U.S. Government Partners with Namibian Police on Arrests in Pangolin Trafficking Case

During a first of its kind cooperation between U.S. Law Enforcement and the Namibian Police (Nampol), four suspected pangolin traffickers were arrested on July 21 in Namibia. Time-sensitive information received by the Homeland Security Investigations office in Pretoria relating to an imminent dealing by criminals in the illegal sale of a live pangolin was passed ... Read More»

U.S. Africa Command train Namibians in Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Otavi – U.S. Africa Command recently facilitated the training of 15 Namibian personnel in the identification and disposal of unexploded ordnance as part of the U.S. Government’s Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) program. Training was provided to 10 members of the Namibian Defense Force (NDF) and 5 members of the Namibian Police (NAMPOL). The training took ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy brings DEA to workshop with Namibian Drug Enforcement Division officials

Windhoek – The U.S. Embassy Regional Security Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently offered a workshop to the Namibian Police Force-Drug Enforcement Division which included a regional overview and a discussion of drug trafficking trends. The DEA also provided drug testing kits to the Drug Enforcement Division. The workshop was attended by 28 ... Read More»
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