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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× In this undated photo released by Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation, Alba, an albino orangutan, sits on a branch of a tree at Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. The conservation group says it wants to create a 5-hectare "forest island" for the world's only known albino orangutan after rescuing it from villagers five months ago. The 5-year-old orangutan a can't be safely returned to the wild because of health issues related to her albinism. (BOS Foundation via AP)

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× Suspected Indonesian militant Muhammad Nur Solihin leaves the court room after his sentencing hearing at East Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The court sentenced Solihin to 11 years in prison for leading a plot to attack a presidential guard-changing ceremony in Jakarta and one of his co-conspirators to six years prison. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with Namibian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ying) (zy)

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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) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari 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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× (FILES) In this photograph taken on May 25, 2016, India's Tata Steel group Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer Koushik Chatterjee gestures as he speaks during a news conference in 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 / PUNIT PARANJPE / XGTY

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× WINDHOEK, 14 September 2017- Councillor of the Katutura East Constituency, Ruben Sheehama address community members of the 'Sonder Water' informal settlement. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA