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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× WINDHOEK, 17 September 2017- The late former Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Commissioner, Joseph Ekandjo. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

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× Debris are pictured at the site of a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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× Pope Francis walks through a delegation of flag-bearers belonging to an association of ancient flag games during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Setp. 20, 2017. (Giorgio Onorati/ANSA via AP)

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× NECKARTAL DAM, 15 September 2017 – Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry John Mutorwa (R) talks Neckartal Dam financial matters during a meeting with Salini Impregilo. //Kharas Governor Lucia Basson sits next to him. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) senior councillor for the Ohaingu District, Nghidinihamba Ndilula. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hands with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian during their meeting in New York, the United States, on Sept. 19, 2017. Wang Yi met with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian with the two sides pledging to step up cooperation on global hot-spot issues, climate change, among others. (Xinhua)

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group play the Lusheng, a reed-pipe wind instrument, during the folk performance at Guanxiao Village of Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Wu Lianxun) (ry)

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× A woman walks past a TAB betting shop 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