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

Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa (L) officially hands over a new house to the owner, Herman Amawe (R) at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180117) -- RONGJIANG, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People of Dong ethnic group dance during a fair to celebrate their traditional New Year in Zhaihao Town, Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Yang Chengli) (wyo)

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× Truck driver Airat Mardeev, of Russia, and co-driver Aydar Belyaev, of Russia, race their Kamaz during stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar Rally between Belen and Chilecito/Fiambala, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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× WINDHOEK, 11 January 2018 - Land-A-dollar organizers pictured with the Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa (C) and the Mayor of Windhoek Muesee Kazapua at the handover of N.dollars 140 779 collected by the campaign since 2015. (Photo by: George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk, 29, has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 08 January 2018 - Members of the Namibia War Veterans Trust (NamVet) Liberation Movement pictured in Katutura on Monday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu) NAMPA

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× Guingamp's French midfielder Ludovic Blas (L) vies Lyon's Portuguese-Brazilian defender Rafael during the French L1 football match between Guingamp and Lyon at the Roudourou Stadium in Guingamp, western France, on January 17, 2018. Lyon won the match 0-2. / AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU

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× FILE- In this file photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, Evgeni Plushenko of Russia competes in the men's team free skate figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko predicts next month's Olympic figure skating competition in Pyeongchang will be the best ever. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)