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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× 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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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Red Apple Group executive member Andrea Catsimatidis (L); Minister of Economic Planning and Director-General of National Planning Commission Tom Alweendo; and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah (R). (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko, right, listens to a report by an unidentified officer as he arrives to attend the Zapad (West) 2017 joint Russia-Belarus military drills at Borisovsky range in Borisov, Belarus, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 September 2017 - National Focal Point Coordinator in the Ministry of Safety and Security, Deputy Nghiwanwa Shaama. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Heinrich Hiesinger, chairman of German industrial group ThyssenKrupp attends a press conference in Essen, western Germany, on September 20, 2017. German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed to merge their steel operations in Europe, sending governments and unions scrambling to ward off job cuts. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Ina Fassbender / Germany OUT

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× This photograph taken on September 19, 2017 shows 69-year-old former photojournalist Alan Lee looking at photographs on his camera at Singapore's Assisi Hospice. Looking frail in a wheelchair and breathing with the aid of an oxygen tank, photographer Alan Lee grasps the camera that he used to take pictures of his fellow patients at a Singapore hospice. The 69-year-old former photojournalist suffers from lung disease and knows he is going to die -- but that has not stopped him pursuing his passion for photography. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

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× (170920) -- FREETOWN, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark sails into Port Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Sept. 19, 2017. The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Tuesday arrived at the shores of Sierra Leone, with a mission to deliver free medical services to 2,000 people within eight days till September 26. (Xinhua/Jiang Shan)