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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× WINDHOEK, 17 September 2017- The late former Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Commissioner, Joseph Ekandjo. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- SANTIAGO, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chilean soldiers take part in annual military parade to celebrate the Day of the Glories of the Army at the O'Higgins park, in Santiago, Chile, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Jorge Villegas) (dtf)

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× (FILES) In this photograph taken on January 31, 2007, a Tata logo from a car is seen in the business district of Mumbai. German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed September 20 to merge their steel operations in Europe, taking second place in the continent's market behind ArcelorMittal. The two groups, which will finalise the deal in 2018, expect efficiency savings of between 400 and 600 million euros ($480-720 million) per year and are likely to shed 4,000 jobs in production and administration. / AFP PHOTO / SAJJAD HUSSAIN / XGTY

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× A man takes a closer look at a turbofan engine for a combat airplane developed by Motor Sich, Ukraine on display at the Aviation Expo China in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. A foreign business group is urging China to carry out promises to open its economy and warned inaction might fuel a backlash against free trade amid mounting U.S. and European criticism of Beijing. The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China said Beijing is backtracking in some areas, including imposing new restrictions on good imports, express delivery and legal services. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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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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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta (L); Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America Martin Andjaba (M); Red Apple Group Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer John Catsimatidis during a meeting that took place in New York. (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko, right, listens to a report by an unidentified officer as he arrives to attend the Zapad (West) 2017 joint Russia-Belarus military drills at Borisovsky range in Borisov, Belarus, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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× A collapsed building is seen an night in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing 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/Rebecca Blackwell)