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

Nearly 40 people survive off Otjiwarongo dumpsite

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 September 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 SEP (NAMPA) - The Otjiwarongo dumpsite has been turned into a source of food for nearly 40 people carrying along babies and their teen children.
The dumpsite is situated about six kilometres east of town near the military base.
Otjiwarongo Constituency Councillor, Julius Neumbo on Wednesday visited the site with cooked food in his official vehicle.
Upon seeing Neumbo offloading 20 brown loaves of bread, cooked meat, hot soup and drinks from his vehicle, the people hurried to meet him and lin ...


Grade 8 girl faces charge of concealment of birth

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 20 September 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – A 16-year-old Grade 8 learner from the Ondjamba Combined School was arrested Tuesday on a charge of concealment of birth.
Crime Investigations Coordinator of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshikoto Region, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua said in a police report issued Tuesday the suspect committed the offence at her home village of Epembe-Longa at about 01h00 the same day.
“It is alleged the suspect gave birth to a baby boy and wrapped it in a plastic bag and hid it in a suit ...

US will destroy North Korea: Trump

NEW YORK, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump on Tuesday said his government will destroy North Korea. Trump was speaking at the opening of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) general debate in New York. (NAMPA)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 September 2017- The late former Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Commissioner, Joseph Ekandjo. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

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× This file picture taken on May 4, 2017 shows Plutarco Ruiz in court in Tegucigalpa. Plutarco Ruiz, 31, was sentenced to 45 years in prison on September 20, 2017 for the November 2014 murders of his girlfriend Maria Jose Alvarado - Miss Honduras - and her sister Sofia, the spokesman for Honduras' Supreme Court, Melvin Duarte, announced. / AFP PHOTO / ORLANDO SIERRA. / XGTY

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a UN Security Council meeting on the reform of UN peacekeeping at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that politics must be prioritized in the reform of UN peacekeeping operations. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× (170920) -- BEIJING, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yu Zhengsheng (R front), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, meets with members of the Fourth Executive Council of China Overseas Friendship Association (COFA), which was celebrating its 20th anniversary, in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) (lfj)

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× ONGWEDIVA, 17 September 2017 - Players of the Ohangwena Region-based Green Side United receive their prize from tournament coordinator, Charlane Minnaar of the African Deli-sponsored Dinolo Super Netball Tournament regional leg held at Eenhana in Ohangwena on Saturday. (Photo:Contributed) NAMPA

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× North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses for photo during a visit to a fruit orchard in Kwail county, South Hwanghae province in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 21, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

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× Anti-government protesters participate in a march in Guatemala City, Guatemala September 20, 2017. The sign reads: "Corrupt and thief, I'll fire you!! sincerely Guatemala". REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

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× Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)