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- Outjo double-murder convict, Sageus Somaeb, 43, in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Outgoing Director General of the Brazilian Federal Police Leandro Daiello speaks during the inauguration ceremony of the new Director General Fernando Segovia at the Ministry of Justice in Brasilia, Brazil, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / EVARISTO SA

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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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× Spain's King Felipe (L) and Queen Letizia (R) pose with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) before a state lunch at the Royal Palace in Madrid, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUAN MEDINA

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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - About four kilometres of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay to Uis is already upgraded to bitumen. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× European Commission member in charge of Brexit negotiations with Britain, Michel Barnier reacts as he arrives prior to a General Affairs Council meeting on the Article 50 concerning the negotiations with Britain on November 20, 2017 at the EU headquarters, in Brussels. EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal -- but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS

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× This undated photo provided by NYC & Company shows a display in Stockholm, Sweden, of an ad from a new campaign to promote tourism in New York City. The campaign is called “True York City” and the ad shows the phrase “Famous Original New York City.” The campaign is designed to encourage visitors to New York to seek out the city’s iconic landmarks as well as neighborhoods, small businesses and unique attractions. (NYC & Company via AP)

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× Israeli security forces carry away an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrator as they disperse a protest against Israeli army conscription in Bnei Brak, a city near Tel Aviv, on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ahmad GHARABLI