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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 September 2017 - Culture Officer in the Directorate of National Heritage and Cultural Programmes at Otjiwarongo, Hertha Bukassa speaks about the National Heritage Week activities underway in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern talks to the media during a visit to Addington School in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardern has been riding a wave of popularity since taking over as New Zealand’s opposition leader last month. The 37-year-old is hoping to unseat conservative Prime Minister Bill English, 55, when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group spin 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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× (170920) -- TAIGU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Senior couples take part in a ceremony celebrating their golden weddings at the Shanxi Agricultural University in Taigu County of Jinzhong City, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2017. A total of 33 couples who have been married for 50 years attended the ceremony of golden wedding. The senior couples used to work in the university. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader, Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo (R) at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement of the result of its meeting. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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× Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko, center, arrives to attend the Zapad (West) 2017 joint Russia-Belarus military drills at Borisovsky range in Borisov, Belarus, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader, Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo (R) at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA