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

Super sub Katupose books Warriors' place at Chan finals

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 20 August 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 AUG (NAMPA) – Two second-half goals from Muna Katupose booked Namibia’s place in the finals of the African Nations Championship (Chan) next year.
Namibia's Brave Warriors beat Comoros 2-0 in their return leg of the third-round match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday and 3-2 on aggregate after overcoming a 2-1 defeat dealt to them in Moroni, Comoros last Sunday.
Namibia’s senior national team started the game on a strong note, dominating play, but the Comorians held on to end the first half 0- ...


Kahuure wants Aletta Nguvauva gazetted as chief

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 20 August 2017

OKESETA, 20 AUG (NAMPA) – Ovambanderu community members under the leadership of Queen Aletta Nguvauva has vowed to press on with demands to have their leader officially recognised by Government as chief.
Ovambanderu Senior Traditional Councillor, Erastus Kahuure on Sunday pledged the community’s support for their queen in her quest to be gazetted as leader of her clan.
He was speaking during the commemoration of fallen Ovambanderu leaders at the Okeseta cemetery on Farm Groot Kunichas, some 15 kilometres so ...

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× OKESETA, 20 AUGUST 2017 - Ovambanderu community members under the leadership of Queen Aletta Nguvauva pictured at Okeseta during the annual commemoration. Photo by : Charles Tjatindi (Nampa)

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× A watermarked CCTV frame grab provided by Spanish newspaper El Pais shows a suspect walking through La Boqueria market seconds after a van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain, August 17, 2017. Courtesy of El Pais via REUTERS MANDATORY CREDIT NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS.

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× Members of the Syrian high negotiations committee and the Cairo and Moscow groups are seen during a meeting in Riyadh, on August 21, 2017, in an effort to arrive at an agreement on the political programme that forms the basis of the negotiations with the Syrian government. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE

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× Emergency service members take a selfie prior to an anti-terror drill in Goyang on August 21, 2017. Meanwhile tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated exercise that runs for two weeks in the South. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES

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× OKAMATAPATI, 19 August 2017 - The Senior Traditional Councillor under the Maharero Royal Traditional Authority, Seblon Tjiuoro speaks at the Swapo-Party rally on Saturday at Okamatapati. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, emergency team members collect evidence at the explosion site where the attacks of Barcelona were planned, in Alcanar, Tarragona province, Spain. A top Spanish police official says those behind the attacks on pedestrians had stored more than 100 gas tanks and explosive ingredients at a house in Alcanar that they accidently blew up. Police official Josep Lluis Trapero told reporters at a news conference Sunday ingredients of the explosive TATP, which has been used by Islamic State extremists in other attacks, were found at the home in Alcanar that was destroyed Wednesday, along with more than 100 butane gas tanks. (AP Photo/Joan Revillas)

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× In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, emergency team members collect evidence at the explosion site where the attacks of Barcelona were planned, in Alcanar, Tarragona province, Spain. A top Spanish police official says those behind the attacks on pedestrians had stored more than 100 gas tanks and explosive ingredients at a house in Alcanar that they accidently blew up. Police official Josep Lluis Trapero told reporters at a news conference Sunday ingredients of the explosive TATP, which has been used by Islamic State extremists in other attacks, were found at the home in Alcanar that was destroyed Wednesday, along with more than 100 butane gas tanks. (AP Photo/Joan Revillas)

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× A white sheet is erected as a body of a victim is evacuated to a waiting ambulance while a French forensic police officer searches the site following a car crash on August 21, 2017, in the southern Mediterranean city of Marseille. At least one person has died in Marseille after a car crashed into people waiting at two different bus stops in the southern French port city, police sources told AFP, adding that the suspected driver had been arrested afterwards. The police sources, who asked not to be identified, did not say whether the incident was being treated as a terror attack or an accident. / AFP PHOTO / boris HORVAT