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

Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - FA Cup Third Round Replay - Wigan Athletic vs AFC Bournemouth - DW Stadium, Wigan, Britain - January 17, 2018 Wigan Athletic’s Will Grigg in action with Bournemouth's Jack Simpson Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

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× Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria celebrates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-German and Dijon on January 17, 2018 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON

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× A model wears a creation for Valentino men's Fall-Winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180117) -- RONGJIANG, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People of Dong ethnic group attend a fair to celebrate their traditional New Year in Zhaihao Town, Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Yang Chengli) (wyo)

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× (180117) -- BANDUNG, Jan. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A woker produces quinine powder from cinchona bark at PTPN VIII Bukit Tunggul in Bandung, Indonesia. Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Banyu Biru) (zcc)

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× Denmark's Mikkel Hansen (over) vies with Spain's Joan Canellas during their group 'D' match of the 13th Men's European Handball Championships Denmark versus Spain at the Varazdin Arena, in Varazdin on January 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Attila KISBENEDEK