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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× WINDHOEK, 20 September 2021 - Professor Barbara Reinhold-Hurek from the University of Bremen pictured with Windhoek Mayor Job Amupanda during her courtesy call in the Capital (Photo by: Matheus Hamunyela) NAMPA

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× Israeli security forces scuffle with Jewish settlers from the settlement of Susya as they try to attack Palestinians from the village of the same name, during the visit of a group of representatives of the European Union to the area C (under Israeli administration) of the West Bank, on the outskirts of the village of Yatta, on September 24, 2021. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 September 2021 - Professor Barbara Reinhold-Hurek from the University of Bremen pictured with Windhoek Mayor Job Amupanda during her courtesy call in the Capital (Photo by: Matheus Hamunyela) NAMPA

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× Israeli security forces scuffle with Jewish settlers from the settlement of Susya as they try to attack Palestinians from the village of the same name, during the visit of a group of representatives of the European Union to the area C (under Israeli administration) of the West Bank, on the outskirts of the village of Yatta, on September 24, 2021. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 16 September 2021 - A group of dignitaries including Namibia's Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs Frans Kapofi and Botwana Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Thomas Mmusi at the closing of the 29th Session of the Namibia/Botswana Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× (210924) -- DOHA, Sept. 24, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Doo Hoi Kem of China's Hong Kong competes during the women's Singles Round 16 against Lee Ho Ching of China's Hong Kong 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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× (210924) -- JAKARTA, Sept. 24, 2021 (Xinhua) -- A medical worker inoculates a man with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 24, 2021. (Xinhua/Zulkarnain)