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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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. A tennis fan cools off in front of a fan. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic looks to make a bachand to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 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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× MARRAKECH, 14 January 2018 - Namibia national senior football team player Hendrick Somaeb (in blue) is pictured while in action with Konan Thierry Yao during the 2018 Africa Nations Championship against Ivory Coast at the Marrakech Stadium in Morocco. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× MAMMOTH, CA - JANUARY 17: Judd Henkes competes in the qualifying round of Men's Snowboard Slopestyle during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on on January 17, 2018 in Mammoth, California. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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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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× Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is fouled by Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Heat won 106-101. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)