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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× Pope Francis waves as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO

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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Press Secretary in the Office of the President Albertus Auchamub (L); Businessman Christopher Nixon Cox; Economic Advisor to the President John Steytler; and Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America Martin Andjaba (R). (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× Yousef Al-Bahtini, a twelve-year-old Palestinian boy invited to attempt the record attempt for "fastest time to travel 20 metres in a contortion roll" by Guinness World Records, shows off his acrobatic skills as he contorts his body on the beach in Gaza City on September 20, 2017. Al-Bahtini currently awaits permission to travel to Jordan where he is to perform the attempt. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – Regional Archivist of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture, Beauty Matongo. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- PUEBLA, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Image taken on Sept. 19, 2017 shows the interior of the Tepontla Church after an earthquake in Cholula de Rivadavia, Puebla state, 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/Str) (da) (ce) (zy)

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× A Balinese girl prays as the Mount Agung raised its alert level at a temple in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Indonesia officials have more than doubled the size of no go zone around the mount Agung volcano o the tourist island of Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

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× (170920) -- TAIGU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Senior couples take part in a ceremony celebrating their golden weddings at the Shanxi Agricultural University in Taigu County of Jinzhong City, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. A total of 33 couples who have been married for 50 years attended the ceremony of golden wedding. The senior couples used to work in the university. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)