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

Urgent: Libya's head of higher council of state survives assassination

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TRIPOLI, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Abdarrahman Swehli, the Head of the Libyan Higher Council of State, has survived an assassination attempt while he was on a trip to southwestern Libya, the council's media office said on Wednesday.