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

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 ...


NA torn, shuts down Maamberua's motion on resettlement

Written by Anna Salkeus on 19 September 2017

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – Swapo Party members in the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday blocked a motion on resettlement by Swanu Party member, Usutuaije Maamberua, tearing the house apart.
The August house was divided when Maamberua rose to motivate a motion which he indicated last week that he would table today.
The motion was to debate the status of the implementation process of the Resettlement Policy, looking at the criteria, process and the list of people who have been resettled since independence to ...

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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× 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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× (170920) -- SANTIAGO, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chilean president Michelle Bachelet (C) views the honor guards during annual military parade celebrating the Day of the Glories of the Army at the O'Higgins park, in Santiago, Chile, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Jorge Villegas) (dtf)

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× A Balinese girl prays as the Mount Agung raised its alert level at a temple in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Indonesia officials have more than doubled the size of no go zone around the mount Agung volcano o the tourist island of Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image taken on Sept. 19, 2017 shows Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (1st L) inspecting the rescue work at the Enrique C. Rebsamen School after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico. At least 216 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/Mexico's Presidency) (da) (ce) (zy)

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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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× (170920) -- TAIGU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Senior couples pose for a group photo in a ceremony celebrating their golden weddings at the Shanxi Agricultural University in Taigu County of Jinzhong City, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. A total of 33 couples who have been married for 50 years attended the ceremony of golden wedding. The senior couples used to work in the university. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group take part in the folk performance at Guanxiao Village of Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Wu Lianxun) (ry)

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× FIFA president Gianni Infantino speaks during the 13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Geneva, Switzerland September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy