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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× OTJINENE, 22 May 2018 - Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) members pictured at Otjinene. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× Yadira Aguagallo (C), partner of Paul Rivas, an Ecuadorean photojournalist who was kidnapped and killed along with a fellow journalist and a driver, arrives at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, in Cali, Colombia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nelson Rios

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× WINDHOEK, 16 June 2018 - Action between Swallows Football Academy (white) and Impala Chiefs in the Khomas Second Division Football League on Saturday. Swallows thumped Impala 9-0 to move to third on the log after 22 matches. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - Otjiwarongo Deputy Mayor, Moderata Shaduka (L) speaks while Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger listens at a workshop on Monday organised for local authority councils on zero waste management. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Mexico's Carlos Vela, foreground, challenges for the ball with South Korea's Lee Jae-sung during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Anice Badri of Tunisia reacts after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Xu Zijian)