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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – //Kharas Governor, Lucia Basson and Director of Education in the //Kharas Region, /Awebahe //Hoeseb. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× A tank takes part in the Zapad 2017 war games at a range near the town of Borisov, Belarus September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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× A man nicknamed Butch, 34, who didn't want to give his real name, sits on a folding chair as he waits for the release of Apple's new iPhone 8 in front of a mobile carrier's store in Tokyo, Japan September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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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

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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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× Staff at a newsagency man the Tatts Lotto counter in Sydney on September 20, 2017. An Australian court on September 20 dealt a blow to a planned AUD 8.6 billion (USD 6.9 billion) merger of gambling giants Tabcorp and Tatts, ordering a review of the deal following competition concerns. / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST

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× A model of an Airbus A330-300 passenger jet is displayed during a ceremony at the Airbus Long Range Cabin Completion Centre in northeastern China's Tianjin Municipality Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Airbus officially inaugurated the facility on Wednesday with the delivery of an Airbus A330 passenger jet to Tianjin Airlines. (Chinatopix via AP)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Senior Councillor Nghidinihamba Ndilula (L) of the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority's Ohaingu District is pictured with women from his district at the Oukwanyama Palace at the Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region, where they donated several bags of mahangu and sorghum to Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA