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

Swapo mourns ‘Presentjie’

Written by Patience Smith on 24 October 2014

BERSEBA, 24 OCT (NAMPA) – The Swapo-Party and all its structures in the //Karas Region held a packed memorial service for the late Willem ‘Presentjie’ Isaacks at his family home in Berseba on Wednesday night.
Keetmanshoop Deputy Mayor Gabriel Freyer, who was the master of ceremonies, said they were celebrating the life of a young man who had “gone too soon”.
Keetmanshoop Urban Constituency Councillor Hilma Nicanor said as his Afrikaans nickname suggested, ‘Presentjie’ was not only a gift to his family, but ...


UN commemorates 69th anniversary

Written by Pearl Coetzee on 24 October 2014

WINDHOEK, 24 OCT (NAMPA) - The United Nations (UN) in Namibia commemorated its 69th anniversary with the rest of the world on Friday.
Speaking at the event, National Assembly Speaker Theo-Ben Gurirab applauded the UN for a job well done, noting that it was the “best idea ever for all times and for the entire humanity.”
He applauded the UN for holding up the mirror of the real world and the interests of States and governments, but also for peace and co-operation.
“It remains the best peacekeeper! Having it i ...

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× OUTAPI, 21 October 2014 - President of the Namibia National Farmers' Union (NNFU), Tobias Emvula. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Serena Williams of the US reacts during her semifinal match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

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× Serena Williams of the U.S. shouts as she wins a point against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their WTA Finals singles semi-finals tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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× Oscar sentencing, 21 October 2014, Pool - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is seen at the high court in Pretoria, Tuesday, 21 October 2014. He was sentenced to five years imprisonment for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He was also sentenced to three years, suspended for five years, for firing a pistol under a table at Tasha's restaurant in Johannesburg in January 2013. The sentences would run concurrently. Picture: Herman Verwey/Media24/Pool

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× LOUDIMA, 22 October 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba (left) and his Congolese counterpart Denis Sassou Nguesso wave to the crowd as they arrive at the Loudima Institute of Technical and Vocational Training (LITVT) Centre. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Sacci convention, 23 October 2014 - President Jacob Zuma greets delegates at an SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry conference in Midrand, Thursday, 23 October 2014. "Let me remind you that South Africa is open for business. We may be going through a rough period economically, like most economies in the world, but we will survive if we work together," Zuma said. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

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× Serena Williams of the US runs to return a shot to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their semifinal match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

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× Serena Williams of the U.S. walks to her chair after smashing her racket in frustration during her semifinal match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)