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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× 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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× In this March 24, 2014, photo, Sakie Yokota, the mother of Megumi Yokota who was abducted by North Korea in 1977, speaks during a news conference in Tokyo. Sakie Yokota on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, is thankful U.S. President Donald Trump mentioned Megumi in his U.N. General Assembly speech and hopes it could be a chance for a breakthrough. Japan's government recognizes 17 of its citizens as abductees by North Korea, and Megumi, who was just 13 at the time, has become a symbol of a national movement to resolve the abduction issue. At right is her husband Shigeru. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – //Kharas Governor, Lucia Basson and Director of Education in the //Kharas Region, /Awebahe //Hoeseb. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hands with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi during their meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Rui) (hy)

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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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× 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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× NEW YORK, 18 September 2017 - Lazare Kaplan International (LKI) Chairperson, Maurice Tempelsman. (Photo by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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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