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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× (170920) -- FREETOWN, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark sails into Port Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Sept. 19, 2017. The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Tuesday arrived at the shores of Sierra Leone, with a mission to deliver free medical services to 2,000 people within eight days till September 26. (Xinhua/Jiang Shan)

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× Kenyan police officers seal off a road near Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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× National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition supporters demonstrate near Kenya's Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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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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× Pope Francis waves as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO

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× People take smartphone photos of a model of an Airbus A330-300 passenger jet during a ceremony at the Airbus Long Range Cabin Completion Centre in northeastern China's Tianjin Municipality Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Airbus officially inaugurated the facility on Wednesday with the delivery of an Airbus A330 passenger jet to Tianjin Airlines. (Chinatopix via AP)

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× A handful of supporters who arrived with opposition leader Raila Odinga argue with Kenyan police as he arrives at the Supreme Court in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The court invalidated the August presidential election in a summary judgement on Sept. 1 and is due to deliver its detailed ruling on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)