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 Council Chairperson, Julius Neumbo (L) on Friday was re-elected by his fellow regional councillors in his position at their mid-term internal council elections for political office bearers. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau (R) swore him into the position where he will serve for the remaining two and half-years before another election takes place in 2020. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Becky Ndjoze-Ojo at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Keetmanshoop Vocational Training Centre. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Staff members display a giant World Cup logo 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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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri greets the audience after changing jersey with Belgium's player 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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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Council Chairperson, Julius Neumbo (L) on Friday was re-elected by his fellow regional councillors in his position at their mid-term internal council elections for political office bearers. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau (R) swore him into the position where he will serve for the remaining two and half-years before another election takes place in 2020. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Staff members display Tunisia'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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× Yadira Aguagallo (C), partner of Paul Rivas, an Ecuadorean photojournalist who was kidnapped and killed along with a fellow journalist and a driver, arrives at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, in Cali, Colombia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nelson Rios

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× (180623) -- HALLE, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Borna Coric of Croatia hits a return during the semifinal match against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain at the Gerry Weber Tennis Open on June 23, 2018 in Halle, Germany. Roberto Bautista Agut withdrew from the match due to an injury while Borna Coric entered the final. (Xinhua/Joachim Bywaletz)