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

San learners doing well in school despite poverty: Semba

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 July 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – San learners have managed to do well in school despite the economic hardships they often face, Omaheke Regional Education Director Peka Semba has said.
He told Nampa in an interview on Wednesday despite being unable to afford basic necessities, especially those residing in hostels, such learners have continue to put up an above average performance in their school work.
Semba said extreme poverty at home has meant that San parents are often unable to provide basic necessities for th ...


Kalkrand residents want early warning systems for disasters

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 18 July 2018

KALKRAND, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Residents of Kalkrand on Tuesday said early warning systems monitoring possible disasters in the constituencies, such as Mariental, should also be implemented in settlements and villages as some houses are built in or near riverbeds.
They said this during a road show by the Hardap Regional Council on disaster risk management awareness in the region that started on 09 July.
Members of the community are of the opinion that most informal settlements in the region are built in areas ...

Usakos community members remember the late Gurirab

USAKOS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Usakos community members have described the late Theo-Ben Gurirab as a soft-spoken man whose words always meant a lot to them. The former Prime Minister and Speaker of Parliament died in Windhoek on Saturday at the age of 80. (Video by Lydia pitiri) NAMPA.



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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 July 2018 - The 34-year-old murder accused, Phidelia Philander appears in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court on Monday. She was remanded in custody for further police investigations. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland signs autographs for fans during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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× Jordan Spieth of the US signs autographs for fans during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

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× (180718) -- BEIJING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 23, 2017 shows the Lalu wetland in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi) (zwx)

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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Elsie Petha-Kariseb, facilitator of the Hardap Region Disaster Risk Management Workshop held in Rehoboth Urban East Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× FC Barcelona's Lucas Digne, left, and Clement Lenglet, attend a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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× Stage winner Britain's Geraint Thomas and new overall leader throws his flowers to fans on the podium after the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 108.5 kilometers (67.4 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )

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× (180718) -- CHONGQING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Machinists check a bullet train at the Chongqing West bullet train application in Chongqing, southwest China, July 18, 2018. The Chongqing West bullet train application was put into official use Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) (zwx)