The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Outjo town commemorates 120 years

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 23 June 2018

OUTJO, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – Over 1 000 Outjo residents on Friday gathered at the Etoshapoort Stadium to commemorate the 120 years’ existence of their town.
Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba was present and officiated at the event.
In his statement, Mbumba said that history archived by the Outjo Municipality indicate Charles John Anderson to have been the first European settler in Outjo in 1859. He found San, Damara and Herero speaking Namibians who lived as nomads and hunters and gatherers of wild fruits.
“They ca ...


Geingob says late Modise a friend of Namibia

Written by Petrus Muronga on 23 June 2018

RUNDU, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has described African National Congress (ANC) veteran politician and ambassador, Billy Modise as a friend of the Namibian people and a trusted comrade, who always performed his duties diligently.
The ANC stalwart, who served as the first democratic South African black High Commissioner to Canada, died on Wednesday night, 20 June 2018, at hospital after a long illness.
He was 87.
Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari in a statement on Friday said the president has le ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (fourth from left) cuts a cake to mark the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Colombia's forward Radamel Falcao takes part in a training session at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Colombia. / AFP PHOTO / BENJAMIN CREMEL

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× Croatia's coach Zlatko Dalic (L) and Croatia's midfielder Luka Modric (R) attend a training session at the Roschino Arena, outside Saint Petersburg, on June 23, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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× Mischa Zverev (L) and Alexander Zverev of Germany react during their double match against Tim Puetz and Jan Lennard Struff of Germany at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CARMEN JASPERSEN

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Croatia's forward Andrej Kramaric attends a training session at the Roschino Arena outside Saint Petersburg on June 23, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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× (180623) -- ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's goalkeeper Jo Hyeonwoo (top) defends during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match between South Korea and Mexico in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (third from right) waves to the audience at an event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA