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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – //Kharas Governor, Lucia Basson and Director of Education in the //Kharas Region, /Awebahe //Hoeseb. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Anti-government protesters participate in a march in Guatemala City, Guatemala September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – Regional Archivist of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture, Beauty Matongo. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× FILE - This July 18, 2017 file photo shows Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church in Carefree, Ariz., where flash flood victims Maria Raya-Garcia and her husband Hector Miguel Garnica worshipped and had their children baptized. The man who survived an Arizona flash flood that killed 10 of his family members says he believes it was luck that allowed him to save his 1-year-old daughter from the onslaught. In an interview Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, with The Associated Press, Cesar Garcia said as the water swept them away, he grabbed his daughter and shielded her from the debris. He said he knew if he didn't hold on to her, "she was going to be gone." (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)

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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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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is seen on a screen as he addresses the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on the second day of the general debate at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

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× (170920) -- MORELOS (MEXICO), Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Volunteers remove debris of a collapsed building in Jojutla, state of Morelos, Mexico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto decreed three days of national mourning on Wednesday for the victims of the powerful quake that killed over 200 people and toppled buildings in central Mexico on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Armando Solis) (ma) (vf)

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× The Santiago Apostol church stands damaged after the 7.1 earthquake in the town of Atzala in Puebla state, Mexico, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017. According to family members of the 11 people who died inside the church during Tuesday's quake, the roof collapsed during a Mass held to baptize a two-year-old girl, and the only people who survived were the baby's father, the priest and the priest's assistant. (AP Photo/Pablo Spencer)