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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× Germany's Marco Reus, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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× Nigeria's forward Kelechi Iheanacho (C), Nigeria's defender Leon Balogun (L) and Nigeria's defender William Troost-Ekong (R) take part in a training session in at Essentuki Arena in southern Russia on June 23, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Sebastian Rudy receives treatment from medical staff after sustaining an injury REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Murder convict, David Soroseb, 27, was sent to jail for life on Thursday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× A model wears a creation as part of Hermes Men's Spring-Summer 2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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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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× (180623) -- ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Edson Alvarez (R top) of Mexico competes for a header 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)