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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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Okakarara, Vetaruhe Kandorozu (R) being sworn-in to the position of regional council management committee member at Otjiwarongo by Magistrate Eduard Kesslau. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A model wears a creation as part of Hermes Men's Spring-Summer 2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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× (180623) -- ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A fan of Mexico reacts prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match between South Korea and Mexico in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen)

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Berlin, Germany - June 23, 2018 Germany soccer fans react as they watch the match at public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Christian Mang

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Murder convict, David Soroseb, 27, was sent to jail for life on Thursday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tunisia's Anice Badri (R) reacts as players of Belgium celebrate after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Xu Zijian)

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× Germany's Timo Werner, left, and Sweden's Sebastian Larsson challenge for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 June 2018 - Chief Ananias Soroseb of the Kai !Akhoen Hai//om San community of Otjiwarongo (seated with black suit, hat and walking stick) and his traditional councillors pictured on Tuesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA