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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× A tank and an armoured vehicle take part in the Zapad 2017 war games at a range near the town of Borisov, Belarus September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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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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× A man observes a map of the Mount Agung volcano at the Mount Agung monitoring station in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Indonesian officials have more than doubled the size of no go zone around the Mount Agung and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

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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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× Volunteers and first responders look for survivors in a collapsed building after an earthquake struck Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people. (AP Photo/Pablo Ramos)

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× (170920) -- LIUZHOU, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers of Dong ethnic group play the Lusheng, a reed-pipe wind instrument, 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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× 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 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