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

Omusati governor apologises for humiliating remarks

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 24 July 2017

OUTAPI, 24 JUL (NAMPA) - Omusati Regional Governor, Erginus Endjala has publicly apologised for an audio recording of a tribally-motivated conversation between himself and a certain Taimi Tekla Iimbili.
Endjala presented his apology to journalists who attended a media conference he held at his office at Outapi Monday morning.
In the recording, Endjala labelled Oshindonga-speaking Namibians as “generational traitors”, starting from their late King (omukwaniilwa) Nehale lyaMpingana.
Endjala was recorded as te ...


Special plea in high treason retrial sees delay

Written by Simon Endjala on 24 July 2017

WINDHOEK, 24 JUL (NAMPA) – The hearing of a special plea in which seven men are challenging the jurisdiction of Namibia’s High Court to try them on charges of high treason, on Monday saw another delay.
The hearing was scheduled before Acting High Court Judge Petrus Unengu at the newly-refurbished High Court building at the Windhoek Central Correctional Facility, but could not proceed because the defence and prosecution are yet to sort out some issues.
The special plea is particularly based on a legal point ...

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× (170724) -- WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Jared Kushner (2nd L), son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump and a senior White House adviser, arrives to testify in a closed-door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on July 24, 2017. Their hearings are part of the ongoing probes into a possible collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election. (Xinhua/Ting Shen) (dtf)

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× (170724) -- WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- White House Senior Advisor and U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner reads a statement after testifying at a closed-door hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on July 24, 2017. White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner on Monday denied having colluded with the Russian government despite four meetings with Russian nationals during the campaign and the transition period. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)(lmz)