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 Grootfontein, Nelao Amagulu (R) being sworn-in to her position of regional council management committee member at internal council elections for political office bearers at Otjiwarongo on Friday. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau handled the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A Turkish flag flies on top a mosques minaret, still under construction in Istanbul, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Turkish voters will vote Sunday, June 24, in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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× Journalists and others stand outside the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences after family members of two Ecuadorean journalists and their driver, who were kidnapped and killed, arrived in Cali, Colombia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nelson Rios

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× (180623) -- ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Lee Jaesung (R) of South Korea competes during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match between South Korea and Mexico in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) 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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× 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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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Belgium celebrate victory 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)