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

Geingob suggests football match for late Robbie

Written by Esme Rusberg on 21 July 2017

WINDHOEK, 21 JUL (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has suggested that Namibians organise a well-attended football match as a fitting send off for national sports mascot, Robson 'Robbie' Savage who died early Thursday morning.
In his message of condolences issued Friday afternoon, Geingob said he was surprised to hear that many compatriots were suggesting that Robbie gets a State Funeral.
“I think the best send-off Robbie can receive will be a football match in his honour, where all Namibians can fill the sta ...


Mechanic Jagger guilty of stabbing girlfriend to death

Written by Simon Endjala on 21 July 2017

WINDHOEK, 21 JUL (NAMPA) - A mechanic accused of stabbing his girlfriend and mother of his minor child to death in 2013 at Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region, was on Friday found guilty in the High Court.
Edmund Jagger, 26, was found guilty on a charge of murder with direct intention to kill in a judgement handed down by High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka.
Jagger stabbed Renelda Alien Oamite Hoeses, 22, at her parents’ house in the Orwetoveni residential area during the night of 01 March that year.
He sta ...

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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 July 2017 - A section of the railway line under rehabilitation and upgrading between Otavi and Otjiwarongo was inspected by the management of the D&M Rail Construction on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (170722) -- BUDAPEST, July 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Gold medalist Shi Tingmao(C) of China, silver medalist Wang Han(L) of China, and bronze medalist Jennifer Abel of Canada show their medals during the awarding ceremony for the women's 3m springboard final of Diving at the 17th FINA World Championships at Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary on July 21, 2017. (Xinhua/Gong Bing)

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× Jul 21, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock (11) slides on a triple as Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon (6) waits for the ball during the ninth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

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× Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy (20) scores on a base hit by Wilmer Difo as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jeff Mathis waits for the throw during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 July 2017 – Keetmanshoop high school learners celebrate World Youth Skills Day. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170722) -- BUDAPEST, July 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Han kisses her medal during the awarding ceremony for the women's 3m springboard final of Diving at the 17th FINA World Championships at Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary on July 21, 2017. Wang Han won the silver medal with 359.40 points. (Xinhua/Gong Bing)

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× (170721) -- BUDAPEST, July 21, 2017 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Han reacts during the women's 3m springboard final of Diving at the 17th FINA World Championships at Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, on July 21, 2017. Wang Han won the silver medal with 359.40 points. (Xinhua/Ding Xu)

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× Jul 21, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Brandon Drury (27) celebrates with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (44) and right fielder David Peralta (6) after hitting a walk off single in the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports