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

Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - Community members of the Otjongombe village in the Ovitoto area on Wednesday received 55 pit toilets from the Otjozondjupa Regional Council. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- ZHANGJIAJIE, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2017 shows the rime scenery in Tianmen Mountain of Zhangjiajie scenic resort, central China's Hunan Province. (Xinhua/Qin Shaobo) (dhf)

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - The signboard to the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Congress delegates of the //Kharas Region celebrate at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - The signboard to the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Brazilian President Michel Temer gestures during the inauguration ceremony of the new Director General of the Brazilian Federal Police Fernando Segovia at the Ministry of Justice in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / EVARISTO SA

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× Thomas Occupy, activist in the Blockupy movement stands in front of a huge Euro sign at the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany on November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

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× (171120) -- KAMPALA, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Jack Abdoulie (2nd,R), World Health Organization (WHO)country representative, Jane Ruth Aceng (3rd, R), Ugandan Minister of Health pose for a photo in Kampala, capital of Uganda, Nov. 17, 2017. WHO on Friday donated 10 motorcycles to Uganda's Ministry of Health (MoH) to enhance Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) contact tracing, active case search as well as disease and death surveillance in Kween and Kapchorwa districts. The Motorcycles valued at U.S. dollars 32,000 will be used to strengthen the community disease surveillance system in the two districts.(Xinhua/Samuel Egadu)