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

Ambunda leaving for Singapore on Sunday for world title fight

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 21 September 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 SEP (NAMPA) – Paulus ‘El Jesus’ Ambunda leaves on Sunday for Singapore, where he will fight against Muhamad Ridhwan for the vacant International Boxing Organisation (IBO) world super bantamweight title on 29 September.
Ambunda told Nampa on Friday all is set for the trip as preparations had progressed well.
“I am ready for the trip and the fight. I prepared well with my team and had good sparring sessions with Sakaria Lucas and Nathaniel Kakololo. My coaching team of Imms Moses and Nicky Natang ...


Two Angolans in VAT refund saga sentenced

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 September 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 SEP (NAMPA) – Two Angolan nationals who pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding the Ministry of Finance through the value added tax (VAT) refund scam between 2015 and 2016, were on Friday sentenced to pay fines.
Paulino Manuel Natal, 35, pleaded guilty to providing a forged invoice in order to claim VAT refunds from the ministry by falsely claiming that he had purchased from Namibia and exported to Angola equipment to the sum of N.dollars 797 525, which entitled him to a VAT refund of N.dollars ...

Congo Embassy donates magazines to Hage Geingob High School

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – The Embassy of the Republic of Congo in Namibia handed over 500 magazines to the Hage Geingob High School library here on Wednesday. (NAMPA) EK/PS/HP (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK,21 SEPTEMBER 2018- The Secretary of Swapo Party Elders Council, Mukwaita Shanyengana speaks on land reform and agrarian reform issues at Swapo Headquarters. ( Photo by: Benhard Kiinge) NAMPA

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× Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) march during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq, in the capital Tehran on September 22, 2018. - In Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz during commemoration of the same event, dozens of people were killed with dozens others wounded in an attack targeting another army parade, state media reported on September 22. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

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× (180922) -- MINSK, Sept. 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Zhao Leji (L), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, meets with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus, Sept. 20, 2018. Zhao Leji visited Belarus on Sept. 20-22. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei) (hxy)

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× (180922) -- BUDAPEST, Sept. 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Visitors view pictures on display at the World Press Photo exhibition in Budapest, Hungary, on Sept. 21, 2018. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi) (jmmn)

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× KALKFELD, 20 September 2018 - A group photo of Kalkfeld student graduates in basic vocational training courses that was offered to them by the Women’s Action for Development. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180922) -- BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens buy mooncakes at a shop in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 21, 2018. Mooncake is a traditional pastry for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Sept. 24 this year. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin) (wyo)

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× Markus Soeder, governor of the German state of Bavaria, attends the tapping of the first barrel of beer by Munich's mayor Dieter Reiter as part of the opening of the 185th 'Oktoberfest' beer festival in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The world's largest beer festival will be held from Sept. 22 until Oct. 7, 2018. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)

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× (FILES) In this file photograph taken on September 20, 2018, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his shot from the eighth tee during the first round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 20, 2018 in Atlanta. - The most successful golfer in the team with four major titles, Europe will need McIlroy at his best to wrestle the trophy back from the visitors. Has shown signs of form this season, but struggled with the putter, something Bjorn will be hoping changes quickly. (Photo by SAM GREENWOOD / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)