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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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - A group picture of the regional constituency councillors of the Otjozondjupa Region shortly after they were sworn-in by Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau (second from right) on Friday morning at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Members are frisked by police officials as they arrive to attend Sporting Lisbon's General Meeting at The Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA

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× Leader of Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahceli gestures as he addresses his supporters during an election rally in Ankara on June 23, 2018. Turkey is preparing for tight presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, while many analysts say the incumbent President wants a major foreign policy success to give him a final boost. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Belgium greet the audience after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Colombia's forward Radamel Falcao (R) and Colombia's forward Juan Cuadrado (C) takes part in a training session at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Colombia. / AFP PHOTO / Luis Acosta

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× South Korea's Kim Min-woo, right, challenges for the ball with Mexico's Hector Herrera during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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× Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the pole position after the qualifying session at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 23, 2018, ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix de France. / AFP PHOTO / Boris HORVAT