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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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - President Hage Geingob engaging with Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× TOPSHOT - Russia's Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying the members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 53/54, US astronauts Joseph Akaba and Mark Vande Hei and Russia's cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, blasts off from the launch pad to the International Space Station (ISS) early on September 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

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× Members of the military help remove damaged boats after the passage of hurricane Irma and Maria in Orient Bay, St. Martin, on September 20, 2017. After killing at least nine people in the Caribbean, Maria slammed into Puerto Rico's southeast coast at daybreak before churning across the US territory which is home to 3.4 million. / AFP PHOTO / Helene Valenzuela

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