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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× 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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× 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) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group play the Lusheng, a reed-pipe wind instrument, during 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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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf speaks during the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Rui) (hy)

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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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× Pope Francis waves as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO

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× (170920) -- DACHENG, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A customer selects the vegetables planted in basins with organic soil at Donghong Xinnong Agricultural Demonstration Garden in Dacheng County, north China's Hebei Province, Sept. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Xiaoguo) (ry)

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers remove debris on a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Sept. 19, 2017. The death toll from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday has risen to 226, according to the head of Mexico's civil protection agency, Luis Felipe Puente. (Xinhua/Str) (dtf)