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

Alleged murderer back in court at Keetmanshoop

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 20 August 2018

KEETMANSHOOP, 20 AUG (NAMPA) – A 29-year-old man accused of murdering a 39-year-old man here in May this year, made his third appearance in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
The accused, Benny Pieters appeared before Magistrate Frans Anderson who postponed the case to 26 September 2018 for further police investigations and for Pieters to finalise his legal representation.
During his second court appearance, Pieters was granted bail of N.dollars 2 500 by Magistrate Murray Shikongo, on condition ...


Gobabis murder conspiracy accused loses second lawyer

Written by Simon Endjala on 20 August 2018

WINDHOEK, 20 AUG (NAMPA) – Gobabis resident Rachel Rittmann, who allegedly connived with her lover to murder her husband in August 2013, on Monday lost her legal representation.
The 46-year-old Rittmann’s State-funded lawyer, Appolos Shimakeleni, withdrew from the case because of the accused’s alleged failure to give him instructions on how to proceed with the matter.
Shimakeleni is the second government-funded defence lawyer to withdraw from the case in less than two months, following Hipura Ujaha, who wit ...

See you soon: Kabila

WINDHOEK, 17 AUG (NAMPA) – “Since I do not like farewells, I will not say goodbye today, but rather see you soon.” These were the words of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila Kabange during his farewell speech delivered at the opening ceremony of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) (NAMPA) IB/AS/ND (Video by Linea Dishena)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 August 2018 - Namibia (players in blue) on Saturday beat Kenya 53-28 to win the Rugby Africa Gold Cup for the fifth successive time and qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 14 AUGUST 2018 - The Deputy Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Aino Kapewangolo, Governor of Kavango East region Samuel Mbambo with street committee members at the launch of Food Bank program in Rundu (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× (180821) -- LAHORE, Aug. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People travel on an overcrowded bus to go back to their hometowns before Eid al-Adha festival in eastern Pakistan's Lahore on Aug. 20, 2018. People in Pakistan will celebrate festival of Eid al-Adha on Aug. 22-24. (Xinhua/Jamil Ahmed)(dh)

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× Aug 20, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Jose Martinez (38) celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 17 August 2018 - Southern African Development Community Heads of State and Government and invited guests pictured here during the 38th SADC Summit. (Photo by: Chelva Wells) NAMPA

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× Canada's starting pitcher Ian Huang (19) throws a pitch against Mexico in the first inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Canada won the game 6-4, eliminating Mexico. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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× 2018 MTV Video Music Awards - Show - Radio City Music Hall, New York, U.S., August 20, 2018 - Camila Cabello accepts the Artist of the Year award. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 August 2018 - Assistant Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Namibia's Southern Campus, Dr Erold Naomab speaks at the official opening of the 2018 UNAM SC Cultural Festival on Thursday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA