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

Schlettwein warns against illegal cross-border movement of animals

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 September 2021

WINDHOEK, 24 SEP (NAMPA) – Agriculture Minister Calle Schlettwein has appealed to the public to stop bringing animals into Namibia from northern neighbouring countries in order to avoid possible introduction of new Foot and Mouth Disease variants, which have been detected in some neighbouring countries.
Schlettwein made the call in Parliament on Thursday, where he noted that field and laboratory investigations have confirmed that the FMD outbreak that started in May 2021 was caused by FMD virus serotype O, ...


COVID-19: Namibia records 36 new cases, 10 deaths

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 September 2021

WINDHOEK, 24 SEP (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula has announced that Namibia on Wednesday recorded 36 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 3 488.
Shangula in the daily COVID-19 update on Thursday said the new deaths were recorded in four districts.
Three of the deaths occurred in June 2021 and four in July 2021, while two occurred between 12 and 17 September 2021 and one on 21 September within the 24 hour reporting perio ...

SA resist urge to swing axe for Wallabies rematch

BRISBANE, 16 SEP (AFP/NAMPA)- South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber opted for continuity today rather than wield the axe, as the Springboks look to bounce back in their return Rugby Championship clash against Australia. (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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UNGA president calls for redoubling of efforts in implementation of SDGs

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 September 2021 - The newly appointed Otjiwarongo local authority councillor, Fearika Elizabeth Botha (left) being sworn in to her new position by Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Karel Muyeghu (right) on Wednesday. Botha joins the municipality on the ticket of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (210924) -- DOHA, Sept. 24, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Dimitrij Ovtcharov (L) of Germany listens to his coach during the men's Singles Round 32 against Cho Seungmin of South Korea at WTT Star Contender Doha 2021 in Doha, Qatar, on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

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× (210924) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24, 2021 (Xinhua) -- President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic addresses the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 23, 2021. The General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly entered its third day on Thursday. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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× Officials and traders cut cake as they prepare to release balloons to celebrate the benchmark of the Sensex index, which climbed above 60,000 points, at the entrance of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai on September 24, 2021. (Photo by Punit PARANJPE / AFP)

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 September 2021 - The United States navy vessel which docked at a Namibian port for the first time in Walvis Bay. The USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams is the first US Navy vessel permanently assigned to the US Africa Command area of responsibility. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× A damaged house is perched on the edge of land that has given way due to rainwaters, in the village of Saint-Martin-Vesubie, southeastern France, on September 21, 2021, one year after heavy rains and brutal floods left areas cut off from the world in the French Alps. - Storm Alex entered France's territory from its west coast on October 2, bringing powerful winds and rain across the country and left at least seven dead before moving into northern Italy. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

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× (210924) -- UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Angolan President Joao Lourenco addresses the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 23, 2021. The General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly entered its third day on Thursday. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)