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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× ONGWEDIVA, 17 September 2017 - Players of the Ohangwena Region-based Green Side United receive their prize from tournament coordinator, Charlane Minnaar of the African Deli-sponsored Dinolo Super Netball Tournament regional leg held at Eenhana in Ohangwena on Saturday. (Photo:Contributed) 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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× 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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× 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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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin speaks during the 13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Geneva, Switzerland September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

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× Kenya's Supreme Court judges preside before delivering a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling last month's presidential election in Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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× A crowd of protesters is reflected in the Catalan region's economy ministry building after junior economy minister Josep Maria Jove was arrested by Spanish police during a raid on several government offices, in Barcelona, Spain, September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea