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

Shifeta annuls phosphate mining certificate

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has set aside an environmental clearance certificate issued to Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) on the grounds of environmental protection.
The environmental clearance certificate would have allowed NMP to proceed with mining seabed phosphate in a part of the Atlantic Ocean, about 120 kilometres south-west of Walvis Bay. The envisaged marine phosphate mining would be the first of its kind in the world.
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Soroseb gets life imprisonment for killing girlfriend

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – A man who admitted to killing his 20-year-old girlfriend by hitting her with a brick and hammer before stabbing her eight times with a knife has been sent to jail for life on Thursday.
The incident happened on 20 June 2016 in the capital.
David Soroseb, 27, was sentenced to life imprisonment on the count of murder with direct intention to kill in connection with the deadly attacks that he launched on his late girlfriend Jeanet Tatamigu !Haoses on that fateful day.
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Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 June 2018 - Chief Ananias Soroseb of the Kai !Akhoen Hai//om San community of Otjiwarongo (seated with black suit, hat and walking stick) and his traditional councillors pictured on Tuesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Jun 21, 2018; Omaha, NE, USA; Florida Gators second baseman Blake Reese (12) tags out Texas Tech Red Raiders second baseman Brian Klein (5) in the third inning in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

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× Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman sits at the court room for his sentencing hearing at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 22, 2018. An Indonesian court has sentenced Abdurrahman to death for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

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× (180621) -- SANAA, June 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Displaced children from Hodeidah stand outside a room where they will live at a displacement center in Sanaa, Yemen, on June 21, 2018. (Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed)

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Maureen Hinda at the event that marked the celebration of International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Nicaraguans living in Costa Rica demonstrate against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in front of the Nicaraguan embassy in San Jose on June 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / EZEQUIEL BECERRA

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× (180622) -- ZIBO, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Farmers work in a rice field in Gaoqing County in Zibo City, east China's Shandong Province, June 21, 2018. Thursday marked the summer solstice, the northern hemisphere's longest day of the year. (Xinhua/Zhang Weitang) (mp)

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× Los Angeles Angels' Luis Valbuena, right, gestures after hitting a two-run home run as Toronto Blue Jays catcher Luke Maile stands at the plate during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)