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)

Endorsement is allowed but not de-campaigning others: Mbumba

Family in Brakwater loses all belongings in fire

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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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× XINHUA NEWS AGENCY PHOTO ADVISORY-BEIJING-Sept. 20, 2017. 1. More than 100 people were killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit central Mexico on Tuesday. 2. The General Assembly of the United Nations on Tuesday kicked off its annual general debate, with heads of state and government representatives gathering at the UN headquarters to present their views about pressing world issues.

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× Women push their strollers past a police cordon after three men were arrested in connection with an explosion on the London Underground, in Newport, Wales, Britain, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

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× Esquerra Republicana (ERC) deputy Joan Tarda attends a protest in front of the Economy headquarters of Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona on September 20, 2019, during a search by Spain's Guardia Civil police. The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on October 1 despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it illegal. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO

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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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× RETRANSMITTING FOR HIGHER QUALITY FILE - A man is rescued from a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood after an earthquake struck Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people. (AP Photo/Pablo Ramos)

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image provided by Mexico's Presidency on Sept. 19, 2017 shows Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (3rd R, front) holding a work meeting in the Mexico City's Control, Command, Communication, Computer and Quality Center 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) (dtf)

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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