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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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Some of the 40 new houses handed over by the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× This picture taken on November 25, 2017 shows a crowd surfer among concert-goers during a metal rock band performance at a club in Beijing. Powered by cacophonous guitars and drums, the black metal band Zuriaake dips into the tenebrous depths of ancient Chinese culture to produce a unique blend of east and west. / AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO / TO GO WITH AFP STORY CHINA-MUSIC-POLITICS,FEATURE BY BECKY DAVIS

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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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× Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green (0) reacts after dunking the ball as New York Knicks forward Michael Beasley, from left, Grizzlies guard Tyreke Evans (12), and Knicks forwards Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) look on in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk, 29, 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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× OUTJO, 11 January 2018 - Outjo Chief Executive Officer, (CEO) Joseph /Urib (L), Magistrate Peingondjabi Shipo (C) and Kunene Regional Governor Marius Sheya (R) at the swearing-in ceremony of the new Outjo Mayor, Samuel !Oe-Amseb at the council chambers on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan celebrates a point during her match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain. REUTERS/Thomas Peter