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, 18 September 2017 - National Focal Point Coordinator in the Ministry of Safety and Security, Deputy Nghiwanwa Shaama. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× TOPSHOT - New US citizens wave US national flags at a naturalization ceremony at Alexandria City Hall in Alexandria, Virginia on September 12, 2017. Each year, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomes approximately 680,000 citizens during naturalization ceremonies across the United States and around the world. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS

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× File - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tries to talk as protesters demonstrate during a press conference on the DREAM ACT in San Francisco. Pelosi said Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul was premature. Instead, lawmakers must focus on protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, Pelosi said. (Lea Suzuki/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)

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× TOPSHOT - Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (L) vies with Borussia Dortmund's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London, on September 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK

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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) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Dragan Covic, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), waits to 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)

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× TOPSHOT - Besiktas' Dutch midfielder Ryan Babel (2ndL) celebrates with teammate forward Cenk Tosun after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Porto vs Beskitas JK at the Dragao stadium in Porto on September 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA

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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Red Apple Group, John Catsimatidis (L) shows President Hage Geingob his wall of fame, comprising pictures he took with renowned people including United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump, former USA President Bill Clinton and the late Cuban President Fidel Castro. (Photo Contributed) NAMPA