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

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× Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrives to attend a meeting of the parties to the Iran nuclear deal during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a UN Security Council meeting on the reform of UN peacekeeping at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that politics must be prioritized in the reform of UN peacekeeping operations. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× OSHAKATI, 16 September 2017 - Girls from Ndiyona Combined School (CS) in the Kavango East Region pictured on Saturday after winning netball category of the 2017 Metropolitan/Swabou Summer Cup and received N.dollars 15 000, floating trophy and gold medals. They defeated their counterparts from Oshaaluwata CS in the Omusati Region by 24-18. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 18 September 2017 - Co-founder and Managing Trustee of Generation of African Intellectuals Trust, Maxwell Nghidinwa. (Photo:Contributed) NAMPA

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× Nest co-founder Matt Rogers discusses an array of new home-security devices at a media event in San Francisco on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glenn CHAPMAN

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× U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives to attend a meeting of the parties to the Iran nuclear deal during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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× Blackstone Group chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)