The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Presidential motorcade hits police officer

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – Acting Station Commander of the Omuthiya Police Station, Paulus Leonard was hit by a vehicle forming part of the Presidential motorcade on Sunday in the Oshikoto Region.
The officer sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the Oshakati State Hospital in a serious but stable condition, Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi confirmed.
The police in a crime report issued Sunday said the accident took place around 10h00.
Shikwambi said th ...


Woman arrested for murder of boyfriend at Outjo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 NOV (NAMPA) – A 27-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, who she allegedly stabbed three times at Outjo the same night.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Monday told Nampa the deceased was identified as Kivi Katjirumbu.
His next of kin are informed of his death.
Katjirumbu was stabbed with an Okapi knife on the right side of his neck, left side of the chest and on ...

GBV combating receives boost

WINDHOEK, 17 NOV (NAMPA) ? The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has partnered with the United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) to train a group of law enforcement trainers from the NamPol Training College and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Unit. This was done in a two-week intervention workshop aimed at helping combat GBV and violence against children. The workshop, themed \'Train the Trainer\' was launched on 08 November 2017 and ended on Friday with 15 male and 10 female law enforcement trainers receiving certificates of participation. The purpose of the workshop was to equip law enforcement trainers with specialised training in fields related to handling cases of GBV, child protection and children in conflict with the law. TT/HP/PS (Video edited: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 15 November 2017- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Apoel's Norwegian forward Ghayas Zahid attends a press conference in the Cypriot capital Nicosia's GSP Stadium on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match APOEL FC against Real Madrid, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX

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× A view of the entrance of the Navel base of the missing submarine ARA San Juan where family members of the missing vessel are gathering, in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Authorities last had contact with the submarine on Wednesday as it was on a voyage from the extreme southern port of Ushuaia to the city of Mar del Plata. (AP Photo/Vicente Robles)

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× People walk past along a public park during a autumn morning, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 November 2017 – Part of the crowd that witnessed the first derby match of the 2017/2018 NPL Season at Sam Nujoma Stadium. OP and BA drew one all. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- KWEEN DISTRICT, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A Health worker from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) cleans his hands at the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) emergency centre in Kaproron sub county, Kween district, eastern Uganda, Nov. 18, 2017. Health experts and scientists from Uganda, Kenya and the World Health Organization (WHO) agreed to carry out joint border disease surveillance in a bid to combat the deadly Marburg virus disease. The highly fatal virus has so far left four people dead. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

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× Thomas Occupy, activist in the Blockupy movement stands in front of a huge Euro sign at the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany on November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

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× Martin Schulz, chairman of the German Social Democrats, addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The leader of Germany's main center-left party says it will stick by its refusal to join a new government under conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)