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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× LANGSTRAND, 18 September 2017 - The Total Service Station at Langstrand between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay is nearly complete. The VG Construction is about to hand over the facility to the owners for opening.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition supporters pray near Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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× (FILES) In this photograph taken on January 31, 2007, a Tata logo from a car is seen in the business district of Mumbai. German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed September 20 to merge their steel operations in Europe, taking second place in the continent's market behind ArcelorMittal. The two groups, which will finalise the deal in 2018, expect efficiency savings of between 400 and 600 million euros ($480-720 million) per year and are likely to shed 4,000 jobs in production and administration. / AFP PHOTO / SAJJAD HUSSAIN / XGTY

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× (170920) -- MORELOS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People rest outside their home after an earthquake in Jojutla municipality, Morelos state, Mexico, on Sept. 19, 2017. The death toll from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday has risen to 226, according to the head of Mexico's civil protection agency, Luis Felipe Puente. (Xinhua/Margarito Perez) (dtf)

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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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× 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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× Kenya's Supreme Court judges preside before delivering a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling last month's presidential election in Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes her seat during the last weekly meeting of the German cabinet before parliamentary elections, at the chancellery in Berlin on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL