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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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (R) is pictured with one of her senior councillors Nghidinihamba Ndilula of the Ohaingu District at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× People holding flowers and placards reading "We vote to be free" stand in front of Spanish Civil Guards and Catalan regional police officers 'Mossos D'Esquadra" in front of the Economy headquarters of Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona on September 20, 2019, during a search by Spain's Guardia Civil police. Spain's Guardia Civil police arrested a top Catalan government official on as part of raids on several Catalan government offices, sparking protests in Barcelona. The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on October 1 despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling deeming it illegal. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

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× Heinrich Hiesinger, chief executive of ThyssenKrupp AG addresses a news conference in Essen, Germany, September 20, 2017, on the Thyssenkrupp and Indian peer Tata Steel preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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× (170920) -- MEXICO CITY, Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People help each other after an earthquake in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Sept. 19, 2017. The death toll from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday has risen to 226, according to the head of Mexico's civil protection agency, Luis Felipe Puente. (Xinhua/Str) (dtf)

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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 / Marcel Kusch / Germany OUT

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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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× FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern talks with students 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)