The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

UPDATE: ROBERT MUGABE RESIGNS

Written by Isabel Bento on 21 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 21 NOV (NAMPA) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has stepped down as president late Tuesday afternoon.
His resignation follows pressure from that country’s army which took over the government last week to rid the government of “criminals”.
According to international news reports, Mugabe resigned in a letter to the Zimbabwean Speaker of Parliament.
Large crowds of people were witnessed on live television dancing, singing and jumping in joy after hearing the news of Mugabe’s resignation.
“We coul ...


Police officer arrested for illegal game products

Written by Linea Dishena on 21 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 21 NOV (NAMPA) – A Namibian Police Force (NamPol) officer was arrested in the capital on Tuesday for drunken driving and illegal possession of game products.
The officer was apprehended after he lost control over the police bus he was driving, causing it to overturn at about 02h24 along the Western Bypass.
He was treated for minor injuries at the Katutura State Hospital. His two civilian passengers escaped unharmed.
Police found an unskinned oryx and a warthog in the bus.
NamPol Deputy Commissio ...

Mugabe's resignation casts mixed emotions.

WINDHOEK, 21 NOV (NAMPA) ? While the exit of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe from active politics is hailed in some circles, many Zimbabweans will be looking at the situation with mixed emotions. Mugabe resigned as president on Tuesday in a letter read by Speaker Jacob Mudenda in Parliament. Namibian political analysts and commentators told Nampa on Tuesday shortly after news broke on Mugabe?s resignation that the next few years will be critical for Zimbabwe. Political analyst Dr Nico Horn is of the opinion that while many may celebrate Mugabe's departure, it could in fact be a wait-and-see situation for many Zimbabweans. He said the fact that Mugabe only resigned after a military intervention, speaks volumes of the political future of the southern African nation. CT/ND/HP (Edited by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 16 November 2017 - Regional Chairperson of Namibia Public Passenger Transport Association (NPPTA) in Kavango East Region, Thobias Hamutenya speaks during a stakeholder meeting. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Fans clash during Copa Sudamericana soccer game between Argentina's Independent and Paraguay's Libertad, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

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× Hany Abu-Assad, Palestinian director for the opening film "The Mountain Between Us", poses during the opening of the 39th Cairo International Film Festival in Cairo, Egypt November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× REHOBOTH, 19 November 2017 - Manager: Communication and Transformation at Old Mutual Mauriza Fredericks (front left); Old Mutual Executive: Marketing, Transformation and Customer Strategy Ndangi Katoma (second from left); CEO and Founder of African Leadership Institute Dawie Fourie (behind woman with light blue dress) and graduates of the Old Mutual Principals’ Academy for 2017. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× St. Louis Blues' Joel Edmundson (6) knocks the puck away from Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl, center, as Blues goalie Jake Allen, right, watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 November 2017 - Chief Executive Officer of the New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC), Audrin Mathe takes an oath when he appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× St. Louis Blues' Vince Dunn (29) is blocked from the puck by Edmonton Oilers' Oscar Klefbom, of Sweden, as goalie Laurent Brossoit, left, watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)