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Namibia first SADC country to implement Container Control Programme

Written by Isabel Bento on 25 September 2021

WALVIS BAY, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – Namibia has become the first SADC country to implement the Container Control Programme (CCP), used in the prevention of drug trafficking and other illicit cross-border activities.
The programme which was launched here on Friday is a joint initiative delivered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Customs Organisation (WCO) with a mission to assist countries in enhancing border and trade supply chain security, while facilitating legitimate trade.
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First Namibian ammonium nitrate emulsion plant opened at Rooikop

Written by Isabel Bento on 25 September 2021

ROOIKOP, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – An ammonium nitrate emulsion (ANE) plant was inaugurated at Rooikop on Friday, the first of its kind in Namibia.
Located 25 kilometres from the Port of Walvis Bay, the Rooikop plant is owned and operated by Orica and is a result of a partnership with Native Holdings, who has provided the site and is the manufacturing permit holder.
Zak Kotze of Orica said the company aims to supply all customers countrywide by offering state-of-the-art bulk technologies for both surface and underg ...

SA resist urge to swing axe for Wallabies rematch

BRISBANE, 16 SEP (AFP/NAMPA)- South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber opted for continuity today rather than wield the axe, as the Springboks look to bounce back in their return Rugby Championship clash against Australia. (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 September 2021 - The newly appointed Otjiwarongo local authority councillor, Fearika Elizabeth Botha (left) being sworn in to her new position by Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Karel Muyeghu (right) on Wednesday. Botha joins the municipality on the ticket of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJIKONDAVIRONGO, 15 September 2021 - Otjikondavirongo Primary Shool in the Kunene Region. (Photo: Contributed)

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× NEW YORK, 24 September 2021 - President Hage Geingob speaks during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. (Photo: Contributed)

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× TOKYO, 02 September 2021 - Namibia's T11 athlete Lahja Ishitile and her guide Sydney Kamuaruuma in action during the T11 200m sprint at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 23 September 2021 - Presidential Advisor on Youth Matters and Enterprise Development, Daisry Mathias pictured at Fidel Castro Primary School during a readathon event. (Photo by: Matheus Hamunyela) NAMPA

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× LÜDERITZ, 08 September 2021 - (From left) Indonesia's Ambassador to Namibia, Wisnu Edi Pratignyo; Lüderitz public library librarian Beverley Van Wyk and Lüderitz Mayor Anna-Marie Hartzenburg pictured with some of the books donated by the Indonesian Embassy to the Lüderitz library. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Kashmiri villager boys carry walnuts after cleaning them in a nearby stream in Budgham area, northeast of Srinagar, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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× WINDHOEK, 13 September 2021 - Brave Gladiators players go through their paces under the watchful eye of assistant coach Uerikondjera Mamie Kasaona (in black) during one of the training sessions at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) Technical Centre in preparation for the upcoming Cosafa tournament scheduled for Port Elizabeth, South Africa from 28 September until 09 October. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA