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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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Timo Werner clashes with Sweden's Mikael Lustig REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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× A girl looks at colourfull ballons at a street vendor's stall outside the official FIFA Fan Fest in Volgograd on June 23, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI

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× Syrian-Kurdish demonstrators wave Kurdish flags as well as as well as flags with the face of Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan as they protest against demographic changes forced by Turkey to repopulate Kurdish areas, in Qamishli on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Delil souleiman

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - The former Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lieutenant General (Rtd) Epaphras Denga Ndaitwah during the handover of his books to the Ministry of Defence. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Mikael Lustig in action with Germany's Marco Reus and Jonas Hector REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Kevin De Bruyne (L) of Belgium breaks through with the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Cao Can)

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× NOORDOEWER, 17 June 2018 - Action between Brazilie from Keetmanshoop and Spiders from Noordoewer in the ||Kharas Second Division Inland Stream match played on Sunday at the Noordoewer Stadium. Brazilie won the match 2-0 with Yanga Mjila and Silas Kefas scoring. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA