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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 September 2017 - Culture Officer in the Directorate of National Heritage and Cultural Programmes at Otjiwarongo, Hertha Bukassa speaks about the National Heritage Week activities underway in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian President Michel Temer speaks during the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Rui) (hy)

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

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× FILE - In this Thursday, July 13, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Banking Committee. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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× ONGWEDIVA, 17 September 2017 - Players of the Ohangwena Region-based Green Side United receive their prize from tournament coordinator, Charlane Minnaar of the African Deli-sponsored Dinolo Super Netball Tournament regional leg held at Eenhana in Ohangwena on Saturday. (Photo:Contributed) NAMPA

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× Airbus COO and President Commercial Aircraft Fabrice Bregier speaks at a briefing after the inauguration ceremony of the Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in Tianjin on September 20, 2017. Aerospace giant Airbus on September 20 inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with US rival Boeing. / AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta (L); Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America Martin Andjaba (M); Red Apple Group Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer John Catsimatidis during a meeting that took place in New York. (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× Esquerra Republicana (ERC) deputy Joan Tarda (L) and European Parliament member Ramon Tremosa (R) attend a protest in front of the Economy headquarters of Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona on September 20, 2019, during a search by Spain's Guardia Civil police. The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on October 1 despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it illegal. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO