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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× 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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× LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: 50 Cent attends the premiere of STX Films' "Den of Thieves" at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on January 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Los Angeles Lakers forward Corey Brewer (3) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Josh Huestis (34) and guard Raymond Felton (2) watch in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Oklahoma City won 114-90. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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× In this Jan. 14, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, squirts holy water from a recycled water bottle during his last Mass as the parish priest in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. After 10 years of service the 70-year-old Spanish priest has been transferred 130 kms (80 miles) away to Puerto Maldonado, known as the gateway to the Amazon jungle. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× XINHUA NEWS AGENCY PHOTO ADVISORY-BEIJING-Jan. 18, 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.

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× MAMMOTH, CA - JANUARY 17: Jamie Anderson competes in the qualifying round of Ladies' Snowboard Slopestyle during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on on January 17, 2018 in Mammoth, California. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==