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

City Police celebrates 11th anniversary

Zimbabweans in Namibia stage a peaceful demonstration

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× WINDHOEK, 15 November 2017 – Peter Ngatane from Boxing South Africa (BSA) facilitating the boxing Indaba in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- KWEEN DISTRICT, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 18, 2017 shows a graveyard of the first victim of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Kaproron sub county, Kween district, eastern Uganda. 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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× Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, centre, poses with Spain's King Felipe VI, right and Queen Letizia before a state lunch at Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday Nov. 20, 2017. (Juan Medina/Pool Photo via AP)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – President Hage Geingob speaks at a Team Harambee's campaign rally in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - (from left) Acting CEO of Roads Contractor Company Seth Herunga, Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb and Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Angel Nawatiseb inspecting the construction of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 11 November 2017(NAMPA) - Action between Namibia's senior women's football team, Brave Gladiators (in red), and Young Gladiators at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (171120) -- SHANGHAI, Nov. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor looks at a robot at the 6th Shanghai International Service Robot Technology and Application Show in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 20, 2017. More than 150 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions displayed robot products and technologies at the show that kicked off here on Monday. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)(mcg)

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× WALVIS BAY, 12 November 2017 - Swapo-party vice-presidency candidate Helmuth Angula (L), candidate for the secretary-general (SG) position Armas Amukwiyu (dark suit) and deputy SG candidate Petrina Haingura (R) at a campaign rally in Walvis Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA