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

Alert couple spots attempted rape of minor in Keetmanshoop

Written by Patience Smith on 03 August 2015

KEETMANSHOOP, 03 AUG (NAMPA) – The Keetmanshoop community is reeling in shock after a man was found allegedly attempting to rape a mute five-year-old girl during lunch hour on Monday in an open field next to a shrub.
The man’s suspicious actions were noticed by Susanna and Klaas Rooi, who were driving past the area, located right opposite the Swapo Party offices in Tseiblaagte residential area.
Paulina Swartbooi, a community member, told Nampa at the scene, that Susanna was disturbed by the sight of the ma ...


Second foetus found in WHK over week and half

Written by George Hendricks on 03 August 2015

WINDHOEK, 03 AUG (NAMPA) – A Windhoek Municipality employee on Monday discovered a lifeless foetus in a dry riverbed in the capital’s Wanaheda residential area. It is the second foetus found in Windhoek over the period of a week and a half.
“When I passed through the riverbed on Sunday, I saw a suspicious looking heap of sand but then I thought to myself maybe it is a dead dog that was buried there,” Agustinus Lebereki, a cleaner at the City of Windhoek (CoW), told Nampa at the site on Monday.
He said when ...

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× WINDHOEK, 03 AUGUST 2015 - DTA of Namibia's Acting Secretary-General Elma Dienda (centre) flanked by party members during a media conference on the Social Media Bill on Monday. (Photo by: Etuna Shikalepo) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 30 July 2015 - President and Commander-in-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force Hage Geingob inspects a quarter guard upon his arrival at the Defence Headquarters on Thursday. This was the first time Geingob held a meeting with the Defence leadership since he took over the reigns in March this year from President Hifikepunye Pohamba. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× (150803) -- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Athletes from China react during the closing ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, the United States, on Aug. 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

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× An Italian Coast Guard vessel pulls away from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship MV Phoenix after taking on board its rescued migrants between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa, August 3, 2015. Some 118 migrants were rescued by the MOAS ship MV Phoenix from a rubber dinghy around 20 miles (32 km) off the coast of Libya on Monday morning. The Phoenix, manned by personnel from international non-governmental organisations Medecins san Frontiere (MSF) and MOAS, is the first privately funded vessel to operate in the Mediterranean. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi MALTA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN MALTA

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× HOSEA KUTAKO, 01 AUGUST 2015 - The South African aerobatic team known as the Good Year Eagles flying low in front of a setting sun. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× ARANDIS, 31 July 2015 - Sam Beukes of Kryso Investments Namibia says the company will open a gas production plant at Arandis. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 30 July 2015 - Namibian Defence Force Quarter Guard ready to welcome Namibian President and Command-in-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Dr Hage Geingob at the Defence headquarters on Thursday. This is the first time Geingob holds a meeting with the Defence leadership since he took over the reigns in March this year from President Hifikepunye Pohamba. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× (150803) -- HONG KONG, Aug. 3, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Tourists play at the Ocean Park in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 2. 2015. (Xinhua/Qin Qing) (lfj)