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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Zimbabweans in Namibia stage a peaceful demonstration

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× KALKFELD, 14 November 2017 - The unserviced portion of Ondundu-yo-vitenda, where members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia at Kalkfeld in the Otjozondjupa Region are expected to build houses. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Champions League - AS Monaco Training - La Turbie, France - November 20, 2017 Monaco's Radamel Falcao during training REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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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) -- GHAZNI, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Afghan children play at a displaced camp in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2017. A report of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released in October revealed that the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan had caused 2,480 child casualties including 689 deaths and 1,791 injury during the first three quarters of the year.(Xinhua/Sayed Mominzadah)(rh)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 November 2017 – Peter Ngatane from Boxing South Africa (BSA) facilitating the boxing Indaba in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas poses between Spain's King Felipe (R) and Queen Letizia before a state lunch at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Medina

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× FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, traffic moves along Interstate-4 near Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Visit Orlando, the tourism marketing organization for Orlando, Fla., is one of a number of destinations, hotels, travel websites and tour companies offering travel deals around Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving. Some travel providers are also promising bargains in the days before and after Thanksgiving, including what’s known as “Travel Deal Tuesday,” Nov. 28. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

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× In a photo from Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, River Bistro chef Maxcel Hardy stands outside his restaurant in Detroit. Hardy plans to open another restaurant, Coop Detroit, in January in Midtown. He is a Detroit native and has partnered with restaurants in places like Harlem and Miami. "Detroit truly is a community and family-based," he said. "Everyone says it's a 'small big city.' For chefs, it's really hot. There's a new synergy and energy in the city. The city never has been known as a food Mecca. Now, it's a revolving culinary community." (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)