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

Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - (from left) Acting CEO of Roads Contractor Company Seth Herunga, Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb and Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Angel Nawatiseb inspecting the construction of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- HONG KONG, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A media staff member poses for photo in front of a Snoopy installation at Times Square in Hong Kong, south China, Nov. 20, 2017. A Snoopy exhibition will be held here from Nov. 21 to Dec. 26. (Xinhua/Liu Yun)(mcg)

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× The upper seats of the Georgia Dome remain standing after the stadium was imploded in Atlanta, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Super Bowls, 1996 Olympics Games events and NCAA basketball tournaments among other major events. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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× ONGWEDIVA, 15 November 2017 - Fire fighters pictured after they extinguished a fire of a thatch roof structure on Wednesday. The house belongs to a local lawyer, Pieter Greyling, and is situated at Ongwediva's Extension 11. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - (from left) Acting CEO of Roads Contractor Company Seth Herunga, Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb and Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Angel Nawatiseb inspecting the construction of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- SAMUT PRAKAN, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Tourists watch brown-headed seagulls at a seaside recreation area in Bang Pu, central Thailand's Samut Prakan Province, Nov. 20, 2017. The shores of the Gulf of Thailand serve as a major wintering site for flocks of brown-headed gulls that migrate southwards between mid-October and the end of April. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak) (rh)

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - One of the 55 pit toilets that was officially handed over to community members of the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency by the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi prays during the funeral of the late Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77, in the Sidi Bou Said cemetary in the capital Tunis on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID