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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× Police seal off roads near Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – The team responsible for setting up the Record Centre of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture are pictured with the directorate’s Deputy Director of Adult Lifelong Learning, Arts and Culture, Jacqueline Rukamba (second right). (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× ThyssenKrupp AG CEO Heinrich Hiesinger and board members Guido Kerkhoff, Oliver Burkhard and Donatus Kaufmann before 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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 September 2017 - Culture Officer in the Directorate of National Heritage and Cultural Programmes at Otjiwarongo, Hertha Bukassa speaks about the National Heritage Week activities underway in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Pope Francis walks through a delegation of flag-bearers belonging to an association of ancient flag games during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Setp. 20, 2017. (Giorgio Onorati/ANSA via AP)

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× This photograph taken on September 19, 2017 shows 69-year-old former photojournalist Alan Lee at Singapore's Assisi Hospice. Looking frail in a wheelchair and breathing with the aid of an oxygen tank, photographer Alan Lee grasps the camera that he used to take pictures of his fellow patients at a Singapore hospice. The 69-year-old former photojournalist suffers from lung disease and knows he is going to die -- but that has not stopped him pursuing his passion for photography. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

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× A tank takes part in the joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises Zapad-2017 (West-2017) at a training ground near the town of Borisov on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sergei GAPON