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

UPDATE: FIRE BREAKS OUT AT KEETMANSHOOP SPAR

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 23 September 2018

KEETMANSHOOP, 23 SEP (NAMPA) – Keetmanshoop Spar was destroyed whilst firefighters struggled for hours to contain and extinguish a massive fire inside the shop, which started around 10h00 on Sunday morning.
The fire in Mittel Street in the central business district of the southern town, could only be put out by local firefighters and reinforcements around 17h00.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but suspicions are that a gas bottle exploded in a storeroom at the shop, leading to the devastating fire.
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B2Gold workers demand reinstatement of two suspended colleagues

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 23 September 2018

OTJIWARONGO, 23 SEP (NAMPA) – Over 100 workers of the Otjikoto B2Gold Mine Namibia on Friday evening marched along the Dr Hage Geingob and Dr Libertina Amathila streets at Otjiwarongo, demanding the reinstatement of two suspended workers.
The two workers have been on suspension since August this year, allegedly over WhatsApp comments they made.
On Friday morning, about 400 workers had staged a peaceful demonstration before resuming their duties at the B2Gold Mine near Otavi, where they handed over a petitio ...

Community women complete social business and innovation training

WINDHOEK, 23 SEP (NAMPA) – A group of 44 women of the Women and Men Network Against Crime from the Khomas Region successfully completed training on Introduction to Social Business and Innovation. (NAMPA) LP/PS/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Congo Embassy donates magazines to Hage Geingob High School

Miss Namibia launches mental health programme

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× WINDHOEK, 21 September 2018 - South African cyclist Nolan Hoffman from Team BCX crosses the finish line during the opening stage of the 2018 Tour de Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote's National Week of Action at Chaparral High School on September 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obama is the founder and a co-chairwoman of the organization that aims to help people register and to vote. Early voting for the 2018 midterm elections in Nevada begins on October 20. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Sep 23, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson (33) runs the ball as New England Patriots linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley (51) and linebacker Elandon Roberts (52) attempt to tackle during the game at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

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× Sep 23, 2018; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Winnipeg Jets left wing C.J. Suess (73) skates with the puck past Edmonton Oilers center Brad Malone (24) in the second period at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 22 September 2018 - Namibia Invitation rugby team players celebrating their try in a friendly match against Blue Bulls at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Sep 23, 2018; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Winnipeg Jets left wing Skyler McKenzie (76) (not shown) scores on Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) in the second period at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

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× FILE PHOTO: A view of Uber and Grab offices in Singapore March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

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× The capsized yacht Thuriya of solo sailor Abhilash Tomy is pictured at sea in this September 24, 2018 handout photo by the Indian Navy. Indian Navy/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.