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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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× Newly elected Swiss Minister Ignazio Cassis of the Swiss Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) swears at the Swiss parliament in Bern, Switzerland September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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× Heinrich Hiesinger, chief executive of ThyssenKrupp AG addresses 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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× TAB signage sits above a TAB betting shop in Sydney on September 20, 2017. An Australian court on September 20 dealt a blow to a planned AUD 8.6 billion (USD 6.9 billion) merger of gambling giants Tabcorp and Tatts, ordering a review of the deal following competition concerns. / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST

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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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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Senior Councillor Nghidinihamba Ndilula (L) of the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority's Ohaingu District is pictured with women from his district at the Oukwanyama Palace at the Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region, where they donated several bags of mahangu and sorghum to Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image provided by Mexico's Presidency on Sept. 19, 2017 shows Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (3rd R, front) holding a work meeting in the Mexico City's Control, Command, Communication, Computer and Quality Center after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico. At least 216 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the temblor, the country's civil protection agency said. (Xinhua/Mexico's Presidency) (dtf)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on June 12, 2017 shows journalists standing outside the French Socialist Party (PS) headquarters in Paris a day after the first round of France's legislative elections. The Socialist Party (PS) has decided to sell its headquarters on the rue de Solferino in Paris, for financial and political reasons, announced PS' treasurer Jean-François Debat on September 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel BONAVENTURE