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

NYC to focus on road safety during youth week

Written by Panduleni Amwaalwa on 19 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 APR (NAMPA) - The National Youth Council (NYC) will this year focus on advocacy for the plight of the youth and unsafe road use in Namibia during the 11th National Youth Week that was launched here on Wednesday.
The National Youth Week, launched under the theme ‘Youth and unsafe road use in Namibia’ by the Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni, aims to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution of young people to national development and to highlight the challenges, hope ...


Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Written by Lydia Pitiri on 19 April 2018

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors.
They handed over a petition to Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen.
In the document availed to this agency, the community committee members accuse the councillors of corruption, poor service delivery and inflation of water bills, amongst others.
Delivering the petition on behalf of the committee, spokesperson Hidipohamba Vatilifa said th ...

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors. (NAMPA) LP/HP/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 April 2018 - Officers of the Windhoek Fire Brigade search for the body of the toddler swept away by floodwaters on Monday. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× (180420) -- LONGSHENG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 18, 2018 shows bright-colored embroidered clothes being hung on stilted buildings by women of Yao ethnic group during the celebration of "San Yue San" festival at Huangluo Village in Longji Town of Longsheng, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zichuang) (sxk)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 APRIL 2018 - from left, The Ambassador of the National Youth week, Ebernard Ripunda Brighton Kawana and the Chairperson of the National Youth Council, Mandela kapele at the launch of the National Youth Week. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 20, 2018. Asian stock markets drifted mostly lower on Friday snapping two straight days of gains as Apple suppliers in the region weighed on the broader market. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 April 2018 - Ambrosious Amseb (in red) sends a Tura Magic defender the wrong way during the NPL match at Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× This picture taken in Jakarta on April 19, 2018 shows a combo of hijab styles presented during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta. / AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

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× Colorado Party's presidential candidate Mario Abdo Benitez attends a campaign rally ahead of the April 22 election in Itaugua, Paraguay April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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× (180420) -- ISTANBUL, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Eczacibasi player Tijana Boskovic (top) spikes during the second leg match of the 2017-2018 Turkish Women Volleyball League final series between Vakifbank and Eczacibasi in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 19, 2018. Vakifbank lost 1-3.(Xinhua/TVF)