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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× ThyssenKrupp AG CEO Heinrich Hiesinger and board members Guido Kerkhoff, Oliver Burkhard and Donatus Kaufmann before a news conference in Essen, Germany, September 20, 2017, on the Thyssenkrupp and Indian peer Tata Steel preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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× Kenyan police officers seal off a road near Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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× (170920) -- JINZHONG, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor views photos at the 17th Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, one of China's best preserved ancient towns, in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. More than 2,000 photographers from dozens of countries and regions gathered at Pingyao for the festival from Sept. 19 to 25. Over 16,000 photos by photographers in the United States, Britain, France and Sri Lanka among others are on display. (Xinhua/Liang Zhiqiang) (ry)

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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - President Hage Geingob engaging with Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- TAIGU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Senior couples take part in a ceremony celebrating their golden weddings at the Shanxi Agricultural University in Taigu County of Jinzhong City, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. A total of 33 couples who have been married for 50 years attended the ceremony of golden wedding. The senior couples used to work in the university. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (R) is pictured with one of her senior councillors Nghidinihamba Ndilula of the Ohaingu District at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× KONGOLA, 14 September 2017 - Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Tommy Nambahu (R) speaks to learners shortly after a half-day cleaning campaign at Kongola in the Zambezi Region on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA