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 - A communal farmer at Okakarara, Natius Tjiuoro, one of the affected farmers by the restriction imposed on livestock movements in the Okakarara Constituency by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- MOSCOW, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Jorik Hendrickx of Belgium performs during the ISU European Figure Skating Championship 2018 in Moscow, Russia, on Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan serves against Garbine Muguruza of Spain. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa handed over 40 new houses to beneficiaries at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 11 January 2017 - World Boxing Federation (WBF), World Welterweight Champion Bethuel ‘Tyson’ Uushona poses for a picture at a press conference that announced his first challenge for the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) world title in the United Kingdom. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- ZHENGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artist Zhang Baode engraves the woodblock for 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/Li Jianan)(ry)

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× Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe is fouled by Miami Heat's Wayne Ellington during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Heat won 106-101. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)