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

San learners doing well in school despite poverty: Semba

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 July 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – San learners have managed to do well in school despite the economic hardships they often face, Omaheke Regional Education Director Peka Semba has said.
He told Nampa in an interview on Wednesday despite being unable to afford basic necessities, especially those residing in hostels, such learners have continue to put up an above average performance in their school work.
Semba said extreme poverty at home has meant that San parents are often unable to provide basic necessities for th ...


Kalkrand residents want early warning systems for disasters

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 18 July 2018

KALKRAND, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Residents of Kalkrand on Tuesday said early warning systems monitoring possible disasters in the constituencies, such as Mariental, should also be implemented in settlements and villages as some houses are built in or near riverbeds.
They said this during a road show by the Hardap Regional Council on disaster risk management awareness in the region that started on 09 July.
Members of the community are of the opinion that most informal settlements in the region are built in areas ...

Usakos community members remember the late Gurirab

USAKOS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Usakos community members have described the late Theo-Ben Gurirab as a soft-spoken man whose words always meant a lot to them. The former Prime Minister and Speaker of Parliament died in Windhoek on Saturday at the age of 80. (Video by Lydia pitiri) NAMPA.



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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 – A number of buildings still stand at Kolmanskop near Lüderitz, where a diamond was discovered by railway worker Zacharias Lewala in 1908. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- SHIJIAZHUANG, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Students from a primary school practice opera movements in Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, July 18, 2018. Chinese students have entered their summer vacation, during which many of them chose to spend the vacation by developing their hobbies. (Xinhua/Chen Qibao)(gxn)

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× Great Britain's Christopher Froome (L) and Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin (C) ride in the last meters to place respectively 3rd and second of the eleventh stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and La Rosiere, French Alps, on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO

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× FILE - In this March 30, 2016, file photo, Ibrahim Parlak, owner of Cafe Gulistan, speaks to supporters and friends at his cafe in Harbert, Mich. Parlak, who has been facing deportation for more than a decade, learned Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that he will be allowed to stay in the U.S. Parlak was granted a deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture, an international law protecting refugees from being returned under threat of torture or death. An immigration judge ruled that Parlak's fear for his safety upon deportation to Turkey is well-founded. (Bryan Bennett/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - Karasburg resident and alleged killer August van Wyk in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Patrick Cantlay of the US plays a shot during a practice round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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× Patrick Cantlay of the US plays a shot during a practice round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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× WINDHOEK, 07 July 2018 - Action between Matheus Nghikevali (in blue) and Naftali Naftali during the KBF development tournament in the Samora Machel Constituency. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA