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 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Okakarara, Vetaruhe Kandorozu (R) being sworn-in to the position of regional council management committee member at Otjiwarongo by Magistrate Eduard Kesslau. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Jonas Hector has a shot on goal saved by Sweden's Robin Olsen REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Ola Toivonen celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Timo Werner goes down under the challenge of Sweden's Mikael Lustig REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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

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× (180623) -- YANGON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Visitors paint on the face mask during a Chinese culture and art show in Yangon, Myanmar, June 23, 2018. Activities including calligraphy, Chinese paper-cutting, Chinese knotting, Chinese face mask painting, Chinese traditional dress photo-op and Tea art display and retail were performed at the event, which was held in Yangon on June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/U Aung) (wtc)

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× German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld attends the Dior Men's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion show on June 23, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - Otjiwarongo Deputy Mayor, Moderata Shaduka (L) speaks while Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger listens at a workshop on Monday organised for local authority councils on zero waste management. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA