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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× 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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× SWAKOPMUND, 15 September 2017 - Clive Lawrence, the general manager of health services in the Swakopmund Municipality. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere arrives for the last weekly meeting of the German cabinet before parliamentary elections, at the chancellery in Berlin on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers remove debris on a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of 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/Str) (dtf)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – The team responsible for setting up the Record Centre of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture are pictured with the directorate’s Deputy Director of Adult Lifelong Learning, Arts and Culture, Jacqueline Rukamba (second right). (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Newly elected Federal Councillor Liberal-Radical Party's Ignazio Cassis gives an oath after the announcement of the vote's results during an election meeting of the Federal assembly on September 20, 2017 at the House of Parliament in Bern. The Federal Council is the seven-member executive council which constitutes the federal government of the Swiss Confederation and serves as the collective executive head of government and state of Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER SCHNEIDER

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× (170920) -- FREETOWN, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark is welcomed by Sierra leone's military band at Port Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Sept. 19, 2017. The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Tuesday arrived at the shores of Sierra Leone, with a mission to deliver free medical services to 2,000 people within eight days till September 26. (Xinhua/Jiang Shan)

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× This photograph taken on September 19, 2017 shows 69-year-old former photojournalist Alan Lee posing in front of his photo exhibit at Singapore's Assisi Hospice. Looking frail in a wheelchair and breathing with the aid of an oxygen tank, photographer Alan Lee grasps the camera that he used to take pictures of his fellow patients at a Singapore hospice. The 69-year-old former photojournalist suffers from lung disease and knows he is going to die -- but that has not stopped him pursuing his passion for photography. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN