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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× (180118) -- FUZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Migrating Dalmatian pelicans are seen at the Luoyuan bay in southeast China's Fujian Province Jan. 17, 2018. Dalmatian pelicans are a kind of animal under the second-level protection in China and endangered birds in the world. (Xinhua/Mei Yongcun) (wf)

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× Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Patrick Patterson (54) defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Oklahoma City won 114-90. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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× (180118) -- ZHENGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artist Zhang Baode engraves the woodblock for New Year prints in Zhuxian Township of Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zhuxian Township, well known for its traditional New Year-themed woodblock printing art, has seen the busy production of New Year pictures for the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)(ry)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, left, has the ball hit out of his hands by Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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× Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) shoots between Chicago Bulls' Kris Dunn (32) and Justin Holiday, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Warriors won 119-112. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Nicolas Kicker of Argentina celebrates winning a point against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia. REUTERS/Edgar Su