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, 19 SEP (NAMPA) - Beneficiaries of aid from the Namibia Red Cross Society and the Spanish Red Cross pictured during the 15th partnership anniversary on Tuesday. Rosina Mukonda from the Mayana Community Garden in Kavango East (L) and Nagana Mushavanga benefited from the Drought Relief Programme from both societies at Omega in Kavango East. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- MORELOS (MEXICO), Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A car is seen crushed under the rubble in Jojutla, the state of Morelos, Mexico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Over 220 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/Armando Solis) (ma) (vf)

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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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× Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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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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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Rui)(yk)

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

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× WINDHOEK, 15 September 2017- Members of the public protesting along Independence Avenue in solidarity with Shoprite employees who face dismissal over a strike in July 2015 for better working conditions. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA