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

NWRWU wants labour minister gone

Written by Linea Dishena on 16 August 2017

WINDHOEK, 16 AUG (NAMPA) – The Namibia Wholesale and Retail Workers’ Union (NWRWU) has called on President Hage Geingob to remove Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina from office.
The union stated that Nghimtina does not consider workers’ well-being and has failed to uphold and protect the oath he took when sworn into office.
Speaking at a media conference here on Wednesday, NWRWU Secretary-General Victor Hamunyela said Shoprite’s exploitation of workers was inf ...


Struggle kids block entrance to youth ministry

Written by Petrus Muronga on 16 August 2017

WINDHOEK, 16 AUG (NAMPA) – A minor scuffle erupted when ‘struggle kids refused to be moved from the entrance to the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Special Field Force officers here on Wednesday.
More than 100 ‘struggle kids’ blocked the entrance to the ministry, demanding to see acting Permanent Secretary (PS) Rosalia Tjaveondja to find out about their request for training at police training centres.
The police were called to the scene to escort the struggle ...

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× OMUTHIYA, 09 August 2017 - Swapo-Party member Armas Amukoto (black suit) pictured with his supporters at the party regional conference held at Omuthiya for the Oshikoto Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (L), greeting Spin the horse during her visit to the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton, south London, to celebrate the charity's 21st anniversary. The anniversary of Princess Diana's death once again turns the spotlight on Prince Charles' current wife Camilla Parker Bowles, whom the princess famously referred to as the third person in her marriage. For years Camilla was vilified as a marriage-wrecker who shattered Britain's fairytale royal love story and Diana herself referred to her as a "Rottweiler". / AFP PHOTO / POOL / HANNAH MCKAY

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× (170816) -- CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 26, 2017 shows people walking past an emergency call box on the campus of Northwestern University in Chicago, the United States. Evanston is a small city only an hour's drive north of Chicago, where Northwestern University (NU) is located. Although it was considered part of the 'Greater Chicago' area, Evanston and NU manage to remain untouched by Chicago's surging violence. (Xinhua/Wang Ping) The photo goes with the article titled "Northwestern University escapes Chicago's growing violence"

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× (170816) -- LAGUNA, Aug. 16, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kim Yeon Koung (L) of South Korea competes against Nootsara Tomkom of Thailand during the semifinal match in the 2017 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship in Laguna Province, the Philippines, Aug. 16, 2017. Thailand won 3-0. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

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× OMUTHIYA, 09 August 2017 - Swapo-Party member Armas Amukoto (black suit) pictured with his supporters at the party regional conference held at Omuthiya for the Oshikoto Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Real Madrid vs Barcelona - Spanish Super Cup Second Leg - Madrid, Spain - August 16, 2017 Barcelona's Luis Suarez looks dejected REUTERS/Juan Medina

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× WINDHOEK, 08 August 2017 - A Xhosa cultural group from the Peninsula University of Technology performing at the opening of the Namibia University of Science and Technology's 22nd Cultural Festival. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, gestures as he delivers a speech during a business dinner in Santiago, on August 16, 2017. Pence arrives in Santiago to begin a two-day visit to Chile that is part of his first tour in Latin America. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES