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.

Mnangagwa advises Namibia on land

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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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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an aerial view of Gangneung Hockey Centre of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Hockey Centre will hold Ice Hockey events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)

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× Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic celebrates win over Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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× (180118) -- PYEONGCHANG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an aerial view of Gangneung Oval of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Oval will hold Speed Skating events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) (wll)

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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price climbs back onto the ice after Boston Bruins center David Krejci scored an open net goal late in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Bruins defeated the Canadiens 4-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain serves against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× In this Jan. 10, 2018 photo, a client sits passed out at the Nectar del Olvido bar, in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region in the Amazon. The local parish priest Pablo Zabala says his congregation of miners is unlikely to welcome Pope Francis’ message on protecting the Amazon. Most of the young men in Boca Colorado arrive with few prospects lured by the promise of earning hundreds of dollars for a single nugget of gold. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)