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

Woman dies in hut-fire at Aussenkehr

Written by Patience Smith on 31 August 2015

KEETMANSHOOP, 31 AUG (NAMPA) – A 43-year old woman lost her life around 20h00 on Saturday night when her reed hut at Aussenkehr in the //Karas Region caught fire.
The victim was identified as Faustina Kutjira Ghumwanghadhi, a Namibian worker at the southern grape farm.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson for the //Karas Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Isaak said the incident was caused by a burning candle.
Ghumwanghadhi, originally from the Kavango Region, was alone in the hut when the fire brok ...


Court dismisses Kashawa's application

Written by Simon Endjala on 31 August 2015

WINDHOEK, 31 AUG (NAMPA) - An application for discharge by a man accused of committing various serious crimes in Windhoek between November 2009 and April 2010, has been dismissed by the High Court.
The application by Pinias Kashawa, who allegedly terrorised the residents of Okuryangava and surrounding informal settlements between November 2009 and April 2010, was dismissed in a ruling handed down by High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka here on Monday morning.
Kashawa's application for discharge was declined by ...

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× KARASBURG, 27 August 2015 - Veronica Christiaan (C) seen with Cecilia Lambert (L) and Bercadine Jossob (R) while preparing clients' laundry. They are pictured at the first laundromat in Karasburg at the Karasburg Business Centre. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 31: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns a shot against Jarkko Nieminen of Finland during his Men's Singles First Round match on Day One of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (150831) -- WUHAN, Aug. 31, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Yuka Mamiya(L) of Japan competes during the Group A match between Japan and Chinese Taipei at 2015 FIBA ASIA Women's Championship in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Aug. 31, 2015. Japan won 60-44. (Xinhua/Guo Yong)

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× Benoit Paire, of France, reacts after a point against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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× KARASBURG, 27 August 2015 - The gardens of the Karasburg Business Centre, which amongst others houses several guest rooms, a photo studio, a bakery, and a laundromat. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× Benoit Paire, of France, returns a shot against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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× Anna TatishvilI of the US reacts winning a point against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their Women’s Singles round 1 match of the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD

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× Inter Milan's coach Roberto Mancini looks on before their Serie A soccer match against Carpi at Braglia stadium in Modena August 30, 2015. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito