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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× 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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× Yousef Al-Bahtini, a twelve-year-old Palestinian boy invited to attempt the record attempt for "fastest time to travel 20 metres in a contortion roll" by Guinness World Records, shows off his acrobatic skills as he contorts his body on a wall at the seaport in Gaza City on September 20, 2017. Al-Bahtini currently awaits permission to travel to Jordan where he is to perform the attempt. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

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× Suspected Indonesian militant Muhammad Nur Solihin leaves the court room after his sentencing hearing at East Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The court sentenced Solihin to 11 years in prison for leading a plot to attack a presidential guard-changing ceremony in Jakarta and one of his co-conspirators to six years prison. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

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× A man nicknamed Butch, 34, who didn't want to give his real name, sits on a folding chair as he waits for the release of Apple's new iPhone 8 in front of a mobile carrier's store in Tokyo, Japan September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× NEW YORK, 17 September 2017 - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta (L); Namibian Ambassador to the United States of America Martin Andjaba (M); Red Apple Group Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer John Catsimatidis during a meeting that took place in New York. (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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – Regional Archivist of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture, Beauty Matongo. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- DACHENG, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A working staff adds liquid nutrients to the hydroponic vegetables at Donghong Xinnong Agricultural Demonstration Garden in Dacheng County, north China's Hebei Province, Sept. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Xiaoguo) (ry)