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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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta (L); Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America Martin Andjaba (M); Red Apple Group Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer John Catsimatidis during a meeting that took place in New York. (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK,17 September 2017- Reusable bags. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× File - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, discusses immigration reform before a group of students, faculty and others at California State University in Sacramento, Calif. 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. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 - Executive Director of the National Research Fund of the Republic of Mozambique, Professor Victoria Langa de Jesus (L) and acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Commission on Research and Science and Technology, Enid Keramen exchange the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Windhoek. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) 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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× A gravel track passes through scorched earth on the outskirts of Waterton Lakes, Alta., Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The townsite, which is inside Waterton National Park, was evacuated on Sept. 8 due to the Kenow wildfire. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

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× TOPSHOT - Real Madrid's forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo looks on after the UEFA Champions League football match Real Madrid CF vs APOEL FC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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× SWAKOPMUND, 15 SEP (NAMPA) - Batteries. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku ) NAMPA