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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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) 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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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× OTJINENE, 07 June 2018 - Otjinene Regional Councillor Erwin Katjizeu, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen, Maggy Mengo of Standard Bank Namibia and Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to the Omaheke Governor, break ground for the construction of new houses under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - The former Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lieutenant General (Rtd) Epaphras Denga Ndaitwah during the handover of his books to the Ministry of Defence. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 15 June 2018 - Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein delivers a keynote address during an Old Mutual event in the capital, calling on the private sector to meet Government halfway in transforming the local economy. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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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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× (180623) -- HEBRON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian during a protest against a new Jewish settlement outpost near the West Bank City of Hebron, on June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Mamoun Wazwaz) (wtc)