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.

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× RUNDU, 16 January 2018 - Security guards demonstrating in front of the Kavango East regional offices of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- BADONG, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Engineers inspect the Zhijinghe Bridge across the Zhijing River valley, a 545.54-meter arch bridge on the Hunie State Highway 318, in Yeshanguan Town of Badong County, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei) (wf)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. A woman poses in front of a misting fan. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× OUTJO, 11 January 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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; Detroit Pistons guard Ish Smith (14) shoots for a basket over Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) in the first half at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan celebrates a point during her match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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× Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (2nd L) holds a photo session with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) in front of an Australian-made Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle while visiting the Japan Ground Self Defense Forces' Narashino camp in Funabashi, Chiba on January 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA