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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Outjo Mayor, Samuel !Oe-Amseb (L) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Action between Swallows Football Academy (white) and Impala Chiefs in the Khomas Second Division Football League on Saturday. Swallows thumped Impala 9-0 to move to third on the log after 22 matches. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× European Union Observers are seen outside a local hotel in Harare, Saturday, June, 23, 2018.The European Union has deployed election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years as the country prepares for its first vote since independence without longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Staff members display Belgium's flag prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 June 2018 - Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) Deputy Statistician-General, Ottilie Mwazi (L) and Statistician-General Alex Shimuafeni. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Portugal News Conference - Kratovo, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Ruben Dias attends a news conference. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Portugal News Conference - Kratovo, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Ruben Dias attends a news conference. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt