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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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo, at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A boy plays at a flooded playground close to a shelter, while Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has lost its major hurricane status, after raking Puerto Rico. But forecasters say some strengthening is in the forecast and Maria could again become a major hurricane by Thursday. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (R) is pictured with one of her senior councillors Nghidinihamba Ndilula of the Ohaingu District at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A supporter of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan waves a U.S. and Turkish flag as he waits for him to arrive outside of The Peninsula hotel in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. September 19, 2017. Picture taken September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

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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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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A search dog stands on debris in Mexico City, Capital of Mexico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Over 220 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the temblor, the country's civil protection agency said. (Xinhua/Dan Hang)

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian 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) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on the second day of the general debate at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)