 31 January 2020 - Deputy Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Anna Nghipondoka. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A farmer checks his fields following Storm Dennis, near Crickhowell, South Wales, Britain February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

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× Victoria Pendleton, former track cyclist arrives for the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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× WINDHOEK, 29 January 2020 - Nine-year-old Peter Nsamba (R) and his younger brother Ernest playing with a toy they built themselves at their home in Okahandja Park. (Photo by: Lotto Shihepo) NAMPA


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