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

Gawaxab gets 37 years for horrific stabbing of woman at bar

Written by Simon Endjala on 17 October 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 OCT (NAMPA) – A Windhoek resident found guilty last month in the High Court for stabbing a woman he met at a bar in the Khomasdal residential area 14 times in August 2015, was on Wednesday sentenced to an effective 37 years.
Elwin Gawaxab, 38, was imprisoned on a charge of murder with direct intention to kill for the stabbing of Cathy Marlene Gatonye.
The late Gatonye, 40, originally from Otjiwarongo, had her chest sliced open during the stabbings and some of her internal organs were exposed wh ...


Brave Warriors a step closer to 2019 AFCON finals

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 17 October 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 OCT (NAMPA) – Namibia’s senior national football team, Brave Warriors put a foot in the right direction in realising their dream of competing at the 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The Brave Warriors beat the Mambas of Mozambique 1-0 in their clash at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Tuesday night.
Peter Shalulile scored the only goal of the match in the 73rd minute to hand the Namibians the much-needed victory over Mozambique. The win now puts ...

The digital world offers new employment opportunities: Simataa

WINDHOEK, 15 OCT (NAMPA)-The digital world offers new employment opportunities that will help Namibia deal with the challenge of a bulging sea of unemployed youths, Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Stanley Simataa has said. (NAMPA) (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× Windhoek, 15 October 2018 - Founder of the Universal Aquaculture Association Hiskia Asino (L) and Founding President Sam Nujoma pictured as Asino hands over an honourary membership certificate to the former president during the association's launch on Monday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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× ACCRA, 16 October 2018 - Ghana National Development Planning Commission Director for Plan Coordination , Dr Isaac Frimpong Mensa-Bonsu (L) and Namibia's Chief of National Development Advice in the National Planning Commission, Sylvester Mbangu exchange their countries' national development programme booklets. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, left, and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, right, review the honor guard during a military welcome ceremony in front of the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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× WINDHOEK, 12 October 2018- Employees of the Windhoek Correctional Facility handed over sanitary pads to learners of Hage Geingob Secondary School in celebration of Women's Day. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (181016) -- BEIRUT, Oct. 16, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A model presents a creation during the 3rd Designers & Brands fashion show in Beirut, Lebanon, on Oct. 16, 2018. The 3rd Designers & Brands fashion show is held in Beirut from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17 with local and international participation. (Xinhua/Li Liangyong)

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× Windhoek, 15 October 2018 - Founder of the Universal Aquaculture Association Hiskia Asino (L) and Founding President Sam Nujoma pictured as Asino hands over an honourary membership certificate to the former president during the association's launch on Monday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch