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

Grootfontein police officer appears in court for shooting inmates

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 22 June 2018

OTJIWARONGO, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – A police officer on Friday appeared in the Grootfontein Magistrate’s Court for allegedly opening fire and wounding a senior colleague and two trial-awaiting inmates at the town’s holding cells on Wednesday.
Constable Cornelius Hamutenya, 22, appeared on three counts of attempted murder.
He was granted bail of N.dollars 3 000 and his case was postponed to 30 August 2018 for further police investigations.
Namibian Police Force Otjozondjupa Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy ...


Mujoro appointed new ECN boss

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Director of Operations at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), Theophilus Mujoro has been appointed as new Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer with effect from 01 September 2018, the ECN has announced.
This position was previously known as Director of Elections.
Mujoro is taking over from Professor Paul Isaak, whose five-year term as Director of Elections ends on 31 August this year.
He was interviewed for this position on Monday, along with other shortlisted candidate ...

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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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180622) -- SAINT PETERSBURG, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Brazil celebrate Philippe Coutinho's scoring during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 22, 2018. Brazil won 2-0. (Xinhua/Cao Can)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 22: U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen (C) greets members of U.S. Border Patrol after an event with 'Angel Families' June 22, 2018 at the South Court Auditorium of Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump hosted an event to discuss immigration with relatives of victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A fan reacts prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wilfred Ndidi (top) of Nigeria competes for a header during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Tunisia Training - Spartak Stadium, Moscow, Russia - June 22, 2018 Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul during training REUTERS/Carl Recine