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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× LANGSTRAND, 18 September 2017 - The Total Service Station at Langstrand between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay is nearly complete. The VG Construction is about to hand over the facility to the owners for opening.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- TAIGU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A pair of senior couple take part in a ceremony celebrating their golden wedding 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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× German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere (L) and German Labour and Social Minister Andrea Nahles chat during the last weekly meeting of the German cabinet before parliamentary elections, at the chancellery in Berlin on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group spin 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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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) senior councillor for the Ohaingu District, Nghidinihamba Ndilula. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Staff at a newsagency man the Tatts Lotto counter in Sydney on September 20, 2017. An Australian court on September 20 dealt a blow to a planned AUD 8.6 billion (USD 6.9 billion) merger of gambling giants Tabcorp and Tatts, ordering a review of the deal following competition concerns. / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST

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× Heinrich Hiesinger, chief executive of ThyssenKrupp AG addresses a news conference in Essen, Germany, September 20, 2017, on the Thyssenkrupp and Indian peer Tata Steel preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image taken on Sept. 19, 2017 shows rescuers and volunteers searching for victims in a collapsed building 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/Montserrat Lopez) (da) (ce) (zy)