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

Geingob throws suprise party for State House employees

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 12 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob hosted a surprise year-end function for State House employees here on Thursday.
Over 150 people, including employees from the office of the vice-president, prime minister, and the two former presidents attended the function at State House.
Geingob said the event was organised to thank the employees for the commitment, support and hard work they have shown throughout the year.
“This thank you is for the whole year you have been working, and I have never come ...


Two young men murdered in Omusati

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 12 December 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Omusati Region arrested two men in connection with two murders committed at separate venues in the region over the weekend.
Warrant Officer Lineekela Shikongo revealed this in a regional crime report availed to Nampa on Tuesday.
Shikongo stated that a 26-year-old man was arrested shortly after stabbing to death Haipumbu Natanael Natangwe, 24, at the Oikokola village in the Omusati Region’s Etayi Constituency on Sunday.
Natangwe was stabbe ...

Namibians observe national and international days

WINDHOEK, 10 DEC (NAMPA) – Over 200 people showed up at the Old Location Cemetery in the capital on Sunday to commemorate International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day. The commemoration of International Human Rights Day is observed annually on 10 December as declared universally by the United Nations General Assembly, to see that rights of all humankind are protected. (NAMPA) LD/HP/PS (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× SWAKOPMUND,09 December 2017 - Local musician Shishani (nearest to camera) and others in a march in the streets of Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (171212) -- BEIJING, Dec. 12, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A fighter plane of Chinese air force takes part in a regular patrol exercise on Dec. 11, 2017. A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday. The formation consisted of H-6K bombers, Su-30 and J-11 fighters, reconnaissance aircraft, early warning aircraft and tanker aircraft, said Shen Jinke, spokesman for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force, at a meeting of senior air force officers. (Xinhua/Shao Jing) (zkr)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× A pilgrim walks on his knees as he arrives at the Basilica of Guadalupe during the annual pilgrimage in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexican Catholics, in Mexico City, Mexico December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President of Namibia, Dr Sam Nujoma in an interview with Nampa at his residence near Otavi. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× A pilgrim rests in front of the Basilica of Guadalupe during the annual pilgrimage in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexican Catholics, in Mexico City, Mexico December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

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× President Donald Trump speaks before signing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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× (171212) -- BEIJING, Dec. 12, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Dejiang (C, rear), chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, speaks at a symposium on the theory and practical innovation of the people's congress system in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao) (zkr)