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

Neckartal Dam completion date changed again

Written by Patience Smith on 17 January 2018

NECKARTAL DAM, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The Neckartal Dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised by dam constructor, Salini Impregilo and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) late last year.
This came out in a meeting held at the dam on Wednesday between the Italian construction company’s management, consulting engineering company, Knight Piésold and senior officials of various government ministries.
The permanent secretaries of the MAWF, Percy Misika; Ministry of ...


Search of missing drowned boy finally over

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 January 2018

OSHAKATI, 17 JAN (NAMPA) – The search for the missing boy who drowned in a canal at the Epalela village on Friday has come to an end as his body was discovered on Tuesday.
NamWater Corporate Communications Manager, John Shigwedha on a media platform on Tuesday evening noted that the team who have been trying to recover the body decided to temporarily block the water from the main source, in order to empty the syphon at Olushandja.
“When we restarted the pumping, the water flowed into the syphon with press ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- FUZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Migrating Dalmatian pelicans are seen at the Luoyuan bay in southeast China's Fujian Province Jan. 17, 2018. Dalmatian pelicans are a kind of animal under the second-level protection in China and endangered birds in the world. (Xinhua/Mei Yongcun) (wf)

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× FILE PHOTO: An immigrant woman holds a U.S. flag during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization ceremony in the New York Public Library in New York, U.S., June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

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× United States' Denis Kudla uses a cool towel during a break while playing Austria's Dominic Thiem during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× NECKARTAL DAM, 17 January 2018 – The Neckartal Dam, which is located in the Fish River in the //Kharas Region, will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised earlier. (Photo: Contributed)

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× In this June 22, 2017, photo, Willie O'Ree, known best for being the first black player in the National Hockey League, poses for a photo at the Willie O'Ree Place in Fredericton, New Brunswick. O'Ree was honored in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, on the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL's color barrier. (Stephen MacGillivray/The Canadian Press via AP)

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× (180118) -- ZHENGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artist Zhang Baode engraves the woodblock for New Year prints in Zhuxian Township of Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zhuxian Township, well known for its traditional New Year-themed woodblock printing art, has seen the busy production of New Year pictures for the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)(ry)

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× Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic makes a forehand return to Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)