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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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Children from Commando Four drilling at the Ovambanderu parade ground during the 122nd commemoration of the late Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva (Photo by: Zebaldt Ngaruka) NAMPA

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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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× (180622) -- SAINT PETERSBURG, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Neymar of Brazil kneels on the pitch and cries after 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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× Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, left, cheers Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic at the end of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 13 June 2018 - The faction of the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) under the leadership of self-proclaimed president, Utjiua Muinjangue on Wednesday handed over a petition to Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× President Donald Trump, second from left, and Vice President Mike Pence, left, arrive for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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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)