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

Outjo town commemorates 120 years

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 23 June 2018

OUTJO, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – Over 1 000 Outjo residents on Friday gathered at the Etoshapoort Stadium to commemorate the 120 years’ existence of their town.
Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba was present and officiated at the event.
In his statement, Mbumba said that history archived by the Outjo Municipality indicate Charles John Anderson to have been the first European settler in Outjo in 1859. He found San, Damara and Herero speaking Namibians who lived as nomads and hunters and gatherers of wild fruits.
“They ca ...


Geingob says late Modise a friend of Namibia

Written by Petrus Muronga on 23 June 2018

RUNDU, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has described African National Congress (ANC) veteran politician and ambassador, Billy Modise as a friend of the Namibian people and a trusted comrade, who always performed his duties diligently.
The ANC stalwart, who served as the first democratic South African black High Commissioner to Canada, died on Wednesday night, 20 June 2018, at hospital after a long illness.
He was 87.
Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari in a statement on Friday said the president has le ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (fourth from left) cuts a cake to mark the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A model wears a creation as part of Hermes Men's Spring-Summer 2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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× Germany's Thomas Mueller, top, duels for the ball with Sweden's Albin Ekdal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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× Musician Ringo Starr performs in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Grootfontein, Nelao Amagulu (R) being sworn-in to her position of regional council management committee member at internal council elections for political office bearers at Otjiwarongo on Friday. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau handled the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Kevin Streelman acknowledges the gallery around the fourth hole after making a birdie putt during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)

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× (180623) -- ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Mexico celebrate scoring during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match between South Korea and Mexico in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen)

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× RUNDU, 14 June 2018 - The new lecture halls at the Namibian College of Open Learning's Rundu Centre. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA