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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× OKAKARARA, 17 January 2018 - The 27-year-old Kaoko Tjave appears in the Okakarara Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing her father to death at Okakarara on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- PARIS, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Neymar (L) and Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain celebrate during a match of French Ligue 1 2017-2018 season 21st round with Dijon in Paris, France on Jan. 17, 2018. Paris Saint-Germain won 8-0. (Xinhua/Jack Chan)

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× (180118) -- ZHENGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An old woman opens the door decorated with woodblock New Year prints in Zhuxian Township of Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zhuxian Township, well known for its traditional New Year-themed woodblock printing art, has seen the busy production of New Year pictures for the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang)(ry)

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× Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (2nd L) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) in front of an Australian-made Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle while visiting the Japan Ground Self Defense Forces' Narashino camp in Funabashi, Chiba on January 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an inner view of Gangneung Hockey Centre of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Hockey Centre will hold Ice Hockey events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)

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× AUSTIN, TX - JANUARY 17: Keenan Evans #12 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders drives around Jarrett Culver #23 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Frank Erwin Center on January 17, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Chris Covatta/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) tries to shoot under pressure from Chicago Bulls' Lauri Markkanen during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Warriors won 119-112. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)