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

Soldier suspected of drowning his child still without lawyer

Written by Simon Endjala on 18 August 2017

WINDHOEK, 18 AUG (NAMPA) - A soldier arrested in February on suspicion of killing his daughter by drowning her in Windhoek’s Goreangab Dam, still has no legal representation.
Gabriel Tulinane David, employed by the Namibia Defence Force and based at Suiderhof Military Base in Windhoek, was arrested on 24 February 2017 in connection with the mysterious circumstances under which Cornelia Indileni David died while in his care.
The five-year-old girl’s lifeless body was retrieved from the dam on 21 February 201 ...


SDFN members at Otavi thrilled with federation's progress

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 18 August 2017

OTAVI, 18 AUG (NAMPA) - Members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) at Otavi on Thursday said Government should support the organisation to ultimately provide more people with decent housing.
Rosina Hunibes, 62, told Nampa she owns a one-bedroom brick house thanks to the programme, which she said does not discriminate against anyone based on level of income, age or gender.
“Whether you are old like me, young or unemployed, as long as you join, there is a guarantee that one day you will own a ...

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 August 2017 – Chairperson of the //Kharas Regional Council, Jan Scholtz poses for a picture with 75-year-old Maria Goliath, who completed a needlework course through the Women’s Action for Development. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Football Soccer - Chelsea Press Conference - London, Britain - August 18, 2017 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

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× The statue of Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer is expected to make an announcement regarding the Robert E. Lee statue later in the day. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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× Cricket - England vs West Indies - First Test - Birmingham, Britain - August 18, 2017 England players before the match Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

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× OTAVI, 17 AUG (NAMPA) - The Otavi Town Council office complex. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× An Indian children rest in a makeshift tent set up along a road in flood affected Purnia district in Bihar state on August 18, 2017. At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million have been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said August 15, as rescuers scoured submerged villages for the missing. / AFP PHOTO / DIPTENDU DUTTA

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× (170818) -- LINXIA, Aug. 18, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Craftsman Chang Tianping creates clay sculpture in Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 18, 2017. As the inheritor to the provincial intangible cultural heritage, Chang creates clay sculptures and teaches the young in order to protect the skill. (Xinhua/Guo Gang) (zhs)

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× REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO IN DISTRICT'S NAME - Karima Shaaban, 57, is seen along a street at district of Zahraa in Homs city, Syria July 29, 2017. Picture taken July 29, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki