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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× SWAKOPMUND, 16 September 2017 - Alexander Alexander, the environmentalist from Nacoma, standing in front of volunteers who participated in the International Coastal clean-up campaign at Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Investigators search rubbish bins behind 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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× An injured person is carried after being rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing at least more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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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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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes her seat 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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× Investigators search rubbish bins behind 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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× An injured person is carried after being rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed after an earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing at least more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)