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

Security guard allegedly shot and killed at Cheetah Cement Factory

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 14 May 2022

OTJIWARONGO, 14 MAY (NAMPA) – A 23-year-old male security guard succumbed to a gunshot wound he sustained in an alleged shooting incident which took place on Friday at the Cheetah Cement factory situated about six kilometres north of Otjiwarongo.
According to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Saturday preliminary police investigations indicate that the deceased was reportedly knocking off at about 18h00 and shortly after he handed his shif ...


Free Amushelelo: Venaani

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 14 May 2022

WINDHOEK, 14 MAY (NAMPA) – Official opposition leader McHenry Venaani has called for the release of Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) economic commissar Michael Amushelelo following his arrest on Friday for allegedly inciting violence and looting.
Amushelelo also faces charges of closing down shops in China Town in Windhoek the day before.
The ruckus followed a public announcement by the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) that it destroyed counterfeit goods valued at N.dollars 5 million.
This fuelled A ...

UNAM and BOKU to conduct study on plastic waste management

WINDHOEK, 10 MAY (NAMPA) - The University of Namibia (UNAM), in collaboration with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna (BOKU), will conduct a study on how to better manage plastic waste in the future. (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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Cement production shut down at Cheetah cement by labour ministry

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× ARANDIS, 22 April 2022 - Some of the bags of charcoal being packaged and exported to Belgium by the Green Charcoal Namibia company in Arandis. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× (220516) -- COLOMBO, May 16, 2022 (Xinhua) -- Vehicles wait in line for a fill-up outside a gas station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 16, 2022. Sri Lankan Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera on Monday assured the public of adequate fuel in the country soon. Sri Lanka has been facing a severe fuel shortage, triggering almost daily power cuts in the past few months. (Photo by Gayan Sameera/Xinhua)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2022 - Cheetah Cement Board chairperson, Zedekias Gowaseb speaks to the media on Wednesday on the labour unrest at the cement factory. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× ARANDIS, 28 April 2022 - The six water reservoirs inaugurated by Rössing Uranium Limited in Arandis. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (220516) -- SANAA, May 16, 2022 (Xinhua) -- Passengers prepare to board a flight at the Sanaa International Airport in Sanaa, Yemen, May 16, 2022. The first commercial flight in six years took off on Monday from Sanaa, Yemen's capital under the control of the Houthi rebels, as an essential part of the ongoing truce between the Yemeni warring sides. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

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× (220516) -- STOCKHOLM, May 16, 2022 (Xinhua) -- Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson speaks at a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden, on May 16, 2022. Magdalena Andersson on Monday announced the official decision to start the process of the country's application to become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). (Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden/Handout via Xinhua)