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 – Peter Ngatane from Boxing South Africa (BSA) facilitating the boxing Indaba in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× The Georgia Dome is destroyed in a scheduled implosion Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Atlanta. The Dome was the home of the Atlanta Falcons, hosted two Super Bowls and the 1996 Summer Olympic Games among other sporting events. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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× Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi attends the funeral of the late Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged 77, in the Sidi Bou Said cemetary in the capital Tunis on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID

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× In this Nov. 25, 2016, photo, skiers and snowboarders ride the lift during opening day at Brighton Resort, in Brighton, Utah. Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - The signboard to the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 14 November 2017 - Johanna Maendo, Vicky Kaura and Katuutire Kaura are pictured after being welcomed to the Swapo Party at the Swapo Party Headquarters in Windhoek on Tuesday. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) 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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× Felix Wiegand, activist in the Interventionistische Linke (IL) stands amid the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany on November 10, 2017. Picture taken November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski