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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Family in Brakwater loses all belongings in fire

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× LANGSTRAND, 18 September 2017 - The Total Service Station at Langstrand between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay is nearly complete. VG Construction is about to hand over the facility to the owners for opening.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- EIN BOKEK (ISRAEL), Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People relax in the Dead Sea at Ein Bokek, Israel, Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Guo Yu) (hy)

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× Kenyan Supreme Court judges, from left to right, Njoki Ndung'u, Deputy Chief Justice Philomela Mwilu, Chief Justice David Maraga, Jackton Ojwang and Isaac Lenaola deliver their detailed ruling concerning the August presidential elections, at the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Ap Photo?Sayyid Abdul Azim)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 15 September 2017 - The window of the tourists' car smashed by criminals, who tried to rob valuables from the car at Langstrand. They were caught red-handed by the police. (Photo contributed) 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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× Swiss Football Association president Peter Gillieron speaks during the 13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Geneva, Switzerland September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

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× LANGSTRAND, 18 September 2017 - The Total Service Station at Langstrand between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay is nearly complete. VG Construction is about to hand over the facility to the owners for opening.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the last weekly meeting of the German cabinet before parliamentary elections, at the chancellery in Berlin on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL