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

Fishrot accused allegedly caught with cellphones in jail cells

Written by Erasmus Shalihaxwe on 12 April 2021

WINDHOEK, 12 APR (NAMPA) – Former Justice minister Sacky Shanghala and his Fishrot co-accused James Hatuikulipi were allegedly found in possession of cellphones at the Windhoek Correctional Facility two weeks ago where they are awaiting trial.
The duo is among the nine people arrested in late 2019 and 2020 for allegedly receiving bribes of more than N.dollars 150 million in return for giving preferential access to Namibia’s fishing grounds to Samherji, one of Iceland’s largest fishing companies.
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COVID-19: Namibia records 260 new cases, five deaths

Written by Selma Shiwaya on 12 April 2021

WINDHOEK, 12 APR (NAMPA) – Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Monday announced that Namibia recorded 260 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, and five deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 45 787 and 575 deaths.
Shangula in the daily COVID-19 update said Monday’s confirmed cases have a gender distribution of 134 females and 126 males with an age range of three days to 86 years.
The five deaths were reported from Windhoek, Karasburg, Grootfontein and Mariental district ...

29-year-old male succumb to COVID-19

WINDHOEK, 12 APR (NAMPA)- A 29-year-old male from the Mariental district died of COVID-19, Health and Social Services Executive Director, Ben Nangombe announced on Monday. The deceased had no comorbidities and he passed on on 06 April 2021. The Executive Director made the announcement at the Government Information Centre in the capital. The country now has 575 COVID-19 deaths. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

COVID-19: Namibia records 260 new cases

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× OKAKARARA, 10 April 2021 - The wreck of a sedan vehicle that was involved in an accident at Okakarara on Saturday afternoon killing three men aged 23, 24, and its 39-year-old driver. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani, left, talks with David Fletcher, right, before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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× Apr 12, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center Alexander Kerfoot (15) chase the puck against Montreal Canadiens center Jake Evans (71) during the first period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

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× (210412) -- NABLUS, April 12, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian sellers arrange pickles at a market in the West Bank city of Nablus ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on April 12, 2021. (Photo by Ayman Nobani/Xinhua)

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× WINDHOEK, 30 March 2021 - (From left) SODA Vice-President Pastor Sidney Boois; Miss Namibia finalist Chloe Brandt; Toivo Nuugulu Logistics founder Toivo Nuugulu; Ella du Plessis Head Boy Moses Niikonda and Information and Technology Deputy Minister Emma Theofelus pictured at Khomastura High School on Tuesday. Toivo Nuugulu Logistics donated sanitary pads to the school’s ‘Drop a Pad’ campaign, which was started by the school’s Boys Club to raise awareness of period poverty and collect sanitary pads for girls. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× TOPSHOT - Villagers carry the body of a victim after flash floods in Lembata, East Flores, on April 5, 2021, as torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that have killed at least 91 people and left dozens missing in Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor. (Photo by HANDRIANUS EMANUEL / AFP)

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× Detroit Red Wings' Sam Gagner (89) protects the puck from Carolina Hurricanes' Martin Necas (88) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, April 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on August 5, 2015 shows Tokyo Olympic logo designer Kenjiro Sano standing in front of the logo as he leaves a press conference at the headquarters of Tokyo 2020 in Tokyo. - From the unprecedented coronavirus postponement to sexism scandals and a ban on overseas fans, the path to staging the Tokyo Olympics has been far from smooth, with 100 days until the opening ceremony on July 23, 2021. Kenjiro Sano's original Olympic logo design was ditched over its resemblance to the emblem of a Belgian theatre. Sano denies plagiarism. (Photo by Toru YAMANAKA / AFP)