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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× Jan 17, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) shoots for a basket over Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) in the second half at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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× Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, center, moves the puck past Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× Spain's Garbine Muguruza makes a backhand return to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

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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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× In this Jan. 15, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, celebrates a private Mass for the Aguilar family in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios province in the Amazon. The 70-year-old Spanish priest drove more than two miles and then walked another to reach the Aguilar family, who wished to give him a sendoff before his transfer to Puerto Maldonado. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 January 2018 - The CEOs of Namport Bisey /Uirab (L) and NTA, Jerry Beukes signing the internship provision agreement. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA